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Six crews deal with Nottingham fire in derelict building

Six crews are on the scene of a fire in a derelict building in Clifton, Nottingham.

While firefighters from Nottingham deal with the incident at the old Fairham College, Summerwood Lane is closed between Farnborough Road and Thistledown Road junction.

VIDEO: Train driver says rail suicides are 'devastating'

A train driver says it is a 'devastating experience' for anybody who comes to work and is involved in a fatality.

It comes ahead of conference being held in the region today on the growing number of suicides on railways.

You can watch the interview with Andy Botham, train driver and ASLEF union rep, here:

Derby's new £27 million arena a step closer to opening

Derby's new £27 million cycling and sports arena will be another step closer to opening today.

Derby's new sports arena is another step closer to opening Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Builders will hand over the keys to the Pride Park complex at a celebration involving cyclists, athletes and musicians.

Today's event marks the end of major construction work.


More than 400 jobs up for grabs in Birmingham job show

More than 400 positions will be up for grabs at the Birmingham Job Show today.

More than 400 jobs will be up for grabs at the Birmingham Job Show today Credit: Dave Howarth/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Dozens of employers from different sectors will gather under one roof at Birmingham City Football Club and will be recruiting for various roles.

Jobs on offer include bedroom fitters, care assistants, foster carers, administration, nurses and project management roles. There will also be an area dedicated to career guidance and education training.

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr. Shafique Shah and Lady Mayoress Mrs Sadia Shafique will officially launch the event.

Chemical incident on M6 in Warwickshire

There has been a chemical incident on M6 in Warwickshire involving a white powder at Corley Services South.

The fire service were called out in the early hours of this morning.

The driver of a lorry had fallen ill after inhaling a white powder, believed to be a cleaning product, after a package he was carrying had split.

He has been taken to hospital and specialist teams say the substance poses no threat to the public.

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