One Staffordshire town is counting down to Christmas with a shop window advent calendar.
Every day in December at 11:00, a different window display on Stone High Street is revealed.
This year the theme is carols from around the world.
Today at 11.00 the final window will be revealed at Christchurch.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.