11:19 UK time, Friday, 17 May 2013
Pensions and pits: Britain's coal industry attempts a rescue bid to stay in business.
A Derbyshire teenager breaks an unofficial record to become the "fastest 14-year-old in European history".
As the month of May is apparently the time to take up golf, Sally Swinfen went out to try the sport.
An AK-47 assault rifle, a hand gun with live ammunition and a number of samurai swords have all been handed in during a weapons amnesty in Derbyshire, BBC Radio Derby reports.
Derby Theatre tweets: Tune into @BBCDerby to hear our new Head of Learning talk about her role at the theatre. She'll be on in about 15 minutes. KB
One lane closed and slow traffic on A52 Brian Clough Way westbound in Risley because of a broken down lorry.
The brother of one of the men convicted of the manslaughter of the six Philpott children says appealing his sentence isn't fair on the memory of the dead children.
Paul Mosley was jailed for 17 years last month after being found guilty of six counts of manslaughter - he and Mairead Philpott are appealing their sentences.
A former Derby gang member says graphic images should be shown to children to discourage them from using weapons on the street.
Brett Izu was speaking at a police amnesty in the city and said he used to carry around a hand gun - and thinks shock tactics are the way forward.
Belper News reports that the Belper Games, which were set up to raise funds for a local woman who suffered a rare disease, will return this summer.
The average attendance at Derby County fell by almost 3,000 last season, compared to the previous campaign.
Burton Albion's average rose by 50 supporters compared to last season, for an average attendance of 2,859.
Stubborn cloud is the dominant feature. Some showers about this afternoon but many places staying dry. Highs of 16C, but feeling cooler.
At 13:30 we'll have the latest on the suspected gas explosion in Newark.
Plus the problems caused by obesity. We talk to a woman who's become a virtual prisoner in her own home.
Derbyshire rider Leon Haslam tells BBC Radio Derby he remains confident that a broken leg won't prevent him from taking part in round five of the World Superbikes Championship at Donington Park.
He has been told he won't be able to walk properly for up to four months.
Pauline Latham, MP for Mid-Derbyshire, spoke to BBC Radio Derby about voting on the bill legalising gay marriage.
She said: "We were overwhelmed, those of us who voted for the amendment. I don't see that there is any chance of stopping it. It is going to go through."
Snooker legends Jimmy White, Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Mark Williams will be playing at the Assembly Rooms in Derby next Tuesday, the Derby Telegraph reports.
Police searching for a man missing from his home in Bolsover are renewing their appeal for information a week after he disappeared.
John Stephen Porter, who is known as Stephen, has been missing from his home on Springfield Crescent since 14 May.
The unknown substance that caused part of Burton's Queen's Hospital to be closed yesterday has been identified.
Four people turned up at A&E saying they'd come into contact with a white powder that was feared could pose a wider health risk, but experts have confirmed it was a common chemical used in the storage and transport of products from overseas.
Paul Mosley is to appeal against his sentence of 17 years for his part in the death of six children in a house fire in Derby.
Mairead Philpott will also appeal her sentence of the same length.
The A628 in Derbyshire is experiencing heavier than usual traffic and stop-start traffic westbound in Tintwistle between the Crossgate Lane junction and Gun Inn Traffic Lights, BBC Travel News reports.
Swindon Town have turned down a transfer request from central defender Aden Flint.
Flint, a former England C international, has made a total of 79 appearances for Swindon since joining from Alfreton Town in 2011.
With Derby County already gearing up for next season, the Rams chief executive Sam Rush will be in the BBC Radio Derby Hotseat on Thursday at 09:00.
He'll be answering your questions on anything Rams-related so call us to book your question on 01332 616161 or email it to email@example.com.
Premier League attendances for 2012-13 have shown an increase of nearly 4% on the previous season.
Derby County's highest attendance for the period was 33010, with a low of 20063.
The Queen's Hospital in Burton has reopened after several people went in after having been exposed to a white powder at their workplace.
The department was closed for about three hours. Experts established the substance posed no threat to health and the patients have now all been discharged.
Speaking at a police-organised weapons amnesty, ex-gang member Brett Izu told BBC Radio Derby children should be taught about gangs at primary school age.
He said of the moment he decided to leave the gang: "I crack a joke sometimes it's like in cartoons when you see a devil and an angel on each side, and you make a choice, and I chose to make the right choice."
Earlier problems on the A6 Duffield Road inbound in Derby city centre have cleared.
Anybody for a birdie or bogey? Apparently the month of May is the time to dust down and don your floral checked pants and make your way to the golf course!
We've sent our reporter Sally Swinfen to find out about the latest move to get more of us on the green to tee off. Listen live
The BBC Radio Derby sunflowers are growing well on the window ledge in the office.
Did you get a packet of seeds from us? How are your shoots doing? Send photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's a dull morning with a lot of cloud about. Skies should brighten a bit this afternoon.
In the breeze it feels cooler than temperatures suggest.
There's slow traffic on the A6 Duffield Road inbound in Derby City Centre at the A601 St Alkmund's Way junction. In the roadworks area.
A nurse tells BBC Radio Derby how she used a shoelace to save a puppy while walking with her family in the Peak District.
Two of their dogs were bitten by a snake while on Curbar Edge. Gail Hurst used the lace to create a makeshift sling for one of the dog's injured paws.
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Pauline Latham, the MP for Mid-Derbyshire, tells BBC Radio Derby the bill legalising gay marriage will go through.
She voted for the amendments despite David Cameron's wishes. She says the route is now clear for the bill.
Ex-gang member Brett Izu told BBC Radio Derby why he thinks it's important to talk to children about gangs.
"I think we're starting too late. We need to start talking to kids in primary school so they can get a real reality of it."
Burton's Queens Hospital is open after part of it was shut yesterday because of fears over a mystery powder.
The Accident and Emergency Department closed after several people came in having been exposed to a white powder at their workplace, the Hobbycraft Distribution Centre in the town.
Derby County striker Theo Robinson has been called up to the Jamaica squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
He'll be involved in two friendlies ahead of the match against Mexico, the United States and Honduras next month.
I'll be speaking to Tracey Vineyard after 09:00, she's passed through Derbyshire for the latest leg of a slightly eccentric charity challenge, travelling from Blackpool to London on a mobility scooter! Listen live
Young children in primary schools should be taught about the dangers of using weapons, according to a former gang member from Derby.
Brett Izu spoke at a weapons amnesty to youngsters about his experiences of what it was like to be in a gang and about the moment he decided to leave, BBC Radio Derby reports.
The legal team representing Paul Mosley - who was jailed for the manslaughter of six children in a house fire in Derby - have confirmed they've begun an appeal against his sentence.
The A6 in Elvaston is blocked and there are delays southbound around the B5010 junction because of a jack-knifed lorry. Police are directing traffic.
Starting overcast with outbreaks of rain or drizzle, along with hill fog and coastal mist.
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