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- so it's goodbye from me -
and on BBC One we now join the BBC's
news teams where you are.
And now the news for
the East Midlands, I'm Sarah Teale.
A man's been arrested in Nottingham
in connection with the illegal
storage of waste at an industrial
unit that went up in flames.
The huge fire at Walesby
in Nottinghamshire smouldered
for more than a month and could be
seen for miles.
Other storage sites are also
Mike O'Sullivan reports.
Early-morning police officers and
the Environment Agency raided a
flat. They want to question a man
over the illegal storage of waste at
a business park at Walesby in
Nottinghamshire with thousands of
tonnes of waste went up in flames.
We are not sure what started the
fire but the operators are going to
be left with a massive bill. We have
been working with the operators to
secure appropriate waste disposal
for the Ashes and any remaining
waste. They lost both of their
buildings as well in that fire.
was the scene at the Oak farm in
Walesby. Mainly plastic waste on
fire. Not thought to be started
deliberately but it smouldered for a
month. They are getting the man
ready to be taken away to the police
station after being arrested and
they say inside they found 41
cannabis plants also. The
Environment Agency want to question
the man over lesser amounts of
illegally stored waste at an
industrial estate in certain
Bonnington in Nottinghamshire and at
a farm in Leicestershire. Raids were
carried out at two addresses in
rather in South Yorkshire. One
person is understood to be attending
a police station manned voluntarily.
Five men have gone on trial
in connection with the imprisonment
and death of a man found
in a Leicester car park.
The body of Promise Ndlovu
was found last October.
It's claimed he and a group
of men were involved
in a scam that went wrong.
Kuldeep Singh, and Kehar Hayer
are accused of manslaughter.
They, and three others
are also accused of false
imprisonment and perverting
the course of justice.
They deny the charges
at Nottingham Crown Court.
A man's been charged
in connection with the stabbing
of a 19-year-old man in Nottingham.
It happened in the Lenton
area last week.
The victim remains in a serious
condition in hospital.
22-year-old Lea Reece Anderson,
of Albert Grove, Nottingham
is charged with causing grevious
bodily harm with intent
and being in possession
of an offensive weapon.
An 18-year-old arrested
on suspicion of attempted murder
remains in police custody.
There are almost
2,500 homeless people
in the East Midlands.
That's according to
the housing charity Shelter.
It's used a number of sources
including official rough-sleeping
and temporary accommodation data
to produce the estimated figures.
The report comes as volunteers
in Leicester begin helping
rough-sleepers on the city's streets
as part of a week-long project.
We are going across the whole city
of Leicester trying to find every
rough sleep out there. We know some
of them are visible and sleep in the
middle of the city but a lot of them
are elsewhere. We want to engage
them, speak to them about what they
might want and how they can come off
the street and get information about
A Syrian refugee has told
us she was overwhelmed
by the welcome from her
new neighbours in Nottinghamshire.
Manal Raweah's one
of around 400 Syrians
who've been resettled,
here in the East Midlands.
Our Social Affairs Correspondent,
Jeremy Ball, reports.
At their new home in Gedling,
musical reminder of a comfortable
life that were shattered by war.
Manal Raweah's passion is crochet
and she tries to improve her English
to improve her career as a hospital
life technician. She had to leave a
job because of deadly air strikes
around their apartment in their
I was standing in the
kitchen and all the glass from the
window came over me. I told my
husband we have to leave because it
is very dangerous.
Their city became
a front line between rebel fighters
and Syrian government forces so they
headed for the Turkish border.
Leaving Syria meant becoming
refugees and when they applied the
resettlement, Britain invited them
here. This is the moment they
boarded the plane for a welcome in
Nottinghamshire that they'll never
My neighbour is very kind
and lovely. When we came to my house
the first time, she gave to me a
flower. The British people are
overwhelming us in kindness.
performance was for the charity
workers who helped them settle in
Nottingham, a small way to say thank
Next this lunchtime:
you know it's the start
of the festive season
when the annual Christmas display
opens at Chatsworth House.
This year's theme is a Victorian,
Charles Dickens-style Christmas.
Our reporter Carol Hinds is there.
Carol, how is it looking?
Yes, it is. I am standing on the
grounds of Chatsworth House but this
morning I have been to the old
curiosity shop and it is part of
this year's theme. With me is Janet,
head housekeeper. Tell me about this
Dickensian Chrisman -- Christmas.
Everybody loves the old curiosity
shop and Scrooge coming good in the
Christmas Carol. We have decided
this is the year to try it out.
were the main challenges in
decorating the house?
The main thing
is getting everything in. We have
five days to install and have huge
Christmas trees. Some are 25 foot
tall. We have a rotating Christmas
tree, animations to set up, rigging,
scaffolding to build and all while
the visitors are visiting the house.
It is the running for longer.
until the 7th of January. We need
extra in the watering cans.
bring you more from behind the
scenes as the staff decking the
halls. Join me at 6:30pm this
50 years of BBC local radio has been
celebrated today in Leicester.
In 1967, the city became the first
to have its own radio station,
in what is now a network of 40 up
and down the country.
The anniversary was celebrated this
lunchtime by bellringers
at Leicester cathedral,
and is being followed by a party
for former editors.
It was all new. There was no book
written about how you did it. You
made it up and did it. Some of what
we did was pretty appalling but it
was locally appalling and some of
what we did was really very good and
inventive and lives on.
Time for the weather, here's Rich.
Gorgeous blue skies at Chatsworth
House. A change from yesterday.
Gorgeous blue skies at Chatsworth
House. A change from yesterday.
It looked lovely at Chatsworth
House. We had a bit of frost around
in some places but it has become a
gorgeous day. If we take a look at
the weather Watch pictures, we had
some beautiful sites sent him and it
has continued through this morning.
Gorgeous pictures have arrived in
and it will stay this way for much
of the day. Please send your
pictures in and we'll may show them
later on this afternoon. It is
shaping up to be pretty lovely. Not
much happening behind me because we
have lots of sunshine around. It
will be bright and dry and
temperatures around nine Celsius.
Not as warm as yesterday. The winds
are a little bit lighter. As we go
into this evening, we see cloud
moving in and it will thicken up
through the course of the night.
There is a chance that we will see
one or two patches of light rain in
places and a bit of drizzle. It is
slightly milder than last night.
Lows of four Celsius. Tomorrow is a
different picture. A gloomy start
with some rain around and it will
clear away and we should have some
brighter conditions and some
sunshine by the afternoon.
Temperatures around 12 Celsius.
That's all from us.
Anne and Dominic are back
with East Midlands Today at 6.30pm.
Until then have a great afternoon.
We leave you with a gorgeous shots
from Chatsworth House.