David Nicholls has told ITV Central that "it will take a while to recover" after he was attacked with a sledgehammer while at work.
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"It's the kind of verbal abuse you have to put up with now and again working at the weekend in the ambulance service."
It'll be another chilly day with patchy cloud and sunny spells. It will stay dry.
Some isolated wintry showers is possible over the Peak District.