Nottingham's new flood defence opened today.
The £45 million defence stretches nearly 17 miles along the River Trent, from Sawley to Colwick.
More details can be found here.
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Cold with clear spells in southeast at first, cloud across the rest of the region then spreading to all parts.
Milder but breezy with a good deal of cloud and one or two brighter intervals further east.