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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 3 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

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By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have now ended and will return on Monday at 08:00. 

  2. Weather: Damp night across region

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    A cloudy evening and night with mist and hill fog coming in from the east, bringing patchy drizzle with it and lows of 12C (54F).

    BBC weather grid
  3. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's what's happening across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire: 

  4. Watch: First look at Colin Bloomfield sun meter

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's the moment the Colin Bloomfield UV Meter was unveiled at Markeaton Park...

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    Video caption: The UK's first public UV meter is unveiled in Derby.
  5. 'Rotting flesh' dog didn't get vet treatment

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Monty the dog had a severe ear infection which a vet had advised needed surgical treatment.

    However, he was not taken back to the vets and, three months later, an RSPCA inspector visited Mark and Gillian Lamb’s house after the animal welfare charity received a call from a concerned member of the public.  

  6. Pair's let dog smell like 'rotting flesh'

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    A man and a woman have been disqualified from keeping dogs and cats for two years after they let their dog’s ear infection get so bad that an RSPCA inspector described it as smelling like "rotting flesh."

    Monty the dog

    Mark and Gillian Lamb, of Dale View Road, in Lower Pilsley, Derbyshire, had appealed their conviction but it was upheld at Derby Crown Court earlier today.      

  7. Welch resignation 'a bolt out of the blue'

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's BBC Radio Derby's cricket commentator Dave Fletcher on Graeme Welch's resignation...

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  8. Departing Welch wishes club all the best

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Outgoing Derbyshire boss Graeme Welch has been speaking about his decision to resign. 

    Graeme Welch

    "I have decided to resign as Elite Performance Director. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at the Club and learned so much.

    "I would particularly like to thank the Chairman and Board for their support over the last few years and I wish them all the best for the future."

  9. Departure comes just before big game

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    This resignation has certainly come at an interesting time with Derbyshire just hours away from a home T20 Blast game with Leicestershire. 

  10. Sadler to take charge following Welch departure

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Derbyshire's elite performance coach John Sadler (pictured) will take charge of first team affairs supported by captains Billy Godleman and Wes Durston. 

    John Sadler
  11. Chairman pays tribute to departing Welch

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here is what Derbyshire chairman Chris Grant has had to say about Graeme Welch's resignation: 

    Quote Message: Over the last two and a half years, we have seen a number of players develop under Graeme’s guidance. We have also seen a clear increase in the levels of professionalism and work ethic within the Club. Whilst on-field results have been disappointing, Graeme leaves the club with stronger foundations in place. The Board would like to thank Graeme for his contribution and we wish him every success in the future." from Chris Grant Derbyshire CCC Chairman
    Chris GrantDerbyshire CCC Chairman
  12. BreakingCricket: Derbyshire boss resigns

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    In the last few minutes, Derbyshire elite performance director Graeme Welch has resigned with immediate effect. 

    Graeme Welch
  13. Gossip: Sammon off to Hearts?

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Hearts are leading the race to sign Derby striker Conor Sammon, according to reports in the Derby Telegraph. 

    Conor Sammon

    The 29-year-old's deal at iPro Stadium expires at the end of the month and isn't being renewed. 

  14. Books on the buses

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Fancy a new book? 

    The Villager and the Sixes bus routes have had bookshelves installed on board the vehicles. 

    The free books can be taken home and returned when finished. 

  15. Rams 'warming up' in Portugal

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    And if you are staring out of the window dreaming of warmer climes - here's another shot of the Algarve. 

    Algarve beach

    I can see why Nigel chose to go there. 

  16. Rams heading on week long Portugal trip

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The tour to the Algarve will run from the 13-20 July and the Rams will play one game while they are in Portugal.

    Portugal flag

    There are also friendlies planned against Chesterfield and Sheffield United in this country.