Ice skating for the more mature, might not be the first thing you think about as a new hobby, but it's been launched as a new way to keep the over fifties in shape.
A group of pensioners took the ice today, and were cheered on by fitness guru Rosemary Conley, who became a fan of skating on ITV's Dancing on Ice.
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Dry start, with some brighter spells. However turning breezy, with rain spreading east during the morning.
A rather cloudy and wet day with rain, sometimes heavy, spreading northeast through the morning