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Police stopping Derbyshire fruadsters in tracks with new scheme

A ground-breaking anti-fraud scheme is helping keep Derbyshire residents safe.

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Derbyshire Police rated as ‘good’ by inspectors

An official report done on behalf of the Queen has rated Derbyshire Constabulary as ‘good’ in how legitimately the force keeps people safe, reduces crime and treats people fairly and respectfully.

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Christmas Jumper Day

Everything you need to know about Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day is not just a chance to rock out your best (or worst) festive clothes but to give a little back to those in need.

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VIDEO: Watch Derbyshire police officer become Bambi on ice

You may have heard of the sleeping policeman but the rarely sighted falling policeman has made an appearance in Derbyshire this winter.

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ICE ALERT: Met Office issues weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice.

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The weather is expected to get colder by the end of the week

Met Office issues weather warning for snow and ice in East Midlands

Another yellow weather warning for snow and ice across the East Midlands has been issued by the Met Office.

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Driver rescued from Crich bin lorry on its side

A driver of a bin lorry had to be freed by emergency services when it ended up on its side.

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Police are advising motorists to empty their cars before they abandon them

Thieves target cars left on Derbyshire’s snowy roads

Opportunistic thieves have been targeting cars which have been abandoned in the snow and smashing the windows to search for valuables.

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Take care when out and about in snow and ice.

SNOW WATCH: Derbyshire school and road closures

The snow has arrived and some schools and roads are closed.

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Cromford outbuilding blaze

A Cromford outbuilding was on fire and had to be extinguished by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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This antique, slightly rusted, double-barrel pin fire pistol, dating back to the 1860s-70s is just one of the 180 guns which have been handed in during Derbyshire Police's firearms surrender

Derbyshire gun amnesty ends tonight

More than 180 guns have been handed in as part of Derbyshire Police firearms surrender.

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House alight in Wirksworth

A road had to be closed while firefighters put out a domestic fire.

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Mum blasts B&M for breaking the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.

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The A515 Ashbourne to Buxton Road is blocked because of bad weather. Picture Jon Davies

UPDATE: Two Derbyshire roads now open after overnight snow

Two roads which were shut this morning because of snow have been reopened although two are still closed.

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Here's the full list of when the schools in Derbyshire are closed for holidays

Derbyshire school holiday dates 2018

When will the schools break up for holidays next year?

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You are not legally allowed any additional smoking breaks while you work aside f rom the normal rest breaks given

VOTE: Should smoking breaks be banned at work?

For those who smoke during work time, are you legally allowed to have an extra break for it?
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Fake holiday timeshares being sold by scammers

Fake holiday timeshares being sold by scammers

Fraudsters have conned over £90,000 from victims after selling fake timeshares on holiday properties.
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Corrie's Bruno Langley who grew up in Buxton is no longer working on the soap after sexual assault claims were made against him. Pictured here on stage in Agatha Christie's Mousetrap

Derbyshire actor Bruno Langley leaves Corrie over sexual assault claims

Bruno Langley, who plays Todd Grimshaw on ITV's Coronation Street, has left the soap just days after he was accused of sexual assaulting a woman in a nightclub

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The Great British Bake Off is looking for new contestants to take part in the ninth series next year. Picture Love Productions

Great British Bake Off looking for next year’s contestants

The hit TV show is looking for the next generations of bakers who can rise to the occasion for the ninth series.

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