28 February 2015
East Midlands councils come together in response to Northern Powerhouse
Ten men are charged by police, including one in Derbyshire, investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
An investigation is under way after a power failure left hundreds of passengers stranded at East Midlands Airport.
Work is due to begin on bringing a museum's collection out of the building into the wider world using digital technology.
A man is charged with attempted murder after a woman suffers serious head and facial injuries during an assault in Derby.
Championship leaders Derby may sign another striker on loan as cover for injured duo Darren Bent and Chris Martin.
28 February 2015
East Midlands councils come together in response to Northern Powerhouse
Today's Local Live updates have come to an end. We will be back with more from 08:00 tomorrow.
We could see a few wintry showers this evening and overnight.
Some stretches could be icy too with temperatures dropping to about -1C (30F) in rural areas.
Derby County's Shaun Barker played 45 minutes for Sheffield United's U21 side in their 2-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest earlier.
An 84-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when she was hit by a car in Derbyshire at the weekend.
It happened at about 18:30 on the A444 in Overseal. Police have appealed for witnesses.
Derby County are considering signing another striker on loan as cover for injured duo Darren Bentand Chris Martin.
On-loan ex-England forward Bent (pictured) is expected to be out for up to a month with a hamstring tear sustained in Saturday's 2-0 loss at Fulham.
Fellow striker Chris Martin who has 16 Championship goals this season, also has a hamstring injury and is likely to be out for another two weeks.
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In my 17:00 bulletin, Derbyshire chocolate firm Thorntons suffers a fall in both sales and profits.
New drug driving laws came into effect today - meaning police in Derbyshire and East Staffordshire will be out using 'drugalyser' kits.
I'll be finding out more about how the tests work at about 16:45.
Severn Trent says it is investigating reports of discoloured tap water in parts of Derby.
It says its teams are out taking samples in areas covered by the DE7 postcode.
Jonathan Hart, chief executive of Derbyshire-based chocolate firm Thorntons, is remaining positive despite a fall in sales and profits.
He said: "We are well positioned to take advantage of an improvement in consumer spending."
Pre-tax profit fell 8.8% to £6.5m, with sales down 8.2% to £128.2m in the 28 weeks to 10 January.
In my 16:00 bulletin, we'll have more on Thorntons suffering a drop in profits and sales.
Derby County's Shaun Barker has been given permission to play two U21 matches for Sheffield United.
The 32-year-old is recovering from a long-term knee injury but the Rams can only field three over-age players in U21 games - and those slots are needed for first team regulars returning from injury and fringe players.
A man from Ilkeston is among ten men charged by police investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale.
David Law, 45, of Cotmanhay Road, is charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit rape.
Derbyshire chocolate firm Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits, in what it described as a "disappointing" overall performance.
You can hear more on this on BBC Radio Derby at 15:00.
A bright afternoon but some occasional showers this afternoon.
Scattered showers will continue, becoming increasingly wintry in places.
Derby County striker Darren Bent is facing up to four weeks out with a small hamstring tear.
Rams first team coach Paul Simpson says the club are considering a loan but there isn't much available.
A trainee GP from Swadlincote thinks more should be done to attract young doctors to general practice.
There's been a 30% reduction in people training to be GPs in Derby - reflecting a similar situation nationally.
An elderly pedestrian who died after a collision with a coach in Chesterfield has been identified.
The chief executive of Derbyshire-based Thorntons said "there is still much to do" to turn around the group's fortunes after it reported a drop in sales and profits.
Jonathan Hart tells investors it's a "mixed performance".
International sales rose by 19.9% to £5.4m in the first half of the company's financial year, but UK commercial sales melted away by 12.4% to £54.7m.
I'm at Derby County's training ground where I'll be interviewing Steve McClaren and Ryan Shotton.
In the 13:00 news bulletin: Derbyshire chocolate firm Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits for the half-year - in what it described as a "disappointing" overall performance.
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A broken down vehicle has led to a lane being closed on the M1 southbound between J29 and J28.
Fire crews rescued a man who had tumbled 50m into a river in New Mills last night.
Firefighters had to tread carefully on the slippery bank to pull the man to safety and help him into a waiting ambulance.
Significant new powers over transport, housing and the local economy are to be devolved to Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by the government.
It's the biggest shift in powers from Whitehall in generations, but the deal requires local councils to combine into one super authority. So what could it all mean?
In my 12:00 bulletin, a Swadlincote GP says more should be done to encourage young doctors into General Practice.
Derbyshire chocolate firm Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits for the half year in what it described as a "disappointing" overall performance.
I'll bring you more on this in my 11:00 bulletin.
Police are appealing for information after a man tried to lure a 11-year-old boy into a car in the Peak District.
The Peak District National Park Authority is planning to sell an area of land it was forced to pay £650,000 for three years ago to prevent it becoming a static caravan site.
The land, in Foolow, was purchased by the authority in 2012 after it missed the word "touring" out of a planning consent notice and a private firm tried to buy it.
Now it plans to sell the land to recoup the cost - but wants to amend its conditions to make sure static caravans are precluded this time.
Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford has retained his men's singles title at the English Senior National Table Tennis Championships.
He was 3-0 down to Paul Drinkhall in the final but saved two championship points to storm back and take the title by four sets to three.
A broken down car is blocking a lane on the M1 southbound between J30 and J29a.
In my 10:00 bulletin, Derbyshire chocolate firm Thorntons reports a fall in both sales and profits.
A reveller who had to be sprayed with CS gas after biting two police officers has narrowly escaped going straight to jail.
Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits for the second half of 2014.
The firm said supply problems at its new Derbyshire warehouse also affected its figures.
Derby County head coach Steve McClaren is remaining positive despite the 2-0 defeat to Fulham at the weekend.
"We'll have one or two more bad days at the office, I can guarantee that, but the key thing is we just shake it off and go again.
We've missed an opportunity, but there will be others and we have to make sure we take them."
A Derby woman who's been campaigning for mobility scooter drivers to sit a proficiency test says more needs to be done to make them safer.
You can hear more on this in my 09:00 bulletin.
The A57 Snake Pass is partially blocked in Bamford following an accident.
Residents in Spondon have described potholes in the village as an "absolute nightmare".
There are delays on the M1 northbound at J29 because of a broken down vehicle.
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