Fans of Leicester author Sue Townsend will be able to pay their respects at her funeral next Friday.
Around 1,000 seats have been set aside for members of the public at Leicester's De Montfort Hall, and the service will be relayed live onto a giant TV screen outside.
People are being asked not to give flowers, but to donate to two local good causes if they choose.
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Frosty start on Sunday with plenty of sunshine.
Dry with some long sunny periods after a frosty start.
Fog may be slow to clear before another predominantly dry and cold day.