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Body found in Derbyshire river

A body has been found in a Derbsyhire river during a search for a missing man.

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B&M stores

Sold-out B&M hot tubs back on sale

With the weather heating up what better edition can there be in a garden than a hot tub?

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Easyjet

EasyJet cancels hundreds of flights

More than 200 EasyJet flights have been cancelled this weekend due to a French air traffic control strike.

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Firefighters were on the scene

Woodland blaze near school in Matlock

Firefighters had to extinguish a fire near a secondary school in Matlock.

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Derbyshire could be as hot as Spain next week as Britain basks in mini heatwave

The temperature is on the rise and next week the UK will be basking in temperatures as hot as Spain, with temperatures set to reach a scorching 30C (86F).

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Derbyshire’s most wanted caught on camera

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the people in these pictures in connection with a series of crimes.

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MP in fiery debate with INEOS at Chesterfield fracking inquiry

MP in fiery debate with INEOS at Chesterfield fracking inquiry

An MP had a fiery clash with the barrister for chemicals giant INEOS during an ongoing inquiry into whether exploratory drilling for gas should be allowed in Derbyshire.

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IN PICTURES: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to see your picture appear online and in the newspaper please send them in via email. They don’t have to be related to a news story - they could be a local landmark, a gathering of friends - anything that records everyday life.

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LETTER: ‘Children are collateral damage in the war against drugs’

For years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.

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Sergeant Paul Simmons

New Sergeant takes over Derbyshire Dales Safer Neighbourhood teams

A new Sergeant has taken over the reins of the Safer Neighbourhood policing teams in the Derbyshire Dales.

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

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Teenage driving offender who stole a motorcycle is banned from the road

A teenage driver has been banned from the road after he admitted a string of motoring offences including stealing a motorcycle.

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An artist's impression of the development

DERBYSHIRE DALES: 500 homes planned for quarry

Plans to build nearly 500 houses and flats on the site of a disused quarry in Matlock have been recommended for approval.

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Hard-hitting videos launched to warn kids of dangers of derelict buildings and open water ahead of summer holidays

Hard-hitting videos launched to warn kids of dangers of derelict buildings and open water ahead of summer holidays

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched two videos to warn school children of the dangers of derelict buildings and open water ahead of the summer holidays.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Judge brands Zombie Drug Mamba as a killer as crackdown snares another offender

A judge has branded the Zombie Drug Mamba as a killer as police have been operating a town centre crackdown.

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East Midlands Designer Outlet.

A thief who struck at a shopping centre has been locked-up and faces deportation

A thief was captured on CCTV cameras stealing two pairs of trainers from a store at the East Midlands Designer Outlet after pushing them down his trousers.

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Pictured is a mobile phone.

Drunk-and-disorderly man was caught by police after claiming he dialled 999 accidentally

A foul-mouthed boozer ended-up in custody after he claimed that he had accidently phoned police who could hear swearing and abusive language.

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Jordan Anderson

Man who pushed police officer in front of moving lorry in Derbyshire is jailed

A man who pushed an off-duty police officer in front of a lorry in Derbyshire has been jailed for 20 months.

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Pictured is Peter Holehouse, 28, of Coupe Lane, Clay Cross, who was jailed for stalking for four years with a three-year extended licence period, and has now had his sentence cut to three-years of custody.

Stalker who fantasised about chopping a woman’s head off has had his jail term cut

A stalker who fantasised about kidnapping an old school colleague and chopping her head off has had his jail term cut after a top judge stated there was no clear evidence of a serious risk to the public.

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