The Manchester Marathon has taken place today. It was preceded by a twenty six second silence, then a round of applause in memory of the victims of the Boston bombing. More than five thousand runners took part.
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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
Unsettled weather for the foreseeable future, but some respite on Saturday night