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Summary

  1. Live updates for Tuesday 22 August 2017
  2. 'Oldest' bowls club in Chesterfield retains ban on women
  3. Man dies in police crash crash in Derby
  4. Sarnie smuggler caught bread handed in Southwell
  5. Mystery over 'fake' parking warnings in Nottingham
  6. Man injured in Kirby Muxloe explosion

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By Dave Wade and Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane blocked on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Worksop), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A514 Derbyshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A514 Derbyshire both ways severe accident, between B587 and A5132 Barrow Lane.

    A514 Derbyshire - A514 Swarkestone Bridge in Stanton by Bridge closed and heavy traffic in both directions between the B587 junction and the A5132 Barrow Lane junction, because of an accident. Congestion to the Breach Lane junction and on B587 to the Breach Lane junction.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Our live coverage across the day

    Regular live coverage on this page has ended for the day, but breaking news, sport and travel updates will continue to appear through the night.

    East Midlands Live returns from 08:00 on Wednesday morning.

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J29a for Markham Lane Markham Vale and J29 for A617.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J29a, Markham (Markham Vale) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Your pictures: Misty scenes across the region

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's been more autumn than August out there today, but the mist has provided some excellent photo opportunities.

    Here's Kimberley, Nottinghamshire...

    kimberley

    This is Great Dalby in Leicestershire...

    great dalby

    And here's Brailsford in Derbyshire.

    Brailsford
  6. Police name pensioner killed in Oadby

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    A pedestrian who died after being hit by a lorry on the A6 in Oadby has been named as Ingeborg Toach.

    The 86-year-old, who lived in the town, sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Asda in Oadby

    The crash happened near the Asda store on the evening of Thursday 10 August.

    Police are still trying to contact relatives of the victim are appealing to anyone who is related to or knows the family of the deceased to get in touch with them.

  7. Vandals burn Jubilee bench

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Erewash Borough Council has tweeted this photo of one of their Jubilee benches that's been vandalised in Long Eaton.

    Jubilee bench

    The authority has appealed for anyone with information to contact the police.

  8. East Midlands weather update: A fairly cloudy night

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It’ll be fairly cloudy tonight with occasional clearer spells. Lows of 15C (59F).

    Weather

    It'll then be cloudy tomorrow morning, with the chance of a few showers.

    It’ll steadily brighten up over the course of the afternoon with some evening sunshine expected. Highs of 20C (68F).

  9. On this day: Civil War begins in Nottingham

    Paul Robey

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    An important date in Nottingham's and Britain's history - 375 years ago today the English Civil War began, when King Charles I raised his standard near Nottingham Castle.

    Today it's known as Standard Hill.

    STANDARD HILL
  10. Police search for burglars on motorbikes

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Police investigating two break-ins in Hathersage are asking for help in identifying these men.

    CCTV of wanted men

    A house in Jaggers Lane was broken into on Monday last week. The intruders searched inside and then left.

    Later on the same day, a property in nearby Mytham Bridge was broken into, with cash and jewellery being stolen.

    The offenders were disturbed during that break-in and fled on motorbikes.

  11. Missing Hyson Green girls found

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Two teenage girls - who went missing from Hyson Green - have been found, Nottinghamshire Police has said.

    Amaree Ross, 15 and Leah Devale, 14, were reported missing yesterday.

  12. Man injured in assault

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A man has been injured in an assault in New Basford, Nottingham, this afternoon.

    gawthorne st

    Nottinghamshire Police were called to Gawthorne Street at about 13:40 BST.

    A man was taken to hospital with injuries "not believed to be life-threatening or altering".

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J29 for A617 and J28 for A38 Alfreton.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) in Stony Houghton and J28, A38 (Alfreton) in South Normanton, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time