Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on the west coast mainline on southbound services due to the high winds and heavy rain. A spokesman is asking people to travel early as it will be running a reduced service to London later this afternoon.
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Emergency services were called after the vessel, believed to be a decommissioned fishing boat, got into difficulty.
Eight fire engines along with wildfire teams, the air support unit and specialist appliances resumed firefighting in Darwen.
The calf ended up in trouble after venturing into a boggy pond that had dried up in the hot weather and began to sink into the mud.