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Radio Two star Jeremy is among speakers at Book Weekend in Buxton

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

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Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

Modern classic is screened at QUAD in Derby

The Crimetime series of films at QUAD in Derby continues with screenings of The Last Seduction.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Orton film celebrates its anniversary in QUAD screening

Prick Up Your Ears is Stephen Frears’s 1987 biopic of the British playwright Joe Orton, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Arts
In Sweden, a bourbon barrel-aged jalapeo imperial stout was crowned as the top beer idea

Competition opens for beer lovers to have their dream beer flavour made

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their dream pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.
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Santa's helpers - The Royal Mail - are urging youngsters to write to Santa before December 8.

Children urged to get writing their Christmas letters for Santa

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa will be making a list and checking it twice, and the Royal Mail is keen youngsters do not miss out.

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Emergency services launch investigation into a summer house blaze

Emergency services launch investigation into a summer house blaze

Firefighters armed with breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet battled a blaze involving a hot tub and a summer house.

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Weather forecast.

WEATHER: Cold, dry day with rain by tonight across Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a cold, dry and mainly sunny start to today, Sunday, November 19, across Derbyshire.

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Derbyshire have signed Harry Podmore from Middlesex.

Influential keeper plans ahead to help his county

Derbyshire wicketkeeper-batsman Daryn Smit is aiming to improve his coaching qualifications as he plans for a career in the game when his playing career ends.

Sport
Players to perform It’s Never Too Late

Players to perform It’s Never Too Late

The Denys Edwards Players’ next production is to be It’s Never Too Late, staged at The Library Theatre in Sheffield from November 29-December 2.

Theatre and Comedy
Make it a night to remember at Sheffield venue with Shalamar gig

Make it a night to remember at Sheffield venue with Shalamar gig

Shalamar bring their Friends 35th Anniversary tour to Sheffield’s Foundry on Saturday, November 25.

Music
Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug threatened teenager in the street before attacking the youngster’s parents

A thug who threatened a teenager and attacked his parents in the street has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence.

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Abbie Jacques. Picture supplied by Chesterfield FC.

Chesterfield FC supporters honour deceased young fan with moving applause

Chesterfield Football Club supporters have today, Saturday, November 18, paid tribute to a 12-year-old supporter who died in October.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Boozed-up man must pay £305 after damaging hospital door

A booze-fuelled man who kicked and damaged a door at a hospital has been ordered to pay £305 in compensation, costs and a surcharge.

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Pictured are some of the rare 50 pence pieces that could prove much more vaulable.

Check your change as rare 50p turns out to be a money-spinner

People are being urged to check their pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch after a rare 50 pence piece has sold for 240 times its value.

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A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record 106,250.

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

A signed first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record £106,250.
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Alcohol awareness campaign "Intoxicated" is being rolled out by police and partners

Police and partners launch crackdown on alcohol-related crime and encourage responsible drinking

A major alcohol awareness campaign has been unveiled in Derbyshire uniting police, licensing teams, community volunteers, door supervisors, pub and club staff and PubWatch to encourage responsible drinking.

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Police appeal.

Man suffered facial injuries after attack in nightclub

A 40-year-old man was left with facial injuries after an alleged assault in a nightclub.

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Today's weather

WEATHER: Cloudy day with patchy rain for Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a cloudy morning across Derbyshire for today, Saturday, November 18, with some possible patchy outbursts of rain.

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Winnats Pass. Picture by Rob Bendall.

‘Multiple factors’ may have led to fatal crash in Derbyshire

‘Multiple factors’ may have been involved in a collision which claimed the life of a young cyclist in the Peak District, an inquest heard.
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