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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 9 March 2015
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates return at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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Good evening

Monday's Local Live updates have now finished. The service will start again at 08:00 on Tuesday.

Tonight's outlook

Kaye Forster

BBC Weather

Rain should clear east to leave

a dry evening and night.

Winds will also ease down and the cloud will break up leaving clear skies and lows of 1C (34F) in rural areas.

Rowett on Russell row

BBC Sport

Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett

has been speaking about his row with Derby County forward Johnny Russell during Saturday's 2-2 draw.

Gary Rowett
PA

He said: "I felt it was a little ungentlemanly that the ball had gone out for them because their player had a head injury and then the ball gets smashed into the corner and they try to pin us in with 30 seconds to go.

"Maybe my passion to win the game ran a bit too far. Everyone knows it's a special place for me to come back to."

WW1 remembered

Kelly Smith

Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

I've been working on

World War One At Home over the past few days, lining up some really interesting stories which you'll be able to hear on BBC Radio Derby later this year.

Sir Nigel Gresley
BBC

Tractors can go faster

East Midlands Today

Farmers in the East Midlands have welcomed a change in speed limits for tractors.

Tractor
BBC

From today, the limit is going up from 20mph to 25mph. The combined maximum weight limit for tractors and trailers is also increasing from 24 tonnes to 31.

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

In my

17:00 bulletin, Derby County pledge thousands of pounds to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.

Feedback

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

What do you think of BBC Local Live? We'd like

your feedback about this service.

Ceremony for VC hero

Derby Telegraph

A Victoria Cross hero

is to be honoured in Derby Market Place exactly 100 years after he died.

Tweet us at @bbcderby

Gavin Bevis

BBC Local Live

Keith Bown sent in this photo of Ladybower Reservoir looking splendid in the sun on Friday.

Ladybower Reservoir
Keith Bown

If you've taken any impressive photos of Derbyshire,

email or
tweet them to us

Clock firm apprentices

Clockmaker Smith of Derby is taking on apprentices for the first time in five years.

Smith of Derby
Smith of Derby

The two recruits will spend one day a week at college and the other four days at the company, with a guaranteed job at the end.

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

Derby County and Rams director Mel Morris have announced £10 from every ticket sold for this weekend's match at Norwich will be handed to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.

You can hear more on this in my

16:00 bulletin.

Investigation pupils getting nude picture requests

Police are investigating after pupils at a Derbyshire school were encouraged to post explicit images online,

writes BBC News Online.

The Pingle School
Google

Children at The Pingle School in Swadlincote, were asked to send naked images to the messaging site Oovoo.

Police say it is unclear who made the requests.

Water work finished

BBC Radio Derby

Work to lay new water pipes on Burton Road in Derby has been completed.

Severn Trent Water hopes the upgrade will help to prevent bursts between Abbey Street and Boyer Street.

Rams donate to Colin appeal

Derby County and director Mel Morris are to donate thousands of pounds

to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.

Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal
BBC

The club and Mr Morris have each pledged to give £5 to the appeal from every ticket sold for the trip to Norwich on Saturday.

So far the club has sold 1,300 of its 1,900 allocation.

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

A man who absconded from Sudbury open prison in November has been arrested in Manchester.

I'll bring you the details in my

15:00 bulletin.

Double robbery appeal

Police

have released photos of a man they want to speak to after a knife-wielding robber targeted two shops in Alfreton and South Normanton on the same day.

CCTV photos
Derbyshire Police

A man stole a small amount of cash from Alfreton's Premier Express store on 28 February but fled empty-handed from a Stop and Shop store in South Normaton hours later after being challenged.

Wet and windy afternoon

Charlie Slater

BBC Weather

This afternoon is expected to stay dull, cloudy and windy with outbreaks of showery rain and highs of 10C (50F).

Charlie Slater
BBC

Fugitive robber back in custody

A convicted robber who went on the run from Sudbury open prison has been arrested in Manchester.

Mark Trongone, 32, was serving a six-year sentence when he absconded in November,

News on the hour

Lisa Teanby

BBC Radio Derby newsreader

In my

14:00 bulletin, a man who absconded from Sudbury open prison in November is arrested.