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Summary

  1. Updates for Tuesday 20 September 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

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: Dry night expected

    BBC Weather

    It should stay dry this evening and overnight with isolated patches of mist and lows of 13C (55F).  

  3. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

  4. Prosecution say cyclist failed to indicate

    Jo Healey

    East Midlands Today

    Adam Haywood, 31, was making deliveries in his Greene King lorry when he pulled up at the red lights on Lower Parliament Street at its junction with Pennyfoot Street. 

    Cyclist, Ms Wright, pulled up alongside the lorry and was going straight on, but the lorry turned left and caught her back wheel, dragging her under the lorry.

    Adam Haywood

    The prosecution says Mr Haywood failed to indicate, see Ms Wright in his mirrors while at the lights and then respond to the collision as quickly as he could've done.

    Mr Haywood denies causing Louise's death by driving carelessly. The trial continues.

  5. Court shown CCTV from bike crash

    Jo Healey

    Reporter, East Midlands Today

    A courtroom has witnessed the final moments of a young cyclist as she was dragged under the wheels of a brewery lorry in Nottingham. 

    The jury at Derby Crown Court was shown CCTV of the 'tragic collision' earlier.

    Louise Wright

    Louise Wright, 29, suffered 'extremely grievous injuries' and died instantly.

    The lorry driver, Adam Haywood, from Whitwell, Derbyshire, denies causing her death by driving carelessly.

  6. Trial hears evidence from city bike crash

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It's the second day of the trial of a lorry driver from Derbyshire who is accused of causing the death of a cyclist as she crossed the junction with Lower Parliament Street and Pennyfoot Street in Nottingham.

    The accident happened two years ago and a 'ghost bike' was left at the scene as a tribute to the cyclist - Louise Wright.

  7. Hynd returns home with Team GB

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Of course we can't forget the star in the pool - Ollie Hynd.

    The Mansfield swimmer has plenty of medals around his neck. He won two golds and a silver in Rio.

    Ollie Hynd
  8. Paralympians back from Rio

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Mansfield's Charlotte Henshaw has landed too.

    She won bronze in the SB6 100m breaststroke.

    Charlotte Henshaw
  9. Whitehead back home with gold medal

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Some of Nottinghamshire's athletes have landed at Heathrow Airport greeted by their friends and family.

    Lowdham sprinter Richard Whitehead flashed his gold medal as he arrived.

    He also picked up a silver in the T42 100m.

    Richard Whitehead
  10. Reds go through 21 managers in 17 years

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    I saw a stat earlier which was interesting.

    Since Forest and Arsenal last played each other in 1999, the Reds have had 21 managers, while Arsene Wenger is still at the North London club - he marks his 20th anniversary this year.

    Arsene Wenger
  11. Trio out injured for Reds

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    BBC Sport has a preview of tonight's match at the City Ground.

    Damien Perquis, Britt Assombalonga and Thomas Lam are still out injured for Forest.

    There could also be some changes for Arsenal tonight.

  12. There's a hole in Nottingham

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We couldn't help but try and caption this photo of a worker fixing the collapsed sewer on High Pavement in Nottingham's Lace Market.

    Anyone got any better suggestions?

    Lace Market hole
  13. Sports Direct 'sees sense' with independent review

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Unite the union has welcomed Sports Direct's announcement today it will be holding an independent review into working practices and corporate governance.

    They said the firm has "seen sense" with the investigation.

    Quote Message: “At last Mike Ashley and his board have grasped that they need to take some very serious steps to restore shareholder, consumer and worker confidence in their employment practices." from Steve Turner Unite assistant general secretary
    Steve TurnerUnite assistant general secretary
  14. Phone-using drivers face larger fines

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The release of this film follows news that penalty points and fines for drivers caught using handheld mobile phones are to double next year.  

    George was jailed for five years and banned from driving for 10 years after police found she had been making phone calls moments before her car hit a lorry and caused it to crash through the central reservation.

    M1 crash
  15. Elderly woman injured in bag snatch

    A 78-year-old woman was taken to hospital yesterday after a robbery in an alleyway in Huthwaite.

    The victim was injured when she fell to the ground as a man snatched her handbag while she walked from Main Street toward Swanson Avenue at about 11:55.

  16. Police warning about texting at wheel

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's a new photo that's been released of the aftermath of the eight-vehicle smash on the M1 near Leicestershire.

    One driver died and several others were seriously injured.

    M1 crash

    Nottinghamshire Police has now joined with the Leicestershire force to issue a video warning people about the dangers of using a phone at the wheel.

  17. Victim of texting driver warns others

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A woman who was left seriously injured in a pile-up on the M1 in 2014 has warned about the dangers of driving while using your phone. 

    Liese Bowers-Straw from Kirkby-in-Ashfield has been left unable to walk properly and is confined to her home after the accident.

    Liese Bowers-Straw

    The driver, Christy George from Hucknall, was found guilty earlier this year of causing death by dangerous driving after it emerged she had been distracted by her phone.

  18. Weather: Staying cloudy but dry

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    A mainly cloudy afternoon but there will be some brighter spells thrown in to the mix. Mainly dry too with only a couple of spots of drizzle. Highs of 17C (63F)

    weather
  19. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

  20. Volunteer officers working extra hours

    Kevin Stanley

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    Special constables have been working with full-time police officers to crack down on traffic offences in Nottingham and the project is going to be ramped up in the coming months.

    Since March, special constables have been giving up extra time at the weekends to deal with traffic offences and have handed out almost 30 parking tickets, seized two vehicles for having no tax or insurance and submitted several intelligence reports. 

    Nottinghamshire Police

    While the numbers might seem small, Nottinghamshire Police says this signals a new era of partnership working with regular officers. 

    Operation Flicker is now set to run up to three times a month between now and Christmas.