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With your news now for the East Midlands, I'm Geeta Pendse
A woman with multiple sclerosis has begun a remarkable week`long journey
to fulfil her dream of completing a half marathon.
Eva Sundin has started Notthngham's Robin Hood Half Marathon now so she
can finish the 13 mile race along with everyone else next weekend
The first steps on what will be a very long road.
This morning, Eva became thd first person to start Nottingham's Robin
Hood Half Marathon, a week earlier than everyond else.
She is determined to complete the distance after being told she
I could not believe that this happened to me.
It wasn't supposed to happen and I didn't want to accept it.
Then I realised that I had to make a choice.
I could either get back on ly feet or I could take the consequdnces.
Eva will cover around two mhles a day for the next week and will be
supported by two friends have taken time off work to help her.
She has a real desire to kedp active and move, and the fact that
I don't know what I have done to get this challenge but it is trtly
Next Sunday, thousands of rtnners will cross the finish line,
For Eva, completing this 13 mile journey will
The world's last two airworthy Lancaster bombers have recrdated
the famous Dambusters flight in Derbyshire for the first time
The planes flew over Derwent Dam this afternoon,
where the bouncing bomb raids were originally practiced.
One of the Lancasters is normally based in Canada.
Hundreds gathered to watch the historic flight.
It is just good to know that they keep flying.
My dad was a rear gunner in the Lancaster bombers,
To see the two of them, it hs a once`in`a`lifetime experidnce
An East Midlands MP has backed the idea of more devolved powers
Local authorities here say they want more control over raising and
spending money following plddges made during the Scottish referendum.
Speaking on Sunday Politics, the Conservative MP Mark Spdncer
says even towns and villages should now have more say.
I want to go much lower down the structure
I think parish councils and town councils are
the way forward and to give those organisations responsibilitx
Cleaning your streets in yotr town you can operate via a town council
There are fresh calls for Nottinghamshire's coal`fired
Environmental campaigners h`ve named and shamed Ratcliffe`on`Soar
and two others in the north of the county in a report dtbbed
They say they're responsibld for excessive carbon emissions.
The companies which operate the stations say they meet `ll
Onto sport, and what a game it has been at the King Power Stadhum.
An eight goal thriller that saw Leicester City beat
a chance to test themselves against of the biggest names in world
The Foxes passed in flying colours. United took the lead with Robin van
and took the lead with a sttnning strike.. one And you can catch all
in on the back in place. Evdn as it was always good to to test, and when
it became 3`1, the foxes kndw what was needed. The comeback th`t would
never be believed. A turning point as a penalty came in for Lehcester,
and they made no mistakes. Then the next goal on his home debut. The
journey from non`league to the Premier League now complete, few
goals will have meant more than this. The second penalty put away by
the door, the match was beyond no doubt. What a stunning victory. I
wasn't expecting that. I can believe it. It was absolutely fabulous. The
best thing that has ever happened to me. It was unbelievable.
football. the action from the rest Manchester of this weekend's
football on Persie East Midlands Today tomorrow.
It has been nice to see the sunshine today.
With the clearer skies, the temperatures will start to drop
We could still hold onto a little bit of low cloud into
the early hours and a small amount of mist and fog is likely as well.
Through tomorrow we will st`rt to see the morning's mist
and fog clearing, with the best of the sunshine through the afternoon
It will certainly feel pleasant in the sunshine.
Good evening. After a fine day, a fine night in prospect. And with
clearing skies, a chilly night at that. The satellite tells the story,
how cloud has built during the course of the day. Particularly on
into the afternoon. But we run the sequence and you can see it thinning
and breaking and it is those clearing skies that will through the
evening, but particularly in the small hours allow