Huge turnout for Paul Goggins. Hundreds of people from many walks of life. His popularity and respect on full display at Salford Cathedral.
Ed Balls, Yvette Cooper, Jack Straw, Peter Hain, Alan Johnson - all former Labour Cabinet ministers in attendance.
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Although high to very high counts are expected in the driest, warmest weather, counts will generally be tailing off this coming week
A collection of dramatic pictures sent in by our viewers of the storms that crossed our region last night.
Fine evening on Saturday. Wet again for all parts at some point on Sunday. Cooler and more changeable for the new week