More than 400,000 homes in Birmingham are to be issued with wheelie bins. Most households will get three thanks to a £30 million grant from the government.
Not all residents are welcoming the news but Cllr James McKay of Birmingham City Council says "a lot of people really like these bins."
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Norma Francis, from Gnosall, Staffordshire, was on holiday in Scotland with her husband when she became ill with norovirus.
Showers over the afternoon will start to fade out, leading to clear spells with light winds this evening.
Cold and dry today and overnight with a light, breezy wind.