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  1. Updates for Friday 5 August 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

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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.

  2. Weather: Sunny and dry

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A fine and (for 99% of us) dry end to the day with variable, in places large, amounts of cloud but also some sunny spells. 


    Risk of a light shower but most of us will stay dry. 

    A gentle westerly wind. Highs of 22C (72F).

  3. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Here are your final headlines for today and this week:

  4. Nottingham Victoria's final train journey

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Who remembers Victoria railway station in Nottingham?

    One man who does is 89-year-old Bill Freeman who captured this amazing cine footage 50 years ago as the last train pulled in.

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    Video caption: Nottingham Victoria's final train journey

    The station stood were the Victoria Centre is now. 

    The exhibition's on at three venues over the next month, including the shopping centre.

  5. Rugby: Four new signings for Nottingham

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Nottingham sign Worcester players Derrick Appiah, Josh Adams, Tiff Eden on dual registration deals.

    Derrick Appiah, Josh Adams, Tiff Eden

    The Green and Whites have also signed Wasps Senior Academy loosehead prop Tom West on loan for the new season.

  6. Rides ready at Riverside

    Kevin Stanley

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    It’s all ready to go at the Riverside Festival.

    The rides are up and the entertainment starts at 18:30 this evening. 


    Over the weekend, thousands of people are expected to enjoy the funfair, live music and of course, the Saturday night fireworks.  

  7. Have you seen missing Jack?

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Police have put out an appeal to find a missing 15-year-old boy.

    Jack Dennis was reported missing from the Clifton Flower Park area in Clifton at around 22:10 last night.

    Jack Dennis

    He was last seen wearing a grey Lee Cooper track top and blue jeans.  

  8. PCC 'disappointed' over Goddard resignation

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Nottinghamshire's Police and Crime Commissioner has been speaking on the resignation of Dame Lowell Goddard from the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse.

    "I'm very disappointed and I know victims locally will be very disappointed too," Paddy Tipping said.

    "I have already contacted the Home Secretary to ask for her plans on taking the inquiry forward."

    Dame Goddard
  9. Downie sisters go golf crazy

    BBC Sport

    Nottingham gymnasts and sisters Becky and Ellie Downie take on a office crazy golf challenge as part of BBC Sport's 'Rio Rivals' series...

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    Video caption: Rio Rivals: Office crazy golf challenge
  10. Woman killed in A6006 crash named

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A woman killed in a crash yesterday on the A6006 has been named as Amy Young, from Melton Mowbray.

    The 31-year-old died when the car she was driving collided with a van at around 01:00.

    crash map

    Three men aged 21, 22 and 25 who were arrested, have been bailed.

    The van driver has been released from hospital and a HGV was also involved but the driver was not injured.

  11. Watch: 'Why the UK needs #BlackLivesMatter'

    The campaigning group Black Lives Matter now has an offshoot in the UK.

    Set up in the US three years ago in response to police killings of black men, its new UK arm is holding their first day of rallies in London, Manchester and Nottingham.

    Adam Elliott Cooper, a student at Oxford University, is part of the campaign. Listen to the full Today programme discussion.

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    Video caption: Adam Elliott Cooper explains why the UK needs #BlackLivesMatter
  12. Watch: Tram tracks protest in Nottingham

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    When I came down at about 08:30, it was gridlocked but about half an hour later the police had managed to divert most of the traffic.

    It was a quiet protest - there were four people lying on the track and other people standing in front of trams with banners. 

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    Video caption: Tram tracks protest for Black Lives Matter in Nottingham
  13. Forest: New signings at City Ground

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Young midfielder Matty Cash signs new three-year deal with Nottingham Forest.

    Matty Cash

    And Ben Osborn signs a new four-year deal.

    Busy day for contracts at the City Ground!

    Ben Osborn
  14. New councillor for Bingham

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A by-election was held yesterday for the Bingham division of Nottinghamshire County Council.

    Conservative, Francis Purdue-Horan, has been elected to the seat vacated by Martin Suthers, who died in May.

    Francis Purdue-Horan
  15. Weather: Sunny spells

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    A pleasant afternoon with variable amounts of cloud and a few sunny spells.  

    A gentle westerly wind. Highs of 22C (72F).

  16. Ex-PC jailed over child sex pics

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A former Nottinghamshire Police officer has been jailed for six months for making indecent images of children. 

    Scott Mayor, 45, from Inkersall in Derbyshire, was dismissed from his job in 2015. 

    He admitted six charges at Derby Crown Court yesterday.

    Ch Insp Paul Murphy said: "Mayor brought shame on himself and betrayed the oath of office he took when he became a police officer."

  17. Watch: Protester's hands cut free

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    Video caption: One of the four protester complains as she's arrested