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Our live updates for Derbyshire have now ended and but we'll be back tomorrow with all your news, travel, weather and sport from 08:00. 

Solloway: More to be done at Sports Direct

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derby North MP Amanada Solloway has said "there is more that could be done" in terms of improving working practices at Sports Direct. 

Ms Solloway sits on the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee that grilled the retailer's majority owner Mike Ashley earlier this year. 

Your photos: September across Derbyshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Plenty of you have been getting in touch via Facebook to send me some great pics from around Derbyshire. 

Waterfall near Darley Park
Ian Radford

Thanks to Ian Radford for this one from next to Darley Park. 

Murder arrest after bank holiday assault

A man who was assaulted in Derby city centre on Bank Holiday Monday has died in hospital, police have said.

The 22-year-old man suffered head injuries in what police have described as an "altercation" in the Market Place, at about 01:00.

He was taken to hospital but later died.

Police arrested a 30-year-old man at the time and he was released on bail. He has since been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

Listen: Investors still have 'no confidence' in retailer's chairman

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

The fallout from the Sports Direct review continues. Here's Leon Kamhi, from Hermes Investment Management, who are shareholders in the company... 

MPs react to Sports Direct review

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Chair of Business Select Committee tweets...

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Analysis: Shareholders and unions 'baying for Sports Direct blood'

Dominic O'Connell

Business Presenter, BBC Radio 4 Today programme

In football, like most sports, timing is everything. Mike Ashley, the billionaire owner of Newcastle United and controlling shareholder of Sports Direct, knows this all too well.

The release today of the independent review comes just a day before he faces irate shareholders at the annual general meeting.

They, and trade unions, are baying for blood, and while the report may not mollify them, it changes the nature of the headlines the day before the showdown.

The investigation is surprisingly hard on the company. Many had predicted a whitewash, as the law firm involved, Reynold Porter Chamberlain, does other work for Sports Direct.

Watch: Ashley grilled over retailer's practices

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Given what we've been talking about on Local Live today - this is what Mike Ashley had to say to MPs when he went before them in June...

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

Your photos: September across Derbyshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Thanks to Chris Bradley for sending in this pic from the Chatsworth Country Fair. 

Red Arrows in the air
Chris Bradley

Very impressive camerawork. 

Listen: Retailer's review 'doesn't go far enough'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what Labour MP Iain Wright's had to say about the Sports Direct review...

Your comments: 'Loss making' concert to return

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Donington Live (the replacement for the Darley Park event) returning in 2017 has certainly got you all talking over on the BBC Radio Derby Facebook page. 

Sarah Millward-sheehan writes: "That was a tradition that saw 35,000 people come to Darley park every year. 

"Why couldn't they put a charge of £1 per person and keep it in Derby instead of giving to Donington Park."

Pokeballs spring up in village

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

I've just been informed the Pokeballs have been crocheted rather than knitted. 

Devil's in the detail folks. 

Knitter gets involved in Pokemon craze

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

...and here's another.

Pokeball
Simply Shabby

Gotta catch 'em all.

Pokemon craze continues 'in wool form'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here is one of these knitted Pokeballs that has appeared in Draycott...

Pokeball
Simply Shabby

Knitted Pokeballs are 'magical'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Sarah Ward, who runs a tea room in Draycott, has said the Pokeballs are appearing all over the place. 

"I think it's just a magical thing that somebody is doing for the village, for the children," she told BBC Radio Derby.

"It really is lovely." 

Gotta catch 'em all...in Draycott

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Still into catching Pokemon on your phone? Or are you over that craze now? 

Pokemon
PA

Well, a series of knitted Pokeballs have appeared in the village of Draycott.

They each come with their own personal message of congratulations too. 

Falcons stint 'helped earn test recall'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

New Zealand's selectors have hinted that Jimmy Neesham's time at Derbyshire may have played a part in his test recall following a back injury.

Jimmy Neesham
Getty Images

"Jimmy has put in a lot of work to make sure he is physically ready for a return to test cricket,'' selector Gavin Larsen said.

'Concern' remains about warehouse, union says

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said that, while the report into Sports Direct represents progress, the union still wants the retailer to go further.

"Unite still has concerns over the use of the two employment agencies - The Best Connection and Transline, which supply over 3,400 workers to the Sports Direct Shirebrook warehouse," he said. 

"For Unite it has been their behaviour and the lack of oversight that has been the cause of so many of the abuses at Shirebrook."

Falcons player back in national colours

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derbyshire all rounder Jimmy Neesham has been recalled to the New Zealand squad for their three test series against India beginning later this month. 

jimmy neesham
Getty Images

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

'Real, independent, investigation' needed into Sports Direct

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress tweets...

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Weather: Warm and humid afternoon

Charlie Slater

BBC Weather presenter

Sunny spells on and off throughout the afternoon along with plenty of cloud.

BBC weather map
BBC

Humid with highs of 24C (75F). 

Deal 'better for shop workers than warehouse staff'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Iain Wright chairs the Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee, which has been investigating Sports Direct. 

Iain Wright
BBC

"We welcome the step in terms of zero hours contracts for retail staff," Mr Wright said. 

"That will help about 18,000 people who work in Sport Direct's shops. 

"We'd like to see if that could be applied to the warehouse - there are about 4,000 people on zero hours contracts there." 

Your photos: September across Derbyshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Sharon Jackson has got in touch via Facebook and sent me this rather impressive shot of the sunset over Duffield.

Duffield sunset
Sharon Jackson

I've heard the line about "red sky at night..." but does this apply to orange as well? 

Majority at Shirebrook to remain on zero hours contracts

BBC Business Live

Just 40 employees at Sports Direct's Shirebrook warehouse will benefit from reforms to zero-hours contracts.

The remaining 4,059 workers will be on the same agency contracts as before - "arguably a form of zero hours contracts".

The report says the retailer will attempt to move 10 warehouse employees a month from agency contracts to Sports Direct ones.

Classical stars set to return in 2017

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

To be fair, who wouldn't want to see national treasure Aled Jones return to the region next year? 

Aled Jones
John Isgar Photography

Concert 'can break even,' promoter claims

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This is what the the organiser of Donington Live has had to say about any potential future for the concert.

Donington Live
John Isgar Photography

"Over a certain amount of time we're very confident we can build a very good event for the region," event director Owen Kent said. 

"As all promoters will know, we love the music and we love sharing the music with the public. Hopefully further down the line we can break even."

Sports Direct changes 'good news,' MP says

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Labour and Co-operative MP tweets...  

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Union rejects council pay offer

Navtej Johal

East Midlands Today reporter

Unison says school support staff have "overwhelmingly" rejected an offer from Derby City Council over the pay dispute.  

The union tells me around 90% of members who voted in the ballot rejected the pay deal. 

Rams captain helps earn Republic draw in Serbia

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Derby County's Richard Keogh played the full 90 minutes as the Republic of Ireland began their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-2 draw in Serbia. 

Richard Keogh
Reuters

Ex-Rams midfielder Jeff Hendrick scored the game's opening goal. 

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

  • Derbyshire-based Sports Direct has promised to make major changes to its working practices following a review 
  • The promoter behind Donington Live says he hopes the show will eventually be able to break even
  • Knitted Pokeballs have turned up in a Derbyshire village 

Watch: Today's weather forecast

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

It's already heating up - Charlie Slater has the weather forecast...

Sports Direct admit 'serious shortcomings' at Shirebrook

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

These changes at Sports Direct have come about following a review of working practices by professional services firm RPC. 

Mike Ashley in a warehouse
PA

It says it found "serious shortcomings" at Shirebrook. 

The company have said it "deeply regrets" the situation. 

Sports Direct 'ends zero hours contracts'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Labour MP tweets...

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'Loss making' Donington Live to return

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

This may be music to your ears (terrible, I know). 

Donington Live - the replacement for the free Darley Park concert - will be returning next year, despite making a financial loss.

Laura Wright at Donington Live
John Isgar Photography

The event director says they did not expect to make money. 

Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

Analysis: 'Serious shortcomings' at Sports Direct, report finds

Dominic O'Connell

Business Presenter, BBC Radio 4 Today programme

Sports Direct, which is run by Mike Ashley, the owner of Newcastle United, has been under fire for working practices at Shirebrook for more than a year. 

Criticisms led to a parliamentary inquiry and a promise from Mr Ashley to investigate the issue. 

This morning Sports Direct published the results of that review. 

It identified "serious shortcomings" in working practices which the board deeply regrets and apologises for.

New pay plan announced ahead of AGM

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Interesting timing this news from Sports Direct - they are holding their AGM tomorrow. 

As part of the day, media are being invited to look round the Shirebrook facility. 

Shirebrook staff 'to get minimum wage'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Staff at Shirebrook will be paid above the National Minimum Wage following a review of working practices there.

Mike Ashley outside Sports Direct
PA

It will also suspend its "six strikes and you're out" disciplinary procedure.