Cockling will begin in the Ribble Estuary today for the first time in almost a year. The beds will only be open for a two week period. They were closed last November after 26 coastguard rescues over a two month period.
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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