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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Storm Clodagh is causing damage right across Greater Manchester with gusts of wind up to 75mph
Detectives have found the man whose car was targeted by a gunman outside an Anfield primary school.
Britain is to be lashed by gales of up to 70mph today as Storm Clodagh makes its arrival from the Atlantic.