Andy Burnham tells me Salford has lost 'a son of the city', Labour Party has lost a true underdog. Described him 'as the truest of friends'.
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Temperatures recover gradually over the next few days. Here's the forecast for the Bank Holiday Weekend
Chilly start, then mostly dry with sunny spells.
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