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  1. Updates for Monday 11 May 2015
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates return at 08:00 Tuesday

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By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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Have a great evening

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

Cloudy evening with showers later

BBC Weather

Cloud will increase this evening with

a few showers arriving in the early hours.

Charlie Slater

These should clear by the morning with overnight lows of 7C (45F).

Quad hosts Talk-In

Ed Dawes

BBC Radio Derby Sport

Don't forget the final Sportscene Talk-In of the season is coming live from Quad in Derby from 18:00.

Derby Quad

Steve Nicholson, from the Derby Telegraph, will join Craig Ramage, Owen Bradley and myself in

what promises to be a lively show.

Chatsworth award announcement later

Managers at Chatsworth House will discover this evening whether the venue has won a Visit England Excellence Award.

Chatsworth House
John Leigh

The Bakewell attraction is up against Liverpool Cathedral, Bath's Roman Baths, Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge Museum and Cornwall's Lost Gardens of Heligan in the

Large Visitor Attraction category.

Latest headlines

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a reminder of our main stories right now:

Cricket: Teen makes his mark

BBC Sport

Teenage Derbyshire batsman Matthew Critchley

has been describing how he kept his cool to notch his maiden first-class century.

BBC Sport page

The 18-year-old scored 137 not out yesterday in only his second appearance for the club.

Top European side to play Burton

Burton Albion have confirmed pre-season friendlies

against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City.

A European Cup-winning team is also due to visit the Pirelli Stadium on 21 July but the club is keeping its identity a secret until nearer the time.

Graduate admits child porn charges

Burton Mail

A university graduate from Burton who downloaded indecent images of children from the internet

has been given a community order by a judge.

Climber injured in hill slip

Edale Mountain Rescue Team came to the aid of a walker who slipped and injured his leg while descending a steep path near to Hathersage on Saturday afternoon.

Edale Mountain Rescue Team emergency near Hathersage
Edale Mountain Rescue Team

The man, in his 40s, was given medical treatment at the scene before being carried to a waiting ambulance nearly a mile away.

A52 crash

BBC Travel

An accident involving a car and a lorry has led to delays

on the A52 in Mayfield.

Former MP due for pay-out

Chris Doidge

BBC Radio Derby political reporter

By my maths, Labour's Chris Williamson (pictured) will receive £27,941 for losing his Derby North seat.

Chris Williamson

Conservative Jessica Lee, in Erewash, will get nothing as she stood down voluntarily.

Tarmac firm selects JCB


has won a £4m order to supply 60 machines to one of the UK's biggest road surfacing firms.

Backhoe loaders

The backhoe loaders, built in Rocester, will be used by Lafarge Tarmac for highway projects as well as airfield resurfacing and car parks.

Chesterfield attack: Man arrested

A man has been

arrested over an alleged assault on Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt on the pitch after the League One club's play-off defeat at Preston.

Getty Images

Evatt claimed he was "punched, kicked and spat on" by rival fans after his team lost 3-0 in the second leg of their play-off semi-final at Deepdale.

The 33-year-old, who police said was not seriously hurt, used to play for Blackpool, Preston's Lancashire rivals.

A man, 20, from Preston, is being held on suspicion of assault, said police.

Latest headlines

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a reminder of the main stories we're covering this afternoon:

Class of 2015

Election 2015

Derby North MP Amanda Solloway (top left) and Erewash's Maggie Throup (directly above/to the right of David Cameron) feature in this group photo of newly-elected Conservative MPs.

New MPs

Read more about the

cabinet reshuffle here.

Cyclist suffers head injury in Long Eaton crash

Ilkeston Advertiser

A cyclist is in hospital with a serious head injury

after a crash in Long Eaton.

The collision occurred on Main Street at 8.10pm on Friday and involved a Vauxhall Corsa and a cyclist.

Church thefts: Vicar fears further incidents

A Derbyshire vicar says he is worried more churches will be targeted by thieves after

two robberies in recent days.

Lead from the south aisle of the roof was stolen from All Saints Church in Sudbury (pictured), near Ashbourne.

All Saint's Church, Sudbury
Richard Collier

And an Elizabethan window was destroyed at St Andrew's in Cubley on Friday before the thieves were disturbed.

On 29 April, All Saints Church in nearby Bradley also had £20,000 worth of lead stolen from its roof.

Reverend John Vickerstaff, says "People who worship there are feeling incredibly angry and vulnerable. Everybody's wondering who's going to be next."

BreakingMcLoughlin kept on

Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin is to remain as Secretary of State for Transport, David Cameron confirms.

Patrick McLoughlin

Tories increase council majority

Chris Doidge

BBC Radio Derby political reporter

The Conservatives have significantly increased their control of Erewash Borough Council, going from a majority, effectively of one, to a majority of 13.

Erewash Borough Council

That makes a council which has been tricky to govern suddenly seem much more harmonious, for the leader Chris Corbett at least.

Road row assault

A van driver was assaulted after stopping his vehicle to speak to another motorist

who had driven close behind him and flashed his lights.

The 59-year-old, from Glossop, was attacked on Town Lane, near Charlesworth, on Saturday afternoon. Police have appealed for witnesses.

Bus lane fines total 10,000

Derby Telegraph

Derby's Labour leadership says its spy camera crackdown on drivers misusing bus stops and lanes is "fully justified", after statistics revealed

more than 10,000 fines had been issued in less than five months.

Latest headlines

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a quick reminder of our main stories this afternoon:

Rams strategy to be decided

Derby County chief executive Sam Rush and director Mel Morris

are flying to the US this week for meetings with the club's American owners.

iPro Stadium

The group will review the past 12 months and agree a strategy for the 2015/16 season.

Cricket: teenager shines

BBC Sport

Teenager Matthew Critchley hit his maiden first-class century

to salvage Derbyshire's first innings against Northants at the County Ground.

His 137 not out helped the home side to a first innings total of 343. Listen to day two commentary


Normanton knife assault: teen in hospital

A teenager

remains in a serious condition in hospital after he and three men were attacked with a knife in Normanton.

Two men, aged 35 and 22, and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested over the attack, which happened in Charlotte Street on Friday evening.

Evatt assault: Arrest made

Police in Lancashire have

arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting Chesterfield's Ian Evatt during a pitch invasion at Preston.

Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End and Ian Evatt of Chesterfield
Getty Images

Evatt claims he was "punched, kicked and spat on" by rival fans after his team lost 3-0 in the second leg of their play-off semi-final.

Bikeworks building to be auctioned

Derby Telegraph

The building housing Derby's Park Bikeworks

is to be auctioned off next week, but the man behind the cycle hub project said the venture was not under threat of closure.

Park Bikeworks

M1 delays

BBC Travel

An exit slip road is closed on the M1 northbound at J29

because of a broken down vehicle.

Philpott grandfather's charity gesture

BBC Radio Derby

The grandfather of six children killed in a house fire in Derby is to mark the third anniversary of the fatal blaze by having his head shaved for charity.

Jimmy Duffy

Jimmy Duffy, the father of Mairead Philpott, will be at the Neptune pub in Derby to raise money for the

Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.

Latest headlines

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here's a recap of the top stories on our radar right now:

BreakingEvatt assault: Man arrested

A man has been arrested over an alleged assault on Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt during a pitch invasion following the side's play-off defeat at Preston.

Police said the 20-year-old, from Preston, is in custody and investigations are continuing.

Three years since Philpott fire

Today marks the third anniversary of

a house fire in Derby which killed six children.

Philpott children

The children's parents, Mick and Mairead Philpott, were subsequently jailed along with their friend Paul Mosley for starting the fire, on Victory Road in Allenton.

Plant centre reopens

BBC Radio Derby

Derby College has reopened the plant centre at Broomfield Hall to the public.

The greenhouses have undergone refurbishment and horticulture students have been growing a wide range of plants which they'll sell, while getting work experience at the same time.

Four-person stabbing probe continues

Kristina Thornton

Newsreader, BBC Radio Derby

Police are continuing to investigate after four men were stabbed in Derby on Friday night.

One of the men required hospital treatment following the incident, on Normanton Road at about 20:30.

Train problems

BBC Travel

There is disruption

on rail services between Derby and Crewe due to electrical supply problems at Alsager.

Pitch invasion warning

BBC Sport

Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt has warned a player could be seriously injured if post-match pitch invasions are allowed to continue.

Preston North End pitch invastion
Getty Images

The defender claims he was

"punched, kicked and spat on" by Preston fans following his side's 3-0 play-off defeat at Deepdale yesterday. Police are investigating.

Latest headlines

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Here are our top stories this morning:

  • The Conservatives significantly increase their majority at Erewash Borough Council
  • Police investigate after four people are stabbed in Normanton
  • Chesterfield's captain
    claims he was attacked during a pitch invasion at Preston

Chatsworth makes award shortlist

East Midlands Today

Derbyshire's Chatsworth House has been shortlisted for a national award.

Chatsworth House
John Leigh

It's a finalist in the Large Visitor Attraction category in

Visit England's Excellence Awards. The winner will be announced later.