A year ago we formed the ITV Business Club - a collection of some of the region's most successful entrepreneurs.
Tonight and tomorrow we talk to them about how the last year has gone and their predictions for the economy this year.
Well over the last year - despite a recession - they've increased profits and taken more people on. Tonight they tell us how. Here's our Business Correspondent, Mark Gough.
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Any showers easing tonight. Rain arriving from the south tomorrow.
Showers clearing. Mainly dry on Friday before rain later. Breezy.
There have been some stunning weather photos sent to us recently.