21/06/2014 East Midlands Today


21/06/2014

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There's more throughout the evening on the BBC News Channel

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With your news now for the Dast Midlands, I'm Victoria Hicks.

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Tens of thousands of fans h`ve arrived in Leicester ahead of

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The home`grown band Kasabian will be performing at Victoria Park later.

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There is nothing easy about entertaining 50,000 people but that

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is what Leicester band can say in our gearing up to do tonight. And

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they are hoping to inspire paid younger fans to pick up an

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instrument. The kids are 15, 16 They are seeing people on stage just

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lived around the corner, who started playing in town. We always wanted to

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do something like this and lake the people of this city realised that it

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can be done. It is not long before could save you take the stage.

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Nearly every hotel in the chty is fully booked, roads are closed, and

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fans cannot wait to see thehr local heroes in action. On a scald of one

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to ten, 100. The music is so energising. We have seen thdm 1

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times. This will be the best. Biggest fans. The fact that this

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show sold out, we could defhnitely have done tonight. We've only got

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the license for one. The fact that the tickets sold so quickly proves

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how popular the Bandar. Next week, the say the headline Glastonbury.

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And the Beat, which is alre`dy on`air this evening,

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is catching up with the band as they prepare for tonight's gig.

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That's the Beat, between now and 10pm on your local BBC Radio.

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In other news, firefighters across the reghon have

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These firefighters at Kingsway Station in Derby w`lked out

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Union and the Government. Mdanwhile firefighters in Nottingham did cross

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Meanwhile firefighters in Nottingham did cross the picket line to attend

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The strike action is over changes to pensions

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We understand we have to make changes. I joined the pension scheme

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27 years ago. To me, I have been mis`sold that because of thd changes

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forced upon me. What you want to see is the Prime Minister and Brandon

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Lewis negotiating. A woman has been charged with

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the murder of a 50`year`old man Stephen Burton died

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from his injuries at this house on Selkirk Street in Chaddesden

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early yesterday. Julie Titheridge, who's 38, will

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appear before magistrates on Monday. Volunteers handed out free drinks to

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shoppers in Nottingham todax, in remembrance of

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an important day in Sikh history. The drinks, worth ?3,000,

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had been donated by the citx's Sikh community, to commemorate the

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anniversary of the martyrdol of Guru The event also aimed to raise

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awareness of the religion itself. We are are very visible minority,

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with the turbans and the be`rd. And post`9/11, their about us. Here we

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have a message of our beliefs and we want to spread love, peace `nd

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tolerance. Here is the weather. On the summer solstice, we havd enjoyed

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plenty of sunshine and it continues into the evening. Fine weather

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overnight. Cloudy at times. With the smattering of cloud and a short

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night, temperatures will sthck at about 12 to 15 Celsius. We start

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tomorrow with more cloud in the sky event today. We will see sunny

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spells. The further east yot go it will be more cloudy. A sea breeze in

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the afternoon and highs of 22 degrees Celsius. Still some fine

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weather as we start the new working week. That is all for now. Dnjoy the

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rest of your Evening Post b`sh your evening. `` your evening.

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