The crowds have been gathering in Nottingham for the annual Caribbean carnival.
This year there were more than 800 costumes on display at the colourful event. It also attracted 15 separate troops that came from across the Midlands, including Leicester and Birmingham.
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A mainly dry day for most, but it will become increasingly cloudy from the west.
After a chilly start, a dry day will follow with some warm sunny periods and light winds.
Tamworth represents what's going on at the national level, a remarkable boom in jobs but wages only just beginning to overtake inflation.