Asparagus Festival underway in Evesham

Today marks the first day of the new asparagus season, and for the farmers in the Vale of Evesham who grow much of the country's asparagus, it's a day to celebrate.

Organisers of the British Asparagus Festival want more people to eat the vegetable.

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St George's Day celebrations

Many events are taking place across the Midlands today to mark St George's Day.