University staff across the North West are staging a one-day strike today.
UNISON claims their members' salaries increases have failed to keep pace with inflation.
This is the second one-day strike over pay.
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Wintry showers turning back to rain
Warning for snow and ice valid 6am-6pm Sunday for the whole region, except western coastal slice & the Isle of Man
Cold, showery and icy overnight. Staying wintry at times over the weekend.