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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 22 February 2017
  2. Police name 14-year-old boy killed in scooter crash
  3. Derby's Market Hall to stay closed due to expected storm
  4. Video appeal after woman attacked in city centre
  5. Rams v Burton finishes 0-0
  6. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Thursday

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By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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

  2. Weather: Wind and rain expected

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Tonightit'll be cloudy with wind increasing overnight. Heavy and persistent rain is expected during the night and through the early hours. Lows of 8C (46F).

    Weather chart
  3. Your pictures: Enjoying the breeze

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Heanor Tog writes: "To say the weather was supposed to be wet and windy, we've only had the wind....but with some sunny spells. Here is some Highland cattle enjoying the breeze at Shipley Country Park."  

    Highland cattle
  4. Town centre attack leaves man with fractured skull

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    A 49-year-old man suffered a fractured skull when he was knocked unconscious by a teenager in Ilkeston Market Place, police have said.

    The assault happened after the man was confronted by a group of young people at about 18:40 on 13 February. 

  5. Listen: Midfielder on Brewers blank

    BBC Derby Sport

    Here's Jacob Butterfield reflecting on Derby County's forlorn search for a winner against Burton Albion at Pride Park Stadium last night.

    Video content

    Video caption: Derby County's midfielder says there's still a lot of football to play after Burton draw.
  6. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a final round-up of our top stories:

    • Tributes are paid to a 14-year-old boy killed in a scooter crash in South Normanton
    • Derby's Market Hall will stay closed tomorrow due to expected stormy weather
    • Police share a video of a man they want to speak to about an attack on a woman in Derby
  7. Market Hall to shut due to storm

    Andrew Strachan

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Derby's Market Hall will be closed tomorrow over fears high winds could put people's safety at risk.

    The council is carrying out repair work to windows - and the frames around them - high up in the hall and says it isn't prepared to take any risks in extreme weather conditions.

    Derby Market Hall
  8. Listen: McClaren on Brewers stalemate

    BBC Derby Sport

    Here's our full interview with Steve McClaren after the Rams failed to find the net against Burton Albion last night.

    Video content

    Video caption: The Derby manager was left ruing missed opportunities against Burton.
  9. Tributes to scooter death boy

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a little more on the 14-year-old boy killed in a scooter crash in South Normanton on Sunday being named as Connor Revill.

    The family of the Tibshelf Community School pupil described him as being "loved by everyone".

  10. Villa Park next for Rams

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Here's who the Rams will be facing in the coming weeks. Full fixture list here.

    Derby County fixtures
  11. Have Rams blown play-off chance?

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Last night's 0-0 stalemate against Burton has left Derby County 10 points adrift of the play-off places with 13 games left this season.

    Championship table
  12. Your views: Remembering Colin Bloomfield

    Facebook

    Some lovely comments on our Facebook page on what would have been Colin Bloomfield's 35th birthday.

    Toni Sharley posted: "We all miss this lovely young man. Happy birthday Colin."  

    Colin Bloomfield
  13. Teen tennis star died of natural causes

    Burton Mail

    The family of a talented tennis player who collapsed and died suddenly while taking his dogs for a walk has spoken of its anguish and the "hole left in their lives" after a coroner's report confirmed the teenager died of natural causes.

  14. Watch: When will Storm Doris hit us?

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    If you're worried about Storm Doris, BBC Weather's John Hammond has a pretty comprehensive round-up of where it's going to be most severe and when...

    Video content

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  15. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a reminder of our top stories right now:

    • Police have named a 14-year-old boy who died in a crash involving a car and a scooter
    • A "mindless" vandalism spree at Long Eaton's West Park leaves councillors fuming
    • A Burton boxer is Anthony Joshua's sparring partner ahead of his big fight with Wladimir Klitschko
  16. Your photos: Brailsford rainbow

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Did you see a rainbow over Derbyshire yesterday? Anne sent us this photo from Brailsford.

    Rainbow in Brailsford
  17. This afternoon's weather

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    A mixed bag really… some cloud around, a couple of light showers (in southern parts of the East Midlands) and also a few brighter spells. Highs of 11C (52F).