"We thought it was the right time. We've had a good stretch, we've had six months here.
We've raised awareness, fought the council legally but the odds were stacked against us.
"Ultimately, it was a decision as to whether we wanted to risk facing twenty to thirty thousand pounds in legal costs."
"We couldn't afford to pay them and it would have been lost revenue for the city too. With that in mind we decided it was time to pull out and try another plan of action."
CARL FREEMAN - Occupy Nottingham
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Despite receiving treatment at the scene, the man was pronounced dead shortly after.
Cloud will largely clear this evening, although with variable cover and few light showers over the Derbyshire hills.
The rain will clear during the evening so the rest of the night will be dry and mild with long clear periods.