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Summary

  1. Eccles MP calls for NHS plans to be made public
  2. Woman raped at knifepoint by man who broke into her Old Trafford home
  3. Attorney General 'delays' threaten start of inquiry into Culcheth man's death, judge says
  4. Updates on Monday 14 November

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Greater Manchester and east Cheshire have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday 14 November, with more of the latest news, sport, weather and travel.

  2. Final hours to register for Manchester Run in Dark

    The entries close for Manchester's Run in the Dark tomorrow lunchtime.

    Manchester Run in the Dark

    The 5K or 10K run takes place on 16 November from 20:00 at Salford Quays. 

    Organiser, the Mark Pollock Trust holds the event as part of its ongoing research to find a cure for spinal cord injury. 

  3. Manchester man's story of cancer battle

    As figures reveal that cancer is the biggest single cause of premature death in Manchester, with a strong link to poverty, one man has spoken of his battle.

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    Video caption: Cancer screening in the community

    Michael Brady has lived almost all his 65 years in Harpurhey. 

    A few years ago, he developed the lung condition COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), which at times makes it difficult to breathe.

    And on Tuesday last week, Michael was also diagnosed with lung cancer.  

  4. Maxine Peake's fight to save working class history library

    Actress Maxine Peake is fundraising with fellow stars to save Salford's Working Class Movement Library.

    She grew up in a working class family in Bolton and is known for her gritty roles and strong socialist views.

    Peake, who has used the library since she was 18, is a trustee.

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    Video caption: Actress Maxine Peake on saving Salford's Working Class Movement Library
  5. Latest headlines for Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • Criminal gangs are rumoured to be offering a £50,000 reward to murder a Greater Manchester Police officer who shot a man who died, it emerges in court
    • A flood alert is issued for the area around the Mersey Estuary at Warrington
    • A bid is launched to restore a 1920s former Art Deco cinema in Ashton-under-Lyne
  6. Football: Curzon Ashton look to make it to the FA Cup second round

    BBC Sport

    It's eyes down and looking for an FA Cup winner at the Tameside Stadium tonight as National League North side Curzon Ashton take on Westfields for a place in the second round.

    The winners will face either AFC Wimbledon or Bury, depending on who comes out on top of their replay tomorrow night.  

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    The Nash played out a 1-1 draw with Westfields on 5 November, with Ashton coming from behind to equalise after the Midland League Premier Division side took the lead in the first half.

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    Video caption: FA Cup: Westfields 1-1 Curzon Ashton highlights

    There's live coverage on the BBC Sport website from 19:45.

  7. Travel: Broken-down vehicle closes M62 slip road lane

    BBC Travel

    A lane is closed on an exit slip road on the M62 eastbound at junction 12, the Eccles Interchange, because of a broken down vehicle.

    Congestion to junction 11, Birchwood.

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  8. Criminals 'offer £50k to murder police officer'

    Andy Gill

    Reporter, BBC North West Tonight

    Criminal gangs are rumoured to be offering a £50,000 reward to murder a police officer who shot a man who died, it has emerged in court.

    Anthony Grainger

    Greater Manchester Police has asked a judge to grant some officers anonymity when they give evidence into the Anthony Grainger case.

    Anthony Grainger was shot dead during an operation by Greater Manchester Police at Culcheth in Cheshire in March 2012. 

    The inquiry into Mr Grainger's death is due to start in January 2017.

    Judge Thomas Teague will rule on which witnesses will be granted anonymity in a hearing next month.

    He will also decide on the number of redactions from official documents that police have requested, Liverpool Crown Court heard.

    The court also heard that Mr Grainger's brother Stuart, who is serving a life sentence for murder, wants to participate in proceedings via a video link from prison. 

  9. Latest headlines for Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • Calls are made for plans for a major transformation of health services in Greater Manchester to be made public
    • A judge leading a public inquiry into the death of a man, shot dead by police, says a delay by the Attorney General's office is "endangering" the start of the hearing
    • United Utilities are diverting water supplies to Fenton Street in Bury after a burst water main meant more than 100 properties were left without water
  10. Weather: Damp, dull and overcast

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    Video caption: A damp and dull afternoon. Overcast but feeling mild with highs of 14C.
  11. Cricket: Haseeb Hameed debut excites Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Sport

    England's drawn first Test with India in Rajkot may turn into an "I was there" moment, thanks to a great knock from Lancashire batsman Haseeb Hameed, cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew says.

    Haseeb Hameed

    He says:

    Quote Message: Just as we look back to Nagpur in 2006, when Alastair Cook made a century on his debut, so too we might reflect on this in some years to come as the first time we saw Haseeb Hameed.
    Quote Message: The 19-year-old, only the second teenager to make his debut for England since 1949, played beautifully for his 82 in the second innings.
    Quote Message: Some are saying we should not build him up too soon, or put too much pressure on his shoulders, but you cannot ignore the fact he can bat. He has enormous potential, and whether he succeeds or fails is now entirely up to him.
  12. Mother dies suddenly after losing son in fire

    Tim Wedgwood

    BBC Local Live

    A mother from Sandbach has been found dead just two weeks after her son was killed in a house fire.

    Scene of house fire

    Cheshire Police say they were notified of a sudden death at an address in Coleridge Close, Sandbach at 09:44 on Saturday.

    Police say there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file will now be prepared for the coroner.

  13. NHS transparency call from Eccles MP

    Shadow Health Minister and MP for Eccles Barbara Keeley has called for plans for a major transformation of health services in Greater Manchester to be made public. 

    Hospital

    The Labour Party has submitted freedom of information requests to see full details of 44 reviews of services around the country - but has had them denied. 

    NHS England said the changes were necessary to improve patient care and to fulfil the government's pledge for a full seven-day health service.

  14. Musical tribute to Salford Pals marks Remembrance Sunday

    An orchestral work focusing on the story of the Salford Pals in World War One has been broadcast for the first time to mark Remembrance Sunday.

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    Video caption: Orchestral work focusing on the Salford Pals is broadcast to mark Remembrance Sunday

    About 650 men, mostly in the Salford Pals battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers, died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916.

    The composition God's Own, Caught In No Man's Land was created by Edge Hill University's Prof Stephen Davismoon, who said it was an "aural memorial" to the fallen.

  15. BBC Children in Need: Where is the money spent near me?

    BBC local radio journalists have been finding out how your donations to the BBC Children in Need appeal improve the lives of disadvantaged young people in the UK.

    Children in need

    There are 1,835 projects supported by the charity in England and the Channel Islands alone, with the money directly benefitting a huge range of youngsters.

    Fine out how it is spent in your area here