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  1. Updates for Monday 8 August 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

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By Sandish Shoker

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

Weather: Staying dry and bright into tonight

Kaye Forster

Weather Presenter

It's staying dry and bright for the rest of the day and remaining dry overnight.

The skies will clear and the winds will ease leading to a fresher and cooler night with a minimum of 8C (46F).


Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

  • The policing of Saturday's EDL march cost Notts Police about £200,000, police and crime commissioner Paddy Tipping says
  • Tributes continue to pour in for a teenager killed in Chapel Lane, Bingham as a 'ghost bike' appears on the roadside
  • Forest manager Philippe Montanier says he is aiming for Europea League football next season

Montanier set his hopes on top prize

BBC Sport

You can't knock him for being ambitious.

Philippe Montainer says he has his eyes on the Europa League and it's "the only way to go".

Philippe Montanier

Winners of the EFL Cup competition automatically earn a place in the Europa League so he'll be hoping for big things as Forest start their campaign against Doncaster tomorrow.

Defendant must report to station every day

Elise Chamberlain

East Midlands Today reporter

Mr Scott is on bail but must abide by an electronic curfew, stay at his home in Heathfield and attend a police station every day until his next court appearance.

Your views: Bike is 'fantastic symbol'


We told you this morning about the 'ghost bike' that has appeared on Chapel Lane, Bingham where 14-year-old Jack Archer died two weeks ago.

On our Facebook page some of you think it is a good idea, like Sam Fletcher who wrote: "I hope they do not remove the image on the road, what a fantastic symbol of a life lost....Will keep his memory alive."

While Elizabeth Abbott said: "Hope it gets left there as the tribute and not stolen or vandalised by idiots!!"

Travel: Traffic slow in Nuthall

BBC Travel

Traffic is starting to build up as the rush hour approaches. The A610 in Nuthall is already busy.

Blue skies over Trent Bridge

BBC Nottingham Sport

You never get a bad view here at Trent Bridge, do you?! 

Surely it'll be Notts's year this year....

Trent Bridge

Only a couple more hours until they take on Essex in the quarter finals of the T20

Man denies charges over attack 24 years ago

Elise Chamberlain

East Midlands Today reporter

I’ve been at Nottingham Crown Court this afternoon for the first appearance of a man who is charged with offences relating to an attack in 1992.

Christopher Scott, aged 63, from Heathfield, is charged with two counts of rape, one of kidnap and one of robbery.

He has pleaded not guilty to all four charges and will next appear in court in November.

Former Nottingham pupil makes it to Strictly

Former Nottingham High School pupil and shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, is the first contestant to be revealed for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Ed Balls

He said taking part was "a dream come true" but he was "scared to death".

Others arrested released

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

A total of six people were arrested by police on Saturday.

Three others have been released without charge and an 18-year-old arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated offence, was bailed pending further enquiries.

EDL protest

Men charged after demonstrations

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Two men have been charged after the EDL protest in Nottingham on Saturday.

One man, aged 49 and from Lincolnshire, was charged with a public order offence and possession of a Class B drug.

The second, aged 26 from Long Eaton, was charged with criminal damage after a report of a flare being thrown.

Restaurant lost out during protests

Rhea Dye, manager at Red's True Barbecue in Queen's Street, said the "tense atmosphere outside the door" was off-putting for customers.

She said some had "forced their way through police barricades" to get through while others may have decided against going.

EDL march

Sheridan 'makes no excuses' after Magpies loss

BBC Nottingham Sport

We're busy today....

Now down to Meadow Lane, where John Sheridan has said he was hard on the team after their defeat at Yeovil Town on Saturday.

John Sheridan

"I don't make excuses and you won't get any off me," he said. "I was hard on them but now it's forgotten."

He's also revealed that he'd still like to add a defender to the squad.

Oh dear Mr Tipping....

We think he meant the EDL (English Defence League) not the energy firm.

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Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

  • The policing of Saturday's EDL march in Nottingham is thought to have cost the force about £200,000 
  • A 'ghost bike' has been left on a Bingham road close to where a teenager died a fortnight ago
  • Reds goalie Dorus de Vries is expected to be out for several weeks with an injury picked up at the weekend

Businesses lose out on trade

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Several businesses in Nottingham city centre said the two demonstrations affected their usual Saturday trade - with most customers choosing to stay away.

Matt Hinton from the Brew Cavern shop in Flying Horse Walk said it was a much quieter day than normal.

"People didn't come into town because of what was going on and we felt that was the reason for why our takings were lower than we were expecting them to be."

Tipping: 'Police should have greater powers'

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Paddy Tipping said: "I would like the police to have greater powers to cancel marches if they feel there was going to be disruption.

"At the moment it's if there's going to be violence and they weren't able to prove that [for Saturday] beforehand."

police at EDL march

He said he would be speaking to the Home Office about looking into the powers for police forces.

Men wanted over train abuse

Three men are wanted by police after a train guard and a man who was with his young children were verbally abused and threatened by members of a large group of men.

It happened on Saturday 16 July at about 17:55 on a train travelling between Worksop and Nottingham.

British Transport Police

City centre demos 'cost £200k'

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

If you were in Nottingham city centre on Saturday you might have seen a demonstration by the English Defence League (EDL) and a counter-demo near Market Square.

Nottinghamshire's police and crime commissioner, Paddy Tipping has told the BBC the police operation is expected to cost about £200,000.

He also said he's going to ask the government to consider giving the police stronger powers to ban disruptive protests.

Canoe help us?

It's not the usual kind of police appeal, but officers are trying to unite this canoe with its owner.

Officers found it in woodland between Wysall and Bradmore over the weekend and think it might have been stolen or hidden away.

Nottinghamshire Police

Travel: M1 delays

BBC Travel

A lane is blocked on the M1 northbound between J28 and J29 because of a broken down vehicle.

Thousands of patients were tested

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Mr D'Mello's case dates back to November 2014 when a whistleblower secretly filmed the dentist at the former Daybrook Dental Practice in Arnold and raised hygiene concerns.

NHS England then recalled 22,000 of his current and former patients and more than 4,500 of them tested for blood borne infections.

Daybrook dental practice

Five people were found to have hepatitis C. Nobody was found to have hepatitis B or HIV.

Goalkeeper only out for weeks with injury

BBC Nottingham Sport

We're now with Forest manager Phiippe Montanier, who says goalkeeper Dorus de Vries will be out for weeks rather than months with an injury he picked up on Saturday.

Dorus de Vries

He also says Chris Cohen and Michael Mancienne are in the squad for tomorrow's EFL Cup match against Doncaster.

Jamie Paterson and Jamie Ward will feature in the side too.

Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

  • A 'ghost bike' has appeared on a Bingham road as a tribute to a teenager who died there after being knocked off his bike
  • The General Dental Council hearing for a suspended Nottinghamshire dentist has begun in London
  • It's a big game for Nottinghamshire tonight as they face Essex in the T20 quarter final

Nurse also faces charges

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Mr D'Mello's dental nurse, Caroline Surgey, also faces 28 charges before the General Dental Council in London.

It's not clear whether they will both attend the hearing.

Suspended dentist hearing begins

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

It was the biggest patient recall in NHS history and now the Nottinghamshire dentist who is accused of poor hygiene offences faces a hearing of the General Dental Council.

Desmond D'Mello has been charged with 56 separate offences.

Desmond D'Mello

His hearing, due to last three weeks, starts today although there will be two days of legal argument before it properly gets under way on Wednesday.

Exciting night ahead for Outlaws

BBC Nottingham Sport

Nottinghamshire take on Essex in the T20 Blast quarter final at Trent Bridge tonight. 

It should be fun!

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Bridge repairs affect rail service

Two services between Nottingham and Leicester are affected tonight as further repairs are carried out on the bridge that collapsed at Barrow upon Soar.

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Fortnight since teenager's death

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

It's been two weeks since Jack Archer died in the suspected hit-and-run accident in Chapel Lane, Bingham.

The 14-year-old from Newton had been cycling along the road at about 22:15 on Monday 25 July when he was hit by a car.

Lorry loses its trailer on M1

Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

  • A 'ghost bike' has appeared in Bingham after a teenager died when he was knocked off his bike
  • Businesses in Nottingham say they lost thousands in trade after the demonstrations at the weekend saw customers stay away
  • Nottinghamshire take on Essex in the T20 quarter-final tonight at Trent Bridge

Car fire in Huthwaite

Bike tribute is 'symbolic' say residents

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

Residents in Bingham have been telling BBC Radio Nottingham's Hayley Compton the 'ghost bike' and drawing on Chapel Lane were a great idea.

One passer-by told her this morning: "It shows respect for the lad and the community coming together."

ghost bike Bingham

Another cyclist said they were quite "symbolic" and had made him think about his own safety cycling along that road at night.

Henderson's shirt was ready but he wasn't says Stags boss

BBC Nottingham Sport

We're down at the Mansfield Town where boss Adam Murray has been facing the press.

Asked how close Darius Henderson was to making a debut on Saturday he said his "shirt was in the dressing room but his body was in Doncaster."

Adam Murray

Flowers line road where teenager was killed

Sandish Shoker

BBC News Online

These are some more of the tributes and signs that have gone up close to where Jack Archer was killed last month on Chapel Lane.

Jack Archer tributes

Patients not getting same day GP appointments

BBC Radio Nottingham

Healthwatch Nottingham says many patients are struggling to get same day doctor's appointments.

A mystery shopper study from last year showed one in five surgeries didn't offer GP appointments when surgeries were first contacted.

The Clinical Commissioning Group covering Nottingham says things have improved since the survey was conducted but HealthWatch Nottingham says it is a slow process.

Teenager's 'infectious personality spread far and wide'

On Friday the family of Jack Archer issued a tribute saying: "Your spirit and infectious personality has spread far and wide". 

"We have always known how special you are and we take much comfort from realising that so many others did too."

Jack Archer
Archer family

 A 28-year-old man has been questioned and bailed by police.