Today Stoke-on-Trent City Council launched a scheme to buy a house for a pound.
Tony Oakman, from the council, described the price of the homes as a 'very attractive proposition'.
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Feeling less cold than recent days with winds easing and some long sunny periods. Most areas will be dry throughout.
A cold start with some icy patches. Largely dry and sunny through the day, with any showers soon dying out and winds easing too.