Middleton's only Victoria Cross recipient will be recognised today, with the unveiling of a street sign in his honour. Corporation Street will be renamed after Lance Corporal Joel Halliwell, who rescued 10 injured soldiers from no-man's land during the First World War.
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A mild night with some clear spells. Sunny breaks will develop for Monday and Tuesday but mild and humid