From today cash payments for metal at scrap recycling yards will be outlawed under new laws aimed at cutting metal theft. In recent years thieves have targeted churches, railways and even war memorials.
Police estimate metal theft costs the UK economy more than £700 million a year. Phil Brewster reports.
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Outbreaks of light rain and drizzle, gradually becoming confined to mainly the Peak District.
A police officer has been caught on camera apparently using a phone at the wheel of a police van.
It will be a mostly cloudy day with drizzle at times and a brighter afternoon.