A man has been rescued from the River Irwell after getting into trouble while rafting. Fire crews and police pulled the 56 year old an from the river after the alarm was raised by kayakers. He's being treated in hospital.
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Early rain clears southeast, then cool and breezy with showers. Saturday looks like the drier and brighter day of the weekend
Cloud and showery rain overnight. Sunshine & showers follow into Friday afternoon