The Environment Agency will go underground in Blackburn today in a bid to prevent a repeat of the flooding witnessed in some parts of the region last month. Workers will go down man holes to clear pipes in and around the town centre.
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Very cold & icy into Sunday morning across the NW. Snow expected at height over the Pennines, Cumbria and the Lake District -warnings issued
Cold, breezy with wintry showers in places. Snow and ice warnings issued - snow for Cumbria, the Lake District and the Pennines
Merseyside Police will be stepping up their campaign against knife crime this weekend as part of a national week of action.