The golfer Lee Westwood was presented with a scroll and jewel of office at a special ceremony at Retford Town Hall. The 38-year-old from Worksop is the first person to become an Honorary Freeman of Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire.
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After a chilly start, it will be a largely dry day with sunny spells.
Another largely dry and fine day, though cloud may tend to thicken from the north, with perhaps some outbreaks of rain in the evening.