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Summary

  1. Updates from Tuesday 18 November 2014
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday

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By Alex Homer

All times stated are UK

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Good evening

That's it from Local Live for today. We will be back on Wednesday from 08:00. Join us then.

Cloudy with showers

Mel Coles

BBC Weather

The cloud has thickened up again and this evening, although many places will stay dry overnight, a few showers will move in from the east.

They'll fade as the night goes on with clear spells developing through the early hours.

There could be a few mist and fog patches by dawn. Lows of 7C (45F), but colder in rural spots. Read the five-day forecast

here.

Coming up on TV

Dominic Heale

Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

Recycling collections are being scrapped in parts of Derby because officials say people do not follow simple instructions. They are being stopped for 1,500 homes for a trial period.

Critics fear it is all to fuel a new plant which is being built in the city to burn waste - a claim that is denied by the local authority. Simon Hare reports.

Tune into

East Midlands Today on BBC One at 18:30.

Butland loan extended

BBC Sport

On-loan England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland will be available for Derby County's trip to Watford on Saturday.

Jack Butland
Empics

The Stoke City shot-stopper's loan deal has been

extended by seven days.

Extent of food waste revealed

Derbyshire Times

The full, shocking scale of food waste in Derbyshire has been revealed including

20,000 bananas and 19,800 sausages every day.

M1 traffic warning

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

There is slow traffic and one lane's closed on the M1 southbound between J29, at the A617 for Chesterfield, and J28, the A38 at Alfreton, because of a broken-down car around the roadworks there,

warns BBC Travel.

Premier League dream

Owen Phillips

BBC Sport

Derby County's manager Steve McClaren recently described the Rams' chief executive Sam Rush as "the glue" that binds the club.

Sam Rush
Getty Images

Mr Rush took part in a BBC Radio Derby Sportscene Special last night and insisted he wanted to stay at the club until it wins

promotion back to the Premier League.

Allotment security increased

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Security measures have been increased on allotment sites in Ashbourne,

to try to deter criminals targeting sheds.

News on the hour

Kelly Smith

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

Former South Derbyshire MP Edwina Currie is set for a move to the jungle as one of the contestants of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here.

The 68-year-old is joining the show despite lashing out at Conservative MP Nadine Dorries two years ago for taking part.

More on this and other stories in

our bulletin at 17:00.

Stab injuries not life-threatening

Dave Wade

BBC News, East Midlands

A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man in Matlock on Monday afternoon.

The man remains in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Here is

the full story.

School's stranger danger warning

Burton Mail

A Burton school has been offering safety advice to its pupils and parents after two children believed they

may have been followed by a stranger this morning.

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BBC Local Live

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Pupils visit WW1 battlefields

Ilkeston Advertiser

Forty-five students from Kirk Hallam Community Academy visited Belgium recently on a four-day tour of the First World War battlefields.

Read an account of their trip

here.

News on the hour

Kelly Smith

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

A Derbyshire resident has been threatened with a knife during a break-in in Heanor.

More on this and other stories in

our 16:00 bulletin.

Bombardier jobs safeguarded

Alex Howick

BBC Radio Derby reporter

Jobs at Derby-based train-maker Bombardier will be safeguarded thanks to the firm winning a £145.2m order for trains on the Gatwick Express service.

Bombardier Electrostar train
Bombardier

Under the deal, signed by Govia Thameslink Railway, Bombardier will design and build replacements for older models built in the 1980s which have been used on the service for the past six years.

Arrest after drugs raid

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

A man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and abstracting electricity after a police raid uncovered more than 50 suspected cannabis plants at a Tintwistle property.

Officers raided the property in Conduit Street on Friday. The 38-year-old man arrested has now been bailed pending further inquiries,

say police.

Advice for Watford trip

The football policing unit for Derby County home and away matches has been

tweeting some advice for Rams fans for their trip to Watford on Saturday.

Travelling supporters are reminded they are welcome at the Moon Under Water pub and that alcohol is not served Vicarage Road.

News on the hour

Kelly Smith

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

Train-maker Bombardier has welcomed a £145m contract that will see new trains designed and made in Derby. The government says jobs will be safeguarded at the site.

More on this and other stories in

our 15:00 bulletin.

Investigation into Matlock stabbing

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

It was

originally reported to Derbyshire Constabulary that the Matlock stabbing victim had been attacked by one of two men who had approached him, but detectives
do not now believe that happened.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to call them.

Lessons on extreme hardship

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Pupils at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School are set to hear from four people who have faced and overcome extreme hardships in their lives as

part of a campaign to inspire youngsters.

Video: Muddy moat after poppies

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

A

muddy moat has been left at the Tower of London after the removal of the hand-made ceramic poppy exhibition.

The muddy moat
BBC

It is thought about five million people have visited the artwork entitled Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, from Derbyshire.

News on the hour

Kelly Smith

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

At 14:00 our reporter Alex Howick will have more on the £145m deal signed by Derby train-maker Bombardier.

Rail minister Claire Perry says the British-built trains are great news for passengers and a boost for the economy. Listen live

here.

Recycling bins scrapped

Dave Wade

BBC News, East Midlands

Recycling bins for 1,500 city homes have been scrapped because they are being left out cluttering streets.

Residents in the Normanton and Arboretum areas of Derby will have one bin for all waste but

more recycling centres will open for a trial period.

Coming up on TV

Dominic Heale

Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

In today's programme, we will be reporting on the £2.5m which has been earmarked to help preserve the wildlife and heritage of part of the Peak District.

And we'll have more on the decision to scrap blue recycling bins for 1,500 homes in the south of Derby.

Tune into

East Midlands Today on BBC One at 13:30.

Trains designed in Derby

BBC Radio Derby

More on the Bombardier story.

The deal with Govia Thameslink Railway is to deliver 27 new four-car trains. Bombardier has welcomed the contract, which will see it supplying the latest version of the Electrostar.

The new trains will be designed and made in Derby.

Bombardier deal safeguards jobs

East Midlands Today

Bombardier has

signed a contract for 27 trains for the Gatwick Express, worth £145m and safeguarding jobs in Derby.

News on the hour

BBC Radio Derby

In the

13:00 news bulletin: Derby based train-maker Bombardier has signed a £145m contract for trains to operate on the Gatwick Express.

Peak District's natural beauty

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

The heritage of part of the Peak District should be preserved as

it is in line to receive £2.5m.

Sunrise at Winnats Pass, Derbyshire
Sven Mueller/PA

You can see some of its natural beauty among the winning shots from the

Landscape Photographer of the Year awards earlier this month.

Royal Mail's Derby deliveries

Derby Telegraph

Royal Mail says it is exceeding its delivery targets in the Derby postcode area,

for first and second class.

Crime reports 'can be trusted'

Alex Homer

BBC Local Live

Inspectors looked into seven reports of rape at Derbyshire Constabulary and found that all had been properly identified and recorded.

There was a high degree of confidence that all reports of rape from whatever source were correctly identified and recorded, the inspectors reported.

The force's

Chief Constable Mick Creedon said: "I realise that a lot of media coverage will focus on
the national findings, but I believe that the public of Derbyshire can be confident that results of our local inspection show that the recorded crime information in Derbyshire can be trusted."

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

Derby city councillor Asif Afzal says the authority is "reluctantly" scrapping some blue bin collections in parts of the city. Nearly 1,500 homes in Normanton and Arboretum will go back to a weekly black bin.

We will have more in our 12:00 bulletin. Listen live

here.

Solar farm plan approved

Derbyshire Times

A new 25,000-panel

solar farm capable of powering 1,500 houses is to be built on agricultural land in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire crimes 'recorded properly'

Caroline McClatchey

BBC News

Crime records kept by Derbyshire Constabulary are

proper and accurate, the force has stressed after a new report found a fifth of crimes were going unrecorded.

An

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary report "found no evidence of inappropriate performance pressure skewing the reporting of crime" at the county's force.

Rape victim
PA

The national findings highlighted more than 800,000 - or one in five - of all crimes reported to the police each year are

not being recorded by officers.

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

A Derby firm's seen two of its biggest customers go into administration. EPM Technology, which makes carbon fibre car parts, gets 80% of its business from Formula One, which has seen the Marussia and Caterham teams go into administration.

More on this and other stories in

our 11:00 bulletin.

Living Wage pledge

Buxton Advertiser

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust pledged its support for Living Wage Week by ensuring every member of staff is

paid at living wage rates.

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