To celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the launch of the World Shakespeare Festival, two days of festivities are being held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.
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A cloudy and mild day with outbreaks of rain at times, which could be heavier in the morning.
The extension will run through Dudley to the DY5 Enterprise Zone at Brierley Hill and is estimated will create 7,000 jobs.
Outbreaks of rain will remain throughout the morning but it will start to dry up as the day progresses - remaining mild.