From this September, 15 hours of free childcare a week will be made available to more than 1,100 two-year-olds across the county from lower income backgrounds. The first of these eligible toddlers will have their second birthdays this month.
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The youngsters have been split up with some placed into foster care, others put up for adoption and some staying with relatives.
Tuesday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
Tuesday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region