Severe weather in Derbyshire

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    18:00:

    BBC Local Live will be back from 08:00 with more news, sport, travel and weather updates for Derbyshire on Saturday.

     
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    Chance of frost 17:55: Kaye Forster Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Any cloud will melt away again, giving a dry and clear night. It will turn chilly again with a touch of frost in some spots and lows of 0C (32F) in rural areas.

     
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    Coming up 17:50: Maurice Flynn Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    On BBC East Midlands this evening, a second earthquake's recorded in the region - three times bigger than yesterday's, according to the experts.

    Plus the bags of rubbish that may have landed Mr Pickle's government department in the pickle legally. Those stories and more at 18:45 on BBC One.

     
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    Rams in play offs 17:45:

    BBC Derby Sport tweets: Derby County have been confirmed in the Championship Play Offs. Tune in at 7pm for Sportscene Live from the Keepmoat Stadium #dcfcfans

    Hear more on BBC Radio Derby with Owen Bradley and Ed Dawes from 18:00.

     
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    Your photos: Matlock in the sun 17:40:

    Share your photos of Derbyshire with us. You can email, tweet or upload your photos on Facebook and we'll feature our favourite ones online.

    Bakewell

    This pic was taken in Bakewell yesterday.

     
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    10k apology 17:30:

    Derby Telegraph tweets: Derby 10k organisers apologise after car park fine mix-up ow.ly/vVrBF

     
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    Doncaster v Derby 17:20:

    Midfielder Simon Dawkins is pushing for a recall after a groin injury as Derby look for the win that will secure their place in the Championship play-offs.

    If Burnley beat Blackpool, Steve McClaren's men must win to stay in the hunt for automatic promotion - and forward Jamie Ward could start. Read more on BBC Sport.

     
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    Full-time scores 17:10:

    Chesterfield 1-1 Exeter | Alfreton v Grimsby - late kick off.

    Hear full commentary of Doncaster v Derby on BBC Radio Derby (FM only) from 19:00.

     
  9.  
    Police dog 'chilling' 17:02:

    Derbyshire Police Dog Section tweets: PD Wilbur chilled.

    Police dog wearing sunglasses
     
  10.  
    Councillors clash 16:51: Burton Mail

    Councillors have clashed over spending increases at East Staffordshire Borough Council, the Burton Mail reports.

     
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    Not in the 'children's names' 16:41:

    The auntie of six children who died in a Derby house fire says she's pleased that a fundraising group has stopped using the children's names to gather support.

    Jennifer Lobban, the sister of Mairead Philpott, in prison for the children's manslaughter, says: "We're very happy. As long as they didn't have it and they weren't fundraising anymore.

    "We never had anything to do with what they were doing. It was just the fact that we didn't want them doing it in the children's names."

     
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    Alfreton kicks-off 16:30:

    BBC Derby sports reporter Ashley Wilkinson tweets: After a delay of 75 minutes....here come the teams!!

    Alfreton Town

    Hear goal updates on BBC Radio Derby throughout the afternoon (FM only) or read more on BBC Sport.

     
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    Your views 16:20:

    We've introduced BBC Local Live to bring you the latest news, sport, travel and weather all in one place. Tell us what you think.

     
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    Your photos: Dandelion 16:09:

    An amazing photo of a dandelion taken by Paul Hargreaves in Derby.

    Dandelion

    Email your photos of Derbyshire to us here and we'll feature our favourites ones on BBC Local Live.

     
  15.  
    Half-time scores 15:55:

    Chesterfield 0-1 Exeter | Alfreton v Grimsby - late kick-off (now expected 16:15).

     
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    M1 re-opens 15:45:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 southbound between J29 and J28 has fully reopened following an earlier incident. Long delays remain in the area however.

    BBC Travel News reports delays of about 30 minutes, with heavy congestion.

     
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    Delayed kick off 15:33:

    BBC Radio Derby sports reporter Ashley Wilkinson tweets: So if you haven't heard, @alfretontownfc v @officialgtfc will kick off at 3.30 at the earliest as Grimsby are yet to arrive at the Impact

     
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    Alfreton v Grimsby 15:27:

    In the Conference, Alfreton Town's promotion hopes will be tested this afternoon as they play host to fourth placed Grimsby Town in front of the TV cameras at the Impact Arena.

    Nicky Law's side haven't won in their last five games and the Reds have slipped to eighth as a result. They're currently six points outside the play-off places with three games remaining.

    You can hear updates on BBC Radio Derby through this afternoon.

     
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    Easter cross 15:11: via Facebook

    Kinder Mountain Rescue Team posts on Facebook: Easter Cross on Eccles Pike overlooking Chinley .. Cracken edge ,South head and Kinder in the Back ground

    Easter Cross on Eccles Pike overlooking Chinley

    Share your bank holiday photos with us on Facebook, Twitter and email.

     
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    'Player of the season vote' 14:56: via Facebook

    Derby County posts on Facebook: It's that time again to vote for your Derby County Player of the Season. http://www.dcfc.co.uk/news/article/pick-your-201314-player-of-the-season-1492831.aspx

     
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    Derby signs sister city agreement 14:41:

    Derby's signed an agreement with the city of Hebron, to become sister cities.

    The Mayor of Derby, Fareed Hussain, visited Hebron last year - his opposite number is here this week.

    Hebron is the largest city in the West Bank and is controlled by both the Palestinian Authority and Israel.

     
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    'Give yourself time to travel' 14:25:

    DCFC Rams Police tweets: With over 3,000 #ramsfans travelling to #drfc today the roads are expected to be congested, give yourself as much travel time as possible

    The Highways Agency say they expect the M1 southbound to remain closed for several hours between junctions 29 and 28 after a crash. You can keep up to date on BBC Travel News.

     
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    Your photos: Bakewell 14:10:

    BBC Online journalist Sandish Shoker took this photo while visiting Bakewell yesterday. Beautiful. And the good weather looks set to continue today too.

    A couple looking at the hills while in Bakewell

    Email or tweet us your Derbyshire photos.

     
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    Bullying survey 13:55: BBC Radio Derby

    A survey of schoolchildren in Erewash has found a quarter of them have been bullied online.

    Almost 300 children aged between 11 and 17 were asked about their experiences of the internet and found girls were more likely to have been cyber bullied.

    Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner Alan Charles says the results are concerning.

     
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    Secure play-off place 13:40:

    Burton Albion manager Gary Rowett hopes to have at least secured a League Two play-off spot by the end of the Easter weekend.

    The Brewers play Hartlepool tomorrow, while the majority of the division play this afternoon.

    It only leaves a day's rest until they have to play Newport on Easter Monday.

     
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    Your views 13:25:

    Tell us what you think of BBC Local Live. We'd like your feedback about this service.

     
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    Complaints over bins 13:10: Derby Telegraph

    A new paid-for garden waste collection service in Derby has begun - and already there are complaints about missed collections.

     
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    Why is today called Good Friday? 12:55:

    It is the day when Christians commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. So why is it called Good Friday? BBC Magazine Monitor has the answer here.

    Reverend Alistair Prince walks through Croxteth Country park, Liverpool
     
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    Coming up 12:40: Angelina Socci BBC East Midlands Today

    Coming up on East Midlands Today at 13:15, all the latest headlines plus that all important bank holiday weather forecast. Join us on BBC One for the latest.

     
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    M1 crash latest 12:24:

    A driver has been seriously injured and part of the M1 in Derbyshire remains closed after a crash involving two lorries. Read more on BBC News.

     
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    Plans for development site to be revealed 12:11: Belper News

    Tesco is set to give members of the public their first glimpse of plans for the huge development site they own in Belper.

     
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    Your photos: East Midlands 11:57: via Facebook

    BBC East Midlands Today has added nine new photos to the album EASTER PHOTO ALBUM 2014.

    Photos taken in and around the East Midlands

    Send your photos to us and we'll feature our favourite ones on BBC Local Live and social media.

     
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    M1 lorries removed 11:41:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 On the M1(S), J29 - J28, replacement lorries are on scene & were now removing the loads from the original HGVs involved in the accident.

    Keep up to date with the latest diversions following the M1 southbound closure on BBC Travel News.

     
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    'Lads need your support' 11:28:

    Chesterfield FC tweets: Morning everyone. Another big game today as Chesterfield take on @OfficialECFC at 3pm this afternoon. The lads need your support.

     
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    Chesterfield v Exeter 11:12:

    Chesterfield boss Paul Cook will select from an unchanged squad against Exeter and could hand winger Gary Roberts a place in the starting line-up.

     
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    Man jailed for abusing baby 10:59: Derby Telegraph

    A 53-year-old man who went to a police station to confess he had sexually abused a baby years ago has been jailed.

     
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    Belper Passion 10:40:

    A traditional Passion play with a modern twist will be making its way around Belper this morning.

    It's an updated re-telling of the Easter story with uniformed thugs instead of Romans.

    Writer George Gunby says it's more George Orwell than swords and sandals.

     
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    'Easter Eggstravaganza' 10:27:

    Derby Museums tweets: We are OPEN today for an Easter Eggstravaganza- a whole day of crafts, story telling and face painting! Free, 10-3pm derbymuseums.org/events/eggstra

     
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    Long journey ahead 10:10: Ed Dawes BBC Radio Derby

    It's match day and I'm travelling from Pembrokeshire to Doncaster... Who's got a longer journey for tonight's match?

    You can hear coverage of Doncaster v Derby on BBC Radio Derby (FM only) from 19:00 tonight.

     
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    Driver sustains 'serious injuries' 10:00:

    The M1 is closed southbound at Tibshelf Services after a crash involving two lorries at about 04:55.

    Derbyshire Police say one of the drivers sustained serious injuries and is being treated at Sheffield's Northern General Hospital.

    Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is urged to contact the force on 101.

     
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    Park gates to be restored 09:45:

    The War Memorial Gates at Swadlincote's Eureka Park are being taken away this weekend for restoration work.

    Eureka Park in Swadlincote

    The gates are a focus for local Remembrance Day events. The restoration is part of a £500,000 project to restore the park after it was given a National Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

     
  42.  
    AS IT HAPPENED
    • News, sport, travel, weather for Fri 18 April
    • More updates from 08:00 on Saturday
    • Listen: BBC Radio Derby
     
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    'No lack of focus' 09:29:

    Derby County head coach Steve McClaren insists they'll be no lack of focus from his players going in to the Championship run-in.

    Derby have four games left, and begin their Easter weekend at Doncaster this evening.

    A victory will seal their place in the playoffs at least, though there's still a slim chance they could catch Burnley for the second automatic promotion spot.

     
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    M1 closed for 'several hours' 09:16:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 #Derbyshire Early expectation is that the M1(S), J29 - J28, will remain closed for several hours. Expect delays and allow extra time.

    For more updates on the M1 crash follow @HAtraffic_emids on Twitter.

     
  45.  
    On air 09:01: Sally Pepper Presenter, BBC Radio Derby

    Morning! I'm on BBC Radio Derby at the slightly earlier time from 9am today.

    With the Loudmouths today I'm asking: Should young people have a better knowledge of the Bible?

     
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    'Relieved' fundraising has stopped 08:45: BBC Radio Derby

    The sister of Mairead Philpott says she's relieved that a fundraising group has finally agreed to stop raising money in the name of six children who died in a house fire in Derby.

    Police stepped in and asked the group, Catch Me When I Fall, to stop raising money after questions were asked about where it had been spent.

    The group has now donated its funds to three charities.

     
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    M1 closed 08:30:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 #Derbyshire On the M1, J28 - J29, we've temporarily halted traffic on the northbound carriageway to allow the Air Ambulance to land.

    Diversions are in place, read more on the Highways Agency website and BBC Travel News.

     
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    'Lovely sunny start' 08:12: Kaye Forster Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It's a chilly start with temperatures close to freezing in rural areas this morning, but it's a lovely sunny start.

    There will be clear blues skies through the morning. For many there will be little change into the afternoon, although there may be a little more cloud building later on. The winds will be light, but it shouldn't feel too bad with highs of 12C (54F).

     
  49.  
    Good morning 08:00: Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    I'll be bringing you the very latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Derbyshire today.

    We hope you have a great bank holiday weekend, whatever you've got planned. Do share your photos if you take any while out and about in Derbyshire on email, Twitter and Facebook.

     

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