The Paralympian, Richard Whitehead, was at the launch of new, faster train services between Nottingham/Derby and London.
Almost 160 miles of track have been upgraded after a £70m investment programme and the average journey time will be reduced by five minutes.
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Charnwood Council has confirmed staff are safe and now able to return to work following the discovery of baking powder in an envelope today.
Lincolnshire parent releases this disturbing image of public toilet covered in faeces and calls for charges to be introduced:
Mainly dry and cloudy today. Wet and windy this weekend.