About 1.3 million children will now be eligible for free school meal vouchers during the holidays, after a campaign by footballer Marcus Rashford.
Today Boris Johnson made the U-turn after the Government initally refused to agree to extending the scheme through the summer holidays.
A clip from me discussing this on talkRADIO with Daryll Morris.
The coronavirus has impacted on everyones lives in different ways. On Darryl Morris’ show on talkRADIO they asked people around the country to open up during their daily exercise. Here I talk about how the lockdown is affecting me while on a run around my local area.
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 storm to hit the UK in 7 years.
I spoke to Tim Laver who lives at Peel Brow on the banks on the River Irwell in Ramsbottom who praised the response from the authorities.
In central Ramsbottom Kenyon Street is flooded and the fire service is pumping out houses.
Manchester Road, near Park Farm, is also flooded with stranded cars that tried to get through the standing water.
The A56 near Ramsbottom is currently flooded and parts of Nuttall Park is under water, including the play area.
Heavy rain and strong winds from Storm Ciarra are set to slowly ease from around 9pm, but forecasters are warning of heavy snow s howers causing more disruption from around 3pm tomorrow.
Morecambe striker 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 BBC Radio Cumbria.
You can watch just how much these two still love each other in the video we made too.