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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 2 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Friday

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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: Staying cloudy but dry

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It's going to remain rather cloudy tonight but mostly dry. 

    There will be a light northerly breeze with temperatures falling to 9C (48F).

    weather
  3. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here are your final headlines for today:

  4. Officers asks for calm within community

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Supt Tedhill asked "for calm" within the community and asked people not to take matters into their own hands. 

    "We are aware some people are very angry about this and some people who will be close to the young man who died and we want to make it clear that taking matters into their own hands is not the right thing to do."

  5. Police ask community to help with investigation

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Supt Ted Anthill has told BBC Radio Nottingham the stabbing in Russell Road was "extremely distressing".

    He said a post mortem examination was still due to be carried out so they couldn't confirm the man had been stabbed with a knife until then.

    "What happened clearly will have been shocking to people but these types of incidents are very rare," he said.

    "There's a lot of information in the community and we are keen to get all that to help us investigate this."

  6. Bilsthorpe incinerator plans to go ahead

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    Plans for a controversial incinerator at Bilsthorpe will go ahead despite a hard fought campaign to stop the development.

    The area's county councillor John Peck described the secretary of state's decision as "devastating for the community because of the potential risk to health and the environment". 

  7. Community has got behind new skate park

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Rhianne and Beth raised £150,000 for the Eastwood skate park from school concerts, supermarket bag packs and other fundraising events.

    The rest of the money came from local businesses and the councils.

    Skate park

    "I never thought our idea would take off like this....Everyone just got behind us instantly," said Rhianne.

  8. Stab victim named locally

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The man who died after being found with stab wounds in Russell Road last night has been named locally as Aqib Mazhar.

    The Jamia Masjid Sultania mosque in Sneinton wrote in a tribute on its Facebook page: "Please remember young brother Aqib Mazhar in your duas.

    "He sadly passed away in the evening."

  9. Teenagers wanted 'somewhere safe to play'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Rhianne Lounds began raising the money for the skate park in Coronation Park with her friend Beth Lee when they were 13.

    "We used to play here as kids quite a few years ago and we said if we wanted to change anything about this area, we wanted somewhere safe to play and hang out without causing trouble," she said.

    Rhianne Lounds

    Thanks to her and Beth kids in the area finally have that now.

  10. Man dies outside hospital

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Police want to hear from anyone who might have seen a man being dropped off outside Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop shortly before he collapsed in the road and died.

    It happened on Tuesday shortly before 21:30.

  11. Councils put cash towards new skate park

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The skate park in Eastwood has opened this afternoon with plenty of youngsters turning up with their bikes and skateboards to try it out.

    Skate park

    The park is thought to be one of the largest in Nottinghamshire and as well as the money raised by the two teenagers, funding came from the county council and Broxtowe Borough Council. 

  12. Quarter of a century since Magpies reached top division

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    It was on this day 25 years ago that Neil Warnock took Notts County up to the top flight.

    What a day that was ...

    Neil Warnock
  13. Eye witness tried to save man's life

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Another eye-witness has been talking to BBC East Midlands Today about what she saw in Russell Road last night.

    Russell Road

    She said she saw a group of people with poles throwing bricks and smashing a car window before the injured man collapsed on her driveway.

    She said while on the phone to 999 she put him in the recovery position and waited almost 15 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

  14. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • A man in his 20s has died after being stabbed in Forest Fields last night
    • A Stapleford dad is to have his petition to abolish fines for parents taking their children out of school in term time debated in Parliament
    • World number 19 Karolina Pliskova has been added to the line-up for the Aegon Open in Nottingham later this month