Cancer patient Martin Southam was told he had just six months to live when he was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
That was 18 months ago.
Now, as part of Pancreatic Awareness Month, he is urging others to stay vigilant for the deadly cancer.
Jane Hesketh reports.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.