Firefighters in Shropshire will soon be better equipped to tackle fuel and chemical spills. New kit on board the brigade's 4x4s can block drains, plug fuel leaks and absorb liquids. It will also help to prevent environmental disasters.
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West Midlands weather: A dry and chilly night with clear skies. A few shallow mist or fog patches may form as winds fall light.
East Midlands weather: Long clear periods developing, especially inland. Most parts should stay dry.
The Army Cadet force has been holding an event in Birmingham today in a bid to try and get more adult volunteers signed up.