Energy Minister Ed Davey has spoken to ITV about the UK Government's decision to go ahead with gas exploration in Lancashire using hydraulic fracturing. He says communities should be reassured. Just because a company says it wants to go 'fracking' doesn't mean it will go 'fracking'.
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A largely dry and warm afternoon, but a muggy night to come with showery outbreaks.
Around 100 swimmers will take part in the 2.5 mile challenge to raise money for the RNLI
Not a bad start to the weekend, bright spells and showers for most of us.