Nottingham's parking levy 16% increase has come into force.
It means the price for a parking space has risen from £280 to £344.
Commerce leaders said the decision could turn businesses away. However, the council claim the levy is needed to help fund the extension to the tram network.
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A horse named Winston Churchill won a race at Uttoxeter on the 50th anniversary of the former prime minister's death today.
Cold with clear spells in southeast at first, cloud across the rest of the region then spreading to all parts.
Milder but breezy with a good deal of cloud and one or two brighter intervals further east.