Tributes have been paid to Rugby League legend Steve Prescott who has passed away. The former St Helens star had been battling a rare form of stomach cancer. The Rugby Football League describe him as a hero and role model.
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Bitterly cold today, but mainly bright, dry and sunny. Winds easing, but still feeling raw
Wintry flurries overnight for West Lancashire, Cumbria and North Wales. Icy stretches developing by morning. Windy and feeling bitterly cold