A leaking reservoir dam that was in danger of collapsing and flooding hundreds of homes and businesses in Staffordshire, is no longer a threat.
A multi-million pound repair project is complete and the reservoir is now expected to welcome a hundred-and-fifty-thousand leisure-seeking visitors a year. Andy Bevan has the story.
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A good deal of cloud but for many a dry day.