Fifteen years ago, Ford's Halewood factory looked set to close with the loss of thousands of jobs.
Today the situation couldn't be more different.
The plant now makes Land Rovers and Range Rovers which are proving so popular they've already had to take on a thousand extra staff.
Now, for the first time in its history, workers there are producing cars around the clock to try to meet demand.
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Although high to very high counts are expected in the driest, warmest weather, counts will generally be tailing off this coming week
A collection of dramatic pictures sent in by our viewers of the storms that crossed our region last night.
Fine evening on Saturday. Wet again for all parts at some point on Sunday. Cooler and more changeable for the new week