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  1. Updates from Tuesday 18 November 2014
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

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By Alex Homer

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good evening

    That's it from Local Live for today. We will be back on Wednesday from 08:00. Join us then.

  2. Cloudy with showers

    Mel Coles

    BBC Weather

    The cloud has thickened up again and this evening, although many places will stay dry overnight, a few showers will move in from the east.

    They'll fade as the night goes on with clear spells developing through the early hours.

    There could be a few mist and fog patches by dawn. Lows of 7C (45F), but colder in rural spots. Read the five-day forecast here.

  3. Coming up on TV

    Dominic Heale

    Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Recycling collections are being scrapped in parts of Derby because officials say people do not follow simple instructions. They are being stopped for 1,500 homes for a trial period.

    Critics fear it is all to fuel a new plant which is being built in the city to burn waste - a claim that is denied by the local authority. Simon Hare reports.

    Tune into East Midlands Today on BBC One at 18:30.

  4. Butland loan extended

    BBC Sport

    On-loan England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland will be available for Derby County's trip to Watford on Saturday.

    Jack Butland

    The Stoke City shot-stopper's loan deal has been extended by seven days.

  5. M1 traffic warning

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    There is slow traffic and one lane's closed on the M1 southbound between J29, at the A617 for Chesterfield, and J28, the A38 at Alfreton, because of a broken-down car around the roadworks there, warns BBC Travel.

  6. Premier League dream

    Owen Phillips

    BBC Sport

    Derby County's manager Steve McClaren recently described the Rams' chief executive Sam Rush as "the glue" that binds the club.

    Sam Rush

    Mr Rush took part in a BBC Radio Derby Sportscene Special last night and insisted he wanted to stay at the club until it wins promotion back to the Premier League.

  7. News on the hour

    Kelly Smith

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Former South Derbyshire MP Edwina Currie is set for a move to the jungle as one of the contestants of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here.

    The 68-year-old is joining the show despite lashing out at Conservative MP Nadine Dorries two years ago for taking part.

    More on this and other stories in our bulletin at 17:00.

  8. Stab injuries not life-threatening

    Dave Wade

    BBC News, East Midlands

    A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man in Matlock on Monday afternoon.

    The man remains in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Here is the full story.

  9. School's stranger danger warning

    Burton Mail

    A Burton school has been offering safety advice to its pupils and parents after two children believed they may have been followed by a stranger this morning.

  10. Pupils visit WW1 battlefields

    Ilkeston Advertiser

    Forty-five students from Kirk Hallam Community Academy visited Belgium recently on a four-day tour of the First World War battlefields.

    Read an account of their trip here.

  11. News on the hour

    Kelly Smith

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    A Derbyshire resident has been threatened with a knife during a break-in in Heanor.

    More on this and other stories in our 16:00 bulletin.

  12. Bombardier jobs safeguarded

    Alex Howick

    BBC Radio Derby reporter

    Jobs at Derby-based train-maker Bombardier will be safeguarded thanks to the firm winning a £145.2m order for trains on the Gatwick Express service.

    Bombardier Electrostar train

    Under the deal, signed by Govia Thameslink Railway, Bombardier will design and build replacements for older models built in the 1980s which have been used on the service for the past six years.

  13. Arrest after drugs raid

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and abstracting electricity after a police raid uncovered more than 50 suspected cannabis plants at a Tintwistle property.

    Officers raided the property in Conduit Street on Friday. The 38-year-old man arrested has now been bailed pending further inquiries, say police.

  14. Advice for Watford trip

    The football policing unit for Derby County home and away matches has been tweeting some advice for Rams fans for their trip to Watford on Saturday.

    Travelling supporters are reminded they are welcome at the Moon Under Water pub and that alcohol is not served Vicarage Road.

  15. News on the hour

    Kelly Smith

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Train-maker Bombardier has welcomed a £145m contract that will see new trains designed and made in Derby. The government says jobs will be safeguarded at the site.

    More on this and other stories in our 15:00 bulletin.

  16. Investigation into Matlock stabbing

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    It was originally reported to Derbyshire Constabulary that the Matlock stabbing victim had been attacked by one of two men who had approached him, but detectives do not now believe that happened.

    Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to call them.

  17. Lessons on extreme hardship

    Ashbourne News Telegraph

    Pupils at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School are set to hear from four people who have faced and overcome extreme hardships in their lives as part of a campaign to inspire youngsters.

  18. Video: Muddy moat after poppies

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    A muddy moat has been left at the Tower of London after the removal of the hand-made ceramic poppy exhibition.

    The muddy moat

    It is thought about five million people have visited the artwork entitled Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, from Derbyshire.

  19. News on the hour

    Kelly Smith

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    At 14:00 our reporter Alex Howick will have more on the £145m deal signed by Derby train-maker Bombardier.

    Rail minister Claire Perry says the British-built trains are great news for passengers and a boost for the economy. Listen live here.

  20. Recycling bins scrapped

    Dave Wade

    BBC News, East Midlands

    Recycling bins for 1,500 city homes have been scrapped because they are being left out cluttering streets.

    Residents in the Normanton and Arboretum areas of Derby will have one bin for all waste but more recycling centres will open for a trial period.

  21. Coming up on TV

    Dominic Heale

    Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    In today's programme, we will be reporting on the £2.5m which has been earmarked to help preserve the wildlife and heritage of part of the Peak District.

    And we'll have more on the decision to scrap blue recycling bins for 1,500 homes in the south of Derby.

    Tune into East Midlands Today on BBC One at 13:30.

  22. Trains designed in Derby

    BBC Radio Derby

    More on the Bombardier story.

    The deal with Govia Thameslink Railway is to deliver 27 new four-car trains. Bombardier has welcomed the contract, which will see it supplying the latest version of the Electrostar.

    The new trains will be designed and made in Derby.

  23. Bombardier deal safeguards jobs

    East Midlands Today

    Bombardier has signed a contract for 27 trains for the Gatwick Express, worth £145m and safeguarding jobs in Derby.

  24. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 13:00 news bulletin: Derby based train-maker Bombardier has signed a £145m contract for trains to operate on the Gatwick Express.

  25. Royal Mail's Derby deliveries

    Derby Telegraph

    Royal Mail says it is exceeding its delivery targets in the Derby postcode area, for first and second class.

  26. Crime reports 'can be trusted'

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    Inspectors looked into seven reports of rape at Derbyshire Constabulary and found that all had been properly identified and recorded.

    There was a high degree of confidence that all reports of rape from whatever source were correctly identified and recorded, the inspectors reported.

    The force's Chief Constable Mick Creedon said: "I realise that a lot of media coverage will focus on the national findings, but I believe that the public of Derbyshire can be confident that results of our local inspection show that the recorded crime information in Derbyshire can be trusted."

  27. News on the hour

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Derby city councillor Asif Afzal says the authority is "reluctantly" scrapping some blue bin collections in parts of the city. Nearly 1,500 homes in Normanton and Arboretum will go back to a weekly black bin.

    We will have more in our 12:00 bulletin. Listen live here.

  28. Derbyshire crimes 'recorded properly'

    Caroline McClatchey

    BBC News

    Crime records kept by Derbyshire Constabulary are proper and accurate, the force has stressed after a new report found a fifth of crimes were going unrecorded.

    An HM Inspectorate of Constabulary report "found no evidence of inappropriate performance pressure skewing the reporting of crime" at the county's force.

    Rape victim

    The national findings highlighted more than 800,000 - or one in five - of all crimes reported to the police each year are not being recorded by officers.

  29. News on the hour

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    A Derby firm's seen two of its biggest customers go into administration. EPM Technology, which makes carbon fibre car parts, gets 80% of its business from Formula One, which has seen the Marussia and Caterham teams go into administration.

    More on this and other stories in our 11:00 bulletin.

  30. Living Wage pledge

    Buxton Advertiser

    Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust pledged its support for Living Wage Week by ensuring every member of staff is paid at living wage rates.

  31. Recycling scheme facing axe

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    Derby City Council previously said it had tried to get people to separate their rubbish in Mackworth, but had seen "no improvement".

    Blue recycling bins generic

    The Mackworth Neighbourhood Board said it had received complaints about mess, despite the council carrying out deep cleaning, leafleting and door knocking to educate residents on recycling.

  32. Arrest after stabbing

    BBC Radio Derby

    A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a man was stabbed while walking in Matlock.

    The attack happened in the Lumsdale Crescent area of the Hurst Farm estate at about 14:15 yesterday and the 26-year-old victim, who was stabbed in the chest, was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

  33. News on the hour

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    At 10:00 we will hear from Mandy Coons, from the community association in Mackworth, where Derby City Council is considering scrapping blue bin collections. She says most people want to carry on recycling.

    Listen live here for more on this and other stories.

  34. Grant for Peak District

    Dave Wade

    BBC News, East Midlands

    A total of £2.5m has been earmarked to help preserve the wildlife and heritage of part of the Peak District.

    The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the South West Peak Landscape Partnership initial funding of £154,300.

    The Roaches estate in the Peak District National Park

    The first stage of funding will be used for projects including improving countryside access and providing rural apprenticeships.

    Read the full story here.

  35. Witnesses sought over stabbing

    Caroline Lowbridge

    BBC News Online

    Derbyshire Constabulary is appealing for witnesses to contact them after a man was stabbed in the chest on the Hurst Farm Estate in Matlock yesterday.

    The man was walking in the area of Lumsdale Crescent and Hazel Grove (pictured) when he was attacked
  36. News on the hour

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Dozens of streets in Derby will not have their blue bins emptied from next month. The city council is scrapping them in favour of weekly black bin collections in areas in Normanton and Arboretum and could be doing the same in parts of Mackworth.

    Listen live to our 09:00 bulletin for more on this and other stories.

  37. Bid for 300 green-belt homes withdrawn

    Derby Telegraph

    A controversial planning application for nearly 300 homes on green-belt land in Borrowash has been withdrawn.

  38. Albion win under Hasselbaink

    Stephan Shemilt

    BBC Sport

    Burton began life under Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink with victory at Wycombe.

    Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink signing a shirt for a fan

    Albion ended a run of three games without a win against a side who could only name four substitutes - including goalkeeping coach Barry Richardson, 45.

  39. Today's forecast

    Sara Blizzard

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Early mist, areas of low cloud and fog will slowly lift or clear. Then there will be large amounts of cloud, but also some sunny intervals with a few showers.

    A maximum temperature of 11C (52F) is forecast today. Take a look at the five-day forecast here.

  40. Traffic around the roadworks

    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

    There is very slow traffic on the A38 southbound in Derby between Palm Court and Markeaton islands in the roadworks area.

    That is also affecting the A6 Duffield Road southbound as drivers try to find an alternative route.

    BBC Travel has more information to keep you up to date.

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    Alex Homer

    BBC Local Live

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