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Hoax caller puts Derbyshire lives at risk by ringing 999

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Two Derbyshire arson attacks may be linked

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed partner’s car into wall

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Jealous thug attacked partner

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Emergency services tackling motorist’s distractions

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Strongmen line up for Bank Holiday Highland games

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RISE AND SHINE: Your morning news round up

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Pictured is Ross Greenwood, 27, of Byron Avenue, Alfreton, who has been detained in a secure unit under the Mental Health Act after he went on a violent, attacking spree in Heanor.

Violent man attacked eleven victims during town centre rampage

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Gardening column, Sarah Milne.

COLUMN: Time to plan how you want your garden

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Shahid Afridi destroys Derbyshire’s T20 dreams

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Everton's Ross Barkley, who could soon be on his way to Tottenham, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Tottenham ready to splash out on Ross Barkley, while Andy Carroll could be returning to Newcastle

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Defoe, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, storms to victory at Newbury on Saturday to set up a tilt at the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster next month.

All eyes on the Ebor Festival as Yorkshire takes centre stage

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Phil Roberts, England's current strongest man.

Strongest men on show as Peak District hosts its own Highland Games

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RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to smash transfer world record by bidding £275 million to grab Lionel Messi

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Battling Ashford-in-the-Water seal dramatic one wicket win

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Wiley heads winner as Matlock Town beat NPL title favourites

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

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Englands strongest man Phil Roberts will be competing at Matlock Farm Park on Sunday, August 27.

Strongmen line up for Bank Holiday Highland games

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Classic transport gathering at Crich Tramway Museum

Classic vehicles head for Crich Tramway Village

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Chard is a popular choice for winter growers

Potted Gardener: Hardy vegetables to give you a winter harvest

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Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

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Nando's is giving away free chicken on A-Level results day

Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

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