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Summary

  1. Updates on Friday 24 April 2015
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates return at 08:00 Monday

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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Have a great weekend

That's the end of today's Local Live updates.

News, sport, travel and weather updates return at 08:00 on Monday.

Chatsworth remembers Gallipoli dead

Matthew Barlow

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

School pupils have made a new memorial at Chatsworth in memory of workers from the estate who were killed in the Gallipoli campaign during World War One.

Teach Kate Burt with the Gallipoli memorial
BBC

The tribute, which features clay models with flowers on them, was created by children from Pilsley Primary School with help from Chatsworth education officer Kate Burt (pictured).

Millwall v Derby

BBC Sport

Derby will hope to be able to call on leading scorer Chris Martin (pictured) for tomorrow's trip to The New Den after he missed the last two games.

Derby striker Chris Martin
Getty Images

Midfielder Will Hughes should also be declared fit despite injuring his ankle in the warm-up last weekend.

Read the full preview here.

Bus stop reminder

Derby City Council

tweets: Don't forget that from Monday 27 April, the Park & Ride stop at Pride Park will move to the front of
@derby_arena.

Derby Arena
BBC

Glossop fire: 'Loud bang' heard at factory

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Tony Kelzo sent us this photo of this afternoon's fire at a factory on the Dinting Lane industrial estate in Glossop.

Glossop fire
Tony Kelzo

He said he heard "a loud bang" and took some photos while on the train back to Manchester a little later.

Brewer relishes League One challenge

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby Sport

Burton Albion's Shane Cansdell-Sherriff says the Brewers have nothing to fear from League One.

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff
Getty Images

The club have already secured promotion to the higher division and could win the League Two title if they beat Northampton Town tomorrow.

Glossop fire: latest

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service says the fire at Glossop's Dinting Lane industrial estate was reported at 14:41 and involves a factory containing cloth and paper.

At its height, six appliances and an aerial ladder platform were dealing with the blaze but the operation has since been scaled down.

The service said an investigation into the cause of the fire would be started shortly.

Sinfin water pipe repaired

Severn Trent Water

tweets: We're happy to say the burst sewer pipe in Sinfin, Derby is now fixed. Thanks to our customers for their patience
ow.ly/M4fsc

Glossop fire

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Derbyshire Fire Service says it is currently dealing with a large factory fire on Dinting Lane in Glossop.

It says there's lots of smoke and

is advising local people to keep windows and doors closed to avoid discomfort.

Deborah Harrop shared this photo of the fire.

Glossop fire
Deborah Harrop

Can you see the fire or the smoke plume where you are?

Email or
tweet us a photo.

Top stories

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a recap of the main stories for Derbyshire this afternoon:

  • The University of Derby is considering leasing an office block which has stood empty for two years
  • A large fire has broken out at an industrial estate in Glossop
  • A Derby man is starting a life sentence
    for raping his daughter over a four-year period

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

A city office block that has stood empty since in was built two years ago could become a University of Derby building.

I'll bring you the details in my

16:00 news bulletin.

Glossop fire

High Peak Radio

is reporting a large fire at a building on the Dinting Lane industrial estate in Glossop.

Cricket: Same again for Derbyshire

Derbyshire

have named an unchanged 13-man squad for their County Championship game against Gloucestershire on Sunday.

Elite performance director Graeme Welch has opted to keep faith in the team beaten by Lancashire in their season opener earlier this week.

Lamb killings 'heartbreaking'

Lucy Vladev

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

A farmer from Duffield says he believes dogs let off the lead by their owners are responsible for mauling three of his lambs to death.

Steve Croot said: "With the first lamb, I just thought it might be a one-off, but when I found two more, it was just heartbreaking."

Election 2015: What are the parties' plans for the NHS?

Nick Triggle

Health correspondent

Are there

more similarities than differences in the parties' plans for the NHS?

NHS GUIDE
BBC

In terms of the broad direction of the health service, there is much more the parties have in common despite the natural heat developed during an election campaign.

Learn

where the parties stand on the NHS here.

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

In the news at 15:00.

A Derby office building, partly financed by the taxpayer, may finally be getting a tenant.

Black Grape to play Derby

Newly-reformed 90s indie act Black Grape have announced a UK tour,

featuring a gig in Derby.

Bez and Shaun Ryder
Getty Images

The band, which features Happy Mondays pair Shaun Ryder and Bez, will play The Venue on 8 June.

Clouding over

BBC Weather

There is plenty of sunshine around but cloud is expected to thicken as the afternoon progresses with

perhaps the odd spot of rain by dusk.

Weather map
BBC

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

An empty office block in Derby, which has been empty since it was built two years ago, could become the new law and criminology department for the University of Derby.

You can hear more on this in my

14:00 bulletin.

50 years of the Pennine Way

Today marks

the 50th anniversary of the Pennine Way.

Pennine Way
Ramblers Association Archive

Benedict Southworth, chief executive of the Ramblers Association, described the trail, which runs from Derbyshire's Peak District (pictured) to the Scottish Borders, as a "national treasure".

Have you walked on the Pennine Way? Share your pictures and stories with us by

emailing or
tweeting us.

Teen pair exploitation arrests

Three men and a 17-year-old boy from Oldham have been arrested following an investigation into child sexual exploitation

involving two girls who ran away from home.

Police acted after a 15-year-old girl from Derbyshire and a 16-year-old girl from Oldham told officers about the abuse while being quizzed about their reasons for running away.

Pompey want Cook

Chesterfield

have turned down a request from Portsmouth to speak to manager Paul Cook about the managerial vacancy at Fratton Park.

Paul Cook
Getty Images

Spireites chief executive Chris Turner said an approach had been received on Thursday evening, but the request had been rejected.

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

The University of Derby is considering moving its law and criminology department into an empty office block in the city.

I'll bring you the details in my

13:00 bulletin.

Your photos

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Thanks to Wendy Scott for this spectacularly misty shot of Ladybower Reservoir.

Ladybower Reservoir in the mist on Thursday
Wendy Scott

If you've taken any brilliant photos of Derbyshire or East Staffordshire,

email or
tweet them to us.

Millers punished for playing Rams loanee

Rotherham have been deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player, the Football League has announced.

The Millers were sanctioned last week after they played on-loan Derby County defender Farrend Rawson in their 1-0 win over Brighton on Easter Monday

Friday so far

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here are the main stories we've been covering on Local Live so far today:

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

A Derby office building, partly financed by the taxpayer, may finally be getting a tenant.

Find out more in my

12:00 bulletin.

Speed crackdown in Cromford

Four drivers were told to pay a fine or attend a course

during a police crackdown on speeding in part of Derbyshire on Tuesday.

Motorists were also caught driving without an MOT or valid licence by officers stood on Derby Road in Wirksworth and The Hill in Cromford.

McClaren 'focused' despite Magpies link

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby Sport

Steve McClaren says he is focused on getting Derby County into the Championship play-offs, despite continuing speculation linking him with a move to Newcastle United.

Steve McClaren
Getty Images

The Rams boss had previously dismissed the reports as "pure speculation", but yesterday told a supporters' forum that he had "turned down" Newcastle "in the winter".

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

In my

11:00 bulletin, I'll have more on the University of Derby considering moving its law and criminology department into an empty office block in the city.

Uni to move into copper building?

Chris Doidge

BBC Radio Derby political reporter

The University of Derby is considering leasing the whole of One Friar Gate Square, the copper-coloured building on the inner ring-road.

Friar Gate Square
Google

The building has stood empty since being completed two years ago but developers say the university is thinking of moving its law and criminology department there if it can get planning permission for change of use.

Ebola scare at police station

Burton Mail

Cells at Burton Police Station were put into lockdown after a prisoner

showed signs of having the deadly disease Ebola.

However, a detailed investigation concluded that, despite the symptoms being similar, the man was not infected with Ebola and he was later transferred to hospital for further tests.

Police respond to father rape claim

BBC Radio Derby

Derbyshire Police has responded to a man's claim that his warnings about a father who raped his own daughter were not taken seriously.

The force said it was in regular contact with the offender "over many issues that concern him".

It added: "We were not aware of this particular allegation but we will now be looking into it."

The man, who cannot be named to protect the girl's identity, was jailed for life yesterday.

News on the hour

Sally Swinfen

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

A Derby office building, partly financed by the taxpayer, may finally be getting a tenant.

Find out more in my

10:00 bulletin.

Thousands use Pennine Way

The Pennine Way is celebrating

its 50th anniversary.

Pennine Way sign
BBC

The National Trust said more than 200,000 walkers use the route every year, with about 1,500 completing the full 268-mile stretch between Derbyshire and Scotland.

Have you walked the Pennine Way? Share your pictures and stories with us by

emailing or
tweeting us.