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Chesterfield teen’s cell death highlighted in TV documentary

The death of a vulnerable Chesterfield teenager who hanged himself in a custody cell is to be featured in a BBC TV documentary.

East Midlands' people raised �2.5m during the 2013 Poppy Appeal.

Region’s fundraisers donated £2.5m during Poppy Appeal

Figures released yesterday, April 16, show generous East Midlands folk have dug deep to help The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal break the £2million mark for the fourth year in a row.

Severn Trent Water has awarded �500 to Woodbridge Junior School in Alfreton, after they took part in a Severn Trent Water education programme about the environment.

Green-minded kids win eco award

Severn Trent Water has awarded a Derbyshire school £500 after they proved they are doing their bit for the environment.

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Cycling scheme for young and disabled

Budding young cyclists and those with disabilities are being invited to join the Wheels for All Chesterfield group.

Pictured is Marcus Leverton and his son Harry, centre, with fellow bike riders at Pelican Cycles as they prepare for a 173 mile ride for the Sick Children's Trust.

Dad takes on charity ride after son’s serious illness

A grateful dad is preparing to take on a 173 mile bike ride for a charity which helped support him and his wife when their son was critically ill.

JE James Cycles Chesterfield. Back row: Dean Poole, Mick Barr, Shirley Bailes, and Front row: Ben Laver, Steve Hibberson and Andy Keeton.

JE James joins DT hospice bike ride

As the Tour de France prepares to hit the region, budding cyclists are urged to get in gear and join the JE James Cycles and Derbyshire Times Flagg Cycle Challenge for Ashgate Hospice.

Eckington advertising agency owner, Geoff Noake, faces an uphill challenge in June when he attempts to cycle over some of the most famous Alpine cols of the Tour de France to celebrate his 60th birthday and to raise money for charity.

Riding high in the Alps for charity

A north Derbyshire businessman, whose grandson was born with a serious skin condition, is cycling the Tour de France’s toughest Alps for a charity close to his heart.

Pot hole problem at Summerskill Green shopping precinct in Inkersall. Paul Mann, Mick Bagshaw and Ruth Perry.

Campaigners highlight pot hole perils

A worried community group is appealing for help after customers are having to battle their way around treacherous pot holes to get to and from local shops.

Pictured are Brimington Manor Infant School pupils celebrating Sport Relief.

Region boosts £51m Sport Relief fund

Dynamic fundraisers from across Derbyshire threw themselves into the Sport Relief charity drive as they helped boost an amazing record-breaking grand total of donations.

Elmton with Creswell Local History Group members Enid Hibbert and Pam Finch are putting together a World War 1 book and are appealing for details about four mystery men named on the local war memorial.  Pictured is Enid Hibbert (NDET-17-03-14 RA 1a)

Campaign to honour seven fallen heroes

Historians who are commemorating Elmton-with-Creswell’s role in the First World War with the publication of a new book are appealing for information about four mystery soldiers.

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