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Live weather: Road closures as Derbyshire wakes up to snow

Derbyshire woke up to road closures and icy conditions this morning as the winter weather which has hit the region began to bite.

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RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

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Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Leading vets are advising dog owners to know the signs of Alabama rot disease after a new case was confirmed in Warwickshire this week.

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Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Online retail giant Amazon has come under fire for a lack of packaging on its deliveries in the lead-in to Christmas.

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WEATHER WARNING: snow and ice forecast to hit the East Midlands tonight

The East Midlands is being warned to prepare for icy conditions and some snow after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for the region.

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Man arrested after house break-ins

Man arrested after house break-ins

A man has been detained by homeowners after allegedly trying to break into houses in Wirksworth.

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Pokemon GO creators announce new Harry Potter AR game for mobiles

Pokemon GO creators announce new Harry Potter AR game for mobiles

Muggles will finally have the opportunity to explore JK Rowling’s wizarding world after the manufacturers of Pokemon GO announced a Harry Potter-themed augmented reality game will be launched next year.

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Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

The Northern Lights are expected to be visible across much of the UK from tonight (November 9) and over the weekend, bringing a green haze to Britain’s night skies.

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RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

Rogue websites advertising fake numbers for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) cruelty line are scamming the public and potentially leaving animals without the care they need.

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Dream job as coffee and tea taster up for grabs

Dream job as coffee and tea taster up for grabs

A dream job as a coffee and tea taster is up for grabs at a Scottish company on the hunt for a hot drinks lover.

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Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

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Aspiring models being targeted by fraudsters

Aspiring models being targeted by fraudsters

Aspiring models are being warned following reports that scammers may be targeting them via online adverts in a bid to defraud them.

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Britain’s booziest advent calendar launched - that includes 25 full size bottles of gin

Britain’s booziest advent calendar has been launched - containing 25 full size bottles of gin.

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Coffee ousts tea as the favourite drink of builders

Coffee ousts tea as the favourite drink of builders

In preparation for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this week, staff at Derbyshire homebuilder, David Wilson Homes East Midlands are revealing their hot drink preferences and giving advice on how to make the best cuppa.

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Dual warning for rain and wind on Sunday

Dual warning for rain and wind on Sunday

The Met Office has today updated its yellow warning for rain on Sunday October 1 to include a wind warning too.

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Doggie hero Kyle is on the mend

Doggie hero Kyle is on the mend

Police Dog Kyle is up and running after a life saving operation.

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Bicycles stolen from shed in Hathersage

Thieves broke into two sheds and an outdoor storage locker in Hathersage.

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Met Office issues rain warning for Sunday

Met Office issues rain warning for Sunday

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for rain in the East Midlands for Sunday and Monday.

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