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Summary

  1. Ranieri sends condolences to Graham Taylor's family
  2. Roadworks put businesses at risk of closure
  3. New owner of Donington Park circuit
  4. Plans unveiled for Jewry wall £7m revamp
  5. Ndidi expected to make Premier League debut
  6. Updates for Thursday 12 January 2017

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By Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from Leicestershire Local Live - updates will start again on Friday morning.

  2. Weather: Cold with some snow

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Very cold overnight and a few evening snow showers are possible. Temperatures will drop quickly below freezing so ice will form on untreated surfaces where roads are wet from earlier rain. 

    A band of sleet and snow will briefly pass through just before dawn with lows of -1C (30F).

    Weather

    Early sleet and snow on Friday will soon clear, leaving a dry day with a good deal of sunshine.

  3. Latest headlines for Leicestershire

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

  4. Interactive gritting map

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The county county has a rather helpful map on their website showing what roads they grit and how highly prioritised they are.

    Check the roads near you here.

    Gritting map
  5. Lineker 'eternally grateful' to Taylor

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    In another tweet about Graham Taylor the Match of the Day presenter said: "He made me his England captain and I will be eternally grateful to him for giving me that honour."

    Gary Lineker
  6. First Leicestershire snow of 2017?

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Leigh Spencer has tweeted us this video showing snow falling in Newbold Vernon...

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    Video caption: Leigh Spencer has tweeted us video showing snow falling in Newbold Vernon
  7. Your photos: Cows in Melton

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Uploaded last night by Pete in Melton Mowbray...

    Cows in a field in Melton Mowbray

    I hope you had some wellies on - very muddy.

  8. Latest Leicestershire headlines

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    • Claudio Ranieri has sent condolences to the family of the former England manager Graham Taylor who has died
    • Plans to turn Jewry Wall museum into a "world-class" tourist attraction have been unveiled
    • Wilfred Ndidi is expected to make Premier League debut against Chelsea this weekend
  9. Where is England's steepest residential street?

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    This is a good bit of fun - the BBC is trying to find the steepest residential street in England.

    Can you think of any contenders in Leicestershire?

    This is the one in New Zealand that has been officially named as the world's steepest residential road...

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    Video caption: Life on the world's steepest street
  10. Ndidi Premier League debut expected

    BBC Leicester Sport

    So who is expected to play for the Foxes tomorrow? Well Ranieri said Andy King was fine to play and Jamie Vardy has trained regularly this week.

    Ulloa will have to wait a little longer - he's suffering with a thigh problem.

    Wilfred Ndidi warming up with Foxes

    Wilfred Ndidi is expected to make his Premier League debut against Chelsea.

  11. Listen: Unhappy Schlupp can leave Leicester

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Claudio Ranieri confirms Jeffrey Schlupp has told Leicester he wants to leave the club...

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    Video caption: Claudio Ranieri confirms Jeffrey Schlupp has told Leicester he wants to leave the club.
  12. Swapping big serves for slam dunks

    BBC Sport

    Former junior Grand Slam winner Joshua Ward-Hibbert is now determined to star on the basketball court with Leicester Riders.

    Joshua Ward-Hibbert
  13. Former Charnwood MP on NHS funding row

    The Guardian

    A former Conservative health secretary has said it was unfair for Downing Street to hint that the NHS England boss, Simon Stevens, was to blame for the winter crisis gripping the health service.

  14. Warning about ice

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice in Leicester overnight.

    It's thought that between midnight and 11:00 tomorrow (Friday) ice is expected to form on untreated surfaces.

    There could also be some outbreaks of sleet and snow.

  15. Ranieri: Schlupp 'not happy'

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Talking about the suggestion Jeff Schlupp could be planning to leave the club, the Foxes boss said: “I spoke with him, he spoke with the club, he’s not happy. I said if he wants to go he can go, the money is important."

    Jeff Schlupp
  16. Ranieri tribute to former England boss

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Claudio Ranieri has commented on the death of Graham Taylor at his Leicester City press conference.

    He said: "Very very sad, my condolences to his family and all the football world”

    Graham Taylor
  17. Afternoon weather update

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    Plenty of rain around, there could be a bit of snow for a time too.

    Most of any snow will fall mainly over higher ground with most areas seeing rain instead - highs of 5C (41F).

  18. Your comments: Jewry Wall investment

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Jewry Wall