Hundreds of teachers have gathered across the region to protest at government education policies. Union members were at rallies in Manchester, and Liverpool as part of a campaign of protests including a strike by North West teachers in June.
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After a cold start to the night cloud builds, winds freshen and rain moves east during Sunday
Remaining cold for Saturday day and night. Briefly milder yet more unsettled into Sunday
Icy patches will be a hazard on some untreated roads, pavements & paths. Some injuries are possible from slips and falls on icy surfaces