Soldiers from the Light Dragoons have been granted the freedom of the town of Dereham in Norfolk. The regiment, based at the Robertson Barracks in Swanton Morley, has recently returned from a six month tour of Helmand Province in Afghanistan.
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Fine and dry throughout the day with some good long sunny spells, feeling hot in the afternoon sun. Highs of 29 deg C (84 deg F).
It will be sunny and hot in places on Saturday. Sunday will be cooler with showers later.
For some parts of the region, there's a risk of thunderstorms tonight before a mainly fine weekend.