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Final preparations ahead of Derby Arena opening

Final preparations have been taking place ahead of the opening of the £28million Derby Arena.

Final preparations inside the arena Credit: ITV News Central/Melissa Kelly

Sports stars, celebrities, dignitaries and 1,500 locals are beginning to arrive at the venue ahead of the special event a little later to mark its opening.

Read: FACTFILE - All you need to know about the Derby Arena

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CCTV released after child's bag containing his insulin is stolen

CCTV has been released after a 4-year-old boy's bag containing his insulin was stolen.

The bag, which was in the design of a grey shark,was accidentally left on the counter. Credit: Derbyshire Police

It happened at McDonald’s in St Peter’s Street, Derby, at about 12pm on Wednesday, March 4.

The bag, which was in the design of a grey shark,was accidentally left on the counter.

It was then taken by a woman who had been further back in the queue.

Images have been released of a woman police want to speak to.

Images have been released of a woman police want to speak to. Credit: Derbyshire Police

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Special event to open £28million Derby Arena

A special event is being held tonight to mark the official opening of the £28million Derby Arena.

Construction on the multi-million pound velodrome started in 2012 Credit: ITV News Central

Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey and cycling coach Sir David Brailsford are to be among those taking part.

1,500 people have managed to secure tickets for the event, before the venue opens to the public tomorrow.

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