Petrol prices - according to the AA - are forcing drivers off the road. A litre of unleaded has gone more than six pence a litre since the begining of the year and many families and companies are struggling with the cost. Fred and Sangeeta link to Kerry Swain.
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James Wright has Monday's forecast for the east of the region.
James Wright has Monday's forecast for the west of the region.
For the second time this month, the region has been hit with heavy snow - leading to disruption and a number of events being cancelled.