Specialist firefighters have rescued a man from the River Irwell in Ramsbottom. He got into difficulties whilst rafting. A group of kayakers raised the alarm and helped keep him afloat until emergency services arrived.
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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.
The drummer, who just released a new album called Postcards From Paradise, is being recognised for his solo music career.