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By Amy Woodfield and Sandish Shoker

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  1. Residents voice anger after stabbing

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News

    Residents in The Meadows say they're angry and worried after another stabbing in the area.

    A 33-year-old man was stabbed in Tarbert Close on Monday - the fifth in the area since the start of April - and while police say they've increased patrols, residents claim not to have seen evidence of that.

    One man, who said he cradled the victim and stemmed the blood flow until emergency services arrived, said: "I'm worried for the kids, and my friends' kids. They're frightened now to come out. That's not an everyday thing they should see."

    Tarbert Close

    Insp James Walker said they had increased patrols in the area and Nottinghamshire Police is one of only two forces to have a dedicated knife crime team.

    He said: "The Meadows is a large area. We can't be everywhere all of the time and we look to go to the areas where we feel our presence is necessary."

    A 28-year-old man was arrested yesterday in connection with Monday's stabbing.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between J22 for A50 and J23 for A512.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J22, A50 (Coalville) and J23, A512 (Loughborough), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. New city council leadership to begin

    BBC Radio Derby

    The Conservatives are expected to formally take control of Derby City Council tonight.

    Derby City Council flag

    They'll lead a minority administration with the Liberal Democrats and UKIP agreeing to vote for Conservative leader Chris Poulter.

    The three parties will work towards bringing in a "committee system", which they claim will reduce conflict within the authority.

  4. How can Derby reduce air pollution?

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby, political reporter

    A "clean air zone" charge or a scrappage scheme? I've learnt more about both the ways Derby could deal with air pollution.

    Traffic in Derby

    The charge, which the council has said the government is pushing, could hit half of cars and cover the entire city boundary. It could cost some as much as £20 per day.

    The scrappage scheme the council currently prefers could get you a new car, second hand car, bicycle, or a massively topped-up Mango card to use on public transport.

    This could however cost around £60m - nearly double the cost of introducing a charging zone.

  5. Free skips overflowing with rubbish

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    A scheme that provides free skips for residents to dump waste in Sutton in Ashfield has resulted in some skips completely overflowing.

    The council placed 15 skips around the area on Saturday as part of its Big Spring Clean - now it's hard to see the skips due to the amount of rubbish.

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    Video caption: The council has placed 15 skips in Sutton in Ashfield as part of its Big Spring Clean

    The authority is now re-calling them and has promised to clear up the excess waste as well.

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  6. Man arrested after armed police deployed to street

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    Armed officers were deployed to a residential street for several hours in the Thorpe Astley area of Leicester yesterday.

    Police in Thorpe Astley

    Police said it was in the "interest of officer and public safety" while they arrested someone on suspicion of theft.

    They confirmed last night that they had a 33-year-old man in custody.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at J28 for A38 Alfreton.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road, one lane closed and very slow traffic northbound at J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  8. Will Vardy film get fairy tale ending?

    BBC Radio Leicester

    Jamie Vardy has said a Hollywood film about his rise from non-league football to Premier League winner is still going ahead.

    Jamie Vardy

    The Leicester City striker, who's been selected for England's world cup squad, has said a perfect ending to the film would be helping the team to success in Russia.

    He said: "I think that's just down to the directors and the script writers. They know what they want and if this is what they're waiting for, a fairy tale ending, then so be it."

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J26, A610 (Nottingham), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Aftermath of moorland blaze

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    This is the extent of the damage caused by fire on 106 acres of moorland in the Derbyshire Peak District.

    The blaze spread across an area the size of 53 football pitches between Curbar and Baslow.

    Moorland fire

    Firefighters were called to tackle the fire just after midday on Monday - at this point it was only affecting about 12 acres of land.

    Moorland fire

    Marc Redford, from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: "It is believed to be suspicious ignition, possibly deliberate, but that is something for the police and Eastern Moors staff to establish."

  11. Watch: East Midlands weather forecast

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    A cloudy start for many this morning but clearing up for a bright fine afternoon.

    Video content

    Video caption: Watch: East Midlands weather forecast
  12. Rowett leaves Rams to manage Stoke

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    Derby County are looking for their seventh manager in three years after Gary Rowett left the club for Stoke City.

    Gary Rowett

    Rowett described his move as a "great opportunity" and said he is "delighted to have joined such an ambitious football club".

    He was appointed at Derby in March 2017 and won 26 of his 60 matches in charge.

  13. Join us for today's live news coverage

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    Good morning East Midlands - I'll be writing your live page updates today along with Sandish Shoker.

    We'll have all of Wednesday's news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.

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