The husband of a cancer patient from Newark says if it wasn't for the dog he bought for his wife as a Christmas surprise, she may never have got her cancer checked out. Brian Rawlinson encouraged Sharon to visit her GP when Cavalier King Charles spaniel Penny repeatedly sniffed her breast.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.