Zoos across the region are starting their annual animal counts today. The New Year audits help keepers draw up breeding plans.
It is also done to see how certain species are surviving in captivity. Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire and Dudley Zoo in the Black Country will both start their work today.
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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.