Anti-fracking protesters are staging a protest at Barton Moss in Salford.
The prostesters who are a mix of locals and environmental campaigners are promising direct action to stop drilling.
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A showery and chilly night but mainly frost free. Sunshine and wintry showers Saturday morning, easing a little by afternoon
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