21/09/2014 East Midlands Today


21/09/2014

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With your news now for the East Midlands, I'm Geeta Pendse

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A woman with multiple sclerosis has begun a remarkable week`long journey

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to fulfil her dream of completing a half marathon.

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Eva Sundin has started Notthngham's Robin Hood Half Marathon now so she

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can finish the 13 mile race along with everyone else next weekend

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The first steps on what will be a very long road.

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This morning, Eva became thd first person to start Nottingham's Robin

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Hood Half Marathon, a week earlier than everyond else.

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She is determined to complete the distance after being told she

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I could not believe that this happened to me.

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It wasn't supposed to happen and I didn't want to accept it.

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Then I realised that I had to make a choice.

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I could either get back on ly feet or I could take the consequdnces.

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Eva will cover around two mhles a day for the next week and will be

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supported by two friends have taken time off work to help her.

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She has a real desire to kedp active and move, and the fact that

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I don't know what I have done to get this challenge but it is trtly

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Next Sunday, thousands of rtnners will cross the finish line,

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For Eva, completing this 13 mile journey will

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The world's last two airworthy Lancaster bombers have recrdated

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the famous Dambusters flight in Derbyshire for the first time

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The planes flew over Derwent Dam this afternoon,

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where the bouncing bomb raids were originally practiced.

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One of the Lancasters is normally based in Canada.

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Hundreds gathered to watch the historic flight.

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It is just good to know that they keep flying.

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My dad was a rear gunner in the Lancaster bombers,

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To see the two of them, it hs a once`in`a`lifetime experidnce

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An East Midlands MP has backed the idea of more devolved powers

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Local authorities here say they want more control over raising and

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spending money following plddges made during the Scottish referendum.

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Speaking on Sunday Politics, the Conservative MP Mark Spdncer

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says even towns and villages should now have more say.

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I want to go much lower down the structure

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I think parish councils and town councils are

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the way forward and to give those organisations responsibilitx

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Cleaning your streets in yotr town you can operate via a town council

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There are fresh calls for Nottinghamshire's coal`fired

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Environmental campaigners h`ve named and shamed Ratcliffe`on`Soar

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and two others in the north of the county in a report dtbbed

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They say they're responsibld for excessive carbon emissions.

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The companies which operate the stations say they meet `ll

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Onto sport, and what a game it has been at the King Power Stadhum.

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An eight goal thriller that saw Leicester City beat

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a chance to test themselves against of the biggest names in world

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The Foxes passed in flying colours. United took the lead with Robin van

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and took the lead with a sttnning strike.. one And you can catch all

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in on the back in place. Evdn as it was always good to to test, and when

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it became 3`1, the foxes kndw what was needed. The comeback th`t would

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never be believed. A turning point as a penalty came in for Lehcester,

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and they made no mistakes. Then the next goal on his home debut. The

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journey from non`league to the Premier League now complete, few

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goals will have meant more than this. The second penalty put away by

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the door, the match was beyond no doubt. What a stunning victory. I

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wasn't expecting that. I can believe it. It was absolutely fabulous. The

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best thing that has ever happened to me. It was unbelievable.

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football. the action from the rest Manchester of this weekend's

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football on Persie East Midlands Today tomorrow.

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It has been nice to see the sunshine today.

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With the clearer skies, the temperatures will start to drop

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We could still hold onto a little bit of low cloud into

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the early hours and a small amount of mist and fog is likely as well.

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Through tomorrow we will st`rt to see the morning's mist

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and fog clearing, with the best of the sunshine through the afternoon

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It will certainly feel pleasant in the sunshine.

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Good evening. After a fine day, a fine night in prospect. And with

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clearing skies, a chilly night at that. The satellite tells the story,

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how cloud has built during the course of the day. Particularly on

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into the afternoon. But we run the sequence and you can see it thinning

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and breaking and it is those clearing skies that will through the

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evening, but particularly in the small hours allow

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