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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Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.
D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.