Its out! I'm hugely honoured to have been awarded an MBE and eternally grateful to those whose love & support has enabled this to happen x
Morning - thank you so so much for all the lovely messages. Feel quite embarrassed by it all!! Off to get a bacon sandwich to celebrate!
Many thanks for the kind comments re my surprising gong.
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There was disappointment for Swansea City after they lost to Manchester City for the second time in a week.
Windy with outbreaks of heavy rain pushing across the area through the evening and first part of the night.
Today will be bright, breezy and dry for most and rather windy in the northwest.