Protesters are expected to march this morning against HS2 in Stafford town centre.
Marston Against HS2 say they will distribute flyers in the town to raise awareness of the proposed route which they claim will disrupt communities.
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A rather cold and unsettled week.
Scattered showers overnight, mainly dry on Tuesday.