The Labour Party have made big gains in the North West after yesterday's local elections. They have taken control of some of our councils - as well as winning the race to be the first Mayor of Liverpool, as Ben Schofield reports.
Has your council changed hands? Here's a rundown of how the boroughs stand after the Local Elections.
Labour have managed to strengthen their hold across Merseyside by taking control of three of the region's councils.
Labour has taken control of Chorley council from a Conservative - Lib Dem coalition after a victorious night for the party nationally.