Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is to receive the honorary freedom of Trafford borough. He will be formally honoured in October 14. A road near Old Trafford stadium will also be renamed Sir Alex Ferguson Way.
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Grey start but improving with some warm sunshine by afternoon
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