Stewart Allcock, the general manager of Calke Abbey says a weekend closure due to the heavy snow fall meant an annual event had to be cancelled, with a significant financial loss for the stately home.
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Windy with outbreaks of showery rain, heavy at times across the region.
Warwickshire Police say Bethany Marie Hill, who was 20, was found with wounds to her neck at a house on Hertford Road on Wednesday evening.
The rain will clear quickly this evening with blustery, locally heavy, showers following, merging at times into longer spells of rain.