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Bakewell show expected to attract 60,000 visitors

The 185th Bakewell Show opened today in the heart of the Peak District. Our reporter, Martin Fisher, was there to soak up the sights and sounds, as well as taking a look at some of the issues affecting the agricultural industry.

Now as far as agricultural shows go, our region boasts some of the finest - the Lincolnshire Show in June..The Great Yorkshire Show in July

There's the biggest one-day show in the country at Driffield, and today in the heart of the Peak District it's the opening day of the 185th Bakewell Show. There for us , sampling all its bucolic delights is Martin Fisher


Plea to Obama to save Wolverhampton Goodyear plant

A man who's facing redundancy from Goodyear in Wolverhampton after working there for 28 years says he feels bereft the US firm have decided to leave the city.

Three generations of Wayne Devaney's family have worked for the firm since it opened in 1927. Last month it was announced the factory will close in 2017 because it's not economically viable.

But now Wayne has written to President Barack Obama to put pressure on bosses to change their minds. Chris Halpin reports.

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