Around forty fire fighters are tackling a large fire at a recycling plant near Bolton. Crews were called to Chorley New Road at half past midnight. People in the area are being asked to keep their windows and doors closed.
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Cloudy, windy and wet. Heavy bursts of rain are pushing into the Isle of Man and Cumbria today. Elsewhere, the rain will mainly be patchy
Wet, mild and windy - the outlook through to Christmas Day and beyond
Emma brings you Sunday's forecast for NW England and the Isle of Man