If you ventured into Derby City Centre today, you will have seen that the streets there are strewn with litter. The city council have stopped cleaning the city for the entire weekend to highlight the amount of litter dropped and show what could happen if government cuts continue.
Others have branded it a PR stunt.
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A cold night, with clear spells developing for most. Tomorrow, generally fine and dry with plenty of sunshine, especially in the morning.
Clearer and colder overnight than of late, with many areas remaining dry. Isolated blustery showers may affect the Peak District at times.
Spring is literally around the corner and signs of it are starting to pop up. We would love to lots of pictures from all around the Midlands