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.
More top news
Greater Manchester Police has been criticised in a damning report over the way they report crime
A disabled gran who was left for dead after being brutally battered by robbers in her home is now recovering.
Olympic medalist Bryony Page says rediscovering her self belief was key to winning silver at the Rio Olympics.