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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 14 July 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00

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By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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Live updates for Derbyshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.  

Weather: Dry and fine evening to come

Kay Crewdson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Well ‘twas a gawgeous morning but alas hello cloud! 

However we should see it clearing to leave a fine end to the day, with sunny spells and light winds this evening.

Derbyshire temperatures
BBC

Clarets 'increase offer' for Hendrick

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Burnley are stepping up their interest in Derby County midfielder Jeff Hendrick, according to reports in the Derby Telegraph. 

Mixture of youth and experience for Sri Lanka game

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derbyshire CCC tweets...

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More Pokemon advice from police

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derbyshire Police tweets...

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South Derbyshire MP praises departing Whittingdale

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BBC Local Live

Heather Wheeler tweets...

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Blackman: 'I’ve got to show people what I am capable of'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derby County forward Nick Blackman has been speaking about making sure he hits the ground running this season. 

Nick Blackman
Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith

"I’ve got to show people what I am capable of. I came in last January and it didn’t quite work for me for a few different factors," he told Derby County's official website. 

Dales MP in Theresa May cabinet reshuffle

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Having been given his new job - Patrick McLoughlin was ambushed by reporters...

Patrick McLoughlin
BBC

There was no way he was going to escape without saying something. 

Patrick McLoughlin
BBC

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire: 

McLoughlin: I want Tories to 'reach out to as many as possible'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derbyshire Dales MP and new Tory party chairman Patrick McLoughlin has been setting out what he wants to do in his new cabinet job.

Patrick McLoughlin
BBC

"I want to see the Conservative Party reach out to as many people as possible," he said. 

"We are seeing an increase in membership and I want to try and encourage more people to join our party as well."

Dales MP becomes 'Duchy of Lancaster'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Patrick McLoughlin's new job means that he also takes on the title of chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Yes - I've no idea what that role entails either.  

Tom Webb murder trial: Jury sent home

Jury has been sent home in the Tom Webb murder trial.

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Car taken from 'under owner's nose'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

A Ford Focus has been stolen from outside a house in Breadsall Hilltop, after a burglar sneaked in through the front door and took the keys. 

Police believe it may have taken place on Sunday 10 or early on Monday 11 July. 

Former PM in region later

Chris Doidge

BBC Radio Derby political reporter

David Cameron not letting his change of job stop him from fulfilling a diary commitment. 

David Cameron
EPA

He's in Derbyshire later for a fundraising event.    

Chesterfield MP's 'awkward encounter'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

If you're struggling to keep up with all the comings and goings, MPs are too..

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University gong for Rams boss

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derby County chairman and owner Mel Morris is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby. 

Mel Morris
BBC

The uni say it wants to honour his "significant contribution to business, sport, charities and young entrepreneurship in Derby and beyond".

'Thumbs up' for new job

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

He seems pretty pleased with his new role...

Patrick McLoughlin
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Council resurfaces road around a parked car

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Council workers have resurfaced a road around a parked car, according to reports in the Derby Telegraph.

Weather: Pleasant afternoon ahead

Charlie Slater

BBC Weather presenter

Sunny spells throughout this afternoon and it should stay dry.      

BBC Weather map
BBC

Temperatures up to 20C (68F). 

Graduation day at university

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Count the mortar board hats...

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Gypsies eye former garden as new home

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Five gypsy families could be setting up home on a former garden, according to reports in the Burton Mail.

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire: 

UK 'not being push around,' MEP says

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

East Midlands UKIP MEP tweets...

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Region 'celebrates' national Table Tennis Day

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Is it table tennis or ping pong...? 

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Summing up in Tom Webb murder trial

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BBC Local Live

Latest from Tom Webb trial...

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Olympian's family going to Rio after 'mix up'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Molly's mum Jayne says the family are relieved that they have got hold of tickets, but there is still some uncertainty.

Rio 2016 tickets
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She said: "The only concern is we won't have the tickets in our hand when we leave." 

"We've got to pick them up in Rio, but hopefully everything will go well." 

Olympian's family get Rio tickets

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Some good news to report...

Molly Renshaw
Getty Images

The family of Derby trained swimmer Molly Renshaw have found out this morning they will be able to watch her compete in the Rio Olympics. 

Due to a ticket mix-up they thought they would have to watch her on the TV, but the Australian swimming community have stepped in to help. 

Methodist church a 'home for Pokemon'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

They might have to dust off a few more hymn books for Sunday...

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Derbyshire Police issue advise about Pokemon game

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

If you are planning to follow Owen and try to "catch them all"...

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'Pokemon' in BBC Radio Derby carpark

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

If you're not sure what I'm on about - this should help.

BBC reporter 'gripped' by Pokemon craze

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Isn't there a press conference or something for you to be at Owen...? 

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Win sees Falcons move towards T20 Blast last eight

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's a great pic of Jimmy Neesham bowling Tom Moores in last night's T20 at the County Ground...

Tom Moores bowled
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Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire: 

  • Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham calls on Theresa May to appoint a "more reflective" cabinet
  • An investigation is underway into a 4x4 crash in Swadlincote
  • Derby County have their first full day in Portugal as part of their pre-season tour 

'Significant' city people commemorated by plaque

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Councillor Alan Grimadell, from the city's civic society, says they're delighted to be able to mark such significant figures in Derby's history.

"The significance of the blue plaque in the Marble Hall is really where it all started (for Rolls-Royce).

"If you visit the Marble Hall you can see the boardroom where Rolls and Royce started." 

Car company founders to be remembered

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This Rolls-Royce blue plaque will be the 14th of 18 to be installed by the civic society to acknowledge people who helped shape the city. 

Rolls Royce building
BBC

Rolls-Royce founders' city legacy to be celebrated

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

The founders of Rolls-Royce are to be commemorated with a blue plaque.

Sir Henry Royce bust
BBC

The tribute to Sir Henry Royce and Charles Rolls will be unveiled at the recently-refurbished Marble Hall today.