The creator of the children's television series Thunderbirds, which began life on ATV in the Midlands in 1965, will be remembered today in Leicester at a science fiction festival.
Gerry Anderson died on Boxing Day last year aged 83 and a replica of Lady Penelope's pink Rolls Royce arrived at the service. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease since early 2010.
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It will be a mild weekend with sunny spells.
The rain will clear leaving it a brighter and largely dry Saturday.
Seven-week-old puppies began their journey to becoming life-changing guide dogs today.