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Here's the weather for the start of the bank holiday

Rebecca Wood

BBC Midlands Today

The sunshine is set to lead to a dry night with long, clear spells - here's the full forecast for the next 24 hours:

Rebecca Wood

You can stay up-to-date on the weather for your area by going to the BBC Weather website.

Castle excavation 'rewrites history'

Allen Cook

BBC News

The two-week archaeological dig at Shrewsbury Castle has made "hugely important" discoveries, historians have said.

Archaeologists around the excavation
Shropshire Council

The excavation started on 22 July in a project involving Shropshire Council and University Centre Shrewsbury.

They said they made two key finds, the first being an enormous, 12m (39ft) wide defensive ditch around the 11th Century motte.

Two arrows heads were also discovered which could pierce armour and which the archaeologists said were the first military finds from the castle showing its "bloody past".

The arrow heads
Shropshire Council

Huge steam engine set for public debut

BBC Shropshire

A type of steam engine in use about 100 years ago will go on show for the first time this weekend after being recreated from scratch.

One of the huge wheels being refurbished for the Talisman
BBC

The huge Talisman machines once carried loads in excess of 100 tonnes, including parts for the Titanic, although just five were made - and only one remains.

After a six-year project, sponsored by Shrewsbury-based Morris Lubricants, a Talisman has built from the ground up in Cumbria.

The public will get to see it from this weekend when it gets its first unveiling at Shrewsbury Steam Rally.

'Come and see what we do' hospital urges on food review

Victoria Derbyshire

Hospitals across the country are being invited to Shropshire to find out how one hospital manages to make its food award-winning.

Caterers at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

It comes as Bake Off judge Prue Leith has been recruited by the government in its quest to improve the food patients eat.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said better food would aid patients' recovery and "fuel" carers and family.

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry prepares food on-site and says its internal caterers have come top of the Care Quality Commission’s patient survey for 13 of the last 14 years.

We believe that for hospitals our size and, to varying degrees, larger and smaller, there's a lot they can learn from what we've done and we're very happy to invite people to site because I think the NHS is happy to learn from each other right now."

Phil DaviesRobert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital