Live BBC Local Live: Updates from Derbyshire on Wednesday 23 January

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Gavin Bevis, BBC Local Live

Good morning. I'll be providing today's news, sport, travel and weather updates for the Derbyshire area. You can get in touch by emailing


Kaye Forster, Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

We've had a few flurries of snow overnight, mostly across western parts of Derbyshire. These will tend to fizzle out through the morning so it will dry up. Staying cloudy and cold though with highs of 1C.

STANDARD 0824 Roads latest

BBC Travel News reports the A52 westbound between the Nottingham and Cole Lane junctions is partially blocked due to a three-car accident and there are delays on the A52 eastbound between Kirk Langley and Derby caused by roadworks.


BBC Radio Derby reports the accident, which has caused tailbacks on the A52 heading from the M1 to Derby, involved a car crashing into the central reservation near Borrowash. Listen Live.

STANDARD 0901 Oldest man

The funeral of Reg Dean, who died earlier this month aged 110, is taking place this afternoon and is expected to attract a crowd of about 400 people.


The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir, which Reg Dean established 25 years ago, will sing some of his favourite songs at the service, at Wirksworth's St Mary's Church.