There are serious flooding problems in many parts of the North West tonight.
Greater Manchester Fire Service dealt with 120 calls in just two hours this evening with Stalybridge particularly badly hit.
A North West MP says councils are still millions of pounds out of pocket following the devastating Boxing Day floodsRead the full story ›
A clean up operation is under way in Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside after heavy rain caused flash flooding.Read the full story ›
100 days on from the Boxing Day floods many people affected are still struggling to rebuild their lives.
More than 2,000 homes and businesses were flooded in the deluge in December 2015.
One of the worst hit areas was Whalley, Ribble Valley, where the River Calder burst its banks.
Flood defences are being restored but there is no promise that they will hold in the future.
A new flood insurance scheme to help at-risk households get more affordable cover has launched.Read the full story ›
A man from Rochdale who helped bring together the community during the Boxing Day floods has received an award from the Prime Minister.
Charity worker Mohammed Sheraz joined forces with the charity Al-Khair Foundation to lead a team of a hundred volunteers to make sure the vulnerable were safe.
When they saw the devastation caused by the flood they opened up a youth centre where they worked to give residents access to gas, electricity, food and blankets.
They've now put together a disaster response team to help plan for any future flooding.
New plans for a bypass around Kendal have been revealed.
The road will aim to ease traffic in the town.
It will also double as a flood defence after Kendal was badly hit by the recent flooding which caused the closure of the Victoria Bridge.
- Councillor Sylvia Emmott from South Lakeland District Council, Lib Dem
Severe weather will result in travel disruption and the potential for storm damageRead the full story ›
Residents of the Ribble Valley can apply for up to £5,000 in funding to protect their homes against future flooding.Read the full story ›
New designs for a replacement bridge in Laxey revealed to the public tomorrowRead the full story ›