Protesters are marching in Stafford today against government plans for a high speed rail network in Britain.
Marston Against HS2 claim the planned rail link will cause too much disruption to communities in the area, and want to raise awareness within the local population.
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Brighter skies will develop through thisafternoon, though perhaps with the odd shower at times.
It will be a largely cloudy start with a band of rain sinking south across the area from midday.
An MP has provoked anger over comments she made on her Facebook page about junior doctors 'holding the NHS to ransom'.