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Bravery of young RAF Leeming serviceman with terminal cancer

A courageous RAF serviceman who is dying of cancer at the age of just 27 has been recognised for his commitment to the armed forces.

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The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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EXCLUSIVE: Vulnerable Derbyshire teens placed in ‘very dodgy’ B&Bs

A council has breached policy by placing vulnerable young people in bed and breakfasts, the Derbyshire Times can exclusively reveal.

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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Watch out for roadworks.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Derbyshire County Council says it has a duty to ensure all residents can access its services and information.

Derbyshire County Council defends spending almost £30k on translation services

Cash-strapped Derbyshire County Council has defended spending nearly £30,000 of taxpayers' cash on translating English into foreign languages over the last two years.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Derbyshire foster families needed for refugee children

Derbyshire foster families needed for refugee children

Derbyshire residents who can provide a loving home for unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children are being urged to contact the county council.

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Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

A Long Eaton headteacher has said Government plans to create new grammar schools will not go far enough towards raising standards for all.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Thousands of bikers rode through Matlock Bath in protest after the plans were announced. Picture: Andrew Roe.

Primetime TV show to study Matlock Bath parking charge

A primetime TV documentary will look at the controversial introduction of a parking charge in Matlock Bath.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Parliamentary boundaries could be vastly different next time people go to the polls at a general election.

DERBYSHIRE BOUNDARY CHANGES: How will the constituency shake-up affect you?

Plans to shake-up parliamentary constituencies across Derbyshire have today been unveiled by the Boundary Commission.

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POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Derbyshire

POLL RESULTS: Grammar school plans divide opinion in Derbyshire

Plans to end the ban on creating new grammar schools have been met with a mixed reaction by Derbyshire residents.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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