ITV News Central correspondent Alison Mackenzie met up with X Factor hopeful Sam Bailey today.
Sam, a prison warden from Leicestershire, got through to the boot camp round of the show after wowing the judges and an audience of 4,000 at Wembley.
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Early fog patches slowly lifting, becoming cloudier this afternoon.
Staying mainly dry and cold with some sunny spells.
Police officers have found an injured 17-year-old boy after being called to reports of a disturbance in Nottingham.