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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 31 August 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Thursday

Live Reporting

By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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Jeff Hendrick

Burnley complete a club record £10.5m deal to sign Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick from Derby.

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Our live coverage across the day

Our live updates have now ended and will return tomorrow morning from 08:00. 

Weather: Nice night ahead

Kaye Forster

Weather Presenter

Staying dry and bright into the evening. 

Remaining dry overnight with light winds and clear skies. 

It will be a cooler night with temperatures falling to a minimum of 10C (50F).    

Colleagues react to Hendrick departure

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

  • The mother of the murdered backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung says she "pities" her daughter's killer 
  • Derby's lack of public swimming pools has been criticised by Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty 
  • Jeff Hendrick leaves Derby for Burnley in a £10.5m deal 

I 'pity' Mia's killer, mother says

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here is a little bit more from that interview with Rose Aycliffe, the mother of the murdered Derbyshire backpacker Mia Aycliffe-Chung. 

Mia Aycliffe Chung and Leo the cat
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She said: "If [the killer] is capable of contrition and of realising what he's done, I feel pity for him because he now has to live knowing that he's killed two beautiful, strong, exceptional people."  

Derby target 'given permission to leave Scotland squad'

Sky Sports Scotland tweets...

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New signing imminent for Derby?

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby sports reporter

It appears Derby might be taking a serious look at Watford's Ikechi Anya.

Ikechi Anya
Reuters

One to watch.  

Second Mr Potato Head appears

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

It seems Belper's Mr Potato Head has a new rival - meet Crich Tramway Village's version (pictured right)...

Mr Potato Head
BBC

Ex-Derbyshire cricketer becomes TV reporter

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Amid all the panic buying on this transfer deadline day, this must win the award for most bizarre move of the day. 

Dominic Cork
Getty Images

Former Derbyshire bowler and coaching consultant Dominic Cork pitched up on TV as Sky Sports News's Stoke City reporter. 

He'll be presenting News at Ten next...

Travel: M1 lanes reopen

BBC Travel

There are still queues between junctions 24A and 25 northbound because of the earlier accident but all lanes have been reopened.

Congestion is back to junction 23.

Cycling 'revolution' ends in Derby...for now

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

BBC Radio Derby political reporter tweets...

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Hendrick completes big money move

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

The fee for Jeff Hendrick is believed to be a Burnley club record £10.5m. 

Jeff Hendrick
REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Will Nigel Pearson be able to spend some of that before the window shuts?

Deal or no deal? Gboly Ariyibi

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby sports reporter

Update on Gboly Ariyibi: I'm told Derby had previously expressed an interest but have already moved on. 

No deal to see here.   

Clean air zones target most polluting vehicles

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This is what the then Environment Secretary, Liz Truss, had to say about clean air zones back in December. 

Liz Truss
BBC

She said "We want to ensure people can continue to drive into city centres and by targeting action at the most polluting coaches, taxis, buses and lorries we will encourage the use of cleaner vehicles."  

BreakingHendrick completes Burnley switch

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Travel: M1 lanes closed for 'incident'

Brexit won't stop plans for clean air zone

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

There had been some speculation plans for the zone had been shelved in the wake of the Brexit vote in June. 

But the government's told Derby City Council it intends to go ahead with the zones anyway. 

They were first mooted in response to breaches of EU limits on nitrogen dioxide. 

'Clean air' zone still on the agenda for Derby

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Some vehicles could soon be charged for coming into Derby. 

Car exhaust fumes
Getty Images

It is all part of plans to introduce a clean air zone.

Derby had 'no chance' of signing Adomah

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Another one bites the dust...

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Your photos: August across Derbyshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

A nice bit of dry stone walling at Curbar Edge in the Peak District. 

Curbar Edge
viki Spireite

Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher viki Spireite for the pic. 

Chris Martin 'not at Ipswich'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Little bit of "banter" on deadline day...

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Winger to head south on deadline day?

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby sport reporter

Chesterfield winger Gboly Ariyibi being mentioned in north Derbyshire circles as a potential Derby target.  

Gboly Ariyibi
Getty Images

Of course, he has been heavily linked with Brentford. 

It may be that Derby are being mentioned to try and drive up the price.   

Tom Jackson

A backpacker who died after trying to save a fellow traveller as she was attacked at an Australian hostel is nominated for a bravery award.

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Killed backpacker's mum speaks to Australian press

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Mia's mum Rosie Ayliffe, has also been speaking to the media for the first time since her daughter was killed. 

Rosie Ayliffe
AP

"Mia was vivacious and extremely funny. She didn't take any prisoners. She had a cutting wit but she was a very compassionate girl. She had a deep love, particularly for small children," she said.

Watch: Mia sister pays tribute to rescuer

Nicola Hawkridge-Chung, the sister of Mia Ayliffe-Chung, has spoken about the bravery Tom Jackson showed as he attempted to save her sister's life.

Weather: Pleasant afternoon ahead

Charlie Slater

BBC Weather presenter

A couple of showers are possible in the early part of this afternoon but these will soon clear with some brighter weather later. Highs of 22C (72F).     

BBC weather map
BBC

Deal for midfielder 'falls through'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

'No words' to describe man's bravery

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Nicola Hawkridge-Chung, Mia's sister, has praised Mr Jackson for his attempts to try and shield her from the attacker. 

"I don't think there are any words to describe what [Mr Jackson's] done, and what he tried to do, for Mia," she said.  

"Not many people would have that level of bravery to put themselves in harm's way, especially considering what was happening at the time." 

Backpacker's attempts to save Mia 'deserve recognition'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here are the tweets from Queensland's Premier...

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Bravery award call for knifed backpacker

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

A man who tried to save Derbyshire backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung from being stabbed to death has been nominated for a bravery award. 

Tom Jackson
Facebook

Tom Jackson tried to shield Mia from the attacker but was stabbed himself and died a week later. 

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has nominated him for a posthumous bravery award.  

Mia Ayliffe-Chung
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Your comments: Hendrick on the verge of Clarets switch

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

There have been plenty of comments over on the BBC Radio Derby Facebook page about Jeff Hendrick's move to Burnley. 

Jeff Hendrick
Daniel Smith/Getty Images

Daniel Mark wrote: "Good bit of business in my opinion, great player just lacks consistency, remember when Tommy Huddlestone went for less than £2 million! Just shows how much the club has come in that we don't have to accept silly low offers for our best players good luck in the future Jeff!"

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

  • A man who tried to save Derbyshire backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung from being stabbed to death is nominated for a bravery award 
  • The government says it is to press ahead with plans with a "clean air zone" for Derby despite Brexit 
  • Lee Grant joins Stoke City on loan from Derby on deadline day 

BreakingGrant leaves Rams for Stoke

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Peaty: Lack of swimming pool in Derby 'upsets me'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's a little bit more from Adam Peaty's interview with BBC Radio Derby earlier about his hopes for a new pool for the city. 

Adam Peaty
Clive Rose/Getty Images

"It's kind of annoying because for these past four years now we've been promised a pool," he said. 

"I think by the time I've finished swimming we might have a pool in Derby, but we've really got to push it now. 

"It upsets me how many kids in Derbyshire need a 50 metre pool." 

Your photos: August across Derbyshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher The Wendy House for sending in this dramatic shot from the top of Stanage Edge. 

Stanage Edge
The Wendy House

It's apparently very windy up there as well, so watch out if you're going that way folks. 

Analysis: Grant in line for Stoke deal

Owen Bradley

BBC Radio Derby sports reporter

Had been told that Grant would play for the under 23's last night.  

Lee Grant
Getty Images

His withdrawal would make sense with this.  

Goalkeeper heading to Potteries?

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Transfer Deadline Day living up to its billing at the iPro...

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Hendrick on the verge of joining Premier League club

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Of couse, Hendrick's move to Burnley could be dubbed "Jeffxit" if you like.

And you thought you'd heard the end of all of that sort of stuff...

Rams midfielder having medical at Clarets

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Jeff Hendrick is at Burnley having a medical and the deal will go through today, BBC Sport's Simon Stone reports. 

Jeff Hendrick
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