A couple have made an appeal to give their two-year-old son the best Christmas present ever - the gift of life. Gaurav Bains has a serious blood disorder and needs a bone marrow transplant by the end of the year if he's to survive.
His chances of finding a match are significantly lowered because of his ethnic background - only four per cent of people on the bone marrow register are Asian. His family is appealing to the Midlands Asian community to help.
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It will be a cloudy and wet start with a band of rain, heavy at times, crossing the area. Sunny spells and scattered showers will follow.
Rain at first for most areas clearing to the east early afternoon. A mixture of sunny spells and showers will follow.