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Chris Fawcett, Gavin Bevis and Amy Woodfield

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, at J29 for A617.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound at J29, A617 (Chesterfield), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M69 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J1 for A5 Hinckley.

    M69 Leicestershire - M69 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1 Nottinghamshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Nottinghamshire southbound severe disruption, between A57 and A638.

    A1 Nottinghamshire - A1 Worksop Road closed southbound between Apleyhead in Ranby and Markham in Markham Moor, because of recovery work.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1 Nottinghamshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Nottinghamshire northbound severe disruption, at Vicarage Lane.

    A1 Nottinghamshire - A1 in North Muskham closed and slow traffic northbound at North Muskham Turn Off.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J21 for M69.

    M1 Leicestershire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road to one and slow traffic northbound at J21, M69 (Leicester), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Hosted live coverage on this page is now over for Wednesday, but some news, sport and travel will appear automatically overnight.

    East Midlands Live returns from 08:00 tomorrow morning.

  7. Authority approves council tax rise

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    Council tax bills across Nottinghamshire are to go up by almost 5% from April.

    Council tax document

    The county council approved its budget for the next financial year at a meeting this afternoon.

    The rise is made up of a 2% levy to pay for adult social care and a 2.99% increase to base council tax.

  8. Derbyshire schools to close because of snow

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    There schools will be shut again tomorrow because of the severe weather

    • Netherthorpe School, Staveley
    • St Josephs Catholic Academy Matlock
    • Gilbert Heathcote Nursery and Infant School
    • Heritage High School
  9. Council hands over running of libraries to charity

    East Midlands Today

    A charity is to take over the running of ten libraries in Derby.

    Boy in a library

    Derby City Council's confirmed that the charity Direct Help and Advice (DHA) will take over the libraries.

    The authority added that DHA has been through a robust evaluation process.

  10. Will these freakshakes bring all the kids to the Dales?

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC News

    Have you ever tried a freakshake?

    It is a new type of milkshake topped with a pudding - but it has a whopping 1,700 calories. That's prompted a warning from Derbyshire County Council.

    Video content

    Video caption: Council warning over new freakshake
  11. Investigation into police use of force

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    Nottinghamshire Police is being investigated for the way officers used force during an arrest in Sneinton earlier this month.

    On 3 February a 44-year-old man was arrested after reports of a disturbance at the junction of Devon Street and Carlton Road.

    Devon Street and Carlton Road

    The man was driven in a police van to Bridewell Police Station - during his detention he was taken for hospital treatment where it was found he had head injuries including a fractured cheek.Nottinghamshire Police referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) which is now investigating.

    The IOPC would like to hear from anyone who saw or recorded what happened to help them with their investigation.

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J30 for A616 and J29a for Markham Lane Markham Vale.

    M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 southbound between J30, A616 (Worksop) and J29a, Markham (Markham Vale), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. Football: Stags to poach Robins' boss?

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    Swindon boss David Flitcroft is the early bookies' favourite to take over as Mansfield Town manager.

    Lee Clark, Phil Brown and David Flitcroft

    Flitcroft (pictured right) took over at the Robins in the summer and they currently occupy the final League Two play-off place.

    Other names being mentioned by bookmakers for the vacancy include ex-Hull and Southend manager Phil Brown and former Birmingham and Huddersfield boss Lee Clark.

  14. Police work to reopen A1 after multi vehicle crash

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    The A1 is still closed in both directions near Retford after a 16 vehicle pile-up on the southbound carriageway.

    Crash on A1 in Nottinghamshire

    Five lorries are among the vehicles involved in the crash that happened at about midday.

    Injuries are believed to be minor at this time.

    Meanwhile the northbound carriageway is at a standstill because of the weather, police said.

    Crash on A1 in Nottinghamshire

    Nottinghamshire Police has said it is "working hard" to get the road reopened.

    Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.