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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Another largely dry and bright day with plenty of winter sunshine.
The morning will be cold and windy with bright spells, but also some isolated showers, most likely across Derbyshire.
A pedestrian in his eighties had to be airlifted to hospital after being hit by a lorry in Brownhills this morning.