Resident in Bury and Ramsbottom are being evacuated after the River Irwell burst its banks during Storm Ciara. Bury Council have set up an evacuation centre at Castle Leisure Centre in Bolton Street, Bury. It is not yet known how many homes in the Radcliffe, Redvales and Ramsbottom area are affected following the biggest UK… Continue reading Storm Ciara: River Irwell bursts banks at Ramsbottom
Morecambe footballer Kevin Ellison opens up to Carl about his fight with depression and urges others to speak out too.
A couple from Barrow who met before the Queen took to the throne will be celebrating their Platinum anniversary this weekend. 91 year old Eric Garrett and his wife, 90 year old Iris will be having a quiet meal out with their family. Ahead of the BIG day I went along to meet them for… Continue reading Cumbrian couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
A choir made up of survivors of the Manchester Arena Bombing, which killed 22 people have appeared on BBC 1 singing with Take That. Ahead of the show one of the co-founders and survivor Angela Bradby joined Carl on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about how the choir has helped her and meeting Take That.
All parents know that bedtime can be a tricky time and creating an adventure to get the little one to bed can be a massive help. And after Dad Chris Dorning from Preston created the Sleep Bear he wanted other children to enjoy the adventure - So 'Sleep Bear' the book was born. He's been… Continue reading Lancashire Dad’s bedtime adventure book