Opening two years late, with contractors going into administration, and costs over-running by millions - today's announcement is the latest in a long line of problems faced by 'The Public'.
Wesley Smith takes a look back at its troubled past.
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Councils across the region have written letters of support, held a minute's silence or opened a book of condolence.
Another dry day with sunny periods, becoming locally very warm.
Staying dry with plenty of warm sunny spells.