29 August 2014
NHS campaigners are marching the 280 miles from Jarrow to London
A report reveals that half of a man's pancreas "died off" after a paramedic failed to diagnose him correctly.
A swimming pool that closed after being damaged during a suspected arson attack will stay shut until next year.
Derby County CEO Sam Rush is confident captain Richard Keogh will stay with the Rams, as contract talks are set to begin.
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It's a fairly quiet picture for the next few days and it will stay generally dry with a fair amount of cloud.
If we get any sunnier spells then temperatures will climb up to 22C (72F).
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Derby County's U21 side beat their Hull City counterparts 3-0 in a friendly match this afternoon.
Simon Dawkins (pictured) and Tom Naylor both scored and there was also an own goal.
Police believe a cricket pavilion in Melbourne was set on fire deliberately.
An investigation found the blaze started in a coil of cricket boundary rope stored behind the building, near Cockshut Lane, at about 19:45 on Monday.
Derbyshire wildlife groups who are vaccinating badgers against bovine TB can now apply for government funding.
Defra says it will pay for half of the long-term costs from March, with the aim of creating a "buffer zone" of healthy badgers to stop the disease spreading beyond the hotspot areas in south-west England.
Only 70% of Derby's food premises that should have been checked were inspected by the city council in 2013/14. The Food Standards Agency says it should be 100%.
The authority's deputy leader, Martin Rawson, said 100% of the city's "high risk" establishments were visited.
The top local story in my bulletin at 17:00 is about the government financially backing badger vaccinations in Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Dales District Council says damage to the swimming pool block at Ashbourne Leisure Centre caused by a suspected arson attack will take months to repair and cost at least £300,000.
Hygiene inspectors only managed to visit 70% of Derby's food outlets last year.
Now Derby City Council is asking some restaurants and takeaways to self-certify they've made improvements since their previous checks.
A 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted robbery after another 13-year-old was threatened with violence if he didn't hand over his bike.
Police have appealed for witnesses to the confrontation, which happened on Sunday.
Tests are being carried out on a 120m (394ft) water slide which will be put in the centre of Mickleover on Sunday.
Hundreds of people have been drawn to have a go on the slide, which will form part of a community fun day on Kipling Drive.
Chesterfield Royal received more patient complaints than hospitals in Nottingham and Derby over the last year, shock government figures show.
Listen to my 16:00 bulletin for more on the government offering money to teams who are vaccinating badgers in Derbyshire.
Burton Albion says the red card given to Robbie Weir during Saturday's game at Mansfield Town has been overturned on appeal.
Derbyshire's High Sheriff, David Coleman, is due to complete his 220 mile charity walk around the perimeter of the county this weekend.
The walk, done in stages over the past month, has helped to raise money for Peak District Mountain Rescue and the High Sheriff's fund, which provides grants for community projects.
Derbyshire Dales District Council says it is devastated by news that Ashbourne Leisure Centre's swimming pool will need to stay closed until next year.
The repairs are expected to cost about £150,000, but the loss of income is likely to double that financial cost.
An accident has led to delays on Main Street in Stapenhill, reports BBC Travel.
Groups in Derbyshire who are vaccinating badgers against bovine TB can now apply for government funding. More on this in my 15:00 bulletin.
A parking system at Burton's Queen's Hospital that requires drivers to remember what time they arrived was mentioned during a Commons debate last night.
The government has ordered hospitals in England to cut the cost of parking and Burton MP Andrew Griffiths cited Queen's Hospital as an example of an unfair system.
A patient who was advised by a paramedic to take painkillers after suffering from chest pain was later admitted to hospital with "half of his pancreas died off".
The Highways Agency is not asking for compensation from contractors after work to improve the A38 was hit by several delays - including the discovery of protected white-clawed crayfish in a nearby brook.
In a statement, it said: "Our contracts have robust measures in place to ensure that work is undertaken satisfactorily.
"However, our contractor cannot be penalised for circumstances beyond their control and therefore the Highways Agency is not seeking compensation."
The government is offering money to groups who are vaccinating badgers in Derbyshire.
Hear more in the news at 14:00.
Derbyshire Police's dog section shared this photo of PD's Wilbur and Stan enjoying some "down time" this morning.
Derby County boss Steve McClaren says while nine of his players are on international duty this week, it's business as usual for the rest of the squad.
He told the club's website: "People talk about the international break being a rest, but for me it's about working and it's about addressing things that we haven't done in the first seven games."
Ashbourne Leisure Centre's fire-damaged swimming pool is to stay closed until next year.
Council bosses had hoped to reopen the pool this autumn, but a detailed inspection has found damage to its plant room was worse than previously thought.
The family of a six-year-old Derbyshire boy with terminal bone cancer has started a petition urging the government to spend more money on researching the disease.
John Parry, whose son Eddy was diagnosed two years ago, said some types of cancers had been prioritised at the expense of others.
In my 13:00 bulletin, hear more on the government offering money to help vaccinate badgers in Derbyshire against bovine TB.
A woman suffered head injuries in a "serious" crash in Duckmanton yesterday, police said.
Friends of Neil Dalton said their campaign for a minute's applause in his honour at Derby County's home game against Cardiff had received the backing of many fans, as well as players past and present, including Johnny Russell and Ian Taylor.
Ash Dhindsa said: "We started putting the word out on Sunday evening and it's been quite overwhelming the support we've had."
An accident involving a lorry and a car is causing delays around Spider Island in Allenton, warns our travel news team.
More than 50 drivers were stopped during a recent crackdown on motoring offences on the A619 in Baslow.
A mixture of warnings and penalties were issued to 20 drivers for seatbelt offences, eight people for using a mobile phone while driving and 25 motorists for lighting, tyre or registration plate offences.
Last night's edition of Sportscene Talk-In was a Transfer Deadline Day special live from Quad in Derby.
If you missed it, you can listen again here.
In my 12:00 bulletin: The family of a six-year-old Derbyshire boy with terminal cancer has started a petition urging the government to do more to tackle childhood cancers.
We're doing quite well for sunshine in the East Midlands at the moment but we could see a little more cloud this afternoon.
Police are appealing for help with an old case of a missing person, last seen in 1978.
Friends of killed Belper student Neil Dalton are organising a minute's applause in his memory at Derby County's home game against Cardiff City later this month.
One of them, Ryan Salt, said: "It's just to make sure everyone can finally put Neil first, instead of him always being the one who put everybody else first."
Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham said she planned to write to the transport secretary about the Highways Agency's decision not to seek compensation from contractors after work to improve the A38 in Little Eaton overran by several months.
She said: "If the government are paying for these schemes, there should be compensation - we should not be paying the full price.
"It was supposed to be a 13-week contract and it's gone on for nine months."
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Burton MP Andrew Griffiths says he'd support the abolition of charges for parking at the town's Queen's Hospital.
More on this in my bulletin on BBC Radio Derby.
New Chesterfield forward Sam Clucas says he was happy to sign for the club after being impressed by their attractive style of play last season.
He said: "They're a very good passing side, as I saw when I played against them. I remember walking off the pitch thinking they were like the Barcelona of League Two!"
Former England captain David Beckham has paid a private visit to St George's Park near Burton to have a behind-the-scenes look at the £105m facility.
The Highways Agency says it will not be seeking compensation from contractors involved in the long-delayed A38 roadworks.
The work at Little Eaton island went on for months longer than planned, partly due to the discovery of protected white-clawed crayfish.
The agency said although an environmental survey of the area had been carried out before work began, it would not be taking action to recover costs.
A man who runs a vacuum cleaner "museum" at his shop in Derbyshire has swept into the debate over the EU's import ban on high-wattage vacuum cleaners.
James Brown, from Heanor, said a high wattage was no guarantee of good suction and plenty of appliances would clean well while using less than the new 1600 watt limit imposed this week.
The top local story in my 10:00 bulletin is about the family of a terminally ill boy starting a petition urging the government to do more to tackle childhood cancers.
BBC Travel News warns Devonshire Drive in Nether Langwith is closed near to the Dale Close junction because of drainage works.
Chesterfield have signed forward Sam Clucas from Mansfield Town for an undisclosed fee.
The deal for the 23-year-old was completed just two hours before last night's August transfer deadline.
Police are making fresh attempts to find a woman who went missing in Derbyshire 38 years ago.
Sgt John Troup said: "It might be that she was never wanting to be found by police but, with the advance of social media, it may be now that an appeal will jog someone's memory."
A moped rider suffered serious head injuries in a crash in Duckmanton yesterday afternoon.
The 40-year-old female rider was airlifted to hospital after her Yamaha was involved in a collision with a van at the junction of Tom Lane and Staveley Road at about 16:25.
The mother of brave Derby youngster Lewis Mighty - who died two years ago from cancer - has said she "would not think twice" about doing what the parents of Ashya King have done and take her sick child abroad if he needed treatment.
Friends of a Belper medical student who was killed while on placement in Borneo last month are trying to arrange a minute's applause in his memory at a forthcoming Derby County match.
They said the plan was to get 22-year-old Neil Dalton's fellow Rams supporters to pay tribute in the 22nd minute of the home game against Cardiff City on 20 September.
The family of a six-year-old Derbyshire boy with terminal cancer has started a petition urging the government to do more to tackle childhood cancers.
I'll have more on this in my 09:00 bulletin.
Derby's Royal Mail delivery office is going to start opening on Sundays as part of a national pilot to make it easier for online shoppers to pick up their parcels.
From this weekend, the Derby office will be open between 12:00 and 16:00 every Sunday.
Police have made a fresh appeal for information about a woman who vanished 36 years ago.
The woman, who gave her name as Susan Banner, had been staying at a woman's refuge in Derbyshire before she disappeared after leaving for a flat viewing in January 1978.
Fire crews have spent the night tackling a barn fire in Barlow.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service closed Far Lane after the blaze was reported at about 22:00.
The fire is now under control and an investigation is under way.
Police are investigating claims a Chesterfield player was racially abused at a match against Port Vale on Saturday.
Striker Armand Gnanduillet had to be restrained when he reacted to something shouted by a member of the home support at the end of the game.
Lots of cloud today, but also some sunny spells and it will feel pleasantly warm with highs of 21C (70F).
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