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The headlines tonight: Failing in almost every respect — a scathing

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report on one of the newest prisons in the country. There are calls to

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shut oak—wood Prison in Staffordshire for good. We'll have

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live reaction. Also tonight, a sex abuse charity

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says it's overwhelmed by an 80% increase in cases since the Jimmy

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Savile scandal came to light. I don't think any service in the land

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can cope at the moment. Jimmy Savile has opened the biggest Pandora's box

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you've ever seen. The changing face of the

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countryside, with four large solar energy farms in the planning.

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Reviving the wildlife, as an old quarry's transformed in a ten—year

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plan to restore a Shropshire beauty spot.

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And Shefali has the weather. After a lengthy run of warm weather, we may

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have to finally say goodbye to it after today. The cold is about to

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set in — join me later for the forecast.

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Good evening. Failing in almost every respect — that's the damning

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conclusion of the Chief Inspector of Prisons, following an unannounced

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visit to oak—wood Prison near Wolverhampton. The private prison is

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run by G4S and only opened in April 2012. It can hold more than 1600

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prisoners. The report found that levels of violence and victimisation

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were high, that drugs were easier to get than soap, and that prisoners

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were frustrated by staff inexperience and their inability to

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get things done. Sarah Falkland has been investigating what this means

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for the future of the prison. When it opened, G4S said it would be

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the best prison in the world. So what's gone wrong at oak—wood — the

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prison some have now dubbed "Jokewood?" Oak—wood may be big and

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impressive, but it has big problems, and this latest report makes for

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some quite disturbing reading. Inmates saying it's as easy to get

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hard drugs as it is to get a bar of soap, sex offenders not being

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properly rehabilitated, and staff here are said to be passive to the

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point of collusion. The Chief Inspector of Prisons says his report

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into conditions at oak—wood is possibly the most damning he's ever

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compiled. It wasn't safe, health care was very poor, one in seven of

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the prisoners said they had developed a drug problem while in

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prison, and there simply wasn't enough purposeful activity for

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prisoners to do, so they weren't kept occupied by work or training.

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He says too many inexperienced staff lie at the heart of problems here.

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G4S' head of prisons says just 15% of the total 300 staff at oak—wood

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have had experience of the prison service — that's less than half than

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what he would have hoped for. Remember, this is a growth period,

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and the staff are now six months more experienced than they were when

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the inspectors came in. I know from personal experience across many

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establishments that staff take a while to get used to the custodial

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environment, which is a strange environment and can be very

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challenging. And so they get more expertise in dealing with prisoners

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and fellow human beings. In the Commons, the Shadow Justice

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Secretary asked if the Government now wanted to rethink its plans for

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so—called "super prisons." "To my mind, it's an excellent model for

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the future of the Prison Service." That's what the current Justice

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Secretary told us earlier this year. Do you stand by those words? The

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Justice Secretary Chris Grayling conceded there was work to be done,

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or as one former inmate put it, in his opinion, G4S weren't ready for

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the London Olympics and they weren't ready for oak—wood. You We're joined

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now by Frances Crook, Chief Executive of the Howard League for

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Penal Reform. Good evening to you. You refer to the prison as Jokewood

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and say it should close — that is very strong stuff! Are actually,

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it's not funny. It is not really joke, but the inmates and staff

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apparently called best. Don't forget, you and I pay for this

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through taxes, and G4S is making a profit, so something is going very

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seriously wrong. When there are high levels of violence and the chief

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inspectors prisons say he can trust what is being said. Prisoners are

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coming out into the community without any proper support and

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inevitably, will commit more crimes and more violent crimes do. Surely

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it is hardly an option to close a prison so soon after it opens, when

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presumably its facilities are in top order, "an excellent facility?" To

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be the government are threatening to

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close a school today, and... They say the facilities there are in top

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order, so surely it just needs sorting or improving? The building

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is new, but what is going on inside is a disaster area in every possible

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way. The chief inspector said it is failing in every way, and of course

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it should close. It should be a planned closure so it is done

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safely, but G4S is not running this properly, and it is not safe for the

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public. Would you then abandoned the building? I would, and let G4S pay

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for it. It is their problem. Surely the whole point of an inspection is

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to find where there is room for improvements? The chief inspected

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didn't find any areas where there could be improvements, only the

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building was good. This is very serious. People may come out and

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commit more crimes, so this is the problem for us, facing people who

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may have had their legs made worse by going into prison. The prospect

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for staff, prisoners, and victims is a very poor, and the taxpayer is

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paying into the profits of G4S for the privilege of this. Thank you

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very much. And you can read more about how private prisons are

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performing across the country, as well more analysis about oak—wood,

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on the BBC's website for the Black Country. Plenty more ahead,

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including: He's less than a year old, but he's already stopped

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breathing more than 20 times — but why?

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A Black Country charity which helps people who've been sexually abused

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says they can't cope with the number of people contacting them since the

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allegations of child abuse by Jimmy Savile first came to light. It's a

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year since the documentary highlighting the historic abuse was

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broadcast. And, as Cath Mackie's been finding out, it's had a huge

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impact on victims as well as the authorities trying to deal with

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their cases. This report contains flashing images.

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One year ago, and Jimmy Savile's face is in the news. The face of a

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prolific sex offender who'd fooled the nation. Watching her TV at home

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in the Midlands was a woman we've called Yvonne. Her words are spoken

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by someone else to protect her identity. I always felt sorry for

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the victims, not knowing that I was a victim. I just went to bed, we'd

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watched the 10pm News, and then, when I woke up the next morning,

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there were all these vivid images. Yvonne was remembering sexual abuse

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she suffered as a child. Memories which had been buried for years.

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Pandora just opened her box, and now it's there. It can't be put back

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away. Do you have any idea how long you were abused for? Years.

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Throughout childhood? Yeah. It sounds extraordinary — almost

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unbelievable — until you discover her abuser has since confessed to

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the police. I'm frightened to go to sleep now in some ways, because I

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don't know what I'm going to wake up with the next morning, and that's

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exactly what happened. I went to bed and walk up the next morning with

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all these images. The police referred Yvonne to Crisis Point — a

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charity in Walsall which helps victims of rape and sex abuse.

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They've seen an 84% rise in calls to their helpline, with more than 1100

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calls in just six months. Can you cope as a service with the amount of

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people bringing your hotline? Of course not. I don't think any

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service in the land can cope at the moment. Jimmy Savile has opened the

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biggest Pandora's box you've ever seen. Police, too, are under

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pressure. The West Midlands Force is investigating 170 more cases of

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historic abuse this year than last, and they're now reviewing whether to

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increase staffing levels in public protection. Officers can cope, but

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they have seen an increase in their personal workloads, and in many

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cases there carrying significantly higher workloads. Subsequent cases,

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like the jailing of Stuart Hall for a series of indecent assaults,

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usually results in more calls for help. We need more money. We always

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need more money and need to employ more people. Police say despite the

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pressure, every case is investigated, and they are securing

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more convictions. Yvonne is glad she's spoken out. This person dead

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wrong, and —— this person dead wrong and I don't know how many years it

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has been, but for me, I need justice.

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A Coventry man has appeared in court, charged with murdering a

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3—year—old girl in the city two years ago. Mariam Alam died in

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hospital after ambulance crews were called to a house in the Foleshill

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area of the city. Kamran Khalid denies murdering her, but he's

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admitted perverting the course of justice.

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Jaguar Land Rover have announced they're to stop production of the

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Defender model. The last vehicle will roll off the production line at

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the company's Solihull plant in December 2015. Although the name has

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only existed since the 1990s, the vehicle has close links to the

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original Land Rover from 1948. More than 6000 people have

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registered to use a car rental scheme, set up in Birmingham earlier

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in the year. Car2Go members can rent one of the 250 vehicles parked

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anywhere around the city. Most journeys are under three miles — a

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figure that leaves environmentalists with mixed views on the scheme's

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value. If it's replacing journeys that are cycleable or walkable, and

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they're just a quick hop round the city centre where people might have

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walked previously, then obviously that's kind of increasing carbon

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emissions and the environmental cost.

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Not so long ago, the outlook for solar energy was definitely cloudy,

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with subsidies being cut and grim talk that much of the industry would

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be going out of business. In fact, the Midlands is seeing a solar boom,

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including large scale solar farms — many of them in Shropshire. And

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that's where our environment correspondent David Gregory—Kumar

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has spent the day, David, I gather there are plans for a solar farm

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near the village where you are? That's right. This is Condover, just

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south of Shrewsbury. And in the village hall today, people have been

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getting a first proper look a plans for a local solar farm. Really, the

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people here are at the sharp end of a resurgence in the sector.

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Inside Condover village hall plans are unveiled for a solar farm. So

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what do local people think? 99% in favour. I think the only issue I

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would have is probably some of the visual impact from various

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viewpoints around needs to be addressed carefully. I think it's

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good what they're doing, and I think it's good that animals can still

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place. I think it's a good proposal. Here are some of the larger solar

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farms in planning or being built in the Midlands. The largest being

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planned is at a quarry in Burton upon Trent — 62500 panels. In

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Shropshire, there are two schemes of around 35000, including Condover.

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And Telford and Wrekin Council wants to build a 20000 panel scheme at

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Wheat Leasows. If built, and when the sun is shining, the four schemes

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could provide power for 65000 homes, or about half of Shrewsbury's energy

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needs. But at the UK's biggest solar power conference in Birmingham

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today, the Government was keen to stress it wants responsible

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development of our countryside. I do not want to see inappropriate solar

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developments in beautiful countryside. There is a place in

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some cases first solar on brown field sites and low—grade

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agricultural land, but it must be screened and muscle discarded beauty

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of the countryside. And big solar farms might be good news for our

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Midlands wildlife. We're seeing in interest from local wildlife trusts

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in the —— looking at creating habitats. A lot of wild flowers and

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habitats for birds and thinks and we're small animals within a fenced

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off wildlife refuge, if you like. If Condover goes ahead, it could be

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twice the size of this Nottinghamshire solar farm. Green

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energy generator and wildlife haven — or blot on the landscape?

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Well, let's talk now to the people involved in this. Jane is from the

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solar building company working with the land. Many of the people we

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talked to were happy, but many people were also not happy. That is

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very true. Their prime concerned was due to visual impact of the site,

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and we're going to listen to those comments and do what we can to

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mitigate it, but overall, I think it was very positive. It is a big

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project for the area, and I think we will see the benefits of the amount

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of renewable energy that will be generated, so generally positive. It

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is a bit of a boom, as we said in my report. Why are so many of these

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farms appearing in Shropshire? I don't think there's a huge density

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here. There is a good limitation, but in the UK, is an interesting

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market. The support for the renewables is strong, and healthy,

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and I don't think it's overgenerous. But it allows developers to take

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place, and I think there are some opportunities. You say there is a

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problem with the great in Shropshire. As it up to this? We

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have struggled to find suitable capacity, and I think that issue is

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generally a problem with the UK. The country does have a limit on how

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much exploit can be made into the existing grid structure, and it's

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hard to see how the renewables targets can be met within that red

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constraint. It is a concern. Thank you very much, James. Tonight, we

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will be live at the solar conference in Birmingham and taking the

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temperature of the industry. This is our top story tonight:

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Failing in almost every respect: a scathing report on one of the newest

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prisons in the country. Your detailed weather forecast to come

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shortly from Shefali. Also in tonight's programme —

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restoring the breathtaking beauty of one of Shropshire's most famous

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tourist destinations. And we catch up with Brummie comic

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Joe Lycett as he returns to his home city for the comedy festival.

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A mother from Coventry is desperate for answers about why her baby son

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stops breathing and appears lifeless, only to recover minutes

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later. Despite tests at her local hospital, everyone is still baffled

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about what's happening. Nicole Drakeford has been speaking to our

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reporter Kevin Reide. Baby Kyle looks as healthy as any

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other 10—month—old, but since he was born, his mum says he's suddenly

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stopped breathing more than 20 times. It was his older sister that

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first noticed it. I was playing with him, and he stopped breathing and

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went pale and grey. It really scared me and I didn't know what to do. For

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his mum, it means keeping an eye on him 20 47. I can't leave him. The

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minute he goes to bed, I am panicking and making sure he is OK.

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I hate him being away from me. In spite of numerous hospital fillets,

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he has not been diagnosed with anything wrong, and to hospitals are

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at a loss. The hospital said they turned out numerous tests, but they

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said they will continue to monitor him and he has an appointment with a

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consultant at the end of the year. Less than one in 1000 is well

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present with episodes like this, and in two and three quarters of them,

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we may find a particular medical reason for those events, but around

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about one quarter we will never find a reason for it, and those of the

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cases that we need to continue to observe and monitor, giving that the

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assurance that we expected the baby will in time great of it. I left

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thinking, has been missed something? I want them to find something so

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that they can get him the help that he needs. His mother has been

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advised what to do if this happens again, unfortunately, the chances

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are he will grow out of it. The Birmingham Brummies speedway

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team will have to be on top form next Monday night, if they're to win

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the Elite League Grand Final. In last night's first leg, the Brummies

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were well below par, losing away to Poole Pirates by 57—36. They'll need

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to make the most of their home advantage at Perry Barr in the

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second leg if they're to overturn that 21—point deficit.

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Stoke City are to be granted the Freedom of the City of

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Stoke—on—Trent. The club was one of the founder members of the Football

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League, and is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The Stoke

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City chairman Peter Coates says it's a great honour for the club.

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And staying with sport, a reminder that time's running out for you to

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submit your nominations for this year's BBC Midlands Sports Unsung

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Hero Award. We're looking for an individual or pair aged16 or over

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who give their time on a voluntary basis to help others to participate

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in sport. You can download a nomination form on the BBC Sport

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website or call 0845 308 8000 and we'll send one to you. Calls cost up

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to 5p a minute from a landline, but may be more from mobiles. The

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closing date is Wednesday week, that's October the 16th.

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"On Wenlock Edge, the wood's in trouble, His forest fleece the

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Wrekin heaves." Perhaps you know AE Housman's famous poem about that

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inspiring Shropshire beauty spot. Well, for years, it's been scarred

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by a limestone quarry, but now work's begun to transform it and

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bring back its wildlife and native plants. It's owned by a renewable

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energy company which initially faced opposition. Joanne Writtle's been to

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see the start of the regeneration. The lunar—like landscape of this

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former quarry is being restored so that it can be returned to its

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natural state. How much of a challenge is it turning what was an

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industrial landscape back to nature? It is, actually, very challenging,

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but it's a very rare opportunity to do such habitat creation on this

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scale. So we are very, very excited. The land now belongs to a renewable

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energy company employing 50 people. It buys in timber and produces wood

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chip fuel. But the years of quarrying have left its scars.

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Ecologists have been brought in to advise to advise on the 10—year

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regeneration. The lagoon is part of the legacy of the quarry, the

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quarrying that has been done so far, and in order to maximise the

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biodiversity of the quarry, we are levelling out gradients in order to

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create more valuable habitats. When the company first took over a week

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ago, it faced opposition from those eager to preserve this geologically

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important site on Shropshire's Wenlock Edge. We're standing on

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20—odd miles of really nationally important wildlife site, and it

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would be fantastic to see the whole lot going back, but we've got to

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compromise. We can live with that, and we would really like to work

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with the company to get the best deal we possibly can. It's hard to

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imagine that 400 million years ago, this area was a tropical sea bed. It

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is common to find fossils here, even coral, and that's why this area is

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so important in geological circles. There are plans for a visitors

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centre and large swathes of land will be open to the public. We did

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get a lot of objections. We didn't think they were very well—informed

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objections, but we have listened to them and we have acted on those, but

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I think the end result is actually positive for all involved. It will

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take time for the wildlife and native plants to return here. But

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work has begun, and it's hoped that nature will soon take care of the

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rest. Comedians from all over the UK are

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in Birmingham this week for the annual comedy festival. This year,

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Hollywood star Russell Brand is one of the big names to come to the

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city. The festival also showcases local talent such as Barbara Nice

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and Joe Lycett, who we'll be meeting in a moment. But first, our arts

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reporter Satnam Rana joins us from an exhibition. What has this got to

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do with comedy? Well, the Birmingham comedy festival

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isn't just about stand—up comedians and their acts. It is also about

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showcasing some of the other characters connected to the comedy

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industry here, and behind me, we have a very unique exhibition of

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some of the classic characters from through the decades of British

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comedy. The man behind this is Steve. What is the inspiration for

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this? Well, I actually grew up on them when I was a kid, I absolutely

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loved them, and I wanted to wear them. —— on them. How has comedy

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helped you? The comedy Festival has really raised the profile, and I am

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an official artist in residence at the Dad's Army museum, so it's

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brilliant. Much like Steve, it is much about raising their profiles,

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and I went to meet one of them today.

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Funny man Joe Lycett is back on home turf in Hall Green Birmingham, ahead

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of his performance at the city's comedy festival on Thursday. So,

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Joe, it began here? Yes, well, I went to scout group here, and I

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tried to be a masculine boy, and they put me in a bin, so I realised

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it wasn't possible and I wrote some stand—up about that. I think I've

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always had, like, stupid voice, so everybody already thinks I'm a bit

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of an idiot. For her epic challenge tonight, Jessica Green is going to

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serve up ice creams using her hand and feet. He's been on the comedy

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circuit for six years and has already made it on screen, in shows

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like Epic Win? For their Epic Win tonight, our vertical tricksters

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will be changing the wheels on their car whilst driving it. ..and Never

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Mind The Buzzcocks. But for him, stand—up is his passion. In the last

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few years, there's not been a lot of Birmingham comics coming out, so,

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you know, I think we're a very funny group of people, and people should

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be encouraged and given the option to do comedy here. And Joe is doing

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exactly that. His current show has been compiled in this Birmingham

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City centre cafe. I love the people here. I think they're so funny, and

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they're just good Brummies, and it's a great place to work, is a good

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place to be, and yeah, there's a lot of odd characters that come through

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this place. There's loads of great characters here. Have you used them

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in shows? I've used some of them, and some of them a bit frightened to

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use them in case they kill me if I take the Mick out of them too much.

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Joe is now touring with his first solo show, taking with him

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inspiration from his home city and its people. Jill was following in

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the footsteps of the like of Frank Skinner and Jasper carrot. The

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festival has been running since 2001, and has become one of the

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largest regional independent events of its kind. It has been another

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sunny day today, hasn't it? Not for much longer? I'm not saying

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we haven't got much sunshine, but still get some, and it leaves even

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still be better than today. Some people started today on a cloudy

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zero, but it is really the temperatures this week that are

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going to give the game away and make us finally realise that autumn is

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here. Not only are the days going to be colder, but the nights as well,

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with a chance of frost and fog. This is the plunge of cold air that is

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going to be filtering through to us by tomorrow, leading to the crash

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and temperatures by Thursday. That's when the really well be a sharp

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drop. For the time being, we are looking to the temperatures staying

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in double—figure 's, with loads of around 10 Celsius, but for most of

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the night, it will be dry, just towards the end of the night, we may

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see some spots of rain here in there. That will herald the arrival

:26:18.:26:24.

of small army of shower that Dominic —— a small army of showers that are

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going to be in the region during the middle part of tomorrow. They will

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be with us in the rest of the day, and they will move rapidly, because

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the wind will be freshening up from the Northwest and because it is a

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cold direction, temperatures model will drop from 45 cents US, only has

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a 15 Celsius. Tomorrow, you will do we feel the cold bite. Temperatures

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in towns and cities will drop to five or six Celsius, but in rural

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areas, even lower than that. A touch of ground and even air frost, so

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word of warning for farmers, gardeners, anyone with plants that

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need protection. After that, high—pressure, and this is typical

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these conditions, we have lighter winds and lower temperatures. You

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will notice just a cost of showers to the east, which will affect us on

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Friday, but Thursday will be dry and sunny, but as I see, cold.

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Friday, but Thursday will be dry and sunny, but as Tonight's headlines

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