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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 29 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Thursday

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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: More heavy showers this evening

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    The rain will ease off this afternoon giving some drier and brighter spells into the evening but there will be a few heavy showers following on behind. 

    These will clear away overnight so it will dry up again with some clear spells and the winds will ease off too. 

    weather

     The temperatures will again drop to a single figure in rural areas with lows of 8C (46F).      

  3. Rain causing flooding in Lambley

    Main Street in Lambley is partially flooded after heavy rainfall this afternoon.

    Lambley
  4. Vellios wanted to come back to England

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Head to our Facebook page to see our full interview with Forest's new signing Aposolos Vellios.

    The former Everton striker said he likes everything about England......even the weather!

    Aposolos Vellios
  5. Magpies sign Vale midfielder O'Connor

    BBC Sport

    Notts have been busy signing players in the past few days too.

    They've agreed a two-year deal for midfielder Michael O'Connor, who becomes the third player to join the club from Port Vale this week.

    Michael O'Connor
  6. Ministry says Nottingham Prison is improving

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    The Ministry of Justice says "improvements have been made" at Nottingham Prison after there were concerns about the increase in prisoners getting hold of 'legal highs'.

    It says it acknowledges more needs to be done "to tackle violence and drugs" but says the new laws around the sale and possession of these substances "will see sentences of up to two years in prison" and should discourage people.

  7. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

  8. Travel: Accidents causing delays

    BBC Travel

    There's accidents in Ranby and Castle Donington this afternoon which may have been caused by the wet weather.

    There's also slow traffic on the M1 due to surface water so take care on the roads.

  9. Ex-Forest player Gunter could miss brother's wedding

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Former Forest defender Chris Gunter is in a bit of a predicament. 

    Should Wales beat Belgium and reach the semi-finals he could be missing his brother's wedding next week.

    Chris Gunter

    He might just have to consider being there over Skype.

  10. Montanier plans 'several' new signings

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Two days into the new job, Philippe Montanier has made his first signing and says there could be "several" more this summer.

    It looks like he's already working closely with the newly-appointed director of football, Pedro Pereira, so they're likely to both use their overseas contacts to bring new players in.

    Philippe Montanier
  11. Labour members call on Corbyn to resign

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The backlash against Jeremy Corbyn continues...

    More than 100 Labour activists and councillors from the East Midlands have now signed a letter calling for him to step down as party leader "with immediate effect".

    Among them are 44 councillors from across Nottinghamshire and eight other activists representing Labour students from Nottingham's two universities.

  12. Watch: Stitch shows how he sniffs out crime

    A stray dog that was living rough now helps to snuff out crime for police and security companies.

    Video content

    Video caption: Stray dog's nose for sniffing out crime
  13. Health worker resigns after sex offences allegations

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We told you yesterday about the healthcare worker who was charged with 14 counts of sexual assaults and two of rape while working at the Millbrook Mental Health Unit, at King's Mill Hospital.

    The hospital trust which runs the unit said the man, who was working as a healthcare assistant, had been suspended as soon as they became aware of the allegations and subsequently resigned.

  14. Report highlights legal highs problem at prison

    Klara Lethbridge

    Newsreader, BBC Radio Nottingham

    Serious concerns have been raised about the use of so-called legal highs by inmates at Nottingham Prison.

    A report by the Independent Monitoring Board says some prisoners have needed hospital treatment due to the effects of psychoactive substances. 

    Nottingham Prison

    The board also says some prisoners use other inmates as "guinea pigs" to test the strength of the substances.

    However, it said staff were becoming more aware and a pilot project had been launched to detect these substances.

  15. Absconder arrested

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Police have told Joseph Graham, from Nottingham, who absconded from Sudbury open prison in Derbyshire yesterday has been arrested.

    He was detained in Derbyshire this afternoon.

  16. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • The city council has revealed how people in different areas of Nottingham voted in the EU referendum
    • A hospital trust says a man accused of sexual offences was suspended but "subsequently resigned"
    • Cricket: Nottinghamshire's County Championship game against Warwickshire has been abandoned as a draw