11 August 2014
Politicians and farmers warn that Britain is becoming too reliant on food imports
Hundreds of mourners pack a Derbyshire church for the funeral of a student stabbed to death in Borneo.
Repairs force a leisure centre's main pool to close for nearly three months five years after it was built.
A nine-year-old boy, from South Derbyshire, who died after falling into a weir on the River Dove in Staffordshire is named by police.
11 August 2014
Politicians and farmers warn that Britain is becoming too reliant on food imports
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A busy stretch of an Ashbourne road is to be closed for more than a month to enable essential widening work to be carried out.
Family friend Pam Morgan paid tribute to Neil Dalton ahead of the medical student's funeral in Belper earlier.
"He was a very giving and kind young man. Very generous-hearted, did a lot of work for charity," she said.
"A very family-focused young man whom Janet and Phil would be proud of."
A zoologist has expressed his frustration at super slow broadband speed which he claims is stifling his ability to run his business.
On the Afternoon Show today, I met Sarah Henshaw whose incredible story starts with a failing business - a bookshop on a narrowboat at Barton Marina.
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Crowds of angry protesters rallied in Chesterfield town centre earlier this week in a fight against government cuts to the NHS.
Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of Neil Dalton, who was stabbed to death in Borneo, reports BBC News Online.
A 76-year-old woman had her purse stolen by a man who walked into her Chesterfield home after asking for a glass of water, Derbyshire Police has said.
Severn Trent Water customers with S44 postcodes in the Bolsover, Chesterfield and Mansfield areas may have no supply or poor pressure.
"We're really sorry and our team are on their way to site to get your water back to normal as quickly as possible," the firm said.
In the news at 17:00: The funeral of an Ambergate student who was murdered in Borneo has been held this afternoon.
Hear all the top stories on BBC Radio Derby.
Traffic is moving slowly on the southbound M1 between J29A and 29 because of the vehicle fire on the northbound carriageway, BBC Travel News reports.
A car attached to a tow truck is on fire on the northbound M1 between J28 and 29, causing tailbacks, BBC Travel reports.
All traffic was stopped at 16:30 but lanes two and three are now open. One lane remains closed.
I'm on your radio between now and 7pm with the stories behind the days news, including the funeral of Neil Dalton in Belper.
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Derby are ball number eight for the League Cup 3rd round draw, Burton Albion will be number 31 if they get through.
Family and friends of Derbyshire medical student Neil Dalton, who was killed in Borneo, have been attending his funeral service this afternoon.
To hear all the headlines at 16:00, listen to BBC Radio Derby.
A teenager had his mobile phone stolen during an assault in Ilkeston in which he and his friend were punched and kicked.
I was joined by Joe Hunt, from the Tideswell School of Food, earlier.
Joe will be giving cookery demonstrations at this year's Chatsworth Country Fair. Here he rustled up a venison salad.
Listen again here.
There's lots of talk that the weather will settle down next week and get warmer. Here's the high pressure that's doing the work on Monday.
Keep up to date with the latest forecast on BBC Weather.
Derby Mountain Rescue Team attended four callouts over the bank holiday weekend.
In one incident, a man fell 50 metres down a steep side of Thorpe Cloud.
In the news at 15:00: Hundreds of people are paying their respects to murdered Ambergate student Neil Dalton. His funeral has been taking place at St Peter's Church in Belper.
Listen to BBC Radio Derby to hear all the headlines.
Burton Albion midfielders Lee Bell, Damien McCrory and Jimmy Phillips are all sidelined with knee injuries and will miss tonight's League Cup match with Premier League QPR.
The vicar guessed there'd be 500 people in church today and she certainly wasn't far wrong. From about an hour before Neil Dalton's funeral started, people were streaming into church.
Friends, family, fellow students at Newcastle and his old cricket team were all here.
I'm told today was about celebrating the life Neil led. The first page of the order of service simply read, Don't be sad that it's gone. Be happy that it happened.
In the past few minutes the hearse with Neil Dalton's coffin in has driven down a short avenue of trees in the churchyard at St Peter's Church in Belper.
Hundreds of people from many different walks of life have come to this service, showing how many lives Neil touched.
They've been describing him as kind and caring as well as bright and competitive.
Neil Dalton's former PE teacher at Belper School says he expects a "sombre" mood inside the church for the 22-year-old's funeral.
Calling Neil a "smashing lad", he says: "It will be fairly sombre but I'm sure Neil would like it like that."
The Reverend Anne Stratton said Neil Dalton's death was "not a waste".
"He was a young man that wanted to change the world and did everything he could do to achieve that," she said, ahead of the medical student's funeral in Belper.
The hearse has arrived here at St Peter's Church, Belper, for Neil Dalton's funeral.
Mourners are starting to arrive at St Peter's Church, Belper, for the funeral of Neil Dalton, who was stabbed to death in Borneo.
The 22-year-old, from Ambergate, was killed with fellow Newcastle University student Aidan Brunger.
Here we are filming a World War One story in France with Dominic Heale. Watch one soldier's story tonight on East Midlands Today.
A vacuum cleaner, an iron and cleaning products were among items stolen from a house in Matlock, Derbyshire Police has said.
Amber Valley Borough Council is looking at reintroducing charges for garden waste collections (or scrapping the service altogether).
Burton MP Andrew Griffiths accepted a challenge by his local paper to take on the ice bucket challenge.
Burton could name an unchanged team from Saturday's 1-1 draw at Newport as they take on Premier League Queens Park Rangers.
BBC Sport Online has more on the League Cup game, which kicks off at 19:45.
In the news at 12:00, the Conservative group on Amber Valley Borough Council says bringing back a charge for the removal of garden waste is "scandalous".
Listen live to BBC Radio Derby.
A "peeping Tom" has been jailed for spying under a changing room door on a naked woman trying on bikinis in a Derby superstore.
Volunteers are being sought to catch invading terrapins that can grow to "the size of a dinner plate", along the Derbyshire-Leicestershire border.
The reptiles were probably abandoned in the Ashby Canal following the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles craze, said the Canal and River Trust.
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There will be lots of tears but also "love and laughter" at the funeral of medical student Neil Dalton later, reports BBC News Online.
The service for the 22-year-old, who was stabbed to death in Borneo alongside fellow Newcastle University student Aidan Brunger, will be held in Belper.
Charges for garden waste collections could be reintroduced in Amber Valley, a little more than a year after they were scrapped.
Hear this story and more on BBC Radio Derby at 11:00.
A nine-year-old girl was mauled by a dog as she played in Anglesey Community Park with her family.
A television interview with a World War One veteran from Derby is being shown for the first time.
The testimony of Edward Glendinning, a former Sherwood Forester, was recorded in the 1960s for the BBC's landmark Great War series, remembering the 50th anniversary of the conflict's outbreak, but was thought too harrowing to broadcast.
The family of a Derby woman who wanted her body donated to medical science have had their application rejected by the University of Nottingham.
Angela Tideswell, who died of cancer on Sunday, asked for her body to be used to further research into the disease.
In the news at 10:00, a man who spied on a woman about to try on a bikini in a Derby shop has been jailed for eight weeks.
Hear this story and more on BBC Radio Derby.
A huge jobs fair will take place on September 5 with the help of bus operator Trent Barton.
It's looking brighter today. Check out Wednesday's 30-second forecast on Facebook.
Spanish forward Ivan Calero scored on his debut as the Rams beat Charlton 1-0 last night.
The funeral of Neil Dalton, from Derbyshire, who was stabbed to death in Borneo, takes place today.
Mr Dalton, 22, from Ambergate, was killed alongside fellow Newcastle University medical student Aidan Brunger earlier this month.
His funeral will be held at St Peter's Church in Belper this afternoon.
The family of a Derby woman who wanted her body donated to medical science have had their application rejected by The University of Nottingham.
Hear this story and others in the news at 09:00 on BBC Radio Derby.
Utilities firms, including Western Power and Severn Trent, have been fined after delaying Derby's drivers with roadworks for which they did not have a permit.
A hospital's minor injury unit will close overnight after audits showed it was underused and unsuitable to treat children, reports BBC News Online.
It's not looking too bad on the roads this morning, with no major incidents reported by BBC Travel as yet.
It will be dry, settled and bright today with a good number of sunny spells throughout.
But it'll remain breezy, which will take the edge off the temperatures,. However, 20C (68F) is likely nonetheless.
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