The Princess Royal is in Staffordshire this morning to visit a sailing club for children with severe disabilities. HRH Princess Anne is opening a new £500,000 boathouse at Rudyard Sailability near Leek.
The state of the art facility, equipped with hoists to help club members get in and out of boats, will give children more independence.
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Periods of heavy rain during the morning, then becoming drier through the early afternoon.
Cloudy at first with rain moving southeast across the region.
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