A protester has reportedly chained himself to a tanker that was leaving an exploratory shale gas drilling site at Barton Moss in Salford this afternoon.
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Remaining largely cloudy with patchy drizzle over hills. Becoming milder, breezy with some brighter breaks in the west on Friday
Saturday looks like the best day of the weekend. Mainly dry for both Saturday and Sunday but a cooler, cloudier finish
Another largely cloudy and murky day. Perhaps a little brighter and feeling milder for Friday