The Manchester-based Co-operative Group has announced plans for 3000 new jobs. The positions are being created in the group's legal sector, and approximately 400 will be in the North West. The Co-op is the UK's largest mutual business, owned by 7 million consumers.
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The first half of the new working week looks settled. Mainly dry, winds light and feeling warm in any sunshine
More cloud and higher risk of showers on Sunday, feeling cooler. High pressure in control into next week with many areas fine and dry.
Generally dry and settled. Cloudier with showers on Sunday.