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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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Derbyshire Police welcomes 16 new constables

Sixteen new police constables have been sworn in to Derbyshire Constabulary to serve across the county.

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TRICK OR TREAT: Where to get your Halloween costumes

TRICK OR TREAT: Where to get your Halloween costumes

Gone are the days when a black bin and glow in the dark fangs would do for Halloween.

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The RSPCA has issued a warning to cat owners after 31 cases of the deadly feline panleukopenia have been reported in the Midlands with kittens being more at risk than fully grown cat

Outbreak of deadly cat virus in Midlands

The RSPCA is urging pet-owners to vaccinate their cats after 31 strays in the Midlands have been diagnosed with a fatal virus.

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East Midlands yellow weather warning for fog

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for fog across the whole of the East Midlands.

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Dangerous social media ‘game’ encourages children to go missing for 48-hours

A warning has been issued to parents and both the police and the NSPCC have condemned a new Facebook ‘game’ where children go missing for 48-hours.

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A new campaign has been launched in a bid to tackle modern day slavery

Derbyshire Police crack down on modern slavery

Today is Anti-Slavery Day and Derbyshire constabulary want to highlight the many forms modern slavery can take in a bid to eradicate it.

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Body found in river is missing Derbyshire pensioner

Body found in river is missing Derbyshire pensioner

Derbyshire Police has confirmed the body found in a river last night is the missing 77-year-old woman from Derbyshire.

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Police escort abnormal load on Derbyshire roads

Police escort abnormal load on Derbyshire roads

Motorists may face delays this afternoon as an abnormal load with a police escort is travelling through Derbyshire.

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Police searching for missing Derbyshire pensioner find body in river

Police searching for missing Derbyshire pensioner find body in river

Derbyshire Police has found a body in the River Derwent after hunting for a missing 77-year-old.

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The Supergreen burger (right) and Sweet Potato and Butternut burger (left) are new on the menu at Nando's

New items on the menu at Nando’s

The new autumn menu for Nando’s features new burgers as well as vegan and vegetarian choices.

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Where to pick a pumpkin in Derbyshire this Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner so here is a round-up of the places where you can go and pick a pumpkin in Derbyshire.

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Diwali advice for Derbyshire residents

With Diwali just around the corner Derbyshire Fire and Rescue has issued tips on how to stay safe this festival season.

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Beware of fake Amazon email conning shoppers out of hundreds of pounds

A warning has been issued to anyone who uses the online retail giant Amazon.

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Three dog and four bitch border collie  puppies have been stolen from kennels in Derbyshire

Derbyshire puppy litter stolen

Seven border collie puppies have been stolen from kennels in Derbyshire.

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TV show First Dates is looking for contestants

Everyone’s favourite love guru and Maitre D Fred from First Dates wants to help more single people find love.

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