Mike Howitt is planning to hitch hike from Leicester to Cape Town to raise money for the charity who cared for his wife in her final hours. He says
"Everybody's mad but most people have the art of disguising it, someone said 'I can't work out if you're mad or insane' and I think it's a bit of both, but then life's fun isn't and I'm making the most of it"
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Another wet day tomorrow with rain continuing throughout the morning.
Heavy rain gradually moves away northwards, however it will remain cloudy with further periods of rain.
Nottingham Trent University has released a statement after building cladding inspections led to the temporary relocation of some students.