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  1. Updates for Tuesday 16 August 2016

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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 dry and sunny tonight

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    Staying dry with plenty of sunshine for the rest of the day. 

    It will stay dry overnight but there will be a breeze with temperatures falling to a minimum of 11C (52F).

    weather
  3. Hants hand crushing defeat to Notts

    BBC Sport

    Here's more from BBC Sport on Nottinghamshire's defeat at Trent Bridge today.

    Notts were chasing an improbable 468 today after they began the day on 42-2 but the hosts were eventually bowled out for 291.

    Brad Wheal
  4. Travel: Roads busy tonight

    BBC Travel

    There's a lot of queuing traffic around Nottinghamshire this evening.

    There's delays along the A57 in Worksop, A610 in Nuthall, the ring road between the QMC Island and Crown Island and on the A52 in Tollerton.

  5. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • A couple who were evacuated from their home after a fire in a factory next door say it's 'frustrating' they still haven't returned six weeks later
    • Police have asked witnesses to come forward after a man died after being hit by a tram in Basford last night
    • Nottinghamshire have lost to Hampshire in the final day of the County Championship
  6. Police urge witnesses to tram death to come forward

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We told you earlier about a man dying in Basford last night after being ht by a tram.

    Police are now asking for anyone who saw anything near the David Lane or Basford crossing to get in touch with them.

    A statement from the force said: "The full circumstances are yet to be established but the death is not believed to be suspicious at this time."

  7. Notts lose to Hampshire

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Hampshire win as Brad Wheal bowls out Harry Gurney.

    They had a victory margin of 176 runs.

  8. Your photos: Thurgaton basks in sunshine

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Well it has been a beautiful day out there today.

    A perfect day for a walk...

    Thurgaton
  9. Funding application for castle submitted

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It feels like we've been talking about the big transformation of Nottingham Castle for a long time. 

    But applying for funding seems to be a long process and the council says it has submitted its second round bid for cash from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

  10. Morris Minor club marks 40th birthday

    Mark Dennison

    Presenter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    BBC Nottingham had a visit from some Morris Minor cars earlier today.

    it's the 40th anniversary of the Morris Minor Owners Club this year and some members of the Mansfield branch came in to show us their treasured cars.

    Morris Minor cars
  11. Charity gets £1m lottery cash

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    Almost £1m of lottery money has been given to a charity which helps sex workers across Nottinghamshire.

    POW (Prostitute Outreach Workers) has been going for 26 years, offering safety advice to women, and it helped 300 women last year.

    Daniella Scotece from the charity said the cash from a series of grants would help them to reach more women.

  12. Fire saw plumes of smoke thrown into air

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    There's more pictures here of the factory fire in New Basford which shows you how bad it was.

    It caused plumes of smoke to blow across the area, leading to hazardous driving conditions and several homes were left without power for a time.

    Basford fire
  13. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • A couple who were evacuated from their bungalow because of a fire in a factory next to their home six weeks ago say they still haven't been allowed to return home
    • The mum of a 21-year-old who died in an accident while on holiday in Turkey says there should be tougher laws on helmets abroad
    • All three of our local football teams are in action tonight and they'll all be looking for a win after the weekend's disappointing results
  14. Bungalow residents want to go back home

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Ken Shaw told East Midlands Today: "The quicker we can go home, the better because I can't stay here for longer."

    He said if the bungalow was dangerous he wouldn't be eager for him and his wife to go back.

    Ken Shaw
  15. Couple 'frustrated' by delay

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It's been six weeks since Ken and Pauline Shaw moved into temporary accommodation.

    Their bungalow is next door to the factory in High Church Street, New Basford, and they've been told by the Tuntum Housing Association a factory wall is unstable and has to be demolished before they can return home.

    Pauline Shaw

    Mrs Shaw, who has an adapted bathroom in her bungalow, said she had been "stuck" in the flat they had been given.

    She said: "I just want to go home, it's very frustrating."

  16. Couple still not home after fire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Talking of fires...

    Cast your minds back to July when a huge blaze broke out at a clothing factory in New Basford.

    Basford fire

    More than 50 residents were evacuated from nearby properties at the time, but while most were able to return in the following days, one couple who live in a bungalow next to the site say they still can't go home.

  17. Ropewalk fire now out

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue say the fire in The Ropewalk, just off Derby Road, is now out. 

    Luckily no-one was hurt.

  18. Mum raising awareness about dangerous helmets

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The mum of 21-year-old Amarna Carthy set up a petition to urge the Foreign Office to work with other countries and get tougher helmet laws for holidaymakers taking part in activities. 

    Although her daughter was wearing a helmet when she fell of her squad bike Tashaka Baumber says it wasn't adequate enough.

    She called the support they've had for the petition "wonderful" and said they wanted to raise more awareness about the issue. 

  19. Weather: Plenty of sunshine this afternoon

    Kay Crewdson

    BBC weather presenter

    It's a lovely afternoon with light winds, plenty of sunshine and thin wispy cloud.

    Highs of around 23C (73F) although some spots could be warmer.

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  20. Organised criminals selling fish on illegally

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    You might not know this but anyone found angling without a licence could face a fine of up to £2,500 and anyone with a licence who breaks regional bylaws faces a fine of up to £50,000.

    Officers say organised criminals are taking the fish and selling them to private fisheries for thousands of pounds.