The recent heavy snowfall has cost tourist attractions in the Midlands huge sums of money.
Conkers in the heart of the National Forest in Derbyshire has 120 acres but 70% of its activities are outside which meant this time last week it was forced to close.
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Ms Leadsom has received the backing of Ian Duncan Smith, the former work and pensions secretary.
"This was mindless vandalism at its very worst, which has wrecked a much-loved community facility."
Three people have been taken to hospital after a taxi collided with pedestrians and a lamppost this afternoon.