There's disappointment and dismay from campaigners in our region after the Government said it won't pay for potentially life-saving equipment in public buildings and schools.
It follows the death of 12 year Oliver King in Liverpool. Our reporter Mel Barham has more:
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Ahead of the weekend's fixtures we take a look at what's going on in the Premier League in the region.
Tributes to a teenager who died after suffering from a severe asthma attack will be paid at tonight's Everton match.
The Environment Agency is encouraging landowners to plant areas of woodland to help prevent events like Storm Desmond happening again.