The government has announced that it is to give more backing to offshore wind power after pledging to cut support for onshore wind and solar energy.
The news has been welcomed by those working in the offshore sector in our region.
Today, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander announced that from 2015, set prices for offshore wind power will be increased while those for onshore and solar energy will be cut.
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Icy stretches will form tonight as temperatures drop and wintry showers develop later.
A woman has been banned from keeping all animals for three years after admitting neglecting her cat and four kittens - two of whom died.
With the cold weather expected to last for at least the next five days, the Met Office has issued various snow and ice warnings.