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Derbyshire County Council granted funds to fix three dangerous roads

Three major Derbyshire roads, which are considered to be among the most dangerous in the UK, are set to be revamped as part of the government’s new ‘Safer Roads Fund’.

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Trains are currently not running between Stockport and Sheffield

Person hit by train between Sheffield and Stockport

Train services between Stockport and Sheffield are currently unable to run after a person was hit by a train.

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National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

A national public transport organisation is to hold an event in Matlock later this month to show its support for efforts to re-establish rail services on the line towards Buxton.

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Police were called to Chesterfield station just after 1.30pm.

Person dies after being hit by train near Chesterfield

A person has died after being hit by a train near Chesterfield.
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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff are to stage three 24-hour strikes later this month.
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Stagecoach has won the tender to operate two local bus services in Matlock. From left, Drivers Kay Bayliff, Jonny Axe, and Dave Roberts will be running the route.

Stagecoach wins tender to run two Matlock town centre bus routes

Stagecoach has announced it has won the tender to operate two bus services in Matlock with a trio of friendly, regular drivers serving the routes.

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Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Police are reminding motorists that it can be illegal to drive through puddles after a woman died having been knocked over by a ‘huge wave’ caused by passing cars.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Pictured at the launch of the Tracking Our Heritage project, from left: Peak Rail trustee Roy Mackinlay, project team leader Catherine Croney, Mick Bond from the Peak Rail Association, chairman of the trustees David Lathrope, and project manager Richard Godley.

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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