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Heritage Lottery Midland Mainline rail project seeks Dales volunteers

The organisers of a new Lottery-funded rail heritage project are appealing for Matlock, Darley Dale and Rowsley residents to help set the wheels in motion.

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Matlock firms are helping Highfields secondary school in to develop its careers strategy and support pupils as they explore their career options and prepare for the world of work. Anne Ashman and some of the Highfields students who took part in last summer's MVIS Challenge.

Matlock school recruits enterprise advisor to develop careers strategy

Two Matlock firms are investing in the next generation by helping a secondary school develop its careers strategy in order to prepare students for the world of work.

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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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Paul Tomlinson director of Peak Rail

Quarry firms and heritage operator consider Peak District railway line

Proposals to revive a disused rail line through the Peak District have moved a step forward, but not the passenger service some have called for.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council parks and streetscene officer Helen Carrington displays one of the 2018/19 parking badges which are currently being posted out to households along with Council Tax bills.

Derbyshire Dales council issue new free parking badges for households

Derbyshire Dales District Council is currently posting out this year’s free parking badges to 34,000 households across the district.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Closures planned to allow resurfacing on Matlock main road this week

Closures planned to allow resurfacing on Matlock main road this week

Derbyshire County Council highways staff are planning evening closures on a main road in Matlock this week.

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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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An express service at Chinley running along the Hope Valley line.

Government go-ahead to increase rail capacity through Hope Valley

Plans to increase rail capacity along the Hope Valley line between Manchester and Sheffield have been given the go-ahead.

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Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Heavy snow has caused the closure of A57 Snake Pass and A537 Cat & Fiddle.

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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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Learner driver

Why young motorists could be BANNED from driving at night under new driving licence changes

Young motorists may face the prospect of being banned from the roads at night under strict new licence plans.
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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Police accident (stock image).

Three injured in two car crash on major Derbyshire road

Three people have been injured in a serious crash on a major Derbyshire road.

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Police accident (stock image).

Six vehicle accident closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road has been closed in both directions after a six-vehicle accident.

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Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

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The M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

OFF YOUR BIKE: Cyclist spotted on M1 motorway

A cyclist who was spotted on the M1 motorway has been reprimanded by police.

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Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following M1 crash

An 86-year-old woman has died in hospital as a result of the recent multi-vehicle collision on the M1.

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