AS IT HAPPENED
- News, sport, travel, weather for Wed 20 Aug
- More updates from 08:00 on Thursday
- Listen to BBC Radio Derby
It's a dry, bright and sunny start, but cloud is expected to build through the morning and there could be a scattering of light showers this afternoon. Highs of 17C (63F).
The HS2 high-speed rail link was supposed to help bridge the North-South divide, but the project appears to have opened up a divide between councils towards the northern end - including Derby - and those in the south.
BBC News has been taking a closer look.
More than 1,300 homes in Belper were affected by a power cut this morning.
Western Power Distribution said it had restored supplies to 800 homes and the remaining 500 would have power again shortly.
A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost crashed head-on into a car has been found guilty of dangerous driving.
Footage of the near miss on the Cat and Fiddle, which links Macclesfield and Buxton, became a hit on YouTube but also attracted the attention of police.
Steve McClaren blamed uncharacteristically bad defending after Derby County suffered their first defeat of the season last night.
Jamie Ward scored twice for the Rams as they went down 3-2 at Charlton Athletic.
I'm reading this morning's bulletins. Our top local story at 09:00 is that work is getting under way on a new £10m sports centre at the University of Derby.
An accident has partially blocked the B6057 Sheffield Road in Sheepsbridge, reports our travel news team.
Work is under way on a new £10m sports centre at the University of Derby.
The three-storey centre, just off Kedleston Road, will include a main hall, gym, squash and badminton courts, a sprint track, changing rooms and a café.