I'm sorry to learn that my Labour colleague and friend Hazel Blears MP will not stand for Parliament in 2015 http://t.co/6LX1n6iKW3
Very sorry to hear my colleague Hazel Blears is stepping down. Salford to her core, she always fought hard for the area
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Very cold & icy into Sunday morning across the NW. Snow expected at height over the Pennines, Cumbria and the Lake District -warnings issued
Cold, breezy with wintry showers in places. Snow and ice warnings issued - snow for Cumbria, the Lake District and the Pennines
Merseyside Police will be stepping up their campaign against knife crime this weekend as part of a national week of action.