Police in Merseyside and Lancashire are launching a campaign against drink-driving over the festive period.
People are being encouraged to stay away from the festive spirit if they're thinking of driving over Christmas. An increased number of officers will be out on the roads.
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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