Unions say they are dismayed by JCB's plans to cut 400 jobs in manufacturing.
The company, who have a plant in Rocester on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border, says the move is still in the consultation stage and is a reaction to the decline in world markets.
The GMB union say it's causing a huge wave of uncertainty that could lead to further job losses.
Plans to make one of the largest granite quarries in Europe even bigger are being explained to residents in Leicestershire.
The owners of Mountsorrel Quarry near Quorn say jobs are at risk if it can't expand. But residents are worried about dust levels and noise.
LaFarge Tarmac are holding information days today & tomorrow. The event today is between 2.00pm and 8:00pm in the Mountsorrel Parish Rooms, and tomorrow's is between 10:00am and 4:00pm at Rawlins Community College.
People living by one of the largest quarries in Europe are starting a fight to stop it from getting even bigger. Granite has been taken from the ground at the Mountsorrel Quarry in Leicestershire for more than 150 years.
Now the firm which runs it says new stone is running low. Plans could secure the site until 2040, but residents say they're not being consulted about the changes. Chris Halpin reports.
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Time lapse video showing the dismantling of the Belgrave flyover in Leicester which continued today with the road being slowly picked apart. Motorists in Leicester have been warned to leave more time for journeys around the flyover.
Traffic in Leicester is moving freely this afternoon, despite major road closures in the city because of the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover.
The diggers moved in over the weekend and the remains of the flyover will be completely removed by Sunday. Works will continue until April.
Motorists in Leicester have been advised to leave extra time for the journey to work this morning, as demolition of the Belgrave Flyover is now underway.
It is hoped the work will improve links between the city centre and the Golden Mile. The first phase is scheduled to last nine days.
Leicester motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys to work with the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover now underway.
Sir Peter Soulsby, the Mayor of Leicester, said the Council will try and keep any inconvenience to a minimum.
Motorists travelling to work in Leicester tomorrow are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys as the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover is now underway.
A ceremony was held to mark the start of the project to dismantle the 70s structure to allow a better connection between the city centre and Golden Mile.
The initial stage will last for nine days.
A redevelopment of a 30 acre site in Selly Oak, which could create around 2700 jobs, is to be discussed by Birmingham City Council today.
The proposals for the former Battery Park site include a replacement Sainsbury's store and the creation of piazzas along the canal.