The snow and 'arctic conditions' have caused tourist attractions in the Midlands to lose huge amounts of cash as many had to close or turn away visitors.
Drayton Manor theme park in Staffordshire says it has lost around £750,000 and seen a 50% fall in the number of people visiting compared to the same time last year.
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Another very cold and frosty start on Sunday. Staying dry, with plenty of sunshine once again. Feeling very cold with stiff easterly wind.
Largely sunny, with only patchy cloud. However it will still feel bitterly cold, despite the wind easing a little.
The Royal Marines received the Freedom of the City of Birmingham during a special ceremony in Victoria Square today.