Nottinghamshire County Council has recorded tens of thousands of potholes since April 2012 - and expects the total figure to reach 32,443 by April 1st 2013.
In 2011-2012 Nottingham City Council spent £90,000 fixing around 2,500 potholes. So far this year it's only fixed 1,032 at a cost of £62,662.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.