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Body found in Derbyshire river

A body has been found in a Derbsyhire river during a search for a missing man.

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Feast of G and S is heading your way as festival returns

Feast of G and S is heading your way as festival returns

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will open its 2018 season in Buxton Opera House on Tuesday, July 31, and start the celebrations rolling for the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival’s 25th Anniversary, just where it all began in 1994.

Theatre and Comedy
Music treats at canal festival

Music treats at canal festival

There is some great music on a summer’s evening for you to enjoy at this year’s Chesterfield Canal Festival.

Music
Don’t miss this summer concert by Viva Voce

Don’t miss this summer concert by Viva Voce

The Viva Voice chamber choir invites you to a concert at St Peter’s Church, Edensor, on Saturday, June 30.

Music
B&M stores

Sold-out B&M hot tubs back on sale

With the weather heating up what better edition can there be in a garden than a hot tub?

News
Dance ace Giovanni to bring his latest show to the Pomegranate

Dance ace Giovanni to bring his latest show to the Pomegranate

Born To Win is coming to the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, on July 12, from 7.30pm.

Arts
See dark one-man comedy show at Buxton venue soon

See dark one-man comedy show at Buxton venue soon

The War On Terry is to be performed as part of the Buxton Festival Fringe from July 15-17.

Theatre and Comedy
Easyjet

EasyJet cancels hundreds of flights

More than 200 EasyJet flights have been cancelled this weekend due to a French air traffic control strike.

News
Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Saturday

It’s the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot, with the highlights being a couple of 6f sprints, the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and the cavalry-charge that is the Wokingham Handicap.

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More England flags going on show as World Cup fever grows

More and more home and places are displaying the flag of St George as England prepare to take on Panama in the World Cup tomorrow.

Football
Firefighters were on the scene

Woodland blaze near school in Matlock

Firefighters had to extinguish a fire near a secondary school in Matlock.

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Derby Theatre

Auditions to be held for Hansel and Gretel youngsters at Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is looking for young people aged 9-16 to be in their big family-friendly production for the festive season, Mike Kenny’s adaptation of the classic tale Hansel & Gretel.

Theatre and Comedy
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SHADO CON event is returning to QUAD

QUAD in Derby presents a special one-day event SHADO CON 2 celebrating Gerry Anderson’s classic 1970s sci-fi show UFO.

Arts

Derbyshire could be as hot as Spain next week as Britain basks in mini heatwave

The temperature is on the rise and next week the UK will be basking in temperatures as hot as Spain, with temperatures set to reach a scorching 30C (86F).

News
Love and Information comes to Sheffield venue

Love and Information comes to Sheffield venue

Sheffield Theatres has announced the full cast for Love and Information, in the Studio.

Theatre and Comedy

Derbyshire’s most wanted caught on camera

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the people in these pictures in connection with a series of crimes.

Crime
MP in fiery debate with INEOS at Chesterfield fracking inquiry

MP in fiery debate with INEOS at Chesterfield fracking inquiry

An MP had a fiery clash with the barrister for chemicals giant INEOS during an ongoing inquiry into whether exploratory drilling for gas should be allowed in Derbyshire.

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IN PICTURES: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to see your picture appear online and in the newspaper please send them in via email. They don’t have to be related to a news story - they could be a local landmark, a gathering of friends - anything that records everyday life.

News

LETTER: ‘Children are collateral damage in the war against drugs’

For years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.

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Frank Lampard unveiled as the new Derby County manager, at press conference on Thursday.

Lampard welcomes spotlight for him and Derby players

Frank Lampard has welcomed any added pressure that might come with his first game in charge of Derby County being televised live on Sky Sports.

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