The latest from the Forestry Commission indicates 16 sites across the region are affected by the disease. 14 of these are trees that were recently planted, while the other two sites, one on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border and the other near Peterborough, are much older trees.
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There will be reduced speed limits on parts of the M1 in the East Midlands as work gets underway to create a smart motorway.
Breezy and rather cloudy at times with some showery rain, this mainly in the west. The best of dry, bright and warm spells to the east.
Mild overnight. Mostly dry and warm tomorrow.