With just over 48 hours to go until an unclaimed £12m prize is due to expire, The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Mike Leddy, started a special countdown clock outside the Library of Birmingham.
The clock was started to add urgency to the plea for Ladywood residents to check their tickets.
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Police are urging shoppers and revellers to allow extra time this weekend as 100,000s are expected to arrive into Birmingham New Street.
It'll be an unsettled weekend with wet, windy and cold weather.
Men walked a mile long route around Worcester today in ladies' shoes to show their opposition to male violence against women and girls.