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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 1 June 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Thursday

Live Reporting

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: The chance of an odd shower

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It’ll be cloudy and overcast for the rest of the evening with a light northerly breeze and the chance of a shower.  It’ll be a cloudy night with occasional showers in places. Lows of 9C (48F).    

    weather
  3. Taylor talks to footballer about heart condition

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Cricketer James Taylor and footballer Fabrice Muamba have been talking about the heart conditions that ended their careers and their appreciation of life.

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    Video caption: James Taylor and Fabrice Muamba talk about the heart conditions that ended their careers.
  4. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here are your final headlines for today:

  5. MPs join EU debate panel

    Peter Saull

    BBC Radio Nottingham Political Reporter

    Panellists at our EU referendum debate include Labour MP for Nottingham East, Chris Leslie, and Conservative MEP for the East Midlands, Emma McClarkin.

  6. Missing woman found safe

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We told you earlier about Toni Burton from Mansfield who had been reported missing by her family. 

    Police say she has now been found "safe and well".

  7. Did Bulwell back Farage's 'Great Escape'?

    Nigel Farage was in Bulwell last week but were voters in the Nottingham market town receptive to the UKIP leader's EU message?

    BBC East Midlands Today's political reporter Tony Roe takes a look at how he was received by traders in the market.

    Farage on his bus
  8. What is the law around guide dogs?

    Eating establishments are legally required to let assistance dogs in. 

    Under the Equality Act, service providers must make reasonable adjustments to make sure disabled people are not treated less favourably, including amending "no dogs" policies to allow guide dogs entry.  

    Nathan Edge and Hudson

    Mr Edge said most places where he goes to eat go "above and beyond" to accommodate him and his dog Hudson.

  9. Join in the EU referendum debate

    Peter Saull

    BBC Radio Nottingham Political Reporter

     Do you want to take part in our EU Referendum debate on BBC Radio Nottingham?

    It's on 16 June at the Galleries of Justice and you can sign up here.

  10. 'First time' guide dog was turned away

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Mr Edge says it's the first time he has been turned away from a restaurant with his guide dog Hudson and says he was "incredibly disappointed" at having been turned away this time.

    Just last week was with a group of other guide dog users lobbying in Parliament asking for more to be done to prosecute people who turn away guide dogs. 

    Nathan Edge

    "Unfortunately it's more of a common occurrence than people realise," added Mr Edge. "Three out of four guide dog owners are still being refused entry to restaurants, taxis and shops.

    "It's not just the issue of 'I'm sorry you can't come in here', It's the emotional impact as well."

  11. Charity 'shocked' by guide dog refusal

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    James White, senior campaigns manager at charity Guide Dogs said they were shocked to hear about Mr Edge's experience.

    He said: "It’s always distressing for a guide dog owner to be illegally refused access by a business. It can knock people’s confidence and prevent them from living independently.

    “Sadly these illegal refusals are far too common, with our research showing that seven out of 10 guide dog owners have been turned away because their dog isn’t welcome. Guide Dogs is campaigning to change this.”

  12. Weather update: Staying overcast this afternoon

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    No change in the forecast I’m afraid.

    Remaining overcast through the afternoon and still a little damp in places with patchy outbreaks of rain and drizzle. 

    Feeling cool with a fresh northerly breeze, gusting at times up to 25mph, especially over the hills. Highs between 12C (54F) and 14C (57F).

  13. Guide dog refused at Chinese restaurant

    As he was turned away from the Shangri-la restaurant, Nathan Edge recorded it on his phone.

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    Video caption: Guide dog refused at Chinese restaurant
  14. Restaurant says it has no issues with guide dogs

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    In a statement Jason Liu from the Shangri-La Chinese Restaurant said the refusal to allow Mr Edge and his guide dog into the restaurant was not around discrimination but purely around adequate spacing and health and safety.

    The statement from him adds: "I would like to apologise and understand this incident has greatly upset to Mr Edge and his party. I would like to make it very clear that we have no issues accepting guide dogs into our establishment - this is a proven fact as Mr Edge has dined with us previously."  

  15. Guide dog legally allowed in public spaces

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Nathan Edge, 21, visited the Shangri-La restaurant in Mansfield Woodhouse on Saturday and says he was turned away by staff for hygiene reasons.

    Mr Edge said: "I explained he's a working dog so legally he's allowed in any public area such as a restaurant.

    Nathan Edge

    "After a slight pause they explained there was no space but I said 'I'm more than happy to wait for a space'.

    "Then the manager came out to say there was a hygiene issue."