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Derbyshire Police under fire for tweeting photo of cadets posing with guns

Derbyshire Police have been accused of “encouraging” gun violence after teenage cadets posed for a photo with shotguns and rifles at the force’s firing range.

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Discuss: Derbyshire mental health services are paramount concern

Discuss: Derbyshire mental health services are paramount concern

In the past year Healthwatch Derbyshire has collected and recorded the views and experiences of more than 2,000 residents about health and social care services across the county.

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Chesterfield & District CAMRA Beer Festival at theMarket Hall Assembly Rooms. Pictured are Mick Portman, Jane Lefley, and Janet Portman.

Raise your glasses at CAMRA beer festival

Real ale fans can satisfy their thirst with more than 120 beers from around the UK.

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Animal Magic: Cute capers caught on camera

Animal Magic: Cute capers caught on camera

Each Thursday our Animal Magic feature showcases the funniest, cutest and daftest pet pics from across the area. So why not paws for thought and check out this week’s motley crew?

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Reveller attacked his partner after they had a row about him going out drinking

A thug attacked his partner after they had a row about him going out drinking.

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George Telfer, Chris Sheridan and Karen Henson in Weekend Breaks. Photo by John Goodrum.

Chesterfield run for John Godber comedy

Culture clashes, wine, wit and Whitby combine in a comedy written by John Godber.

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Enjoy the sound of America at Crich venue

Enjoy the sound of America at Crich venue

The Grahams will be in concert at Crich’s Glebe Field Centre in a Live and Local performance on February 17, from 7.30pm.

Music
TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

TRAVEL: Lumiere in London at the Park Plaza

Park Plaza Hotel

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Zielhorst to take the baton as new principal conductor with Sinfonia Viva

Zielhorst to take the baton as new principal conductor with Sinfonia Viva

Dutchman Frank Zielhorst has been appointed as principal conductor of Sinfonia Viva, the East Midlands’ professional orchestra, based in Derby, which has celebrated its 35th anniversary this year.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Hammer-wielding armed robber is due to be sentenced

A hammer-wielding armed robber who struck at a newsagent’s shop in Cromford is due to be sentenced.

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Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin has signed the Holocaust Educational Trusts Book of Commitment, pledging his support to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust

Derbyshire Dales MP makes pledge to honour Holocaust Memorial Day

Derbyshire Dales’ MP has renewed his commitment to supporting Holocaust Memorial Day and educational work carried out by survivors.

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Convicted robber escapes from Derbyshire prison

Convicted robber escapes from Derbyshire prison

Police are hunting a man who absconded from a Derbyshire prison last week.

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The Portland Hotel, of West Bars, Chesterfield.

Thug attacked bar manager after she was refused a drink

A thug who was refused a drink at a bar reacted by pursuing the manager and repeatedly attacking her.

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Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

People in Derbyshire are being urged to take five minutes to pass on safety advice about how to avoid scams and frauds.

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Crews put out toilet fire

Firefighters were called to extinguish a pile of burning loo paper at a public toilet.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Trolley-dash thief strikes again as she struggles with cancer fears

A trolley-dash thief who has been living in fear of cancer and battling to overcome a drug addiction has struck again.

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Credit : Sheila Burnett

Coward’s classic comedy hits stage at Derby Theatre

London Classic Theatre is to perform Private Lives by Noel Coward at Derby Theatre from January 30-February 3.

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The NSPCC is now calling on the government to increase funding to help them deal with the rising demand

Over 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health carried out at Childline's Notts base

More than 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health were carried out at Childline's Nottinghamshire base last year.

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