For a month the county's temporary Chief Constable Neil Rhodes has been suspended on the orders of his new boss - the county's Police and Crime Commissioner.
But today a judge described Alan Hardwick's decision as irrational and perverse - quashed the suspension and allowed the police chief to return to work.
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Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east
Dry day with some good spells of sunshine