Controversial plans to downgrade Trafford General Hospital's A&E department go out to consultation today.
It's proposed that it becomes an urgent care centre with shorter opening hours. Campaigners have attacked the plans. Health officials say changes have to be made.
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Mainly dry & less cold on Monday. Windy on Tuesday, patchy rain. Wet for a time on Wednesday, then windy. Thu & Fri, colder & more showery
Wintry showers turning back to rain
Warning for snow and ice valid 6am-6pm Sunday for the whole region, except western coastal slice & the Isle of Man