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Summary

  1. Updates for Tuesday 3 May 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

Live Reporting

By Euan Duncan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 on Wednesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Dry night ahead

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    It will stay dry overnight with some clear spells and it should be frost free with lows of 3C (37F).

    Weather temperatures for 4am on Wednesday May 4

    Tomorrow will be dry and bright and it will feel warmer, with highs of 16C (61F).

  3. Blueprint for historic bridge unveiled

    Derby Telegraph

    A Derby designer has revealed his vision of how historic Friar Gate Bridge could be transformed into a high-class 1920s-style restaurant.

  4. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a recap of the main stories we've been covering today:

    • Bikers will have to pay to park at Matlock Bath after council approves charges
    • Crane aids roof repairs at Queen's Leisure Centre in Derby
    • And builders from Derby put up brick wall outside Parliament
  5. Climber hurt in fall

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A climber was flown to hospital after falling at Stanage today.

    Climber injured in fall at Stanage

    The Edale Mountain Rescue Team and colleagues from Buxton carried the victim to the air ambulance, this afternoon and he was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.  

  6. Derby builders put up brick wall in Westminster

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby political reporter

    Derby North MP Amanda Solloway has been in Westminster today raising awareness of a skills shortage in the bricklaying industry.

    Cement mixer

    She received permission to have Derby apprentices build a brick wall in Speakers Green - the first time an event of that kind has been allowed on the Parliamentary estate.

  7. Cricket: Northants closing in on first innings lead

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A draw remains the most likely outcome of Derbyshire's County Championship match away to Northamptonshire.

    On day three, Northants were 302-6 a short time ago in reply to Derbyshire's 324 all out.  

  8. Forced admits mistake over sex offender

    Derbyshire Times

    Derbyshire Constabulary’s police chief has admitted it was a mistake by the force to try to ban the media from revealing the identity of a Polish rapist living in Shirebrook.

    Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon
  9. Bikers face parking charge at Matlock Bath

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Bikers visiting Matlock Bath will have to pay for parking under new plans approved by Derbyshire County Council.

    Bikers have been used to free parking at Matlock Bath

    It means they'll pay to park in places that were free.

  10. Gunfire heard outside Derbyshire pub

    Derbyshire Times

    Police are investigating after gunshots were fired outside a pub in the Peak District National Park.

    The Fox House Inn
  11. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a summary of the main stories we're covering this afternoon:

    • Zimbabwean couple living in Derbyshire wait for stay of execution over visa issue
    • Derbyshire parents organise forest school session for children as part of SATs 'strike' protest
    • And Brewers put champagne on ice as promotion race goes down to final day
  12. Crane brought in for swimming baths repairs

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    This is why part of Cathedral Street in Derby needed to be closed to traffic as repair work continues on the roof of Queen's Leisure Centre following the sudden closure of the swimming baths.

    Crane helps with roof repairs to Queen's Leisure Centre in Derby
  13. Parents educate children outdoors in SATs protest

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A group of parents from Derbyshire organised a 'forest school' session on a common near Melbourne today as part of their protest over SATs.

    Some Derbyshire parents organised a 'forest school' session on a common near Melbourne

    They've taken their children out of school in protest at the tests for six and seven-year-olds.

  14. Brewers promotion party on hold after Walsall win

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    While Derby County plot their route out of the Championship via the play-offs, Burton Albion have still to seal automatic promotion from League One.

    Walsall's win at home to Fleetwood yesterday means the Brewers will have to get at least a draw at Doncaster on Sunday to ensure they complete back-to-back promotions.

    Naylor scores Burton's stoppage time winner against Gillingham

    If Walsall fail to win at Port Vale this weekend then Burton will go up whatever their result at the Keepmoat Stadium.

  15. New deputy chief fire officer for Staffordshire

    BBC Radio Derby

    Staffordshire Fire Service has appointed Rob Barber as its new deputy chief fire officer.

    Rob Barber

    He's worked his way through the ranks in Staffordshire since starting as a firefighter in 1997 and he'll work alongside the new chief fire officer Becci Bryant.

  16. Weather: Chance of a shower later

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Cloud increases this afternoon, although there’ll be some bright spells and the chance of an occasional shower, with highs of 13C (55F).

    Weather temperatures for Tuesday May 3 to Wednesday 4

    The cloud will disperse in the early hours leaving clearer spells, with lows of 5C (41F) and the chance of patchy mist and fog forming in places.

  17. Parental protest over primary school tests

    Derby Telegraph

    Parents across the country are keeping their children off school for the day in protest against changes to Standard Assessment Tests (SATs).

    Parents are keeping their children off school in protest against changes to SATs
  18. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's recap of the main stories we're covering this lunchtime:

    • Local community rallies round Zimbabwean couple living in Derbyshire hoping to remain in UK
    • Parents in Derbyshire and East Staffordshire supporting 'Let Kids Be Kids' strike protest over SATs
    • And Rams recall Baird from loan spell at Fulham