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  1.  
    News on the hour 14:56: BBC Radio Derby

    The Conservative MP for South Derbyshire says Labour-run authorities need to stop moaning about council cuts. Heather Wheeler says the £157m of cuts faced by the county council isn't that much when compared to its total budget.

    Hear more in our bulletin at 15:00.

     
  2.  
    Sunglasses indoors? 14:42:

    It's sunglasses weather across much of the northern hemisphere at the moment, and yet wearing them indoors is likely to make you an object of ridicule.

    Lou Reed

    BBC News Magazine asks why.

     
  3.  
    Cricket highlights 14:27:

    Derbyshire CCC tweets: MATCH ACTION: Watch highlights of yesterday's washout against @WorcsCCC in the #RLODC #WORvDER youtube.com/watch?v=m5kZt5...

     
  4.  
    Queen of comedy 14:15: Matlock Mercury

    Chesterfield's first queen of comedy has been crowned after a nail-biting final in the Crooked Smile competition.

     
  5.  
    Thugs spared jail 14:05: Derbyshire Times

    Three Shirebrook thugs who chased a man along a town centre street before repeatedly punching and kicking him have all been spared immediate jail sentences.

     
  6.  
    News on the hour 13:56: BBC Radio Derby

    The Conservative MP for South Derbyshire says Labour-run authorities need to stop moaning about council cuts.

    Derbyshire County is facing a £157m loss in funding and says 1,600 jobs could be lost over four years. Heather Wheeler says the council has a solid total budget. Hear more in our bulletin at 14:00.

     
  7.  
    Police chief’s £20,000 award 13:47: Derbyshire Times

    A centre which helps people tackle their drug and alcohol problems is among the beneficiaries of awards from Derbyshire's police and crime commissioner.

     
  8.  
    'Too early to commit to future' 13:37:

    Derby's pantomime has been cancelled this year owing to lack of venue, after the Assembly Rooms fire.

    CBBC pantomime

    Councillor Martin Rawson told BBC Radio Derby he hoped the show would be returning to the city very soon, but added it was too early to say whether "we can make that commitment" for next year.

     
  9.  
    Coming up this lunchtime 13:27: East Midlands Today

    We'll have the latest on the suspicious death of a young girl.

    And why those of you with tickets for Derby's Beauty and the Beast pantomime may be due a refund. Those stories and more at 13:30 on BBC One.

     
  10.  
    Cuts for disabled children 13:15: Derby Telegraph

    Derby Telegraph readers have reacted in their numbers to news that disabled children will be next to suffer from spending cuts.

    Derbyshire's disabled youth face losing services as the county council attempts to save £157m in the next four years

     
  11.  
    Gardening answers 13:06:

    Tune in to BBC Radio Derby now to hear Mark Smith's monthly gardening piece. Mark will be speaking to Andy Potter between now and 14:00.

    Mark Smith
     
  12.  
    News on the hour 12:57: BBC Radio Derby

    Rolls-Royce is due to be sentenced after admitting exposing its workers to high levels of radiation at one of its plants in Derby.

    Hear more in our 13:00 bulletin.

     
  13.  
    Commonwealth Games squash 12:55: Owen Bradley BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Squash fans - keep an eye out for Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro, both from our patch, who are taking part in the men's and women's doubles respectively later on.

    Nick and partner Adrian Grant are in action at 13:15 in the quarter-finals, Laura and Jenny Duncalf at 14:00 in the semi-finals.

     
  14.  
    On the Afternoon show today 12:48: ...

    ... gardening expert Mark Smith will have all his tips for August.

    Lindisfarne will be paying a visit to the studio to telling us all about their 48 gig UK tour and we'll be speaking to the curator of the new First World War Galleries at the Imperial War Museum.

    Join Andy Potter from 13:00.

     
  15.  
    Fun of the fair 12:37: BBC Radio Derby

    Richard Spurr is on air now, broadcasting live from the centre of Derby where there are fairground rides and a beach. He's taking in all the fun and has been speaking to face painters, families and ice cream vendors.

    Richard Spurr

    This is Rose from Creative Faces and Arty Places.

     
  16.  
    WW1 commemorative events 12:27: Derby Telegraph

    As Britain prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War on Monday, dozens of commemorative events will begin this weekend across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire.

     
  17.  
    Pregnant woman robbed in Derby 12:18:

    A pregnant woman was robbed when walking along Co-Operative Street in Derby, police say.

    A man on a BMX bike snatched a necklace from around her neck on Wednesday.

    Anyone with information can call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

     
  18.  
    Long service awards for Dales workers 12:08: Matlock Mercury

    Two workers who help to keep the Dales clean and green have received long service awards.

     
  19.  
    News on the hour 11:58: BBC Radio Derby

    Rolls-Royce is due to be sentenced after admitting exposing its workers to high levels of radiation at one of its plants in Derby.

    Rolls-Royce sign in Derby

    Kristina Thornton has more at 12:00.

     
  20.  
    Derbyshire's Commonwealth success 11:49: Colin Bloomfield Presenter, BBC Radio Derby

    I've been investigating whether this is Derbyshire's most successful Commonwealth Games ever.

    Listen to my report here.

     
  21.  
    Comfortable win for Pitchford 11:39:

    Table tennis player Liam Pitchford has won his men's singles match 4-0 in the third round of the Commonwealth Games.

     
  22.  
    Speaking to Lindisfarne 11:29: Andy Potter Presenter, BBC Radio Derby

    Coming up after 15:00 today, I'll be speaking to Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell from Lindisfarne. They're preparing to perform in 48 concerts across the UK, starting next month.

    andy potter and lindisfarne

    Join me from one on Radio Derby.

     
  23.  
    Tea rooms to close after 20 years 11:18: Bakewell Today

    The final cuppa has been served at a tea room which closed last weekend after two decades in business.

     
  24.  
    Plugging the sinkhole 11:08:

    A huge sinkhole in north Derbyshire which has attracted sightseers from far and wide is finally being filled in. The 160ft (49m) wide crater, near the village of Foolow, was photographed by caver Mark Noble, from Eyam, in December last year.

    Foolow sinkhole

    He said he had explored the caves at Foolow in the past as huge cavities were left in the area from an old lead mine. Now British Fluorspar mining company is filling it with stone.

     
  25.  
    News on the hour 10:57: BBC Radio Derby

    Derby may not have a traditional panto next year. It's been cancelled because no venue can be found to stage it following the closure of the Assembly Rooms after a fire.

    Hear more in our 11:00 bulletin.

     
  26.  
    CCTV released in burglary probe 10:50:

    Police investigating three burglaries on the same street in Alvaston have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to.

    The houses in Taylor Street were broken into through kitchen windows in the early hours of the same morning.

     
  27.  
    Commonwealth understatement of the day 10:40: Ed Barlow BBC Local Live

    Radio Derby's sports correspondent Owen Bradley has just sent me a memo with the local interest in the Commonwealth Games for the day. In his email Owen writes "Plenty of interest and perhaps a couple of medals in Glasgow today. VERY busy day for Liam Pitchford."

    Pitchford's schedule

    He's not joking. Table tennis star Pitchford could be action six times today. His first challenge of the day has already started and he's currently 3-0 up in the men's singles third round against Bode Abiodun of Nigeria.

     
  28.  
    Disappointment over sentence 10:29: Derby Telegraph

    The family of a Gypsy murdered in Derbyshire have expressed their "bitter disappointment" that an appeal to lengthen the sentence of one of his killers has been turned down.

     
  29.  
    Starting Gunn 10:19:

    Luke Gunn, a lifetime member of Derby Athletics Club, is in action this evening in the men's 3000m steeplechase. He's the reigning and four-time UK champion at the distance so will be aiming high.

    Luke Gunn

    Last night Luke, who's married to fellow international athlete Hannah England, tweeted: I finally get to do my thing at 7.45 tomorrow. Final prep gone well, crowd has been amazing so far - this is going to be blooming amazing!!

     
  30.  
    Have your say 10:07: Ed Barlow BBC Local Live

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  31.  
    News on the hour 09:56: BBC Radio Derby

    The leader of Derby City Council has admitted it's disappointing the city won't be staging a traditional panto this year. It's been cancelled because no venue can be found to stage it following the closure of the Assembly Rooms earlier this year after a fire.

    Hear more in our bulletin.

    Assembly Rooms fire in Derby
     
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    Meteor shower 09:47: Bakewell Today

    Stargazers across Derbyshire are being urged to look up to the night sky as an annual meteor shower begins.

    The spectacle, which is expected to produce 100 shooting stars per hour ,will peak between 10 and 13 August.

     
  34.  
    Best Commonwealth Games? 09:39: BBC Radio Derby

    We tasked Colin Bloomfield with finding out if this is Derbyshire's most successful Commonwealth games ever. Turns out that's quite a tricky question to answer - there's often dispute about whether competitors can really be classed as local or not.

    Commonwealth medals table mock-up showing Derbyshire

    However, after some serious journalistic internet research, consultation with our sports department and a general chat around the office, we reckon it is.

    In fact, were Derbyshire a country, we'd be 14th in the medal table. If you think differently, let us know.

     
  35.  
    Panto cancelled 09:29: Derby Telegraph

    Thousands of theatre fans have been left disappointed after this year's Derby pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, was cancelled.

     
  36.  
    Former player dies 09:20:

    Derby County tweets: #DCFC is saddened to learn that former Ram Jeff Bourne has passed away. The Club's condolences go out to his family and friends at this time

     
  37.  
    Buxton dad's tour de France 09:09: Bakewell Today

    A Buxton dad who cycled to Paris in memory of his daughter has returned with aching legs and £2,000 for charity in sponsorship.

     
  38.  
    News on the hour 08:57: BBC Radio Derby

    The leader of Derby City Council has admitted it's disappointing the city won't be staging a traditional panto this year. It's been cancelled because no venue can be found to stage it following the closure of the Assembly Rooms earlier this year after a fire.

    Hear more in our bulletin.

     
  39.  
    Beach broadcast 08:50: Richard Spurr BBC Radio Derby presenter

    Today on BBC Radio Derby I shall be putting it out on the beach! Join me in Derby's Market Place from 12:00 if you dare (and bring your shrimping net).

     
  40.  
    Keeping the kids busy 08:39:

    Intu Derby tweets: Looking for ways to entertain the kids throughout the 6 week holidays? Check out our programme of free activities: intu.co.uk/derby/event/su...

     
  41.  
    M1 lane closure 08:29:

    One lane is closed on the M1 northbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J32, M18 (Thurcroft), because of an accident.

    See BBC Travel News for more information.

     
  42.  
    Police appeal over dead cyclist's identity 08:15:

    Police are appealing to the public to help identify a cyclist who was killed in a crash in Derbyshire.

    He was struck by a Citroen C3 on the A61, near Dronfield, at about 15:20 on Thursday, police said.

     
  43.  
    Showers later 08:02:

    Most places will have a fine morning with some pleasant sunshine. Bands of showers will develop after 12:00 and some of the showers will be heavy with a risk of thunder. Winds will be light.

    Weather forecast
     
  44.  
    Good morning 08:00: Ed Barlow BBC Local Live

    I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, travel and weather for Derbyshire from now until 18:00.

     

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