Our Social Affairs correspondent, Christine Alsford, has been finding out more about the Phonics tests that begin in schools this week - and the debate surrounding this approach to reading.
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Helen Plint has the forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the west of the region.
Helen Plint has the forecast for tonight and tomorrow in east of region.