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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 21 November 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

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By Dave Wade

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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  2. Weather: Rain set to continue

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Cloudy with scattered showers overnight - some heavy. 

    Breezy, particularly in eastern areas, with lows of 7C (45F).

    weather
  3. Nottingham '11th most entertaining city'

    Nottingham Post

    Nottingham has been named one of the UK's most entertaining cities... just not as entertaining as Oxford, Inverness or Bath.

  4. Second flood warning issued for River Maun

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Another flood warning has been issued for the River Maun, this time at Clipstone, Edwinstowe and Ollerton.

    The Environment Agency said flooding is expected there tonight.                                   

    The current level at The Dykes river gauge is 1.35m. 

    The agency said: "River levels are rising in response to heavy rain through the day. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours."

  5. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    • Teen, who burned down Rushcliffe Arena, bragged about crime
    • Flood warnings in place across Nottinghamshire after several hours of rain
    • Nottingham Panthers bid to host Continental Cup Super Final
  6. Travel: Flooding on A52

    BBC Travel

    Very slow traffic on the A52 at the Priory Island because of flooding. Approach with care.

  7. Crowds gather for Mansfield lights switch-on

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Ollie Hynd flicked the switch alongside fellow Notts Paralympian Charlotte Henshaw last night...

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  8. Man charged over handbag robbery

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Police are still trying to locate a handbag that was stolen from a woman in Bobber's Mill on Friday.

    The 29-year-old was injured in the robbery at about 09:20 in Darley Road.

    A 34-year-old man from Nottingham was remanded in custody until 19 December after appearing at the city's magistrates' court charged with robbery on Saturday.

    Police say the handbag, which was discarded, has not been recovered.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J27 for A608 Hucknall.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M1 southbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J27, A608 (Hucknall), because of an incident.

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  10. Stags appoint new coach

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Mansfield Town announce appointment of Lee Taylor (once at Notts County) as fitness and rehabilitation coach.

  11. Leisure centre due to reopen next year

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    The fire set back the work which should have seen Rushcliffe Arena reopen last Christmas.

    rushcliffe arena

    Rushcliffe councillor John Cottee says he's pleased the culprit has been caught. 

    "This fire did set the building project back but we’re pleased that the new Rushcliffe Arena is due to open on target in January 2017," he said. 

    "Once open, it will give residents some superb new facilities, including a 25m pool, a beach-themed fun pool, modern gym, squash courts and wellness rooms." 

  12. Rushcliffe Arena arson teen bragged about crime

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    You might have seen the news over the weekend that an 18-year-old has been sentenced to two years in a detention centre for burning down Rushcliffe Arena last September.

    The fire caused £285,000 of damage to the West Bridgford leisure centre, which was closed at the time for refurbishment.

    fire

    Police today said the teenager, who can't be named, was overheard on a bus bragging about the offence a few days later.

    Insp Craig Berry, said: "In starting a fire he caused hundreds of thousands of pounds of damage to a public building which was at least a mindless and reckless act that could have endangered lives."  

  13. Magpies: Who's fit for Cambridge game?

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Notts County boss John Sheridan says Forte, Tootle and O'Connor will all be available again tomorrow night against Cambridge  

    John Sheridan
  14. Youths seen riding stolen mobility trike

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A mobility trike was stolen and later found abandoned with electrical and body work damage, police have said.

    The theft of the vehicle, which is specially designed for wheelchair users with a drop-down ramp, left its owner without transport for several weeks, police said.

    Two white youths wearing hoodies were seen riding the black Nippi Sport 125 past Sutton Parkway railway station toward Sutton Junction at 21:20 on Thursday 10 November.

    It was was taken from Bentinck Street in the town earlier that evening.