Leicester born author Sue Townsend, who wrote the Adrian Mole books, will receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University today.
Birmingham born actor Adrian Lester and Gavin and Stacey star Ruth Jones will also receive degrees from the University of Warwick.
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Wheelchair user Rhys Joyce, a student at the National Star College in Cheltenham, has won a job with St James’s Place Wealth Management.