More than 500 first-time buyers in Nottinghamshire could be helped to get a foot on the property ladder thanks to a new mortgage support scheme.
The County Council has set aside fifteen million pounds from its reserves to loan to people struggling to raise a deposit.
The council says the plan will benefit the wider economy.
But critics say it's gambling with taxpayer's money.
More top news
Jemima has appeared on a French TV programme using her skills as an "Asparamancer" - with asparagus grown in the Vale of Evesham.
The birth is part of a European-wide breeding programme to conserve the iconic Bornean orangutan species.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a woman and her teenage son to death – and seriously injuring her husband.