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28 November 2014 Last updated at 08:01

City's new bridge opens to trafficLondon Road bridge

A bridge, which has been closed to motorists for more than a year, reopens after a £7m revamp.


Carpet beetleBig freeze at 'beetle mania' museum

A museum invaded by carpet beetles says it has had a "fantastic response" to an appeal for help to save its collection of clothes.

Police jacketInmate absconds from open prison

A man convicted of attempted robbery with an imitation firearm absconds from an open prison in Derbyshire.

John Hess Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

East Midlands mini-budget wish list for the Chancellor

East Midlands MPs lobby for funding ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.

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    11:20: Drivers 'don't keep to speed limit' BBC Radio Derby

    More on the hundreds of speeding drivers clocked in Ticknall.

    Police say if the watches are held too often it'll reduce their effectiveness. Speed Watch organiser Kevin Harris says many motorists don't keep to the speed limit in the village.

     
  2.  
    11:09: Black Friday sales under way Derby Telegraph

    Thousands of bargain hunters are expected to flock to the Intu Derby shopping centre today as the Black Friday sales get under way.

     
  3.  
    10:56: News on the hour BBC Radio Derby

    In the 11:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad

     
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    10:39: PM immigration speech

    Prime Minister David Cameron is at the JCB site in Rocester giving a speech on immigration.

    PM immigration speech

    See more on the BBC News Channel.

     
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    Have your say 10:28: Black Friday: Your views via Facebook

    What do you think of today's big shopping sales?

    Nathan Blurton posts: "Forced on people, that are gullible."

     
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    10:18: Teen arrested in rape inquiry Burton Mail

    Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of rape at a South Derbyshire private school.

    The 17-year-old was taken into custody on Tuesday and has been questioned about two allegations of rape at Repton School. He has since been released on bail.

     
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    10:04: Queuing traffic

    There's queuing traffic in the roadworks on the A511 Ashby Road in Burton, at the Hamilton Road junction, reports BBC Travel.

     
  8.  
    09:54: News on the hour BBC Radio Derby

    In the 10:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad.

     
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    09:46: Have your say

    What do you think of BBC Local Live? We'd like your feedback about this service.

     
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    Email: derby.locallive@bbc.co.uk 09:33: Black Friday Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    You may have seen this story about police being called to crowd surges of Black Friday shoppers as stores across the country cut prices.

    Queues outside Asda, Spondon

    BBC reporter Martyn Williams took this photo of crowds gathering outside Asda in Spondon this morning, getting ready for a bargain.

    Share your photos with us, if you spot busy crowds, by tweeting @BBCDerby or emailing us.

     
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    09:21: Union warns work will go abroad Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    The trade union Unite is warning that restructuring at Rolls-Royce will see more work going abroad.

    The company announced it was cutting 2,600 jobs earlier this month and Unite says the Derby and Bristol workforces will be hardest hit. Listen to BBC Radio Derby for more on this story.

     
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    09:10: 'Don't clock so many speeding drivers' Sally Swinfen Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Derbyshire Police has asked residents in Ticknall to ease off the length of time spent recording details of speeding motorists in the village after police became swamped with paperwork.

    Some residents have been trained to use a speed gun and in one 36-hour period 400 motorists were found to be driving over the 30mph limit.

     
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    08:59: Markeaton island delays

    Roadworks due to be completed today at Markeaton island will now stretch into December.

    Roadworks at Markeaton Island

    The work's being done as part of a "pinch-point scheme" to ease congestion in the area.

    The deadline set by the Highways Agency has been pushed back before and has cost £4m.

     
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    08:55: News on the hour BBC Radio Derby

    In the 09:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad.

     
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    08:48: Slow traffic on A38

    There's very slow traffic on the A38 southbound in Derby between Palm Court island and Markeaton island in the roadworks area, says BBC Travel.

     
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    08:31: Video: Time-lapse of bridge work Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    If you missed it yesterday, this great time-lapse video shows Derby's London Road bridge being gradually moved into place.

    The bridge being inched into place

    The old bridge was closed in August 2013 when it was discovered to be unsafe.

     
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    08:20: Delays on M1

    There's slow traffic on the M1 northbound in the roadworks between J29a, for Markham Vale, and J30, the A616 (Worksop), reports BBC Travel.

     
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    08:10: Today's forecast Charlie Slater Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    More mist and murk is possible this morning before another mainly dry but dull and overcast day.

    A couple of drizzly showers are possible at times and it'll be breezy, with highs of 11C (52F).

     
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    08:00: Good morning Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to today's Local Live updates. If you'd like to comment on any of our stories send us an email.

     

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