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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 22 July 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

Live Reporting

By Euan Duncan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's Local Live updates have come to an end. We will be back at 08:00 on Monday.

  2. Weather: Any showers fizzle out tonight

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Many places could stay dry this evening, as showers, mainly in the east of the region, gradually die away overnight to leave a few mist patches, with lows of 15C (59F).

    Weather temperatures for 7am on Saturday July 23

    Tomorrow will be a fine and dry day with spells of sunshine and highs of 26C (79F).

  3. Falcons coach keeping options open

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Seamer Tony Palladino has been included in Derbyshire's T20 Blast squad for the first time this season.

    The Falcons host Worcestershire tonight and head coach John Sadler has named a 15-man squad.  

    Tony Palladino

    There's full commentary on Derbyshire v Worcestershire on 1116AM and via BBC Sport online from 19:00.

  4. Pool celebrates 80th anniversary

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Anyone fancy a dip? ... looks tempting, doesn't it? Hathersage Lido is 80 this weekend. It might coincide with the hottest day of the year.

    Hathersage Lido

    And the people who work there want you to turn up looking like you're from the 1930s. Does that mean extra long swimming outfits? Could be too hot for that attire.

  5. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a reminder of the top stories this afternoon.

  6. Sports Direct like 'Victorian workhouse'

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Retailer Sports Direct is accused in a report by MPs of failing to treat its workers like human beings.

    The company says its policy is to "treat all our people with dignity and respect".

    Unite union members
  7. Police name trio who died in road accidents

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Three men killed in crashes on Derbyshire's roads this week have been named.

    Motorcyclist Mark Allen, 46, from Kirkby in Ashfield, died on the A38 at Somercotes on Wednesday.

    Another motorcyclist Robert Wilson, 57, from Kirk Langley, died in hospital after a collision in Mackworth yesterday morning.

    And 78-year-old cyclist John Toon, from Findern, died after an accident on the A38 at Findern yesterday.

  8. Water company fined for sewage leaks

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Severn Trent Water has been fined £426,000 and ordered to pay £38,000 in costs after three leaks of sewage into the Shire Brook on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border.

    The company pleaded guilty to the charges last November.

    Sewage leaked into the Shire Brook on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border

    The judge said the firm's approach to the risk of a leak was insufficiently proactive, although it had carried out a swift and effective clean-up operation.

  9. Police appeal after bus driver threatened

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a bus driver was threatened at Ripley.

    CCTV image of man police want to talk to after a bus driver was threatened on Nottingham Road in Ripley
  10. Clean-up continues at Derby waste site

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    As flies continue to make life a misery for some Derby residents, BBC Radio Derby tried to contact the new owner of Show's Waste Management Site, Colsons Transport, but have had no response at this time.

    Shows Waste Management site on Slack Lane in Derby

    The company has been helping with the clean-up since the fly infestation began and also deals with waste management.

  11. 'Bankrupt' businessman lived in secret mansion

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    This video takes you inside the £1.2m mansion Alan Yeomans didn't want the authorities to know about...

    Video content

    Video caption: Alan Yeomans claimed he was penniless but was living a life of luxury
  12. 'Secret' mansion fraudster jailed

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A Derbyshire man who claimed he was bankrupt and lived in a farm shed has been jailed for drug and fraud offences, after it was discovered he had a secret six-bedroom mansion.

    Shedley Manor side view
  13. Funding blow for St Peter's Quarter

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    What does the the St Peter's Quarter vote mean...? BBC Radio Derby's political reporter Chris Doidge says it could spell the end for street entertainment, local rangers and for some of the Christmas lights and floral displays.

    Had the vote gone in favour of continued backing, then £1.2m of business rates would have been available to spend in the St Peter's area over the next five years.

  14. Rams reject third Hendrick bid

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Derby County have rejected a third bid from Burnley for midfielder Jeff Hendrick.

    Jeff Hendrich

    The latest offer is reported to be in excess of £7m for the Republic of Ireland international... is that a hair-raising sum of money?

  15. Businessman hid mansion inside 'shed'

    Navtej Johal

    East Midlands Today reporter

    A Derbyshire businessman who built a secret mansion inside a farm shed where he grew cannabis and kept valuable artwork, after declaring himself bankrupt, has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.

    Alan Yeomans from Yeaveley grew thousands of pounds of cannabis in a secret room inside a luxury manor house, which he hid from authorities.

  16. Businesses back out of city improvement scheme

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A group aiming to improve part of Derby city centre is to disband.

    In a surprise vote, traders in the St Peter's Quarter decided to end the area's business improvement district.

  17. Peaty ready for Rio

    One of Team GB's gold medal prospects is heading off to Brazil ... no pressure then for City of Derby swimmer Adam Peaty from Uttoxeter.

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  18. Listen: Derby residents still plagued by flies

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Diane Hanrahan is one of the residents calling for the waste recycling plant in Slack Lane to be shut down, as problems with flies persist.

    Video content

    Video caption: Warm weather prompts fresh plague of flies in Derby
  19. Sewer collapses in Derby

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A collapsed sewer is causing delays in Derby at the junction of Osmaston Road and Douglas Street, with repairs expected to take up to three weeks to complete.

    Severn Trent Water has set up temporary traffic lights, but the work on the sewer won't start until Monday.

    The company says it'll have to close Douglas Street and have a diversion in place.