11:19 UK time, Friday, 17 May 2013
Pensions and pits: Britain's coal industry attempts a rescue bid to stay in business.
Labour grandee Lord Hattersley wades into a row over access to the Peak District.
Derby County's 26-year-old midfielder Craig Bryson agrees a new three-year deal with the Championship club.
Caroline Gall BBC Local Live That's it from me for today - have a lovely Saturday evening. I will be back at 0800 on Sunday until 18:00.
Coming up on East Midlands Today: An expert in childhood cancers warns vital medical trials may have to stop, if new EU rules come in; and as Superbikes Weekend hits Donington Park, Derbyshire's Leon Haslam not only manages to ride with his broken leg but he's only gone and qualified for tomorrow's races too!
All that, plus Charlie Slater can tell us if this barbeque weather will last the whole bank holiday. That's East Midlands Today at 7pm.
Edale Mountain Rescue tweets: A hard day's fundraising in Hathersage!
Still all okay on the roads through Derbyshire with no reports of any incidents currently.
Stay across any delays at BBC Travel.
Erewash Canal Preservation and Development Association is celebrating 45 years of the association and 40 years since the first boat went into the Great Northern Basin.
The group hosts a three-day boat rally this weekend involving more than 100 boats from all over the country at Langley Bridge Lock, Derby Road, Langley Mill.
Here's one of the narrowboats at the event which is free to go to.
Here's a photo of Andy Potter chatting to actress Joanna Lumley at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday. You can listen again to his show
Owls at the Museum is an event at the Derby Museums and Art Gallery.
The museum says it's a chance to get up close and personal with live owls to learn all about them.
Tonight will stay dry with clear periods.
It will be particularly cold for the time of year with a risk of ground frost in the countryside.
On BBC Radio Derby with Rob Watts: We were talking about what you would and wouldn't do for a good cause and how's about eating 10 doughnuts - in just 15 minutes?
That's the challenge that one group of fundraisers set themselves at The Bean café in Derby and I went along to see how they did.
There's one lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J28, A38 at Alfreton and J29, A617 at Chesterfield, in Derbyshire because of an accident.
Traffic is backing up to J27, A608 at Hucknall.
Check out BBC Travel for more information.
Five men have been charged with committing drugs offences in Derby following a lengthy investigation into dealing in the city.
The charges include possession of cannabis and conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine.
Two men were due to appear before magistrates in Derby today with the remaining three in June.
A man who had an epileptic seizure in a police cell because he was denied access to his medication says he is "appalled".
Daniel Cunningham, 26, who was in custody over a minor theft offence, said he warned officers he would have a fit if he could not take his tablets.
Derbyshire Police said they follow strict procedures when someone is in custody to ensure their safety.
There's a chance to get a closer look at some Peregrines in Derby.
The birds have nested on the tower there since 2006 and a series of watch points have been set up on Cathedral Green, where the birds of prey can be spotted through telescopes.
Thousands of people usually come each year to look at the chicks.
When some of the world's fastest men on two wheels go racing at the World Superbike Championship at Donington Park on Sunday it'll represent the ultimate test for 12 engineering students from the Black Country.
The students from the Black Country University Technical College will be putting skills learnt in the classroom into action in the pits.
So far this year, two of the students brothers Kurt and Matt Wigley have been racing in the British Superbike Championships and turning up with a team of mechanics from college has certainly raised a few eyebrows.
To celebrate the showing of the new Star Trek film a Derby Quad has turned one of its rooms into a spaceship.
The technical team have transformed its Digital Studio into the bridge of a starship and they're inviting people to come along and crew "the Artemis".
Rob Newman from the arts centre says people get very passionate about it.
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Fifteen people have been charged with 43 offences as part of a large-scale drugs investigation, Derbyshire Police say.
The 14 men and one woman were charged between May 7 and 23 with offences including drugs possession, drugs supply and conspiring to conceal criminal property.
Fourteen, who are aged between 17 and 66, are due to appear before High Peak Magistrates' Court on 5 June.
Staff at Derby County FC have paid tribute to Lilian Taylor, who died earlier this week.
84-year-old Lilian was the wife of Peter Taylor, manager of the Rams between 1982-84.
A statement described Lilian as an instrumental figure in the project to create a statue of her husband and Brian Clough, with whom her husband worked when the Rams became Champions of England in 1972.
Derbyshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a cat owner discovered the pet had been shot.
The Siamese cat's owner lives in the Shirebrook Park area of Glossop and called police after the animal returned home with a number of wounds.
It was x-rayed by a vet and found to have a total of 16 small pellets lodged under its skin, possibly from a shotgun-type weapon.
Derbyshire are in Edinburgh to play Scotland in a one-day game on Sunday.
They have another 40-over league match in Durham on Bank Holiday Monday.
Keep-up-to-date with what happens here.
Bryson joined the Rams two summers ago from Scottish side Kilmarnock, and has quickly become one of the first names on Nigel Clough's team sheet.
The 26-year-old picked up the Jack Stamps trophy as Derby player of the season in his first campaign south of the border, and has gone on to play 86 times for the Rams in league and cup.
All clear on the roads and no reported problems on the rail network so far in Derbyshire on this Bank Holiday weekend.
And the sun is out, with a high of 15C forecast for Saturday.
Up next on BBC Radio Derby, Rob Watts: I'll have some Bank Holiday money saving tips, and be speaking to the group that wants everyone (women and children included) to grow a beard.
Listen to Rob today from noon.
Derby's James Whatley has failed to make the cut at the PGA Championship at Wentworth.
The club pro at Morley Hayes finished 12 over par on Friday.
Belper Town Council is running a competition to find a town song.
It's asking composers - professional and amateur - to come forward with any ideas and maybe the winning song can be played at all concerts in the town.
The chair of Belper Musical Theatre, Mark Jennison, says there's plenty to take inspiration from.
Former deputy leader of the Labour party Roy Hattersley has waded into a row over access to the Peak District.
The Peak District National Park Authority wants to block access to some roads to keep out users of off-road vehicles.
Lord Hattersley said the Peak District was meant to be a peaceful and tranquil area of countryside.
Derbyshire Healthcare Trust wants the county's businesses to better support employees who have mental health problems.
It's asking them to sign a mental health and well being charter, promising to tackle discrimination.
Harinder Dhaliwal from the trust says persecution of the mentally ill can be extremely harmful.
BBC travel reports bridge maintenance work on the A6 Derby Road in Milford at the Milford Bridge junction.
Any early mist should clear quickly to leave everyone with a dry and fine day with good spells of sunshine.
Winds will be light so it should feel warm inland during the afternoon but a bit cooler near coasts.
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