Pedestrian hit by car outside Renishaw club dies

Police are seeking witnesses after a pedestrian died on Christmas Eve when he was struck by a car in Derbyshire.

The 60-year-old was hit by a silver Peugeot estate car in Main Road outside the Working Men's Club in Renishaw at about 18:00 GMT on Tuesday.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The East Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit want to hear from anyone who saw the incident.

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    Coming up 17:49: Dominic Heale Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    On tonight's show we'll have more on how plans to transform Derby's Duckworth Square have fallen through and Al-Madinah free school being under fire again after new records show that one former employee received an unauthorised overtime payment of more than £12,000.

    Our reporter Simon Ward will also look back at the exciting moment two Lancaster bombers flew over the Derwent Dam this weekend.

     
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    Back to square one 17:45:

    Plans to redevelop Derby's Duckworth Square into a health centre have fallen through after the private company behind the plans failed to get funding.

    Councillor Martin Rawson, responsible for regeneration in the city, told BBC Radio Derby the city council was now hoping to buy the land and make some short-term improvements before selling it on.

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    He added: "It is pretty much an eyesore at the moment....there are a number of different things we could do with the site."

     
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    BBC Radio Derby presenter Richard Spurr got friendly with a snake at Derbyshire Day 2014 with producer Aftab.

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    This year's event to mark all the great things about Derbyshire was attended by 11,000 people.

     
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    Alton Towers manager attacked 17:23: Ashbourne News Telegraph

    Police are appealing for information after an Alton Towers employee was assaulted when leaving work.

     
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    Long term plans for city square 17:13:

    Derby city councillor Martin Rawson has told BBC Radio Derby long-term options for the derelict Duckworth Square site could include building housing or bringing back retail units.

    Last year nearby businesses and residents told the BBC the site, which was a former shopping centre and has stood empty for 10 years, was "dragging the area down".

     
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    Disruption on M1 to continue 17:05: Derbyshire Times

    Highways Agency bosses have said that commuters on the M1 face another 15 months of disruption due to ongoing road improvements.

     
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    News on the hour 16:55: Kelly Smith Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    At 16:00 we'll be bring you more on police appealing for witnesses after a manager of a hotel at Alton Towers was assaulted in a resort car park shortly before 23:00 on Saturday. Listen live

     
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    Duckworth Square plans fall through 16:44:

    Plans for a multi-million pound health centre in Derby's derelict Duckworth Square have fallen through, reports BBC Radio Derby.

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    The city council says it is now planning on buying the land which has been derelict for 10 years, making some improvements and selling it on.

     
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    Ancient woodland to be restored 16:21: Belper News

    An area of ancient woodland in Derbyshire is to be restored after the project received funding worth £15,085.

     
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    'Huge honour' to play Cloughie 16:09:

    Michael Sheen has been talking to BBC Radio Derby's Andy Potter about his role as Brian Clough in The Damned United.

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    "It was a huge honour to be a part the legacy of Cloughie," he said.

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    News on the hour 15:57: BBC Radio Derby

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in one of the car parks at Alton Towers on Saturday evening.

    The victim, in his 40s, is a manager at one of the hotels and was taken to hospital for treatment. He is now recovering at home. Listen live.

     
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    Disruption on the trains 15:52:

    East Midlands Trains are reporting problems on services running between Derby and Crewe because of an incident in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, BBC Travel reports.

    Alternative services have been made available for passengers.

     
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    Train delays in Derby 15:45:

    East Midlands Trains tweets: #EMTUpdate Customers travelling from Crewe and Derby can use alternative routes via Tamworth and Birmingham #Kidsgrove

     
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    Keogh signs new contract 15:37:

    Derby County captain Richard Keogh has signed a new deal with the club which will keep him there until 2017, BBC Sport reports.

    Richard Keogh

    First-team coach Paul Simpson said it had taken longer than the club would have hoped to confirm the three-year deal.

     
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    Lancasters wow Peak District crowds 15:27:

    Here is another great shot from Mick Ryan, who was one of the hundreds of spectators who stood on hills in the Peak District to get a glimpse of the two airworthy Lancasters flying over Ladybower yesterday.

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    Hear more from the historic event on BBC Radio Derby after 16:00.

     
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    Warm weather still to come 15:08: Charlie Slater Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    There'll be cold mornings and lots of dry weather around this week. We may even a get a slightly warmer air mass later this week too.

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    News on the hour 14:55: Kelly Smith Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Lea Wood Nature Reserve, in Cromford, has been handed a £15,000 grant from Derbyshire Wildlife Trust to restore an area of ancient woodland. Listen live to the bulletin.

     
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    Derby's derelict buildings 14:48:

    Photographer David Sillitoe explores the urban decay of some of the buildings in the East Midlands on tonight's BBC Inside Out.

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    In Derby he meets members of the Hippodrome Restoration Trust. The hippodrome has suffered a fire and partial unlawful demolition.

    The photographer also peers through the railings of the crumbling and vandalised old Derbyshire Royal Infirmary. Watch more from 19:30 on BBC One.

     
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    Derbyshire Day time-lapse video 14:29:

    Head over to the BBC Radio Derby Facebook page to see two time-lapse videos of the Derbyshire Day event at Calke Abbey on Sunday.

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    Little Eaton is blooming marvellous 14:08:

    Sue Stone and Moira Hutchinson, from Little Eaton in Bloom, say they are "absolutely flabbergasted" after the village won silver in the large village category at its first attempt in the East Midlands in Bloom competition.

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    News on the hour 13:58: BBC Radio Derby

    Coming up in the news bulletin at 14:00: Police have released CCTV footage of two women they'd like to trace in connection with the theft of a large amount of money in Derby.

     
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    Council gets travel award nomination 13:51:

    Derbyshire County Council has been nominated in a national travel awards for two projects to encourage pupils and parents to walk or cycle to school.

    The council has received two nominations in the Modeshift National Travel Awards for its project with Newbold Community School and the Wheely Fun Wheels activity week.

     
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    Masked gang attack man 13:40: Matlock Mercury

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    Lancaster bomber photo 13:27:

    Mick Ryan has sent us this stunning photo of the Lancaster bombers flypast over Derwent Dam this weekend.

    Lancaster Bombers

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    London Road bridge works 13:15:

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    Thousands watch historic flight 13:04: Geeta Pendse Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    On BBC East Midlands Today we look back at the thousands of people who came to Derbyshire to see a recreation of the famous Damnbusters flight.

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    News on the hour 12:57: BBC Radio Derby

    A former chemical factory in Derby, which dates back to 1916 and once employed 20,000 people, is due to be demolished.

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    Health centre plans collapse 12:41: Derby Telegraph

    Eagerly-awaited plans for a multi-million pound health centre at eyesore Duckworth Square have fallen through.

     
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    New managers for clubs 12:28:

    Two Derby football teams are looking for new managers after Peter Duffield quit as Belper boss following their 5-1 defeat at Buxton on Saturday and Gresley manager Martin Rowe resigned on before their 4-2 loss at Goole.

     
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    What is Derbyshire Day? 12:16:

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    Brian Clough remembered 12:05: Sandish Shoker BBC News Online

    Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of former Derby County manager Brian Clough.

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    In the news at 12:00 11:57: Sally Swinfen Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    CCTV has been released by Derbyshire Police of two women they would like to speak to after a large amount of money was taken from a 71-year-old woman while she was shopping with her husband in the Intu Derby shopping centre.

    The victim noticed her bag was open and the cash had gone as she got onto a bus in Albert Street at about 12:25 on Wednesday.

     
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    E-cigarette fire warning 11:55:

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    Record numbers at Derbyshire Day 11:40: Derby Telegraph

    Bumper crowds came through the gates at Calke Abbey on Sunday for Derbyshire Day.

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    Investigation into Al-Madinah finances 11:26: Simon Hare Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    The National Union of Teachers is calling for an investigation into finances at the Al-Madinah free school in Derby and regional representatives have called it "an appalling use of public money".

    It is after a government inspection found conflicts of interest between some governors and companies supplying the school with things like cleaners and midday supervisors.

     
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    Village in bloom 11:16: BBC Radio Derby

    A gardening group in Derbyshire says it was astonished to win silver at its first attempt in the East Midlands in Bloom competition.

    Little Eaton in bloom

    Little Eaton was entered in the large village category.

     
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    Bridge work road closure 11:06:

    There are severe delays today following the closure of the A5194 London Road, Derby, BBC Travel reports.

    The road is closed in both directions between Bateman Street and the Railway Technical Centre because of bridge maintenance work. Diversions are in place.

     
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    News on the Hour 11:00: BBC Radio Derby

    In the news at 11:00 with Sally Swinfin, the National Union of Teachers is calling for an investigation into finances at the Al-Madinah free school in Derby.

     
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    Derbyshire Day today 10:48: Aleena Naylor BBC Radio Derby presenter

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    Lancaster bombers over Derwent 10:35:

    Crowds gathered at the Derwent Dam in Derbyshire yesterday to see the last two airworthy Lancaster bombers fly over the site where the famous Dambusters raid was practised.

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    BBC News Online has a video of the "once in a lifetime" sight.

     
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    Car park to close 10.18: Ilkeston Advertiser

    A car park in Ilkeston will no longer be run by Erewash Borough Council following the sale of the former Woolworths building.

     
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    Keogh to secure deal at Derby 10:03:

    Derby County captain Richard Keogh is expected to sign on a new three-year contract this week after manager Steve McClaren called him a vital part of the team.

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    News on the hour 09:56: Sally Swinfen Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    Our lead story in the news at 10:00 on BBC Radio Derby is that there are calls for improved care for the elderly at Burton's Queen's Hospital after the death of pensioner Ethel Sanders in 2011.

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    Slow traffic on A38 09:50:

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    Al-Madinah finances 09:23:

    A BBC Inside Out investigation has found an irregularity in the financial accounts of Al-Madinah school in Derby after one former employee received an unauthorised overtime payment of £12,000.

    Al-Madinah School

    The latest published records at the free school showed the employee has still not repaid the money.

    There will be more on BBC Inside Out at 19:30 on BBC One.

     
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    Belper boss quits 09:04: Derby Telegraph

    Peter Duffield quit as Belper Town manager following Saturday's 5-1 defeat at Buxton.

     
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    News on the hour 08:56: BBC Radio Derby

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    Record turnout for Derbyshire Day 08:49: BBC Radio Derby

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    Calls for fresh inquiry at Al-Madinah 08:39: East Midlands Today

    Calls are being made for a fresh investigation into the financial accounts of the Al-Madinah free school in Derby.

    There'll be more on BBC Inside Out at 19:30 tonight on BBC One.

     
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    Slow traffic on M1 08:22: Derbyshire Times

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    Mainly dry week ahead 08:11: Charlie Slater Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

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