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Banned motorist caught behind the wheel is punished with unpaid work

A foolish motorist has been given a further driving ban after he was caught by police behind the wheel of his partner’s car while he was disqualified from driving.

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PICTURES: Peak District blanketed by snow

We may not have had the levels of snow being forecast for Derbyshire this week but the Peak District was still blanketed by the white stuff this morning.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

Knife-wielding men threaten staff during Matlock shop robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a Matlock shop.

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10 awesome things to do this weekend in Notts and Derbyshire

10 awesome things to do this weekend in Notts and Derbyshire

Looking for something to brighten up the grey January days this weekend? We’ve scoured the theatres, gig venues and event listings to give you the best festive and fun activities to keep the family entertained in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire in our top ten below...

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Piles of waste have been dumped in a lay-by off the road known as the 13 bends.

Investigators reveal lead after waste is illegally dumped in Derbyshire

Officers investigating the illegal dumping of a significant amount of waste at two locations in Derbyshire have revealed they have a lead.
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Thousands of Derbyshire jobs up for grabs

Great news for job hunters as there are thousands of jobs up for grabs this month across the county.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the January 18 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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East Midlands businesses invited to comment on Heathrow Airport expansion

Business from across the East Midlands are being asked to have their say on the Heathrow Airport ten-week consultation over plans for a new runway and associated expansion.

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Colin Hampton at the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centre.

‘Cynical’ decision by Derbyshire County Council to cut centre’s funding is slammed

A decision by Derbyshire County Council to stop funding a specialist advice service for unemployed people has been slammed.

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LETTER: Help to get people eating healthily

In the new year, newspapers and TV programmes are full of information about getting back in shape after Christmas, eating more healthily and taking more exercise.

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People are being urged to report fly-tipping incidents.

Fly-tippers cost Derbyshire taxpayers £175,000 last year

People who illegally dump rubbish in our county are racking up a huge bill of more than £175,000 for taxpayers, we can reveal.

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Shaun Gratton who is celebrating his 50th birthday with his mum Olga and step-dad Harry.

Inspirational Ashover man who was told three times he might not live defies odds to celebrate 50th birthday

Being told you might not have much longer to live is unimaginable.

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COLUMN: Would you ever consider surgery?

COLUMN: Would you ever consider surgery?

Everyone has their insecurities, right? Perhaps you feel that your nose is a little too big, or wish you were blessed with thicker lips?

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Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

WEATHER WARNING: Danger to life possible as winds hit 60mph

The Met Office is warning of strong winds across Derbyshire tomorrow, with gusts of 60mph likely.
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Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa.

COLUMN: Force faces tough funding choices

In December the policing minister Nick Hurd announced that the government had accepted the widespread calls, mine among them, for better funding for policing services. That was the good news.

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Chesterfield Champion: Town has the potential to grow

Chesterfield Champion: Town has the potential to grow

My name is Antony Davies, I’m 52 years old and married to Angela with two children at secondary school.

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Y Not Festival takes place in Pikehall in July.

Y NOT FESTIVAL 2018: Organisers announce new site location

Derbyshire's Y Not Festival is on the move to a new location for 2018, organisers have revealed.

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Matlock Town v Heanor (white), Nico De Girollamo

Three in and three out as Matlock shake up squad

It’s been three in and three out at Matlock Town during the last week as joint bosses Glenn Kirkwood and Craig Hopkins freshen up their squad in the midst of a winless six game run in league and cup.

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RUMOUR MILL: Jose Mourinho to sign new Manchester United contract

RUMOUR MILL: Jose Mourinho to sign new Manchester United contract

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Blood-soaked vandal smashed windows and doors at dentist’s and pet care business

A shoeless vandal with blood-soaked feet smashed windows and doors at a dental practice and a pet shop after his trainers had been stolen from a party.

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