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Cow saved after Bonsall mine shaft fall

Rescuers were called to the scene when a cow fell down a mine shaft.

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Matlock supermarket staff to walk 26 miles

Supermarket staff are going the extra mile to raise money for a local charity.

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Derbyshire walkers to aid charity

Scores of dedicated Derbyshire fundraisers are lacing up their walking boots to raise vital funds for charity.

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Prison for Matlock Bath man who had sex with 15–year–old

A judge has warned a man who was sent down for having unprotected sex with a vulnerable 15–year–old girl that he will be regarded as a ‘nonce’ in prison.

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Green rating for Derbyshire trust safety

Inspectors have given the county’s health trust top marks for safety and security.

Regional rss

Thorntons backs hospice campaign

Chocolate maker Thorntons has become the latest company to sign up to a fundraising challenge in aid of a Derbyshire hospice.

Fundraiser gets surprise proposal

A fundraiser has been given an extra reason to celebrate after getting engaged to her partner during the home stretch of a 160-mile cycle ride.

Drivers urged to assist inquiry

Police investigating a motorway pile-up which left two people, including one from Derby, dead have appealed for the driver of a car and a van to come forward.

Unemployment rate falls by 12,000

Unemployment in the East Midlands fell by 12,000 in the three months to July, official figures have revealed.

'Terror risk' before Algeria deaths

Terrorists increasingly threatened and attacked oil assets and government facilities in the politically volatile countries of north Africa in the years before a terrorist siege at an Algerian gas plant in which British hostages, including one from the East Midlands, were killed, an inquest has heard.

National rss

Immigrant clings to school bus axle

A head teacher has condemned Government border controls after an illegal immigrant managed to hitch a 200-mile ride to the UK clinging to the underside of a school coach.

Downton opens with smaller audience

Downton Abbey drew its lowest audience for the launch of a series for four years when it returned to TV last night.

£4.5m Lotto win for roadsweeper

A roadsweeper scooped £4.5 million on the Lotto - then went to work because he didn't believe he had won.

Mum tells of girl shooting horror

An anguished mother tonight spoke of the horrifying moment she saw her estranged partner shoot dead their seven-year-old daughter on her doorstep.

Killer bids to claim estate

A man who stabbed to death his girlfriend and their six-year-old son has told a court that he wants to inherit the estate of his partner so he can rebuild his life.

Business rss

People enjoy a tour of Hope Construction Materials' Hope Works as part of an open day held recently.

Quarry open day attracts 2,000 people

More than 2,000 people visited a Hope Valley business during an open day held to celebrate their 85th birthday.

Peak businesses unite at annual conference

Peak District business can get stronger together – that was one of the big messages to come out of an annual conference.

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Find out where speed cameras will be located across Derbyshire this week

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, September 8 and Sunday, September 14.


Traffic update

Derbyshire travel update – drainage works close road

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning.


Mobile speed camera

Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead in Derbyshire

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, September 1 and Sunday, September 7.

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