20 November 2014
East Midlands MPs lobby for funding ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
Two teenagers are arrested after an armed robbery at a convenience store.
A museum invaded by carpet beetles says it has had a "fantastic response" to an appeal for help to save its collection of clothes.
A man convicted of attempted robbery with an imitation firearm absconds from an open prison in Derbyshire.
A soldier's World War One medal is reunited with his family in Derby after it went missing 50 years ago and was rescued from a skip.
Four men accused of killing a British teenager on holiday on a Greek island six years ago will not face further legal action, his family says.
20 November 2014
East Midlands MPs lobby for funding ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
Our Local Live updates have finished for today. The service will start again at 08:00 on Thursday.
It'll stay cloudy with mist and fog into this evening and then further outbreaks of rain overnight. Lows of 7C (45F).
Derby boxer Sandy Ryan is back home after winning a silver medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in South Korea.
She's told BBC Radio Derby: "I was a big underdog going into this competition. A lot of people thought I was just going to get the experience but I've come away with a medal."
Derby actor Jack O'Connell took centre stage at the UK premiere of his new film, Unbroken last night.
Watch BBC One at 18:30 to see what he had to say.
Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Charles has said he will not be looking to raise the council tax precept in the county to help pay for the shortfall in police funding.
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Former Derby County midfielder Tomasz Cywka has joined Rochdale on loan.
Since leaving the Rams in January 2012, the 26-year-old has had spells with Reading, Barnsley and Blackpool.
Two World War One statues have been unveiled at Derby's Sikh Museum today by Home Secretary Theresa May.
You can hear more on this and today's other main stories in my 17:00 bulletin.
Derby County academy player Kyron Stabana has been called up to the England U17 side.
His inclusion comes 18 months after he switched to full-back from his previous position as a forward.
A High Peak man has been jailed and two Buxton men have been fined after they were linked to a £1.6 million Derbyshire drugs investigation.
Chesterfield entrepreneur James Hill has arguably been the most entertaining candidate on the current series of The Apprentice and he features in this preview clip for tonight's Country Show episode.
You can watch the full episode on BBC One at 21:00 or on iPlayer at any time afterwards.
In my 16:00 bulletin, we hear from Home Secretary Theresa May after she unveiled two statues in Derby commemorating Sikh soldiers killed in World War One.
The Home Secretary Theresa May visited Derby's National Sikh Heritage Centre today to see a new World War One exhibition.
Theresa May unveiled two new statues of Sikh soldiers at the Friar Gate site along with plaques in Punjabi and English paying tribute to those who've given their lives.
A talented young musician from Holmewood, near Chesterfield, died after taking one pill ordered online to cure his anxiety, an inquest heard.
In the news at 15:00: The Home Secretary Theresa may has unveiled a plaque and a pair of statues at Derby's Sikh Museum this afternoon.
Anita Spencer, manager of Bakewell's Old House Museum said extra volunteers had been recruited to help staff freeze and thaw out 1,400 items to kill off a carpet beetle infestation.
She said: "We thought it would be a big job but it's turned out to be even bigger than we expected."
Businesses from Derbyshire have been to Parliament to tell MPs what they want from Westminster.
The region's chamber of commerce has put together its own "business manifesto", spelling out ways politicians can help the economy to grow.
We've introduced BBC Local Live to bring you news, sport, travel and weather updates in one place. We'd like to find out what you think.
Police are still looking for a third person suspected of carrying out an armed robbery at a shop in Derby.
Find out more in my 14:00 bulletin.
Police are investigating whether an imitation handgun, found by workers renovating the Stenson Canal in Derbyshire, is linked to any crimes.
Police say a man who was jailed for an attempted robbery in which he used a BB gun, has absconded from HMP Sudbury in Derbyshire..
Daniel Charles Leech, 26, left the open prison on Tuesday.
He is white, about 6ft tall, of slim build, with blue eyes and short, brown hair and has tattoos of "RIP Danny" on his left arm and a St George flag on his right.
A Derby bridge, which has been closed since August 2012, will reopen to traffic on Thursday, the city council says.
Work on the bridge will not be complete but will have reached a stage to allow two-way traffic on London Road.
Editing a piece on the Unbroken premiere last night. Find out why Angelina Jolie picked Derby's Jack O'Connell as her lead.
More on East Midlands Today at 13:30 GMT.
In the news at 13:00 hear about the Ripley teacher selected to represent the UK in a world-wide project commemorating 70 years since people were freed from Auschwitz.
Hundreds of items at Bakewell's Old House Museum are being frozen and thawed in a bid to combat an infestation of carpet beetles.
Museum manager Anita Spencer says thousands of garments have been given the treatment so far with a further 400 still to go.
My show from 13:00 includes my interview with Margaret Mountford, back on our screens soon in a new show about the problem of litter. Listen live.
The daughter of a woman whose jewellery was stolen in Swadlincote just days before her funeral has appealed for help to get the items back to the family.
In the news at 12:00 hear why Home Secretary Theresa May is in Derby this lunchtime.
It's Water Week, where we go behind-the-scenes to look at how our most important global resource water is looked after by Severn Trent Water.
Today you can hear how I got on with the team designated to spot and solve leaks.
In a statement, Derbyshire County Council says a rise in complaints over the past year is "perhaps not surprising when you consider we're now operating with fewer staff to help meet the £157m Government cuts we need to make".
It adds: "The largest number of complaints in the children and younger adults service is related to social care issues and we've already improved communication between workers and families to address this issue."
A judge slammed a fraudster who tried to use a fake passport to take a British citizenship test in Normanton and then tried to eat it when he was challenged.
In the news at 11:00, a teacher from Ripley is flying to Auschwitz to help put together a website featuring Holocaust survivors' testimonies.
BBC News Online has more on two teenagers arrested on suspicion of committing an armed robbery at a Derby convenience store.
CCTV footage was released by Derbyshire Police after the raid on Saturday.
Peter Clay, owner of The Angel pub in Ripley, says he first started going over the top with Christmas decorations to cheer people up during the recession.
Peter told BBC Radio Derby: "It was all doom and gloom and we wanted to make people think, 'it's Christmas and things are going to get better'."
Mick and Mairead Philpott, both in prison for killing six children in a house fire in Derby, are divorcing.
In my 10:00 bulletin, I'll have more on two people being arrested over Saturday's armed robbery at a shop in Derby.
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of carrying out an armed robbery at a shop in Derby.
A 19-year-old man is being questioned along with a 17-year-old male after a store assistant was threatened with a gun at the Goodcheers shop on Arthur Street on Saturday.
Burton Albion goalkeeper Dean Lyness says it's too early to know when he'll be fit to return to the side.
The 23-year-old is recovering from a broken leg suffered in new manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's first training session.
A Conservative councillor says having fewer staff is no excuse for a rise in complaints to Derbyshire County Council.
I'll bring you the full story in my 09:00 bulletin.
A pub in Ripley says it is aiming to become the most decorated in England this Christmas.
Staff at The Angel have spent the past few days putting up 60 Christmas trees at the venue after the owner decided he "wanted to make it stand out".
A Derby charity is to receive thousands of pounds in compensation for being wrongly sold financial protection.
The Direct Help and Advice charity says it had to make redundancies after losing money when it signed up to an Interest Rate Hedge Fund. The Royal Bank of Scotland has now admitted it was at fault.
The A516 is partially blocked at the Uttoxeter Old Road junction in Derby following an accident, warns BBC Travel.
Complaints about Derbyshire County's Council's children and younger adults service have risen by almost a third over the past year.
Other departments have also seen a rise. The authority said the figures were "disappointing".
A rather cloudy and murky day is forecast with widespread hill fog and outbreaks of rain. Highs of 9C (48F).
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