Crowds for PC Hughes funeral

Crowds have gathered on the streets of Manchester city centre for the funeral today of PC Nicola Hughes. PC Hughes and colleague PC Fiona Bone were shot dead in Hattersley. Both services will be at Manchester Cathedral.

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Funeral service for PC Nicola Hughes

Police chaplain Keith Stewart said PC Hughes was born at the Royal Oldham Hospital in 1988, attended Saddleworth High School and went on to study at Huddersfield University before joining the police.

He asked mourners to "remember a vibrant young woman" who was a green belt in karate but also enjoyed looking after her nails and hair and who still had "something of the little girl about her".

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