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Summary

  1. Updates for Tuesday 23 August 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

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By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have now ended and will return tomorrow at 08:00. 

  2. Warm night ahead

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Might be a night to ditch the duvet then...

    Feet at the end of a duvet
  3. Weather: Muggy night across Leicestershire

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    Staying dry, sunny and warm this evening. Remaining dry overnight but there will be more cloud pushing in by the end of the night.

    It will be another mild and muggy night, with temperatures falling to a minimum of 16C (61F).

  4. Latest headlines for Leicestershire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's what's happening across Leicestershire: 

  5. Golf club donations 'will give people more in their lives'

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here is a little of an explanation as to why Rutland County Golf Club are bothering to collect this equipment to send to Kenya. 

    "We're hoping to achieve something that will give the caddies more in their lives," Carolyn Cartwright from the club said. 

    "They've worked hard caddying for people like myself. Their income is very small - but allowing them to have their own clubs means they'll be able to play as well." 

  6. Golf clubs heading to Kenya

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    This sounds like a good scheme. 

    Golf clubs

    Rutland County Golf Club have collected 200 old clubs to send to Kenya. 

    It is to help young players and caddies who can't afford their own.

  7. Team GB Olympians arrive back in region

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Lets hope everyone remembers which bag is theirs...

    Team GB return

    Pitfall of having Team GB branded kit for everyone. 

  8. Gossip: Foxes to land land Olympic ace?

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Leicester could be set for a battle with Manchester United and Chelsea to land Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa, according to reports in the Daily Express.

    Gabriel Barbosa
  9. Ex-Hinckley United striker charged over homophobic tweets

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Burnley striker Andre Gray has been charged with misconduct in respect of social media comments he made when he was a Hinckley United player. 

    aNDRE gRAY

    The 25-year-old had previously asked for "forgiveness" over the remarks he made in 2012. 

  10. Your photos: August across Leicestershire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Nice day to be out on the water...

    Boat on a canal

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher xkizzi for the pic from South Wigston. 

  11. Opera house could be 'life enhancing' for region

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a little bit more on those plans for an opera house near Market Harborough.

    Rosenna East

    "We'd like to think Nevill Holt Opera can fit into the tapestry of all the fantastic work that happens here," Rosenna East from the company told BBC East Midlands Today. 

    "We'd like more people to be able to engage with the arts and discover what a life enhancing thing it can be."

  12. Your photos: August across Leicestershire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Gardens are looking nice in this August sun. 

    Plants

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher weathergrandad for this pic from Newbold Verdon.