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COMMENT: Don’t give up if GCSE results let you down

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10 awesome things to do in Derbyshire this bank holiday weekend

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver caught after store car park manoeuvre

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Thug gets three-year restraining order after attacking his partner

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Boozed-up driver was involved in a collision

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Football hooligan gets ban after invading Chesterfield FC’s pitch

Crime

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

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Vote for your volunteer policing heroes

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The Hartington Unit in Chesterfield.

Chesterfield mental health unit is 'safe' and 'caring', NHS insists

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.
In their 20/20 kit from left, back row, Jonty Norris, strength and conditioning coach, physio Fran Clarkson, Tom Wood, Will Davis, Greg Cork, Rob Hemmings, Charlie Macdonell, from left, middle row, development coach Mal Loye, Tom Taylor, Luis Reece, Harvey Hosein, Tom Milnes, Matt Critchley, Ben Cotton,Steve Stubbins the first XI support coach and their scorerJohn Brown, from left, front row, Ben Slater, Alex Hughes, Tony Palladino, Billy Godleman, Wayne Madsen, Shiv Thakor and Daryn Smit.

Plenty of positives to take from T20 season - Madsen

Sport

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea planning shock bid for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy

Football
Matlock Town FC v Altrincham FC.

Mix of emotions for Glenn Kirkwood as Matlock blow chance to top table

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Shahid Afridi destroys Derbyshire’s T20 dreams

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Hat-trick hero denies Matlock Town a third successive win

Football

All eyes on the Ebor Festival as Yorkshire takes centre stage

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

Football

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

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Crazy Scarecrows: The character from the TV advert for the company Confused.com is portrayed in this scarecrow, just one of many throughout the village of Ashover for their Flower and Scarecrow Festival.

Flower festival and scarecrow trail

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Red Barrows at Hope Show.

Working horses and wheelbarrow stunts

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Children's activities at Haddon Hall. Photo by Ian Daisley.

Bank holiday fun for families at Haddon Hall

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Chard is a popular choice for winter growers

Potted Gardener: Hardy vegetables to give you a winter harvest

Lifestyle

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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