Whaley Bridge residents can return to their homes after evacuation order lifted - live updates

Engineers assess the damage. Photo - OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Engineers assess the damage. Photo - OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Whaley Bridge residents are hoping for good news today after the water level at Toddbrook Reservoir was lowered by nine metres.

People living in 55 homes in Horwich End, that were evacuated on Saturday night, were allowed to return home last night. And other residents in the town are hoping they may get similarly good news today. Follow our live feed for all the latest.