Residents in Stoke-on-Trent are being forced to travel three miles to collect their post because uneven slabs outside their homes are considered a safety risk. The Royal Mail has suspended deliveries to two roads in Penkhull after raising concerns.
And homeowners are being told because they own the paths they must pay for repairs.
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It will be a mild weekend with sunny spells.
The rain will clear leaving it a brighter and largely dry Saturday.
Seven-week-old puppies began their journey to becoming life-changing guide dogs today.