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Big day for little Jack after strangers fund life-changing operation to help him walk

Luke and Jack Hickey Credit: ITV Granada

A little boy from Liverpool is about to undergo a life changing operation to help him walk.

5 year old Jack Hickey and his twin Luke both have cerebral palsy.

Their parents fundraised tens of thousands of pounds to pay for surgery unavailable on the NHS. Luke has already had the surgery and is doing well.

Now Jack will also have the same treatment, after he passed strict NHS criteria to have the operation.

His family will be donating the crowdfunded donations to charity.

Heatwave: Unions call for max temperature for workers indoors

As the North West braces itself for one of the hottest days so far this year, unions are demanding the introduction of a maximum 30 Celcius temperature for all indoor workers.

At the moment, staff in winter can go home if conditions fall below 16 degrees.. but there's no Health and Safety rule during heatwaves. Hugh Robertson is from the TUC.


WATCH: 'Significantly' fewer Isle of Man organ donors than UK

Significantly fewer people are joining the organ donor register on the Isle of Man.

One reason that's been identitifed is because people assume they've already became a donor when they applied for their driving licence.

But that's not the case, as Helen McKenna now reports from the Isle of Man.

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