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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road northbound at J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, from J30 for A616 Worksop to J31 for A57 Worksop Road Sheffield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J30, A616 (Worksop) to J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of a break down.

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

  3. Firefighters entertain people online with stay at home dance

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    A video of firefighters doing a TikTok dance challenge as a creative way to share the "stay at home" message has been viewed by thousands online.

    Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service's Eastern team shared a video on Facebook and Twitter on Friday night.

    People have commented on the posts saying they "just love it" and "made me smile! Keep up the good work".

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  4. Public praised for not visiting Peak District village

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    Matlock Bath on 21 March

    Police have shared two photographs of the same Peak District village two weeks apart and praised people for starting to comply with government advice to stay at home.

    The photograph of Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, looking empty was taken yesterday and the much busier snap was taken two weeks earlier.

    Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit tweeted: "Great compliance with the government guidance to stay at home.

    "Please don't let the good weather tempt you out to the tourist hot spots today."

    Matlock Bath on 4 April
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    Severe disruption: M69 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, from J1 for A5 Hinckley to M1 J21.

    M69 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M69 northbound from J1, A5 (Hinckley) to M1 J21, Leicester, because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Two people forced to disinfect phone box after licking it

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    Two people who licked a telephone box were escorted back to it by police and supervised while they cleaned it.

    Newark Police said on Facebook that officers had tracked down the suspects and "explained the potential consequences of their actions".

    The pair then "cleaned it top to bottom with disinfectant".

    Phone box

    The Nottinghamshire officers also said they had visited numerous homes after reports of residents not following government guidance on social distancing.

    "The majority of residents are keeping to the guidelines which in turn will help the NHS save lives," they said.

  7. Garden shed auction makes £30k for NHS

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    An auction broadcast from a garden shed has raised about £30,000 for the NHS.

    Auctioneer Charles Hanson, who has appeared on Bargain Hunt, said the funds will be donated to Derby and Burton Hospitals' Covid-19 appeal.

    The top selling lot of Friday night's auction was a day out antique shopping with Drew Prichard, from TV’s Salvage Hunters, which sold for £3,700. His cap made another £480.

    Mr Prichard said: "It’s very important to support the NHS right now.”

    Charles Hanson

    A day out with Derby metal detectorist Adam Staples, who helped to uncover a coin hoard in Somerset, sold for £2,100.

    Mr Hanson's BBC Bargain Hunt items - including his own gavel, tea for four in his shed and a day out at Hansons Auctioneers - sold for £1,770.

    Meanwhile, a tour around Derbyshire’s Chatsworth House accompanied by the Duke of Devonshire made £1,550.

  8. Jake Bugg to perform at virtual festival

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    Singer-songwriter Jake Bugg will perform at a live-streaming music festival in support of artists whose livelihoods have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

    Light Hustle festival was due to take place in Bugg's home city of Nottingham but because of lockdown restrictions a virtual gig will take place instead.

    Bugg will join more than 20 artists including cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason at the gig at 15:00 BST today.

    Jake Bugg

    The festival will see an emergency hardship fund launched in support of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire's creative freelancers as government support for the self-employed will not be available until June.

    Bugg, who was born in Clifton, said: "With everything that is going on it is difficult for everybody, especially musicians out there, so I thought it was a nice thing to be part of."

    Organisers Circle of Light and Hockley Hustle will stream the event on their respective Facebook pages.

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason
  9. 'Empty car parks are what we need'

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    Police are urging people to exercise locally and avoid unnecessary travel “for the sake of our rural communities”.

    Derbyshire Police tweeted empty car parks, like this one in Edale, in Derbyshire’s Peak District, is “what we need”.

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    Earlier this week, the force admitted it was powerless to stop people from going walking in the countryside after it was accused of "shaming" those who headed to the Peak District amid the UK-wide lockdown.