Radical plans that could lead to a massive shake up in our fire service. The Government's former chief fire and rescue adviser claims the service is out of date and he is putting forward proposals aiming at saving £200 million a year.
But the Fire Brigades Union in our region has hit back - claiming this will lead to job losses which in turn could put more lives at risk.
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It's going to stay mainly dry and sunny this afternoon. Just the chance of the odd isolated shower in places. Highs of 28 degrees
A severely disabled baby should be allowed to die - despite protests from his parents, a High Court judge has ruled.
A fine day with plenty of sunshine, especially at first. Staying dry for most, although some cloud will build during the afternoon.