Building work started today on a new hotel, cinema and casino which will create around 2000 jobs.
The casino will be one of the biggest in the UK.
The Malaysian firm behind the project says it will ensure that people gamble responsibly.
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It will remain largely dry with clear spells and light winds tonight. Tomorrow, largely dry with the odd shower.
Rain in the far east dying out this evening. Thursday should see some good sunny spells and light winds, with the odd shower.
Leicester-based energy firm Mark Group Ltd has gone into administration with the loss of 939 jobs.