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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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.