Stoke-on-Trent city council is investigating extracting methane from disused coal beds in a bid to supply local businesses and communities with locally sourced power.
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Today should be dry with patchy cloud and sunny spells. Winds will continue to ease away through the day.
Fine and dry with some sunshine during the day. Feeling warm with light winds.