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Summary

  1. Storm Doris closes parks and Newark Castle
  2. Couple launch charity to help bereaved parents
  3. Health inspectors release report into QMC A&E
  4. Updates for Thursday 23 February 2017

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By Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Nottinghamshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. East Midlands weather update: Winds to ease tonight

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC weather presenter

    An amber warning for wind is valid until 20:00, with rain and strong winds continuing to cause travel disruption. 

    Wind and gusts will steadily ease over the course of this evening and overnight.

    weather
  3. Envelope update

    Severe congestion: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe congestion, between J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham and J26 for A610 Nottingham affecting J23 for A512.

    M1 Derbyshire - Very slow traffic on M1 northbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J26, A610 (Nottingham). All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J23, A512 (Loughborough).

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

  4. Train to arrive 'a week next Wednesday'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It's going to take the head of BBC East Midlands a long time to get home at this rate.

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  5. Long delays on M1 this afternoon

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has tweeted that all lanes of the M1 southbound between junction 26 (A610) and junction 25 (A52) are now closed, as well as two lanes of the northbound carriageway while they clear hanging debris on an overhead gantry.

    Motorists have been warned to avoid the area as long delays are expected as we head into rush hour.

    M1
  6. Fallen tree causes delays near Priory Island

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    There was another lucky escape for a driver near Priory Island, Wollaton, this afternoon as Storm Doris continues to rage.

    Priory Island
    Priory Island
  7. 'Lucky escape' for taxi driver as tree falls

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Stu Walker was driving along Wilford Lane in West Bridgford earlier when his dashboard camera captured a falling tree - narrowly missing a taxi. 

    He said: "Lucky escape for the silver taxi driver whose roof was severely dented just behind his head."

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    Video caption: Driver catches tree crashing down
  8. Travel: Congestion building on M1

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's how it's looking on the M1 southbound at the moment. Traffic is down to one lane between J26 (A610 Nottingham) and J25 (A52 Nottingham) because of debris hanging from an overhead gantry.

    M1 gantry
    M1
  9. Unsafe building closes city road

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    There have been reports of panes of glass falling from a derelict building on Alfreton Road.

    View more on twitter
  10. Windsurfer enjoying today's weather

    BBC Weather Watchers

    This person in Hoveringham isn't complaining about the strong winds today.

    Hoveringham
  11. Tree down in Arnold

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A tree is blocking Church Street/Calverton Road in Arnold.

    Arnold street
  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Nottinghamshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Nottinghamshire southbound severe disruption, between J26 for A610 Nottingham and J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Nottinghamshire - Three lanes closed and queuing traffic on M1 southbound between J26, A610 (Nottingham) and J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of debris hanging down from an overhead gantry.

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

  13. Traffic and travel: Train services suspended

    BBC Travel

    Train services are being suspended between Lincoln Central and Peterborough and Lincoln and Newark North Gate because of the high winds. 

    Lincoln Central
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  14. Your photos: Storm sunshine over Market Square

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The weather has been miserable so far today, but it's made for some stunning photos.

    Market Square
  15. Watch: Fallen trees being cleared as storm hits

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's a video of the tree in The Meadows being cleared by Nottingham City Council staff earlier.

    Video content

    Video caption: Fallen trees being cleared as storm hits