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Chancellor George Osborne pictured during a visit to Derbyshire company Street Crane in March. Photo by Michael Allen Photography.

REGIONAL NEWS: Chancellor George Osborne unveils £60 million growth plan for the Midlands

Chancellor George Osborne was in the region this morning, setting out his plans to create a Midlands Engine for growth in the UK.

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Speed camera van

NOTTS: Speed camera locations for the week ahead

Speed cameras will be in operation across Nottinghamshire in the following locations throughout this week, from June 1st:

Contamination in chickens is the biggest food safety concern in Britain

Safety warning: ​nearly ‘73% of chickens’ have ​food poisoning bug

​The ​contamination of nearly three-quarters of supermarket chickens with a potentially deadly bug is now the biggest food safety concern in the UK, the Food Standards Agency​ (FSA)​​ has revealed.

The deal aims to bring more high-speed connectivity to county homes and firms

NOTTS: £6m deal brings high-speed broadband to thousands more homes and businesses

Around 15,000 more homes and businesses in Nottinghamshire will be able to get high-speed fibre broadband, following the announcement of a new £6.3 million deal to extend one of the county’s most ambitious infrastructure projects.

DVLA

Warning as paper driving licence changes take effect

Motorists are being warned to be aware of changes taking effect in just over two weeks time as the paper counterpart for the driving licence will no longer be issued by the DVLA.

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  • 9°C to 17°C Sunny spells
  • Gainsborough 5-day weather forecast

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    Wednesday 3 Jun

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 9°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 15 mph

    Thursday 4 Jun

    Sunny

    Temp

    High 20°c

    Low 9°c

    Wind

    From South

    Speed 11 mph

    Friday 5 Jun

    Light showers

    Temp

    High 22°c

    Low 11°c

    Wind

    From South east

    Speed 13 mph

    Saturday 6 Jun

    Light showers

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 8°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 11 mph

    Sunday 7 Jun

    Sunny

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 8°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 10 mph