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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Nine professional and amateur pilots will take off on a virtual trip of the world to raise money for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.
There will be long periods of sunshine and light winds.
It will be dry, sunny and warm.