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Summary

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

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By Euan Duncan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have now finished. We'll be back at 08:00 on Thursday.

  2. Weather: Rain could arrive later

    BBC Weather

      A generally cloudy and breezy evening with the chance of showers and lows of 15C (59F).  

  3. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here our final recap of the current top stories:

    • Train services are returning to normal after yesterday's bridge collapse in Barrow upon Soar
    • A 16-year-old boy has gone missing in Bakewell
    • This year's Bakewell Show is under way
  4. Birds of prey at Bakewell Show

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    This has the makings of a caption contest ... BBC Radio Derby presenter Sally Pepper got a first hand look at the falconry display during the Bakewell Show today.

    Falconry at Bakewell Show
  5. Parental sacrifices helped Peaty

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    City of Derby swimmer Adam Peaty has the support of his parents to thank for putting him within touching distance of an Olympic gold medal, according to his coach.

    His mum Caroline has sacrificed holidays abroad and conquered a fear of driving to help her son to the top.

    Adam Peaty

    "It was really hard going. I'd have given up many a time," Caroline, from Uttoxeter, has told the Radio Times.

    You can read more from Caroline and the story of their support of their son on the way to Rio here.

  6. Costly delay for hospital IT system

    BBC Radio Derby

    Burton's hospital trust spent £1.7m on an IT system it couldn't use. The NHS trust paid for the new patient record system for six years before it was actually able to use it.

    Queen's Hospital in Burton

    It finally went live in March this year, and the trust says it should improve outcomes for patients.

  7. Burton Albion 'face tough start'

    Burton Albion face a daunting start to their first-ever Championship campaign, according to boss Nigel Clough.

    The Brewers begin the season with a trip to Nottingham Forest and also face Bristol City, Sheffield Wednesday, Blackburn and Derby County in August.  

    "You look through the fixtures and wonder where we're getting a point from sometimes, never mind a win," said Clough.

    Nigel Clough
  8. Police on gun boy's disapperance

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Derbyshire Police has issued a statement over the disappearance of a boy who was convicted of a firearm offence.

    Insp Ranjit Dol, based at Peartree police station said: "Derbyshire Police received information on 6 June that an 11-year-old boy was residing in the Czech Republic.

    "Prior to this date, officers from Derby carried out a number checks at addresses in the city centre in an attempt to locate the boy. These proved negative."

  9. Fire quickly put out at Derby cafe

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Fire crews were called to the Intu shopping centre in Derby after a small fire at the Caruso Cafe Boutique today.

    Fire at Caruso Shopping Boutique in Intu shopping centre in Derby
  10. Theme park fans warned about ticket scam

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Alton Towers is warning people not to fall for an online scam after a post shared on social media promised five free tickets to the resort.

    Alton Towers theme park entrance

    Theme park bosses confirmed it's not an official offer and believe it could be an attempt to steal personal details.

  11. Weather: Cloudy with chance of a shower later

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will stay breezy and turn increasingly cloudy this afternoon, with the risk of a couple of showers and highs of 21C (70F).

    Weather temperatures for Wednesday August 3 to Thursday 4

    There'll be a couple of showers around in the early hours of tomorrow, with overnight lows of 15C (59F).

  12. Scenic setting for Bakewell Show

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A perfect setting for show day in Bakewell ... all that's missing is the sunshine, although at least it isn't raining.

    Bakewell Show
  13. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a summary of the main stories this lunchtime.

    • Engineers work through night to reopen region's train lines to London after bridge collapse
    • Fire at cafe in Derby shopping centre
    • This year's Bakewell Show gets under way
  14. Police concern over missing teenager

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Police are concerned about a teenager who's gone missing from Matlock.

    Cameron Adams from Matlock

    Cameron Adams, 16, was last seen in Hopton yesterday evening.

  15. Barrow upon Soar bridge collapse 'unusual'

    Quote Message: It's extremely rare. I think the last time I saw a spandrel wall like this fall off was probably five years ago. And, bearing in mind there are 50-60,000 railway bridges, that's not many." from Bill Harvey Institution of Structural Engineers
    Bill HarveyInstitution of Structural Engineers
  16. 'Water leak may have triggered bridge collapse'

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    More from Bill Harvey of the Institution of Structural Engineers about the cause of the bridge collapse at Barrow upon Soar.

    He said: "From the photos it looks as though over recent months or years there's been water leaking from the main, so water would have been washing down, very small quantities, but that may have built up a bit of pressure.

    Collapsed bridge at Barrow upon Soar

    "That may have caused the structure to be that little bit more fragile when they started on there with a digger. And away it went."

  17. Arrests follow police chase

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Another busy night for the local traffic police ... a bit of leg work was involved as well.

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