Nottingham City Hospital is hoping to boost its facilities for patients with kidney conditions.
Staff are launching a fundraising appeal today to buy specialist equipment and fund research. The hospital carries out up to 90 kidney transplants each year.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.
D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.