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More mental health support for 999 calls

A new NHS support service has launched in Greater Manchester to help police deal with mental health calls.

The Vulnerability Support Unit screens 999 and 101 calls and then diverts them to officers who can provide specialist support.,

Greater Manchester Police Credit: Greater Manchester Police

The service is delivered by North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation, in partnership with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Greater ManchesterMental Health Foundation Trust.

Building partially collapses in Burnley

Credit: Chris Rainford

In Burnley there's no access to Rosegrove station after a building partially collapsed on Rossendale Road.

Liverpool Road and Accrington roads are also closed.

Police and fire services are on the scene.

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WATCH: Charity football match in memory of James Bulger

Twenty five years on from the murder of James Bulger a football match has taken place to raise money for the charity that's named after him.

James was just two-years-old when he was killed after being taken from a shopping centre in Liverpool.

Today celebrities joined former footballers at Tranmere's Prenton Park to raise money in his name.

Adam McClean reports.

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