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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Snow flakes were reported in Nottingham this afternoon with several social media updates from around the area.
A woman arrested by detectives investigating the murder of businessman Akhtar Javeed has been released on police bail pending inquiries.
A few wintry showers by the end of the day. Temperatures really struggling and feeling especially cold in the wind.