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Summary

  1. Mackworth death: Man arrested on suspicion of murder
  2. Twitchers flock to see rare bird in Derbyshire
  3. Dovedale's famous stepping stones out of action
  4. Christmas market criticised for using reindeer
  5. Rams to face West Brom in FA Cup
  6. Updates for Tuesday 6 December 2016

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By Khia Lewis-Todd

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from Derbyshire Local Live today but we'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 with your news, travel, sport and weather.  

  2. Weather: Cloudy night with fog patches

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Another cloudy night with fog patches persisting so extra care needed on the roads. 

    Some drizzly rain moving through the first part of the night. Staying cloudy with some fog patches and lows of 6C (43F).

  3. Watch: Stepping stones out of action

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a bit more on Dovedale's famous stepping stones moving out of position...

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    Video caption: Dovedale stepping stones out of action
  4. Your photos: Cheeky Robin

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Look at this little fella nicking Santa's nuts.

    What a great photo. Thank you to our regular Weather Watcher Heanor Tog for sending it in.

    Santa's nuts
  5. Latest headlines for Derbyshire

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

  6. Arrests after drugs found at house

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Two women and a man have been arrested after cannabis and morphine were found during a raid at a house in Chaddesden this morning.

    Chaddesden drug search

    Derbyshire Police said the search was prompted by "intelligence received from the community".

  7. Thousands oppose library's closure

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A petition against the closure of Derby's Central Library has gathered almost 3,000 signatures in three weeks.

    The idea is to close and move the facility to the Council House as part of a £2.5m redevelopment of its ground floor.

    Central library

    What do you think to this potential development? Drop me a email here to tell us your views.

  8. Railway plans 'not fresh privatisation'

    Lisa Teanby

    Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

    The government is denying its plans to overhaul the railways amount to privatisation.

    Ministers want Network Rail, which is publicly owned, to share responsibility for running the tracks with the private train-operating companies.

    East midlands train

    The East Midlands franchise is expected to be one of the first to take part when it's up for renewal.  

  9. Your photos: Derbyshire fog

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Looking foggy in Brailsford - thanks to Anne for the pic.

    Brailsford fog
  10. Cromford Canal oil spill cleaned-up

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Here's how the operation to remedy an oil spill in the Cromford Canal is progressing...

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  11. Can the Rams keep winning?

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    How much longer can Derby County keep their winning run going? Here are their next few fixtures.

    Fixtures
  12. Dusky thrush draws birdwatchers to Derbyshire

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Nick Brown, from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, has been talking about the dusky thrush that's exciting birdwatchers in Beeley.

    He said: "Normally migration is in October and finishes in November, so this bird has probably been here for a while.

    Birdwatchers

    "The bird breeds in Siberia and they look like a redwing. It is about the size of a blackbird.

    "It tends to eat berries. Once the berries dry up it'll probably just disappear after a while. It may try to go south as it has this instinct to go south in the autumn."

  13. Your photos: Misty morning at Chatsworth

    BBC Weather Watchers

    What a misty morning at Chatsworth House.

    Thank you to Michael Hardy for sending us in this beautiful photo.

    misty morning
  14. Man attacked by trio after leaving club

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A man suffered serious facial injuries when he was attacked by three men shortly after leaving the Association nightclub in Ripley.

    Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened in Church Street on 23 October.

  15. Fact file: Dovedale's stepping stones

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    • They are made up of more than a dozen slabs which were put in place in the middle of the 19th century and became popular with Victorian tourists
    • Fossil stones can be spotted in some of the steps
    stepping stones
    • They were immortalised by writer Izaak Walton in his 17th century fishing book
    • The stones were renovated in 2010 with limestone blocks controversially placed on top of them which the National Trust said had "improved their condition"
  16. Weather: Cloudy with fog

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    Staying dull and cloudy with some fog patches. Slightly milder than of late with highs of 8C (46F)