Polling stations will open for us this morning as we decide on the make-up of our county councils. The majority in our region are taking part. Voters have until 10pm to cast their votes, with the results due from early tomorrow morning.
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Three people and two dogs have been rescued from a flat after a fire broke out. It's thought to have been caused by a chip pan.
Saturday morning's weather for the east of the region
Saturday morning's weather for the west of the region