Campaigners will join trades unionists on the streets of Liverpool and Manchester in co-ordinated demonstrations in response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today
Council budgets for cities like Manchester and Liverpool, which have already suffered with thousands of jobs slashed and vital services shut, are now facing further cuts due to the Chancellor's announcements.
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World Cup winner and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield's death at the age of 82 is being mourned across the football world.
A very different feel to the weather for the next few days. Less cold and wintry but remaining unsettled