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  1. Updates for Monday 11 January 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

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By Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Nottinghamshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: A mainly dry but cold night

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter, East Midlands Today

    It's going to be mostly dry tonight but fairly cloudy. There will be a few showers north of the county later on.

    Minimum temperature 1C (34F).

  3. Beautiful sunset this evening

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    There was a fantastic sunset over the River Trent in Nottinghamshire earlier.

    River Trent
  4. Hospitals cancel appointments ahead of strike

    Rebecca Dickson

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust says it's cancelled more than 70 outpatient appointments, operations and procedures tomorrow - ahead of a strike by junior doctors.

    From 08:00 junior doctors will only provide emergency care, in a dispute with the government over new contracts.

    Kings Mill Hospital

    The trust which runs King's Mill and Newark hospitals says emergency treatment will go ahead as normal - but they're warning there may be longer than usual waiting times in A and E.

  5. Money raised for Notts statues

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It's all going off down at Meadow Lane.

    We've just heard from the club that they have also managed to raise the £102,000 needed to put up statues of Jimmy Sirrel and Jack Wheeler at the stadium.

    Jimmy Sirrel and Jack Wheeler

    Last week, committee members met with the council and a plinth the statue will be placed on, as well as 1,400 name plaques have been ordered and there are plans for it all to be unveiled in April.

  6. UK Coal yet to respond to claims

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    UK Coal haven't responded to the claims made by the mineworkers' union who say the company didn't pay for the CT scans because they "cost too much" and "didn't think they were necessary".

    Pneumoconiosis is a long-term and irreversible disease characterised by scarring and inflammation of the lung tissue, and caused by inhaling dust.

  7. Ex-miners 'devastated' by diagnosis

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Crawford Hunter and Ray Nunn are two of five miners who the union paid for CT scans for.

    The pair were made redundant when Thoresby Colliery closed last summer and said they felt "let down".

    Crawford Hunter and Ray Nunn

    President of the UDM, Jeff Wood, has accused UK Coal of failing its workers by not offering the scans which look at the lungs in more detail than X-rays.

  8. Batsman Wessels signs new Notts deal

    BBC Sport

    Batsman Riki Wessels has signed a new three-year deal with Nottinghamshire, keeping him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2018 season.

    The versatile Wessels, who can play wicketkeeper and field at short leg and slips, has made 177 appearances and scored 6,792 runs in all competitions since joining the County Championship side 2011.

    “He’s a good team man, he bats at six, he bats at one, he bats at three, he bats all over the place and does his job very efficiently," director of cricket Mick Newell told the club website.

  9. Thousands of miners could have deadly lung disease say union

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Now, there's some worrying news for miners who worked at the former Thoresby Colliery.

    Two men who worked there have recently been told they have a deadly lung disease called pneumoconiosis.

    Thoresby Colliery

    They were diagnosed following CT scans paid for by the Union of Democratic Mineworkers. This is despite them being given the "all-clear" after X-rays at work.

  10. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here are the headlines this afternoon: 

  11. Chief exec: Fullarton is 'best fit for club'

    Tom Brown

    Sport reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Notts County's chief executive, Julian Winter, has told me Fullarton has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with the club.

    He said: "I appreciate the fans' reticence but Fullarton is the best fit for the club."

  12. Lansbury out for the rest of the season

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Forest manager Dougie Freedman says Henri Lansbury will struggle to play again this season.

    He was stretchered off during the FA Cup tie against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

    Henri Lansbury
  13. No hope of door firm 'reopening'

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    Unions said last week that a buyer had shown an interest in door manufacturing company, Leaderflush Shapland.

    But the administrators of the firm, which laid off 400 workers on New Year's Eve, have now confirmed they will not be 'reopening'.

    Leaderflush Shapland

    Joint administrator Richard Dawes said: "Despite the best efforts of the company, and ourselves, it was simply not possible to secure a buyer for this division."  

  14. 'We need to win games' says Fullarton

    Tom Brown

    Sport reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Notts County's new manager has spoken to the press about his goals and plans now he is in charge. 

    Quote Message: All I ask is my players give their absolute best. That's what happened (in training) this morning. We can't deny we've conceded goals and that's something we need to address. But we've shown we can score too. That's the positive. My choice of words is deliberate. We need to play effectively. We need to win games in a way the fans like." from Jamie Fullarton
    Jamie Fullarton
  15. Fullarton: 'I want to play attractive football'

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Jamie Fullarton
    Quote Message: I want to play in a manner that is attractive, but effective. To be effective, you must stop the goals." from Jamie Fullarton New Notts County manager
    Jamie FullartonNew Notts County manager
  16. Service cost changes 'beyond council control'

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    Stretched council budgets are nothing new and residents in Mansfield could soon be asked to pay more for certain services.

    Costs for funerals, bin replacements, market stall hire and car parking could all rise above the rate of inflation if a report by the district council's is approved this afternoon.

    The council's cabinet said they recognise some could be put people off using their services but said the proposals were due to "financial factors beyond its control".

  17. Fullarton quizzed by press

    Tom Brown

    Sport reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Fullarton is now fielding questions from BBC Radio Nottingham's Colin Slater and Colin Fray.

    Notts County

    He says he will answer any doubts over his appointment on the pitch.

  18. Fans eagerly queued for Bowie

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Hundreds of fans queued down Talbot Street on 5 August 1997 ahead of the David Bowie's gig at Rock City.

    There was a lot of excitement from people at the time that he was playing such a small venue.

    Rock City