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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 30 January 2017
  2. Views sought on jail expansion plans
  3. Ex-Leicester scout 'sexually abused boy'
  4. Cash reward offered for house fire information
  5. Cricket club announces 2016 profit
  6. Foxes to learn FA Cup fate
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

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By Calum McKenzie

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

Weather: Rain around overnight

Lucy Martin

BBC Weather

Tonight it will be cloudy with some patchy light rain and drizzle moving across from the west.

Weather grid
BBC

Minimum temperatures of 4C (39F).

Tigers lock handed ban

BBC Leicester Sport

Leicester Tigers second row Ed Slater has been suspended for two weeks following an independent disciplinary hearing.  

Ed Slater
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Slater pleaded guilty to a charge of striking during the club's defeat to Glasgow in the Champions Cup earlier this month.

This ban is in addition to the two week ban handed to him by the club following an internal disciplinary. 

Latest headlines for Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

Foxes-Rams replay chosen for live TV coverage

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Leicester City's replay with Derby County on Wednesday 8 February has been chosen for live TV coverage on BBC One. 

TV camera
Getty Images

The game will kick off at 19:45. 

Analysis: Ulloa still has a job to do

Ian Stringer

BBC Radio Leicester Foxes commentator

Leonardo Ulloa is a Leicester City player, who is under contract and even though he is trying to force a move through, is still being paid to do a job. 

Leonardo Ulloa
OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Promises or not, he should play. 

When immigrant children in Leicester were 'bussed out'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This fascinating article looks at the policy adopted by Leicester City Council in the 1960s and 70s of "bussing out" immigrant ethnic minority children in the hope that it would help them integrate.

Immigrant children at school
BBC

Leicester was one of eleven Local Area Authorities (LEAs) which decided there should be no more than 30% of immigrants at any one school.

It meant once that quota was reached, children were taken elsewhere.

City youngsters get new home

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Manchester City are the first visitors to City's new home tonight...

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Fire gutted house during renovation for paralysed woman

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

The house was being renovated for a woman who needs specialist living conditions after being left paralysed by an industrial accident at work.   

Roof of a house after a fire
Leicestershire Police

£5,000 reward offered for information about fire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

A reward has been offered for information about a house fire in Glenfield after it caused more than £500,000 of damage. 

House with the roof burnt off
Leicestershire Police

Police said the house in Glenfield Frith Drive, Glenfield, was under renovation when it was found alight on Sunday 27 November.

Ulloa 'feels betrayed by Ranieri'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

City striker Leonardo Ulloa tweets... 

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Interest from Black Cats in City striker

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Just a reminder, the transfer window slams shut at 23:00 tomorrow night... 

City 'reject offer for Argentine forward'

Press Association

Leicester have rejected an offer from Sunderland for wantaway striker Leonardo Ulloa, Press Association Sport understands.

Leonardo Ulloa
Reuters

The bid from the Black Cats is thought to be around £7m but Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri insists he does not want to sell the 30-year-old Argentinian.

Listen: 'If no-one arrives I'm happy,' says Ranieri

Jason Bourne

BBC Radio Leicester Sport

Here's a couple of minutes from Claudio Ranieri on potential incoming transfers...

Weather: Dry but breezy afternoon ahead

Sara Blizzard

BBC Weather

It will be dry with brighter spells developing through the day although some places will remain dull throughout.

weather map
BBC

A southeasterly breeze will pick up through the day. 

Maximum temperatures of 7C (45F). 

City to learn possible FA Cup opponents

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Got much planned for between 19:00-19:30? You might want to tune into The One Show on BBC One... 

FA Cup trophy
Getty Images

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup takes place during the show (19:20), with Leicester City or Derby County (ball number two) set to learn their fate. 

Cricket club profits 'a real collective effort'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

We are delighted to be announcing a second successive year of net profit. The significant improvement in the financial performance of the club has been a real collective effort by everyone.

Wasim KhanChief executive, LCCC

Latest headlines for Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

  • Some residents in Glen Parva have raised concerns about the expansion of Glen Parva jail 
  • Leicester City will learn their potential opponents for the FA Cup fifth round this evening (19:15) 

Elton John boosts cricket club's profits

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

The club has pointed to the Elton John concert in June and the evening with ex-Bank of England Governor Lord Mervyn King as part of the reasons for the profit. 

Elton John
ROLAND SCHLAGER/AFP/Getty Images

Sports car parks up on double yellow lines

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

For those interested in seeing the Aston Martin in all its glory - here you go. 

Aston Martin
BBC

Do we think the buyer had much change from £100,000?

Cricket club in the black

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Leicestershire CCC has announced a net profit of just over £8,000 for the year ending 30 September 2016. 

Leicestershire's Grace Road ground
Getty Images

This is the club's second consecutive year of profit after three years of losses in excess of £500,000. 

Sports car gets parking fine

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

An expensive start to the week for the owner of this Aston Martin near Highcross...

Aston Martin
BBC

...although as they're an Aston Martin owner I'm fairly confident they'll be able to afford the fine. 

Your photos: January across Rutland

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

It has been a misty morning in Empingham, Rutland, but the sheep don't seem too bothered. 

Misty morning in Rutland
Andy's Rutland

Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher Andy's Rutland for sending it in. 

Analysis: Concern over Glen Parva jail expansion plans

Tim Parker

BBC Radio Leicester political reporter in Glen Parva

Some people living on Westleigh Road in Glen Parva have said they didn't even see their own street on some of the plans they've looked at.

Road in Glen Parva
BBC

Main concerns here seem to relate to how high the buildings will be - they could overlook a number of people's homes. 

On such a big site, couldn't they be moved further away from the edge of the prison? They also want to see better screening.

There's noise in the summer from people on the outside trying to contact inmates, as well as those inside causing trouble.

Residents concerned about jail expansion plans

BBC Radio Leicester

The Ministry of Justice has said it will continue to consult with councils and communities after submitting plans to double the size of Glen Parva jail.

Glen Parva jail
BBC

A councillor is holding a public meeting tonight about the plans as he's been told people living closest to it are worried about the scale of the proposals.

Youngster 'put off going public' about abuse allegations

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Tony Brien, who has said he was abused by a football scout, was signed for Leicester City by Dave Richardson when he was 16. 

Ted Langford, the man who Mr Brien claims was the abuser, was working for the Foxes as a part-time scout at the same time.

Tony Brien signs a contract
Tony Brien

In 1988 - after youth coach Mr Richardson and Langford had joined Aston Villa - Mr Brien said he spoke to Mr Richardson and another senior figure at Leicester warning them about Langford's behaviour.

But he said he was put off from going public with the allegations.  

Watch: Monday's weather outlook

Sara Blizzard

BBC Weather

Here is my weather forecast for the East Midlands... 

Club has 'no indication of any current or historic allegations'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This is the statement Leicester City sent to the BBC in response to the allegations:

Leicester City's stadium
JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

The club has no indication of any current or historic allegations made against or in relation to [its] employees. We would, of course, investigate fully in the event any further information comes to light."

Leicester CitySpokesperson

Ex-Leicester scout 'sexually abused boy'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Ted Langford, who died in 2012, worked as a scout for Leicester City and Aston Villa in the 1970s and 80s, as well as running Dunlop Terriers.  

It is was at the youth team Dunlop Terriers where Tony Brien (pictured) has told the BBC he was abused by Ted Langford.   

Tony Brien
BBC

Abusive football scout 'wasn't reported to police'

Victoria Derbyshire

Aston Villa sacked a scout accused of sexually abusing boys in 1988 but did not go to police, the Victoria Derbyshire show has discovered.

Ted Langford and a boys team
Sports Argus

Ted Langford, who also worked for Leicester City, later admitted sex offences between 1976 and 1989, a year after he left Aston Villa.   

Good morning: Welcome to today's live updates

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Good morning and welcome along to another week across Leicestershire. I'll be with you until later with the region's news, sport, weather and travel. 

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