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Sandish Shoker

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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 on Monday with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Rain and cloud to move in tonight

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC weather presenter

    There will be variable amounts of scattered cloud this afternoon and some brighter spells.

    Widespread rain will move eastwards over the course of tonight and in the early hours. Lows of 6C (43F).

  3. Arnold graffiti vandal told 'you're no Banksy' as he's handed almost £3k clean-up bill

    Nottingham Post

    A graffiti dauber must pay £2,800 for cleaning up Arnold after a judge told him 'Bansky, you are not',

  4. Inquest hears covert recordings made by aunt

    Quentin Rayner

    East Midlands Today chief news reporter

    An inquest into the death of a seven-year-old has heard covert recordings made by her aunt with her teacher and social workers.

    In some, Kay-Ann Morris shouts abuse at her niece, Shanay Walker, who died in 2014 from a brain injury. 

    Shanay Walker

    Morris and the girl's grandmother, Julia Smikle, were jailed in 2015 for cruelty  to Shanay - who was found to have more than 50 injuries.  

  5. Police warn about phone thefts in Lenton

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Police say there has been a spate of mobile phone thefts or attempted thefts, in Lenton  this week.

    On Tuesday a man was threatened by two men on Castle Boulevard before they stole his phone and cash.

    On Wednesday another man escaped two men demanding his phone on Douglas Road and at 12:30 today a man reported he had been chased by three men for his phone as he walked down Lenton Boulevard.

  6. Derby man wanted over offences

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Derbyshire Police has issued a picture of Craig Shaw, from Derby. They want to speak to him over two alleged offences including burglary and possession with intent to supply drugs. 

    Mr Shaw also has connections to Nottingham, the force said. 

    Craig Shaw
  7. Wigan Athletic v Nottingham Forest

    BBC Sport

    If you want a few facts about Forest's match against Wigan tomorrow, here's a preview from BBC Sport.

    Gary Brazil has said defenders Michael Mancienne, Matt Mills and Jack Hobbs are almost ready to return to fitness and striker Britt Assombalonga is hoping to start too after he appeared as a substitute against Sheffield Wednesday.

    Britt Assombalonga
  8. Your views: 'Leave statue where it is'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Some of you have been giving your thoughts on the petition to move the Brian Clough statue to the City Ground on our Facebook page .

    Suzanne Henry wrote: "Leave it where it is its a focal point."

    Rhia Williams said: "Waste of money that could be spent on important things. It's great where it is."

  9. Your photos: Sun shines over Calverton

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's looking like a very different day out there to yesterday.

    Enjoy the sunshine!

  10. Moving Cloughie is 'sucky idea' says Al Needham

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Writer and broadcaster Al Needham has called it "an absolutely sucky idea" to move the Brian Clough statue.

    He said he was proud Nottingham chose to put their Brian Clough statue in the city centre rather than at the stadium.

    City Ground

    "Brian Clough means far more to Nottingham than any other football manager does to a city," he said.

    "He put Nottingham on the map in the late 70s and 80s and I love the fact the statue is where it is."

  11. Travel: Tree down in West Bridgford

    BBC Travel

    It seems the after effects of Storm Doris are still being felt in some areas.

    A tree has fallen down in Rufford Way, West Bridgford. It is blocking the road in both directions.

  12. Fan sick of people urinating on Clough statue

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Not sure what Cloughie would think about the move but lifelong Forest fan Bal Cheema started the petition to get him to Forest's ground.

    He said he'd had enough of people urinating on the statue in the city centre and using it as a meeting point for their protests.

    Brian Clough statue

    "Go away and leave Brian alone," he told BBC Radio Nottingham

    Talking about what Brian Clough would have thought about the people who had recently protested around the statue, Mr Cheema added: "He probably would've clipped half of them around the ear and told them to go away."

  13. Petition to move Cloughie statue

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A petition has been started to move the Brian Clough statue away from Nottingham city centre to the City Ground.

    Supporters of the campaign claim it's at risk of damage where it is in Speaker's Corner after recent protests there. 

    Brian Clough

    The 8ft high bronze statue was unveiled back in 2008 after a campaign by fans who managed to raise £70,000.

  14. Watch: Which route will the triathlon take?

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The triathlon will take place on Saturday 2 September with two men and two women in each team.

    Here's the route it will take.

    Video content

    Video caption: Route of the Nottingham Triathlon
  15. Nottingham to host mixed triathlon

    Christian Hewgill

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    The chief executive of British Triathlon says Nottingham will be the first city in the UK outside the Commonwealth Games to host a mixed team triathlon. 

    More than 2,000 spectators are expected to turn out to watch the event at the Victoria Embankment in September and the Brownlee brothers were at the castle yesterday for its launch.

    Nottingham triathlon
  16. Rail tickets being accepted today

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    There were huge problems on the trains yesterday because of Storm Doris after overhead lines were damaged.

    East Midlands Trains says all tickets that were not used yesterday will still be valid and accepted on the trains today.  

  17. Watch: Friday's weather outlook

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    A much calmer day than yesterday with lighter winds, a good amount of dry weather and even some sunshine for a time.

    That said, there are still a couple of isolated showers to look out for with highs of 8C (46F)

    Video content

    Video caption: Watch: Friday's weather outlook
  18. Force says it had 'no other option'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's more from Nottinghamshire Police on PC Mortimer's dismissal. 

    Det Insp Louise Jordan said the panel had no other option and it was needed in order for the public to have confidence in the force and its officers.