Today is the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Everest.
A Midlands man joined New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepalese mountaineer Tenzing Norgay when they became the first climbers to be confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Sir Robert Charles Evans, a member of that group, attended Shrewsbury School, as did Sandy Irvine in the 1920s, who died trying to summit Everest in 1924 - his body was never found.
Dr Adam Booth, who also went to Shrewsbury School, climbed Everest this year, reaching the summit on May 12th.
Dr Booth told ITV Central that whilst he was a schoolboy he was aware of the previous climbers that had attended the school before him.
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Chris Turner, an eye witness to the incident at Bermuda Park, said a man was carrying a shotgun and told him to "get out of the way".
Rain and clouds overnight but some areas may remain dry and clear.
Winds easing with a few showers possible in the west of the region, although it will be mostly dry with chilly, clear spells in the east.