One of the region's Olympic gold medallists is about to receive another honour.
Now he's to be presented with an Honorary Degree by the University of Bedfordshire tomorrow.
Stott and partner Tim Baillie, became the first Britons to win Olympic canoeing gold at London 2012.
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Spring has arrived as the sun comes out and temperatures rise to 16ºC by Saturday
There'll be a lot of cloud at first this morning but the sun should break through in many places this afternoon.
The cloudy skies will remain tonight but at least temperatures will stay frost-free.