Jordan Winstanley, 13, has been told a pellet fired from an airgun may have severed nerves in his cheek.
He collapsed after being shot on land near to Hall Lee Bank Park, Westhoughton. Blood was pouring from the wound in his face.
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Generally dry and settled. Cloudier with showers on Sunday.
The drummer, who just released a new album called Postcards From Paradise, is being recognised for his solo music career.
Saturday looks like the best day. Some debate about cloud amounts on Sunday - west will be best!