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  1. Updates for Friday 4 March 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

Live Reporting

By Dave Wade

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from Local Live this week. Join us again on Monday for all the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across Nottinghamshire.

  2. Weather: Ice risk

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Remaining cloudy to end the day with outbreaks of rain and sleet, some snow possible for higher ground. 

    There is the risk of ice on untreated surfaces with lows of 2C (36F).

  3. Winter to join Huddersfield, Magpies confirm

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Notts County have confirmed departing chief executive Julian Winter has joined Huddersfield Town.

    He will stay at Meadow Lane for a "full handover of duties", the club said.

    Julian Winter

    He'll start at Huddersfield after Easter.  

  4. Forest: Burke injury 'unexpected loss'

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Forest injuries: Oliver Burke missing for two or three weeks with broken hand. 

    Jamie Ward out for 10-14 days with hamstring issue.

    Oliver Burke

    The loss of Burke, pictured, is an "unexpected blow", Dougie Freedman has said at the Forest press call. 

    He had an operation on Thursday on the hand injury.

  5. Forest: Moritz signing 'complicated'

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    At the Forest press call, manager Dougie Freedman says the signing of forward Andre Moritz is "with FIFA" and could happen next week.

    The deal has been complicated because it's across international boundaries and transfer windows, he said.

    andre moritz
  6. Nottingham pub given listed status

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Some great news for the Embankment pub at Trent Bridge - it's been listed as a historic building by the government.

    It was finished in 1905 by city architect A N Bromley as Nottingham-based Boots' flagship store outside the city centre and became a model for similar stores across the country.

    The Embankment

    Hilary Silvester, from the city's civic society, said the store had its own social club.

    “Jesse Boot saw the importance of a social club for his workers, where they could engage in not just recreational but educational activities," she said.

    "And he saw to it that these were conducted in pleasant surroundings.”

  7. Theme park is Mellors' second Fantasy Island

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A great nugget from the Mellors Group press release about their purchase of Fantasy Island in Ingoldmells here - they already own a leisure park in Dubai - also called Fantasy Island! 

    I wonder how the two compare...

    Fantasy Island

    Managing director, James Mellors, said of the Lincolnshire resort (pictured): “We found that Fantasy Island is a popular resort for visitors from Nottingham and other regions across the Midlands but it needed support to provide long-term stability. 

    "We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of attractions and have some interesting investment plans and new rides for Fantasy Island in the near future.”

  8. Beach owners buy Fantasy Island

    Rebecca Dickson

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    The owners of the Nottingham beach attraction have bought a theme park near Skegness.

    Mellors Group has been running the beach in the Old Market Square since 2009.

    nottingham beach

    Today it's announced it's taking over the Fantasy Island resort on the beach at Ingoldmells - which has been in administration for the past 18 months.

    The group wants to transform the current site, which has a series of roller coasters, a seven-day market and a caravan park.

  9. Travel: Worksop roadworks

    BBC Travel

    There's slow traffic on the A60 Mansfield Road in Worksop because of roadworks at the A57 junction.

  10. Cricket: Broad wants place at 2019 World Cup

    BBC Sport

    Nottinghamshire's Stuart Broad says he wants to earn a regular place in England's one-day side in order to play at a home World Cup in 2019.

    Stuart Broad

    Broad wants place at 2019 World Cup

    Stuart Broad

    Stuart Broad says he wants to earn a regular place in England's one-day side in order to play at a home World Cup in 2019.

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  11. Where do asylum seekers live in Nottinghamshire?

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Home Office figures show there are 870 asylum seekers receiving support in Nottingham.

    However, Gedling, Newark and Sherwood and Rushcliffe don't have any at all.

    Asylum seekers map

    Bassetlaw and Ashfield have one each, Mansfield has two and Broxtowe has three.

    The figures show the vast majority of asylum seekers are in cities - Glasgow is the highest with more than 3,000.

  12. Snow update: Disruption possible over higher ground

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Snow is more likely to settle on higher ground with a mixture of sleet and rain at lower levels. 

    There is also a yellow warning for icewhich may form on untreated surfaces. 

    Snow and ice could cause some difficult driving conditions and travel disruption but the greatest risk of disruption will be over higher ground.

  13. Weather: Rain and sleet

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It’ll be cloudy and breezy with the odd brighter spell. 


    There’ll be a mixture of rain and sleet at lower levels with snow over higher ground. 

    Feeling chilly with highs of 4C (39F).

  14. Magpies striker's broken nose

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    They say football isn't a tough game! 

    Notts County striker Jon Stead sporting some lovely bruises after breaking his nose...

    Jon Stead
  15. Mansfield shopping centre to mark milestone

    Kevin Stanley

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    It's 40 years since the Four Seasons Shopping Centre opened in Mansfield. 

    Four Seasons

    This weekend they're putting on a series of fun events to celebrate.

    Over the years visitors have included the Queen in 1977 and Miss World finalists in 1987.