With heavy snowfall expected in the Midlands before Christmas, councils are being warned to prepare for pothole repairs in their local areas.
But due to budget cuts, rural watchdog The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) say they are concerned about the safety of road users and are warning drivers to take care on country roads.
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Monday will see another fine and dry day after a cloudier start for some.