Steve Prescott will start his latest endurance challenge this evening, as he swims the Humber on the first leg of a journey from Hull to Old Trafford.
Mike Hall caught up with Steve during training for the challenge.
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Officers are appealing for information from the public to help trace a missing Warrington man.
Samuel Brown has today been jailed for 18 months for sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
Emergency services are treating the incident as a suspected gas explosion at the moment. Two people are believed to be seriously injured.