The business community in Nottingham have been weighing up the pros and cons of having an elected mayor to run the city. Members of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC) questioned politicians about the idea.
Nottingham is one of ten English cities considering whether to move to a mayoral-style of local government. The issue will be put to voters in a referendum on May 3rd.
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A chilly and dry start for many, leading to a day of isolated showers, but with some good sunny intervals.
A bright, mostly dry start but cloud increasing with scattered showers developing by this afternoon.
Nottingham High School, a boys school for more than 500 years, is today welcoming its first intake of girls.