A specialist detective who smashed a paedophile ring is urging child abuse victims to come forward. John Connolly and Joanne Gale from Warrington have been jailed for a total of 40 years. Seven people in all have been sentenced for their part.
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The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will cause strong winds for a time across the NW
Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.
Unsettled with frequent outbreaks of rain. It feels like the unsettled weather is on a loop at present