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  1. Updates for Friday 12 August 2016

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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

  2. Your photos: August across Derbyshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Some nice lilies in Wingerworth - thanks to BBC Weather Watcher Janice's patch for the pic.  

    Lilies on the water
  3. Your photos: August across Derbyshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Looks all calm on the water at Allestree this morning. 


    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher LindafromBelper for the pic.  

  4. Cricket club hosting beer festival

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    I've also read on that squad press release Derbyshire are hosting their first ever beer festival on days one and two of the match. 

    Beer pumps

    Could be lively by close of play...

  5. Derbyshire name squad for visit of league leaders

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Derbyshire have named a 13-man squad for their four day game with Essex, which starts tomorrow at the County Ground. 

    Greg Cork

    Charlie Macdonell and Greg Cork (pictured) have been rewarded for their good second XI performances with places in the squad.   

  6. Statistical preview: Barnsley vs. Derby County

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here are some stats to impress your friends with ahead of the Rams' trip to Oakwell: 

    • Barnsley have won only one of their last nine league games against Derby, though five have been draws.
    • The Rams have won three of their last four league games against Barnsley, drawing the other.
    • Derby have failed to score in their last two Championship games - they'd not had back-to-back league games without scoring since August 2015.
  7. Prison absconder recaptured

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Earlier we told you about a dangerous driver who absconded from HMP Sudbury.

    Derbyshire Police have confirmed Christopher Henshaw, who left the open prison on Thursday, has been recaptured.

  8. 'Background work' on collapsed sewer

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby political reporter

    An update on the collapsed sewer at Lodge Lane.

    Severn Trent Water tell me they're working in the background on this and they'll be bringing in some specialist equipment when the work begins

  9. Stab killer jailed for nine years

    A woman who stabbed her partner to death during an argument has been jailed for nine years.

    Julie Titheridge killed Stephen Burton on 20 June 2014, at the house they shared in Selkirk Street, Chaddesden, Derby.

    She was originally charged with murdering the 50-year-old, but a jury at Nottingham Crown Court convicted her of manslaughter

    Julie Titheridge
  10. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

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

    • Canoeist's cause of death, having got stuck under a bridge in Matlock, is recorded as "accidental"
    • Jeremy Corbyn is to deliver two speeches in Derbyshire next week 
    • Alfreton Town re-sign striker Liam Hearn from crisis hit club Ilkeston 
  11. Man jailed for historical abuse

    Alexander Howick

    BBC Radio Derby

    A man from North East Derbyshire's been sentenced to eight years for indecently assaulting a young girl in the 1970s and 80s.

    74-year-old Nanda Lal Sha was found guilty on two counts at Derby Crown Court for abusing her between the ages of seven and 11. 

    The victim read an impact statement to the court, saying a weight has been lifted from her shoulders - and it was a relief somebody believed her.

  12. Striker 'heading home'

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Hearn's first spell at Alfreton brought him 65 goals in 94 appearances. 


  13. Striker heading back to former club

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The mercurial Liam Hearn is on the move again - he's heading back to Alfreton Town. 

    Liam Hearn

    The former Lincoln City, Mansfield and Grimsby forward has left Ilkeston. 

    It may have something to do with this.

  14. Corbyn to deliver two speeches in Derbyshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a little bit more detail about the visit of Jeremy Corbyn to Derbyshire next week. 

    Jeremy Corbyn

    He is expected to speak on Cathedral Green in Derby and in Hall Leys Park, Matlock on Tuesday. 

  15. Weather: Sunny afternoon ahead

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Expect bright and sunny spells this afternoon with scattered cloud building in places. 

    Highs of 20C (68F). 

    The UV index is forecast to be moderate to high today so it’s worth taking your suncream out with you. 

  16. Matlock canoe death 'accidental,' coroner concludes

    Navtej Johal

    East Midlands Today reporter

    Death of canoeist Mark Barfield from Leicester recorded as accidental by coroner.

    Canoeist rescue

    His boat became trapped under Matlock bridge in January. 

  17. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

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

    • Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to visit Derbyshire next week as part of his bid to be re-elected
    • A Derbyshire MP says parts of the area could be left behind in a Derby-Nottingham "metro deal" 
    • Derbyshire name a 13 man squad for the visit of Essex
  18. Future still up in the air for hotel

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    An iconic Peak District hotel has not been "forgotten" despite it being empty for three years, according to reports in the Buxton Advertiser.