The future of the National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham has been secured. A company has been chosen to run the centre for the next 21 years.
They will upgrade facilities and open it to all, not just professional athletes.
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Events are taking place across the Midlands today to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Soldiers from the Mercian Regiment will parade in Nottingham later.
A good deal of cloud but for many a dry day.