House prices may have fallen in recent years, but one city in the Midlands is offering buyers the chance to own a property for a pound.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council is selling 35 houses in Cobridge in a bid to transform the area.
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Norma Francis, from Gnosall, Staffordshire, was on holiday in Scotland with her husband when she became ill with norovirus.
Showers over the afternoon will start to fade out, leading to clear spells with light winds this evening.
Cold and dry today and overnight with a light, breezy wind.