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If your bin is usually collected on a Monday in Chesterfield, the council says rubbish will now be collected on Saturday morning instead because of the bank holiday.
The council warns: "To make sure your bin is collected, please make sure it is out before 7am."
A graffiti vandal has been jailed for 18 months for causing damage to the rail network, including in north Derbyshire, put at more than £90,000.
Simon Sunderland, 41, daubed his 'Bloodaxe' tag at locations in South Yorkshire and Chesterfield.
Building work on a controversial waste treatment plant in Derby is to begin.
The £150m centre, being built on the site of the former Sinfin brickworks, is expected to handle about 190 million tonnes of waste a year.
Campaigner Simon Bacon says he accepts it will now be built, but claims he will monitor it "to within an inch of its life".
A man's been arrested on suspicion of producing drugs after what's thought to be cannabis plants were found by police in a house in Ilkeston.
Hear more on this story in the news at 15:00 on BBC Radio Derby.
I've been speaking to one of the people behind plans to build up to 200 homes at Amber Valley Rugby Club. He says he's concerned about rumours about the land being toxic.
Roger Carter, who represents a consortium of owners and developers, says accusations have been blown out of proportion and the land will be cleaned up before anything is built there.
He says: "There is no reason why we can't mitigate the land to allow housing to be developed. At the end of the day the council will only allow housing to be built on land which is safe."
Firearms officers are still searching part of Baseball Drive in Derby after a report of man with what the caller thought was a gun in his hand.
Police were called to the area just after 11:30.
Derbyshire Police says there is no risk to the public.
Armed police have been called to an incident in Derby after a member of the public thought they saw a man with a gun. Read the full story online.
Armed police have been called to an incident in Baseball Drive, Derby. We'll have more details in the news at 14:00 on BBC Radio Derby.
Sinfin residents have condemned 'diabolical' travellers who have set up camp with 22 dogs and 15 chickens.
Uttoxeter's Adam Peaty set a new European championship record as he qualified fastest from the 50-metre breaststroke heats in Berlin.
The City of Derby swimmer has already won gold in the 100-metre event and clocked a time of 26.91 seconds.
In the news at 13:00 on BBC Radio Derby, environmental campaigners have admitted defeat over a waste treatment plant in Sinfin, after local councils signed the final contracts.
The future of a Derby business is uncertain after plans were put forward for a new retail development at the Wyvern.
Derby Fireplace Company, which employ about 20 people, is currently on the site of a former railway building which would be demolished to make way for the new shops.
More than 83,000 people are expected to fly into and out of East Midlands Airport over the bank holiday weekend.
The most popular destinations are Palma, Alicante, Malaga, Faro and Tenerife.
Join me for the latest this lunchtime on East Midlands Today.
I've just spoken to police who say a woman who was hit by a car, which then drove off, in Ilkeston overnight has a suspected broken leg.
The woman was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment.
Anyone who witnessed the collision at 01:35 in Little Hallam Lane is asked to contact PC Lee Simpson on 101.
The main swimming pool at Alfreton Leisure Centre is going to close for more than two months for repairs.
Amber Valley Council says it will close the pool from 8 September to late November to replace tiling on the bottom of the pool.
Councillor Tony Holmes says an investigation is being carried out to find out why repairs are having to be made only five years after the pool was opened.
In the midday news on BBC Radio Derby, we'll hear from a spokesman for Amber Valley Rugby Club who says rumours about the land being toxic have been blown out of proportion.
A 21-year-old Kirk Hallam woman is in hospital with a suspected broken leg being hit by a car her in Ilkeston which then drove off.
Match of the Day is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting this weekend.
Former commentator Barry Davies (pictured bottom left) is making a special appearance on the BBC One programme to mark the occasion.
He's been talking to Radio Derby about one of his best-known commentaries - Franny Lee scoring for Derby County against Manchester City in 1974 where Davies is heard saying: "Just look at his face."
The new series of Doctor Who starts on BBC One tomorrow. It's the first chance to see Peter Capaldi stepping into the Time Lord's shoes.
Super-fan Sasha Sarkas-Bosman popped into the studio at BBC Radio Derby to talk about her excitement building up to the new series.
She's such a fan she's created her own tardis dress (pictured). She says she's "nervous and excited" to see the Scottish actor take over from Matt Smith.
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A woman is in hospital with serious leg injuries after being hit by a car on Little Hallam Lane in Ilkeston this morning.
Police say the driver failed to stop following the crash at about 01:30 and are appealing to anyone who saw a dark coloured saloon in the area to contact the police on 101.
Derby County's search for new players is continuing, according to head coach Steve McClaren.
This week Derby have again been linked with Liverpool winger Jordan Ibe (pictured). The 18 year-old is likely to be allowed out on-loan to a Championship club, with McClaren admitting he is an admirer.
Derby lost at Charlton on Tuesday and while he isn't expecting anyone to arrive soon, McClaren says that could change very quickly.
What do you think of BBC Local Live? We'd like your feedback about this service, which we write from the BBC's Derby office.
In the 10:00 news bulletin: A woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car which failed to stop in Ilkeston.
As a football commentator Barry Davies spent many matches at the Baseball Ground when Brian Clough was in charge.
He says the atmosphere was electric, even when it was empty and "somehow when Clough was in charge it just had good character and a good team".
He says: "When you were interviewing Brian... there was always a danger he would take over. But I had a very good relationship with him."
Watch Match of the Day at 50, tonight from 22:35 on BBC One. See a sneak preview of the documentary here.
The Derby artist behind the sea of thousands of blood-red ceramic poppies at the Tower of London says he's on track to have them all done on time.
It's a huge piece of art to mark the centenary of the start of Britain's involvement in World War One.
By November this year, there will be nearly 900,000 poppies.
Derbyshire will face Nottinghamshire in the quarter-finals of cricket's One-Day Cup.
The Falcons beat Gloucestershire by 53 runs to reach the knock-out stages at the expense of Leicestershire, whose defeat at Lancashire allowed Derbyshire to claim the final quarter-final spot.
There will be coverage online and 1116AM on Tuesday.
A good deal of dry and bright weather is expected today with just a few showers to look out for.
The majority of the downpours will be light and drizzly. However, there's a chance that an isolated one could turn heavier. Highs of 17C (63F).
A woman was rescued from the River Derwent in Belper overnight.
Hear that story and others in the news bulletin on BBC Radio Derby at 09:00.
BBC Travel News reports slow moving traffic on the M1 northbound because one lane is blocked between J29a, at Markham (Markham Vale), and J30, for the A616 (Sheffield) in the roadworks area.
The promise of imminent building work at the £150m Sinfin incinerator plant brings to an end a determined battle by environmental campaigners to stop it.
Simon Bacon, who helped lead the campaign, admits they can't now stop the project but says they will keep an eye on it.
Work is due to start soon and is expected to be complete in 2017.
I've been to have a look around the factory in Derby where they're making thousands and thousands of ceramic poppies for that huge piece of art at the Tower of London.
They're all made on Pride Park, where I met Paul Cummins, the artist behind the idea.
He says people have come from across the world to see the installation and says "it's not my project anyway - it's everybody else's".
Campaigners have admitted defeat in their long battle to stop a waste treatment plant being built in Derbyshire.
Derby city and Derbyshire county councils announced yesterday that the building work would start in Sinfin soon after contracts were signed.
In 2012, Resource Recovery Solutions said it wanted the facility to burn 190,000 tonnes of waste a year from across the county.
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