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Summary

  1. Updates from Monday 24 November 2014
  2. More updates from 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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Today's Local Live updates have now come to an end. The service will start again at 08:00 on Tuesday.

Cold and foggy

Kaye Forster

BBC Weather

A dry but potentially foggy evening with light winds and temperatures as low as -3C (27F) in rural areas.

Offender exposed himself

Derby Telegraph

A convicted sex offender

exposed himself in public three times less than a month after being given a community order for the same offence.

Robber absconds from prison

A convicted robber with no front teeth

has gone on the run from Sudbury open prison.

Almas Ullah
Derbyshire Police

Almas Ullah had served six years of an indeterminate public protection sentence when he absconded on Friday evening.

Newcomer faces world champion

Derbyshire snooker player Oliver Brown says he is eager to show his 5-0 win over world number three Ding Junhui earlier this season

was not a one-off.

The 20-year-old amateur is due to play Mark Selby in round one of the UK Championship in York on Wednesday.

WW1 rose auctioned

A rose picked from a World War One battlefield by a soldier and sent to his wife in memory of a dead daughter

has sold for £3,600 at an auction in Derbyshire.

Flowers From The Battlefield
Hansons

Louis James Young's granddaughter, from Buckinghamshire, sold the rose mounted on a card bearing the inscription "Flowers from the Battlefield".

Cheers for recovering Ram

Derby County midfielder George Thorne received a round of applause from his team-mates as he

ran on grass for the first time since suffering a serious injury in pre-season.

The 21-year-old jogged across pitches at the club's training ground today as he continues his rehabilitation from a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.

News on the hour

Lucy Vladev

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

In my

17:00 bulletin, police release footage of the moment a shop assistant was hit around the head with what appears to be a gun.

CCTV footage
Derbyshire Police

Fine for piercing infections

BBC Radio Derby

A Derby man who ran a body piercing studio has been ordered to pay £500 compensation to five customers after causing ear infections which left them in hospital.

Jordan Bruce, 32, admitted failing to ensure the health and safety of customers at Skin Deep, on Sadler Gate, between May and June 2011.

Feedback

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

We've introduced BBC Local Live to bring you news, sport, travel and weather updates in one place.

We'd like to find out what you think of the service, which we write here in Derby.

Video: Shop worker threatened with gun

Police

have released CCTV footage showing the moment a shop worker had a gun pointed at his head during an armed robbery in Derby.

CCTV still of armed robbery in Derby
Derbyshire Police

Three masked men took £1,600 from Goodcheers convenience store, on Arthur Street, on Saturday evening.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Big month for Rams

Derby County are starting to pull away at the top of the Championship but have some tough fixtures coming up, including a League Cup quarter-final against Chelsea.

Derby County fixtures
BBC Sport

You can browse the full fixture list

on the BBC Sport website.

News on the hour

Lucy Vladev

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

CCTV footage released by Derbyshire Police shows the dramatic moment a shop assistant was threatened with a gun at a shop in Derby.

I'll bring you the details in the news

at 16:00.

Train assault appeal

Police

have released photos of two men they want to speak to after a passenger was attacked on a train travelling from Birmingham to Derby.

CCTV still
British Transport Police

The 22-year-old was hit on the head as two men left the train at Burton on the morning of 17 October.

Terror briefings for Derby shops

BBC Radio Derby

Derbyshire Police will join other forces around the UK this week in delivering briefings to shops and businesses on spotting possible terror threats.

Supt Gary Parkin, from the force, said: "The business community can help us and if we all do our bit then Derbyshire, as well as the UK, will be a very much safer place."

Cash bid for attraction

Derbyshire County Council is to bid for a lottery grant to help it

restore Elvaston Castle.

The authority said it had not yet been decided how much cash it would apply for, but some of the money would be used to transform the grade II listed property into a venue for weddings and conferences.

Video: Frosty facts

Did you have to scrape your car's windscreen this morning? BBC Weather's Philip Avery has this handy two-minute guide to the

different types of frost we get.

Philip Avery
BBC

He says sub-zero temperatures don't necessarily guarantee an icy windscreen.

News on the hour

Lucy Vladev

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

Shocking CCTV footage released by Derbyshire Police shows the moment a shop assistant was hit around the head with what appears to be a gun, at a shop on Arthur street in Derby.

You can see the CCTV footage on

our Facebook page now. More on this and other stories in
our 15:00 bulletin.

New wildlife crime leader

Derbyshire Police

has taken on a wildlife co-ordinator to help tackle poaching, badger baiting, bird poisoning and the theft of wild eggs.

Liz Hadfield
Derbyshire Police

Liz Hadfield's role was created by police and crime commissioner Alan Charles after he pledged to prioritise wildlife crime across the county.

Midfielder's loan extended

Darragh Lenihan's loan spell at Burton Albion

has been extended for a further month.

Darragh Lenihan
Getty Images

The 20-year-old Blackburn Rovers midfielder will now be with the club until the new year.

Teenage biker injured

A 17-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Ambergate on Friday.

The accident, which did not involve any other vehicles, happened on the A610 Ripley Road at about 19:30.

Listen: New cycling boss

Andy Potter

Presenter, BBC Radio Derby

At 14:15, Ruth Taylor, the new co-ordinator of cycling in the Derbyshire Dales, will be telling us why the district is one of the best areas to cycle in the country.

Listen live.

Ruth Taylor in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Dales District Council

News on the hour

Lucy Vladev

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

A Derby man who ran a body piercing studio has been ordered to pay £500 compensation to five customers after causing ear infections which left them in hospital.

I'll have the details in my

14:00 bulletin.

Family reclaims WW1 medal

BBC Radio Derby

A Derby man has come forward to reclaim his great-grandfather's World War One medal which was found in a skip after going missing 30 years ago.

WW1 medal
BBC

Colin French got in touch after he heard the medal mentioned on BBC Radio Derby last week and realised its JW French inscription referred to his relative, John Walter.

Your photos: Morning mist

Email: derby.locallive@bbc.co.uk

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a moody early morning shot, taken at an old quarry near Hathersage by John Thornton.

Hathersage mist
John Thornton

Email or
tweet us your finest pictures of Derbyshire and east Staffordshire. I'll share the best on Local Live.

Strictly viewers suffer power cut

Burton Mail

A power cut

affected 4,000 homes across Burton and South Derbyshire during Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday.

East Midlands Today

Geeta Pendse

Presenter

On BBC One at 13:30, a Derby shop worker is left terrified after being held at gunpoint by three masked men.

CCTV footage
Derbyshire Police/BBC

And we look at the reported rise in voluntary projects run by faith groups across the region.

'King of fish'

Ian Marshall got in touch after reading about salmon returning to Derbyshire's River Dove.

He

tweeted: "great to see the king of fish returning well done to the guys looking after the river."

News on the hour

Lucy Vladev

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

In my

13:00 bulletin, police in Derbyshire are briefing local businesses and shopping centres on detecting and responding to terrorist threats.

NHS strike ends

East Midlands Ambulance Service

tweets: #NHSstrike action has ended. This is followed by a period of action short of a strike during the rest of the week, until Sun 30 Nov #999wise

Video: Leaping salmon

BBC News has more on salmon

returning to the River Dove in Derbyshire.

Leaping salmon
BBC

Many people have reported seeing the fish leaping from the water to overcome obstacles.

Island work nearly finished

BBC Radio Derby

Work to upgrade Derby's Markeaton roundabout is due to be completed on Friday.

The Highways Agency said it had hoped to have the work finished by now, but it had been held up by stormy weather.

Jungle snacks

Some of the unusual treats cooked up in honour of former Derbyshire MP Edwina Currie arriving on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! have now been brought in to the BBC Derby newsroom for hungry reporters to snack on.

Lamb testicles and mealworms
BBC

The selection includes crickets, mealworms and deep-friend lamb testicles.

Have your say

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

What do you think of BBC Local Live? We'd like

your feedback about this service.

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

Derbyshire police are spending this week briefing local businesses and shopping centres on detecting and responding to terrorist threats.

Find out more in my

12:00 news bulletin.

Threatened shop worker won't return

BBC Radio Derby

A shop assistant

who was threatened with a gun by three men who stole hundreds of pounds on Saturday is too afraid to return to work at the store.

Another staff member at the Goodcheers shop, on Arthur Street, said his colleague was now working at a different shop.

Delays in Ashbourne

An accident is partially blocking the A515 in Ashbourne,

advises BBC Travel.

Afternoon temperatures

BBC Weather

has shared a map of this afternoon's predicted temperatures across the country.

Weather map
BBC

Watford winner

Email: derby.locallive@bbc.co.uk

Laura Pinney emailed us to say: "I put £5 on Derby County to beat Watford on Saturday. I spent my £12 winnings on a woolly hat for winter."

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

In my

11:00 bulletin, I'll bring you more on shops and businesses in Derby being given fresh advice on terrorism.