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    Severe disruption: M62 Cheshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, between J8 for Burtonwood Road and J9 for A49.

    M62 Cheshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J8 Burtonwood Road and J9, A49 (Winwick), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M56 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, at A556 Chester Road J8.

    M56 Cheshire - Stationary traffic on M56 westbound at A556, Tatton, because of all traffic being temporarily held and Medical Incident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, at J13 for A575 Worsley Brow.

    M60 Greater Manchester - M60 lane blocked on exit slip road and very slow traffic clockwise at J13, A575 (Worsley), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. North West weather: Cloudy night with mist and fog

    BBC Weather

    Tonight will see increasing amounts of cloud, bringing the chance of a few patches of drizzle. Patches of mist and fog are likely to form later in the night.

    Mostly light and variable winds.

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    Video caption: Cloud increasing tonight with chance of some drizzle. Mist and fog likely to form later.

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  5. Town to honour departing Wigan Warriors coach

    Departing Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane is to be honoured in his home town after leading the club to victory in the Grand Final on Saturday,

    Shaun Wane

    Wane, 54, is to receive a star on Believe Square in Wigan town centre, to mark his 35 years service to the club as a player, scout and coach.

    Previous recipients include actor Sir Ian McKellan and Olympic athlete Jenny Meadows.

    Wigan's 12-4 triumph against Warrington saw the gaffer secure his third Super League title as a coach.

    Wigan Council leader David Molyneux said the council wanted to give him "permanent recognition".

    Wane is moving on to become a performance coach with the Scottish rugby union national side.

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    Severe disruption: M55 Lancashire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M55 Lancashire westbound severe disruption, from J1 for A6 Garstang Road to J3 for A585 Fleetwood Road.

    M55 Lancashire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M55 westbound from J1, A6 (Fulwood) to J3, A585 (Kirkham), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. How the Co-op tackled a school with terrible truancy

    How does a school go from having one of the worst truancy records in the country to one of the best?

    Co-op Academy Manchester

    "No nonsense and no excuses."

    That's the message that you keep hearing from staff at Co-op Academy Manchester.

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    Severe disruption: A5145 Greater Manchester both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A5145 Greater Manchester both ways severe disruption, from B5167 Palatine Road to B5093 Wilmslow Road.

    A5145 Greater Manchester - A5145 Barlow Moor Road in Didsbury closed and delays in both directions from the B5167 Palatine Road junction to the B5093 Wilmslow Road junction, because of a police incident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A580 Merseyside westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A580 Merseyside westbound severe accident, at M57 J5.

    A580 Merseyside - A580 East Lancashire Road in Gillmoss closed and heavy traffic westbound at East Lancs Road, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Boy, 15, charged with raping girl in park

    A 15-year-old boy has become the third teenager to be charged with raping a girl in a park in Greater Manchester.

    Heywood Park, Lever Street entrance
    Image caption: The girl was raped in Heywood Park in Bolton

    Police were called at 23:00 BST on 26 September to reports that the teenage girl was attacked in Heywood Park in Bolton.

    The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with two counts of rape.

    Two other boys, aged 16 and 17, were previously charged in connection with the alleged assault.

    They will appear together at Manchester Youth Court on 22 October.

  11. North West weather: Dry afternoon with sunny spells

    BBC Weather

    A mostly dry afternoon with a few sunny spells. A gentle north-easterly breeze and highs of 12C.

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    Video caption: A mostly dry afternoon with a few sunny spells. A gentle breeze and highs of 12C.

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    Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, from J23 for A640 New Hey Road to J22 for A672.

    M62 West Yorkshire - Two lanes closed on M62 westbound from J23, A640 (Huddersfield) to J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. Blackburn stabbing victim identified by police

    A 29-year-old man who died after being stabbed in Lancashire has been named.

    Peridot Close

    Tarro Grogan died at the scene in Peridot Close, Blackburn, shortly after 10:00 on Sunday, Lancashire Police said.

    Officers were called by the ambulance service who were treating him for a stab wound at the close opposite Roe Lee Park.

    Three men, aged 26, 28 and 29, and a 39-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in custody. Inquiries are ongoing, police said.