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Now the BBC news for the East Midlands, good evening,
A major fire in Nottingham has completelx
destroyed a brand new multi`million pound university building.
The landmark project was dud to be the worlds first carbon
This evening the University of Nottingham says it hopes to
The intense heat could be fdlt some distance away as the fire r`ged last
night. What was due to be the last word as a centre for chemistry
research burns to the ground. Firefighters and engines fotght for
control throughout the night. No one was hurt but eyewitnesses wdre
amazed at the scale of the fire I live close and I could see orange
glow on the houses behind mx house and I came out and looked at the
front and the entire neighbourhood was outstanding over towards the
fire which was an incredibld shock, really. In daylight what is left is
a smoking mess. The Fire Service say it is too early to know what caused
the buyer. It is a large incident. We do not get these everydax of the
week. We had support from otr colleagues in Derbyshire. They gave
us some resources to assist. At its peak we were working very h`rd to
bring this under control. The university is relieved no one was
hurt but it is a massive setback. It was due to beat the world's first
sustainable chemistry labor`tory that was genuinely carbon ndutral.
It was going to be doing world leading research into green
chemistry. The University hopes to rebuild the centre. An open day for
university students was abld to go ahead.
The friend of a Derbyshire man who was st`bbed to
death in Borneo says he was the most talented person he had ever met
Neil Dalton, who was 22 and from Ambergate, was killed along with
Today, a cricket tournament has been held in Neil's memory.
Neil's day. He had such a modesty with it you had to spend a lot of
time with him to realise how great he was. He was unique. I will never
know anybody who had so much going for them. Medical students Neil
Dalton and his friend were stabbed to death in Borneo after a night out
in August. A 23`year`old fishmonger has been charged with murder. All
the money raised from today's event will go to Neil's favoured charity.
It is about his old club, the under 17 is, getting together and we're
bringing everybody together to remember Neil. His friends hope
today's tournament will become an annual event to keep his melory
alive. A pair of 12 foot high infl`table
lungs have been They're part of
a campaign to encourage mord people Between April last year and March
this year, 90 patients across the country had
lifesaving surgery, thanks to Football now and in the
Premier League Leicester were away winners at Stoke by a goal to nil,
their first Premier League win In League One,
Notts County drew nil nil at Peterborough and in Leagte Two,
Mansfield lost 2`1 away at Wycombe. Tomorrow we'll have the restlts
of the big East Midlands match ` Nottingham Forest
and Derby kick off at 1:15pl. Leicester Tigers travelled down
to Exeter and came away winners 24 It's took a while for the d`y to get
going but eventually most of us solve some sunny spells. Thd cloud
has been increasing do the latter part of the afternoon and it will
continue to do so overnight. Increasingly the east and m`ybe some
spits and spots as well overnight. It will not be particularly cold.
Lows of around 13 Celsius btt once again someday gets off to a drab
start. A lot of no cloud around and drizzle from time to time. Some
places may hang on to a fair amount of cloud, particularly the further
east to our tomorrow but thdre will be some brighter spells devdloping
through the afternoon. Still the beast, an isolated shower and
temperatures a little bit down on today `` still the risk of `n
isolated shower. We're back tomorrow at 6:50pm.
Have a good evening. Hello. Some subtle changes in our
weather at the start of next week, even some rain around for some of
us, but for the rest of the weekend, it will be as you were. Try this
evening, with temperatures gradually slipping away. More of a breeze and
southern parts of the UK. The breeze. Temperatures going down to
fire. It will be chilly in Northern Ireland, western Scotland and the
North of England in particular. There will be patchy fog developing.
Lots of cloud will come into the east of the UK. Tomorrow morning,
you may encounter some patchy drizzle. It will be a great, damp
start to Sandy. The best of the sunshine will be in the