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with the late news after the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony,
With your news now for the Dast Midlands, I'm Maurice Flynn.
A woman's been charged with murder following the death of a seven
year old girl in Nottingham.
A post mortem examination revealed the little girl didd
from a head injury at a homd in Bestwood Park on Thursdax.
23 year old Kay`Ann Morris will appear in court tomorrow.
A 47 year old man, also arrested on suspicion
of murder, has been released.
A teenage boy is in hospital tonight after being stabbed.
It happened last night on Alfreton Road in Nottingham,
at around 6.30pm.
Police say the 16 year old hs in a serious, but stable, condhtion.
They're appealing for witnesses
And a man's been stabbed in Leicester today.
Another man's been arrested following the incident on
Police say it happened at around 12 noon.
A highly critical report cl`ims relations between site managers
and travellers in Leicester have broken down.
An investigation into the Meynells Gorse site finds that over
?1 million of government improvement money planned
for the site would be wasted, unless urgent action is takdn.
Simon Ward has this exclusive report.
Meynells Gorse is currently the only official gypsy
and traveller site in the chty.
A task group of councillors is dismayed `t poor
conditions, and what they ddscribe as a fractured relationship between
the multi`agency travelling unit, housing staff and the residdnts
There was perhaps not the right sort of skills thdre and
not the right interworking between different agencies, basically.
And I think that over time our approach wasn't consistdnt.
But now, the report really provides a really structure for us to go
forward to make things bettdr.
The group says relations must be healed
before government funds are spent.
The investigation found that some school`age children living
here don't go to school.
That's been referred to the children's service.
Travellers didn't want to t`lk on camera today.
But former city councillor Carlym Quantrill knows the community well.
I would want them to keep the foot on the pedal and actually
now implement the recommend`tions, but do so with the involvemdnt, the
active involvement, of the residents of this site and indeed the
prospective residents of thd two new sites that should be being built.
Those other sites at Red Hill Way and Greengate Lane are due to be
formally used next year.
The report has implications for the new gypsy
and traveller sites in the city
It's being recommended that a team with experience
in housing and social issues is appointed to serve all thred sites
as a matter of urgency.
People around the region have been marking the build up 100 ye`rs ago
to the start of World War I.
Dozens gathered for an open air ceremony at Belper.
Locals had decorated a temporary memorial in the town's
Market Place with flowers.
It marks the spot where a memorial was originally erected
in 1919 for 275 men from the town killed in battle.
We wanted something very visual that people can understand and sde,
it will just remind them of the sacrifice that those men
made in that terrible war.
What a way to end the Commonwealth Games for our
East Midlands athletes todax.
Medals in every colour.
Ravenshead's Chris and Gabbx Adcock made history,
the first husband and wife to take gold in the mixed doubles b`dminton,
winning in straight sets.
It's so nice when we win that we can do it together.
The feeling that we'll have for the next two weeks at home,
and with our gold, we'll be just so happy all the time!
It also gave Gabby a clean sweep of medals.
Gold in the mixed, silver in the team, bronze in the doubles.
Chris missed out on bronze in the men's doubles,
that went instead to Nottingham s Peter Mills and partner.
This weekend also saw anothdr haul of medals in every metal for
East Midlands athletes.
Gold for England's men in the 4 x 400 m relay,
with Loughborough's Michael Bingham leading for most of the second leg.
Throughout the competition, it got rainy.
But we were still able to rtn three flat, it's really good,
the record's 2.59.
Imagine this in heat, better weather.
It was silver for England's women's hockex team,
including Hollie Webb of Belper
They lost a penalty shoot ott to Australia in the final.
A penalty shoot out ended the men's third`place play`off too,
but saw the team, including three players from Beeston and ond
from Leicester, win to take bronze.
That's just some of the winners full coverage of course across the
BBC, as the games come to a close.
Let's check the weather. Charlie has our forecast.
Not turned out to be the worst of days in the end, has it?
Plenty of blue sky and sunshine around, that's the way it continues
to go through to this evening.
Then the skies will clear for a time allowing heat to escape,
which means temperatures cotld drop down to 12, 13, 14 Celsius.
Somewhat cool and comfortable for the nighttime.
Into Monday, lots of blue sky around first thing
on Monday morning, cloud bubbling up in the afternoon which could give us
a couple of showers, partictlarly in parts of Leicestershire
into Monday afternoon.
For people who manage to st`y dry thorough the daytime it will be
pleasant, not the worst of working weeks to start off with lots
of dry and bright weather for all.
We're back later than usual tonight, the other side of the Commonwealth
Games closing ceremony. Unthl then, good evening.