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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Best of any brightness in the west. Cloudier over the Pennines, some mist here first thing. Gentle winds, not cold
Quiet evening and night on Tuesday night, clearest spells further west, some mist over the Pennines
A turnstile operator has described fearing for his life as a crush developed at the Leppings Lane entrance to Hillsborough stadium in 1989.