Bus passengers in Leicestershire are fighting plans to replace some rural services with dial-a-ride minibuses. The county council is considering scrapping several routes to save money.
Hundreds of people have signed petitions opposing the move. Many come from villages without any shops, and say their bus service is a lifeline.
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Passengers have been warned to expect disruption on East Midlands Trains this weekend because of work on the main line into St Pancras.
A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.