New figures show it currently takes an average of 20 months for a child to be placed into a permanent home. Jonathan Marland has been speaking to a mother who knows the process only too well.
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James Wright has the forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the west of the region.
James Wright has the forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the east of the region.