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  1. Updates from Friday 28 November 2014

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All times stated are UK

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  1. Good evening

    Have a great weekend, whatever you get up to.

    BBC Local Live will be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Derby.

  2. Weekend weather

    Mel Coles

    BBC Weather

    It will stay cloudy for most places into this evening and overnight with a few showers moving up from the south.

    There will be a dull start to the weekend but gradually through the day the cloud should lift and break to give a few brighter spells, particularly in southern parts of the region.

    Sunday should also improve with most places seeing bright or sunny spells emerging from the north by the afternoon.

  3. Council flag at half mast

    South Derbyshire Council has been flying its flag at half mast today in memory of Darren Andre, who was killed recently.

    The Safer Neighbourhood Warden, who had a "calming personality and infectious good humour", died recently in a traffic accident, the council said.

  4. Wayne White signs for Derbyshire

    BBC Sport

    Derbyshire County Cricket have re-signed Wayne White on a one-year deal from Lancashire.

    Wayne White

    The all-rounder, 29, was released by Lancashire with a year remaining on his contract, having played just 10 first-class matches for the Red Rose since arriving from Leicestershire in 2013.

  5. Panto performance proves popular

    BBC Radio Derby

    Tickets to our (free) Christmas panto sold out in just three hours. Sorry to anyone left disappointed they didn't get one - hope you enjoy it if you did.

  6. Bus and van collision

    Ashbourne News Telegraph

    A bus came off the road on the A52 after swerving to avoid a crashed van.

    Nobody was hurt on the bus which left the road after the driver of the van fell ill at the wheel.

  7. Christmas at Chatsworth

    East Midlands Today's Sarah Teale has been visiting Chatsworth House today.

    She tweeted: "Guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit! Love visiting gorgeous @ChatsworthHouse"

    Pictures at Chatsworth House
  8. Feedback

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC Local Live

    We've introduced BBC Local Live to bring you news, sport, travel and weather updates in one place. We'd like to find out what you think.

  9. Black Friday

    Police have been called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.

    Have you experienced any chaotic scenes in Derbyshire shops today? Get in touch with Radio Derby by calling 01332 616161 or emailing derby.locallive@bbc.co.uk.

  10. Crawley v Chesterfield

    BBC Sport

    Chesterfield have midfielder Sam Morsy back after a one-match ban for the away clash at Crawley Town.

    The match kicks off at 15:00 tomorrow.

  11. Cash machine theft

    Police want to speak to the woman shown in this CCTV about the theft of money from a cash machine in St Peter's Street, Derby.

    A woman used the cash machine to print out a mini statement on 3 October but accidentally left her card.

    She later discovered her card was missing and £200 had been withdrawn from her account.

    CCTV image
  12. Gilbert keen to build on victory

    Owen Phillips

    BBC Sport at the Barbican Centre, York

    Derby-born snooker player David Gilbert hopes to salvage a poor season by building on a first-round UK Championship win over Elliot Slessor.

    David Gilbert

    "I have had a terrible season," said Gilbert, 33. "It would be magic to get something going here.

  13. Drugs law change call

    Matlock Mercury

    The brother of a teenager who died after taking a pill bought online has called for a change in the law to tackle the sale of such drugs.

  14. Black Friday hype

    Tweet: @BBCDerby

    Dominic Heale

    Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    There were frantic scenes at a number of supermarkets this morning as shoppers tried to grab a Black Friday bargain.

    But despite the hype, some stores are no busier than usual. We'll have more on BBC East Midlands Today at 18:30.

    If you've spotted it particularly busy where you are - email or tweet your photos and comments.

  15. Water works delay roadworks

    Severn Trent says work to move a water valve from the A38 carriageway on to Markeaton island will mean there'll be no disruption for motorists should there be a problem in the future.

    Roadworks at Markeaton Island, Derby

    A leak was discovered during roadworks on the island.

    Area manager for the water company Rick Newton says it took the opportunity to improve the network without causing additional disruption.

  16. News on the hour

    Wesley Mallin

    Newsreader, BBC Derby

    In the 16:00 bulletin: Derbyshire police have released CCTV pictures of a woman they want to speak to in connection with a theft from a cash machine in St Peter's Street, Derby.

  17. '12 frauds of Christmas'

    Derbyshire Police tweets: We're supporting the @actionfrauduk 12 online frauds of Christmas campaign. Follow the #12frauds hashtag for tips & tricks on staying safe

  18. Black Friday comes to Derby

    Ben Truslove

    BBC News

    Shoppers in Derby have been grabbing a bargain as stores capitalise on the American trend of Black Friday.

    Queues outside Asda

    About 300 people queued outside Asda in Spondon in the hope they could take home a cheap TV.

  19. Glossop drugs arrests

    Three people have been arrested during a drugs crackdown in Glossop.

    Derbyshire Police says it used a specially trained dog to sniff out the drugs last Friday.

  20. Weather snapshot

    Charlie Slater

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    A couple of drizzly showers are possible at times and it'll be breezy with highs of 11C (52F). Here's a look ahead to what's in store for us over the weekend.

    Weather outlook for this weekend

    You can also watch the latest forecast on BBC Weather.

  21. England's big picture

    Ben Truslove

    BBC News

    Over on BBC News England, today's Big Picture is a fantastic shot of the view from Mam Tor in the Peak District, by Mike Hutton.

    View from Mam Tor

    At 1,695 ft (517m) high, the summit is one of the highest points in the Peaks and offers commanding views across Hope and Edale valleys.

  22. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 15:00 bulletin: Unions are urging Derby's MPs to talk to the government about the future of Rolls-Royce in the UK after the company announced it was shedding 2,600 jobs worldwide.

  23. Restructuring 'will lead to outsourcing'

    A trade union adviser at Rolls-Royce in Derby says he thinks restructuring at the company will see work outsourced to other countries.

    Rolls-Royce in Derby

    The aero engine manufacturer announced it was cutting 2,600 jobs earlier this month. Tony Tinley, from Unite, thinks it's a cost-cutting exercise.

  24. Teenager questioned over rape

    Neil Heath

    BBC News

    A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of committing two rapes at an independent school in Derbyshire.

    Repton School

    The attacks were alleged to have taken place at Repton School in October, police confirmed.

  25. Two turbines to turn

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News

    Two large wind turbines which have stood idle for almost a year in Spondon should be fully working in January.

    Spondon wind turbine

    The 130m (426ft) high turbines at a sewage treatment plant were installed in December 2013 and have not been turning because of radar issues at East Midlands Airport.

  26. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 14:00 news bulletin: We have more detail on the two reported rapes at independent Repton School.

  27. Rams without Ward

    Owen Bradley

    BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Championship leaders Derby County will still be without Jamie Ward (pictured) for tomorrow's trip to Leeds United.

    Derby County's Jamie Ward

    Ward limped off during the win at Reading six weeks ago and has already missed seven matches with a thigh injury.

    He has returned to training, but head coach Steve McClaren says it's still too soon to return.

  28. Teenager questioned over rapes

    East Midlands Today

    Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of committing two rapes at one of the country's top independent schools.

    Repton School, Derbyshire

    The attacks are alleged to have taken place at Repton School (pictured) in Derbyshire last month.

    The 17-year-old was arrested on Tuesday, officers have questioned him and released him on bail while they continue their inquiries.

  29. BBC One at 13:30

    Dominic Heale

    Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    This lunchtime we have a live report from Ticknall, where residents have recorded almost 400 drivers exceeding the speed limit through the village.

    The police say they have now identified the area as one of 100 roads across Derbyshire which they'll be tackling in the next year.

  30. FA Youth Cup third round

    via Facebook

    Chesterfield FC posts: "The date for the FA Youth Cup third round tie with Premier League side Aston Villa has been confirmed as Monday, December 15.

    "All Chesterfield fans are invited along to the match. Read more online."

  31. Post update

    News on the hour

    Wesley Mallin

    Newsreader, BBC Derby

    Our top story at 13:00 on BBC Radio Derby: Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of committing two rapes at one of the country's top independent schools in Derbyshire.

  32. Turbines interfere with airport plan

    Severn Trent Water is to install a radar system near its Spondon wind turbines to prevent them from interfering with East Midlands Airport's radar.

    Spondon wind turbines

    The equipment will send information about the area around the turbines to air traffic control at the airport.

    The turbines aren't able to operate until Severn Trent's satisfied planners that they won't interfere with aircraft.

  33. The shops saying no to Black Friday

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Independent small shops on Sadler Gate, in Derby, say they're not getting involved in Black Friday today.

    It's an American tradition following Thanksgiving, when retailers offer special discounts and people traditionally start their Christmas shopping.

    Some retailers have been trying to promote the idea of Black Friday here over the last couple of years and a number of stores in the area have seen shoppers queuing outside.

  34. Adult social care

    via Facebook

    Derby City Council posts: "We have created a strategy which shows how we will stop adult social care from becoming an emergency service and move it closer to and working with, individuals, families and communities.

    "Read the strategy and our proposals here: http://socsi.in/Tpgcw and share your feedback."

  35. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 12:00 news bulletin: Severn Trent says work to move a water valve from the A38 carriageway on to Markeaton island will mean there'll be no disruption for motorists should there be a problem in the future.

  36. Drivers 'don't keep to speed limit'

    BBC Radio Derby

    More on the hundreds of speeding drivers clocked in Ticknall.

    Police say if the watches are held too often it'll reduce their effectiveness. Speed Watch organiser Kevin Harris says many motorists don't keep to the speed limit in the village.

  37. Black Friday sales under way

    Derby Telegraph

    Thousands of bargain hunters are expected to flock to the Intu Derby shopping centre today as the Black Friday sales get under way.

  38. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 11:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad

  39. PM immigration speech

    Prime Minister David Cameron is at the JCB site in Rocester giving a speech on immigration.

    PM immigration speech

    See more on the BBC News Channel.

  40. Black Friday: Your views

    Have your say

    via Facebook

    What do you think of today's big shopping sales?

    Nathan Blurton posts: "Forced on people, that are gullible."

  41. Teen arrested in rape inquiry

    Burton Mail

    Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of rape at a South Derbyshire private school.

    The 17-year-old was taken into custody on Tuesday and has been questioned about two allegations of rape at Repton School. He has since been released on bail.

  42. Queuing traffic

    There's queuing traffic in the roadworks on the A511 Ashby Road in Burton, at the Hamilton Road junction, reports BBC Travel.

  43. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 10:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad.

  44. Union warns work will go abroad

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC Local Live

    The trade union Unite is warning that restructuring at Rolls-Royce will see more work going abroad.

    The company announced it was cutting 2,600 jobs earlier this month and Unite says the Derby and Bristol workforces will be hardest hit. Listen to BBC Radio Derby for more on this story.

  45. 'Don't clock so many speeding drivers'

    Sally Swinfen

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Derbyshire Police has asked residents in Ticknall to ease off the length of time spent recording details of speeding motorists in the village after police became swamped with paperwork.

    Some residents have been trained to use a speed gun and in one 36-hour period 400 motorists were found to be driving over the 30mph limit.

  46. Markeaton island delays

    Roadworks due to be completed today at Markeaton island will now stretch into December.

    Roadworks at Markeaton Island

    The work's being done as part of a "pinch-point scheme" to ease congestion in the area.

    The deadline set by the Highways Agency has been pushed back before and has cost £4m.

  47. News on the hour

    BBC Radio Derby

    In the 09:00 news bulletin: The Unite trade union says Derby should be worried by the restructuring at Rolls-Royce which it says will see more work going abroad.

  48. Slow traffic on A38

    There's very slow traffic on the A38 southbound in Derby between Palm Court island and Markeaton island in the roadworks area, says BBC Travel.

  49. Video: Time-lapse of bridge work

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC Local Live

    If you missed it yesterday, this great time-lapse video shows Derby's London Road bridge being gradually moved into place.

    The bridge being inched into place

    The old bridge was closed in August 2013 when it was discovered to be unsafe.

  50. Delays on M1

    There's slow traffic on the M1 northbound in the roadworks between J29a, for Markham Vale, and J30, the A616 (Worksop), reports BBC Travel.

  51. Today's forecast

    Charlie Slater

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    More mist and murk is possible this morning before another mainly dry but dull and overcast day.

    A couple of drizzly showers are possible at times and it'll be breezy, with highs of 11C (52F).

  52. Good morning

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to today's Local Live updates. If you'd like to comment on any of our stories send us an email.