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  1. Updates for Tuesday 29 November 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Wednesday

Live Reporting

By Alex Smith

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: Warmer by dawn

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    It will be another very cold night with a widespread frost. 

    Cloud will start to feed in from the north by dawn lifting temperatures a little.


    Minimum temperature: -2C (28F) in urban areas -5C (23F) to -7C (19F) in rural areas.

  3. Weather Watchers: Chesterfield

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Our Weather Watchers have truly spoiled us today.

    Many thanks, Viki the Blue, for this beautiful, frosty picture - taken in Chesterfield today. 

  4. Neighbourhood team gets new PC

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Now for some more cheery police-related news... 

    The Larklands and Gallows Safer Neighbourhood Team in Ilkeston has welcomed PC Alex Hunt to its ranks.

    PC Hunt, 24, who used to be a personal trainer in Warwickshire, said: "I had connections with the county as my granddad lived here and because of that I have always supported Derby County. 

    "This is particularly interesting now as I actually live over in Nottinghamshire." 

    PC Alex Hunt
  5. CCTV of man released after burglary

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak in connection with a burglary in Long Eaton.

    Derbyshire Police said the burglar smashed a ground floor window to get into the property in Charlton Avenue at about 14:20 on 17 November.

    He searched several rooms but was confronted after the homeowner returned when the offender was climbing out of a window. 

    Among the items stolen were white gold diamond teardrop earrings, a white gold ring with a square diamond and a pair of round earrings with blue stones in. 

    CCTV still
    CCTV still
  6. Listen: Officer was 'upset' about work before death, wife says

    Matthew Barlow

    BBC Radio Derby

    Here's my latest voice piece from Chesterfield Coroner's Court, where the inquest of Derbyshire Police officer Tim Frohwein is being held. 

    Video content

    Video caption: Derbyshire Police officer was 'upset' about work before death, wife says
  7. Ring 'may have been lost at religious festival'

    Neil Heath

    BBC News Online

    Hansons Auctioneers said the ring's style was popular among wealthy members of the clergy and may have been lost during a religious festival.

    The piece of jewellery had a guide price of between £1,500 and £2,000. 

    Charles Hanson, managing director of Hansons Auctioneers, said: "The ring is from a time of manors, feudalism and farming and was made in Medieval England, 100 years before the Black Death."

  8. Medieval sapphire ring sells for £3,600

    Neil Heath

    BBC News Online

    A medieval sapphire ring found by metal detectorists in a field in Derbyshire has sold at auction for £3,600. 

    The gold stirrup-shaped ring, with a blue gem at its centre, was discovered in Belper and dates back to 1250.

    A spokeswoman said, despite a lot of interest from North America, the ring was sold to a woman in the UK.

  9. Council aiming to increase places at school

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Derby City Council has said - following a public consultation - it is planning to increase the number of school places at The Bemrose School in the city to accommodate growing pupil numbers.

    The authority said the majority of people consulted supported the expansion plans, with 74% backing the primary expansion and 70% supporting the secondary expansion proposal.

    Now, from September next year, the school will formally increase its primary admission numbers from 45 to 60 and then, from September 2018, the school will increase its secondary numbers from 180 to 220.

    The Bemrose School
  10. Wanted: Man on burglary charges

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Have you seen this man?

    Robert Storer is wanted for a breach of his bail conditions, Nottinghamshire Police have said.

    The 42-year-old has been charged with three commercial burglaries and an attempted burglary of a house.

    Robert Storer

    His last known address was Lancastrian Way, Worksop, but he also has links to Retford.

    Call 101 if you have information.

  11. HS2 'working to minimise impact'

    Navtej Johal

    East Midlands Today reporter

    A spokesman for HS2 Ltd said they recognised people were concerned about the impacts of the project but were working to minimise that. 

    He said they had a scheme in place to help anyone living in New Tythe Street sell their homes but they were still consulting on compensation.

    HS2 map
  12. People opposite couple 'will get payout'

    Navtej Johal

    East Midlands Today reporter

    The couple miss out on compensation because they live outside the eligible area - while people living opposite will get a payout. 

    The government published its preferred route for the high speed rail link earlier this month. However, the couple - who live 42m (138ft) from the line - said they knew nothing about this beforehand. 

    "We always knew it [HS2] was coming down this particular track, so we knew it would come this close," Mr Wilkinson said. "But we now know it is going to be elevated and on a viaduct."  

    Stephen Wilkinson
  13. No payout for couple living near HS2

    Navtej Johal

    East Midlands Today reporter

    A couple who will be able to see a HS2 viaduct from their home have said they will not be entitled to compensation. 

    Elizabeth Cleaver and Stephen Wilkinson live metres from a railway line in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, and say the 15m (49ft) high viaduct will have a "drastic impact".

    Houses in New Tythe Street
  14. Grieving son smashed door when 'spannered'

    Derbyshire Times

    A bereaved man who was still grieving for his deceased mum told a court how he had got "spannered" before he ended up smashing a door at a bakery, the Derbyshire Times reports.

  15. Latest headlines for Derbyshire

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    • Swimmer Adam Peaty up for SPOTY award
    • No-one comes forward in 'fly-tipped horse' case
    • Body found in search for missing man
    • Police step up patrols over 'suspicious driver'
    • Images of fans released after football disorder 
  16. Travel: Accident in Ilkeston

    BBC Travel

    The A6096 Little Hallam Hill in Ilkeston is partially blocked because of an accident. There is also slow traffic at the Quarry Hill Road junction as a result. 

  17. Volunteer excited to meet prince

    Alex Blakemore

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    John Tait has been homeless for 10 years and volunteers at the charity. 

    He told BBC Radio Derby: "It's been one of my childhood dreams to meet him - so it'll be one off the ticklist." 

  18. Charity preparing for arrival of Prince William

    Alex Blakemore

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    A charity in Derby has said preparations are under way for the arrival of Prince William tomorrow. 

    The Duke of Cambridge will visit Bombardier and Rolls-Royce before stopping off at the Padley Centre - which helps homeless people and those with disabilities. 

  19. Images of fans issued after Derby v Leeds disorder

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Police have released images of five people they want to trace after groups of rival fans clashed following Derby County's 1-0 win over Leeds last month.

    There were a number of arrests after the Rams' victory but officers still want to speak to several men.

    The public are being asked to help identify the pictured fans - thought to be Leeds supporters.