The two largest teachers' unions have announced plans for strikes in this region, next month.
The NUT and the NASUWT say their concerns about teachers' pensions and working conditions are not being listened to.
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Olympic long jumper Greg Rutherford has opened up his back garden to aspiring athletes in Milton Keynes.
This evening will see some heavy thundery showers in places before clearing in the early hours of tomorrow. Lows of 14 deg C (57 deg F).
This afternoon could see some heavy and thundery showers. Away from the showers though some warm sunny spells are likely. Highs of 25 deg C