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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 12 October 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Thursday

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By Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Derbyshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Showers will continue tonight

    Kay Crewdson

    BBC weather presenter

    Variable amounts of cloud overnight with showers becoming more frequent and heavier later in the night.  

    weather
  3. 'I still have a few years in me yet' says McClaren

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Just last month McClaren told BBC Sport he still had hopes of being a manager and said: "I still have a few years left in me yet on the field."

    He said he had recently begun studying towards a Masters degree in Sporting Directorship at Manchester Metropolitan University with the hope of one day running his own football club.

    Steve McClaren
  4. Latest headlines for Derbyshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • Derwent's UKIP Councillor Bill Wright says he has not defected to Labour following earlier claims he had switched
    • A man who killed his girlfriend from Sandiacre has had his sentence extended from 10 to 15 years
    • Steve McClaren has been appointed as Derby County's new manager - 17 months after he was sacked as head coach
  5. Shearer shocked at Mac's Rams return

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    He doesn't name names but I think we can work out who Alan Shearer is talking about here...

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  6. Travel: Broken down lorry causes delays on A38

    BBC Travel

    One lane is blocked on the A38 and there's slow traffic southbound because of a broken down lorry just before Markeaton Island.

    Congestion is back to Palm Court Island.

  7. Labour 'respect councillor's decision to stay'

    BBC Radio Derby

    Derby's Labour group says it will respect the decision of a UKIP councillor not to defect after issuing a statement this morning saying Derwent UKIP councillor Bill Wright had switched sides.

    Baggy Shanker, a senior Labour councillor, said Mr Wright had applied to join the party last week, signed a form and was aware they would release a statement today.

    However, he said Mr Wright had since "changed his mind and decided to stay with UKIP", which they respected.

  8. Rush recalls 'memorable moments' under McClaren

    BBC Derby Sport

    Rams president and chief executive, Sam Rush, says: "We enjoyed some fantastic and memorable moments under Steve during his previous tenure in charge.

    "Steve's arrival and subsequent work helped transform how we played our football.

    Steve McClaren

    "Steve's time at Derby came to a premature end and I know he regrets that greatly. He values hugely his relationship with our supporters and I know that he will work very hard to ensure that the special connection returns."  

  9. Mac determined to put things right

    Steve McClaren
    Quote Message: I regret how my time at Derby ended back in 2015 and I am very motivated to put things right for the club and our supporters." from Steve McClaren New Derby County manager
    Steve McClarenNew Derby County manager
  10. The Mac is back!

    BBC Sport

    Steve McClaren has been confirmed as Derby County's new manager.

    He has signed a one-and-a-half year contract with the club just 17 months after he was sacked.

  11. Burned body: Witnesses to suspicious activity urged to come forward

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's more on that burned body find in Tintwhistle near Glossop.

    The remains were found by a member of the public on Monday afternoon in an area popular with walkers.

    Detectives have urged anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area on Sunday evening to get in touch with them.

  12. Maling's attack 'lasted several days'

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Maling had inflicted injuries on Ms Gough over a number of years, some serious, leading to her needing medical treatment on many occasions.

    Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP, referred Maling’s sentence to the Court of Appeal as unduly lenient.

    Amy gough

    After today's hearing at the Court of Appeal, he said: "This was one of many violent attacks the offender inflicted on the deceased over a number of years, and this attack lasted several days. 

    “I hope this increased sentence gives some comfort to Ms Gough’s family at this difficult time.”

  13. History repeating?

    Simon Hare

    BBC Inside Out East Midlands

    I ran out of Starbucks at the iPro, almost three years ago to the day, to snap this. Now, another Return of the Mac?

    Steve McClaren
  14. Latest on UKIP to Labour 'defection'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Chris says Derby City Council has also confirmed Bill Wright remains a UKIP councillor.

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  15. Gritting trucks will stay orange

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We told you earlier about county council plans to use white vans instead of painting them orange which it hopes will save nearly half a million pounds over the next eight years.

    The authority says its 44 gritting and emergency response vehicles will stay orange though for visibility reasons. 

    Gritters
  16. Five years more in prison for man who beat girlfriend to death

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A man who killed his girlfriend, who he regularly beat, has had his sentence extended to 15 years.

    Andrew Maling, 47, was sentenced to 10 years in June for the manslaughter of Amy Gough in Sandiacre.

    Andrew Maling

    The 34-year-old died when she arrived at hospital in May 2015 after a long weekend of beatings from Maling.

    Post-mortem examinations revealed there were three litres of blood in her abdomen.

  17. McClaren U-turn a 'shock'

    Owen Bradley

    BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Shocked is an understatement considering the nature of Steve McClaren's departure.

    Though he was ultimately sacked, McClaren damaged lots of relationships at the club by never bringing to an end the links with Newcastle. In the eyes of some, that derailed Derby's promotion campaign.

    Mel Morris is a big fan of McClaren's quality as a coach, but was part of the group that sacked him. If that relationship has been repaired then it will happen.

  18. Rams fans divided on McClaren return

    Owen Bradley

    BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Based on what I've seen so far, I'd say the Derby County fan base is split on Steve McClaren's potential return.

    That said, the fans were also split on his departure, and Paul Clement's appointment, and Nigel Pearson's!