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Derbyshire fire chiefs urge residents to attend organised Bonfire Night displays during four-day strike

Derbyshire residents are being urged not to hold Bonfire Night displays at home as firefighters strike for four days.

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Derbyshire weather forecast

Here is the Met Office weather forecast for Derbyshire today.

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Derbyshire travel update

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning.

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Derbyshire: Several firearms handed in for amnesty

Police have already received several weapons and ammunition as part of a guns amnesty declared by the force last week.

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Is snow on the way in Derbyshire next week?

Snow is not on the way – despite national newspaper claims.

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Derbyshire: Rail firm offers young people help

Young people in the region will soon be getting extra help and support to help them kick-start a career in the rail industry.

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Revealed: the number of registered sex offenders in Derbyshire

The number of registered sex offenders in Derbyshire has increased by 69 to 977 in the last year.

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Derwent art project lights up the valley

An art project has lit up the Derwent Valley with coloured light spheres that floated down the historic river.

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New book about Chatsworth

A new book about life at a stately home has been published – from the point of view of the housekeeper.

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Derbyshire Bonfire Night displays – LIST OF EVENTS

It’s nearly that time of the year again when Derbyshire’s skies come alive with the sights and sounds of fireworks.

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Flawed system contributed to East Midlands Ambulance Service patient data loss

Flaws in the way patient data is stored by East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) have been highlighted during an independent investigation into the loss of a cartridge containing the personal details of 42,000 patients.

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Police appeal after cars and caravan are damaged in Derbyshire

Police are appealing for information after damage was caused to two vehicles in Staveley with a substance believed to be paint stripper.

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Several weapons handed in as part of Derbyshire gun amnesty video

A number of weapons and ammunition have been handed in as part of Derbyshire police’s gun amnesty.

Chesterfield businessman James Hill is appearing on The Apprentice.

Derbyshire entrepreneur James Hill lives to fight another week on The Apprentice – despite Lord Sugar “pillock” jibe

Chesterfield businessman James Hill has lived to fight another week on The Apprentice – despite being branded a “grade A pillock” by Lord Alan Sugar.

Chesterfield businessman James Hill is appearing on The Apprentice.

Mum’s tribute to “popular, happy and lovely” son who died in Derbyshire road smash

A mum has paid tribute to her “popular, happy and lovely” son who died in a devastating road crash.

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Man in court after allegedly threatening Derbyshire army cadet

A man who allegedly threatened an army cadet in Belper on Saturday has been charged with a public order offence.

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Jail for Darley Dale man over class A drugs

A 20–year–old man has been jailed after police found him in possession of class A drugs during a morning raid.

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Derbyshire Dales: This year’s Bonfire Night celebrations

It’s nearly that time of the year again when Derbyshire’s skies come alive with the sights and sounds of fireworks.

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Man arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after Derbyshire army cadet incident

Officers investigating an alleged threat to an army cadet have arrested a 34-year-old man.

Matlock civic chiefs fear trees are under threat

Civic chiefs in Matlock fear trees will be cut down when a new fast food restaurant opens.

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Derbyshire ambulance station closure plans scrapped

Health bosses have today (Tuesday) agreed to scrap plans to close ambulance stations across Derbyshire and replace them with hubs.

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Derbyshire: App helps you give feedback

Patients in the Dales have been given a new handy tool to help them communicate with their local healthcare providers.

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VIDEO: Derbyshire bullying victim makes awareness video video

A former Dales man has achieved global fame with an anti-bullying video based on his experiences as a child.

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Lloyds Banking Group to axe 9,000 jobs and 200 branches

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe 9,000 jobs and 200 branches over the next three years.

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Hero Derbyshire dad dies trying to break up argument as his children watch

A “hero” dad died when he fell into the path of a passing car while trying to break up an argument – as his children watched.


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Peak and Dales volunteering open day

Colder wetter days and darker nights are drawing in, so would you like the opportunity to get out one or two days a week?

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Help Derbyshire man find his phone

A man is appealing for help to trace his missing mobile phone.

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Matlock: Proud Pete the lollipop man praised on birthday

A long-standing lollipop man has been hailed by the school he so proudly serves as he celebrated turning 80 last week.

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Derbyshire drivers pay more than £1million in speeding fines

Drivers in Derbyshire paid out more than £1million in speeding fines over the last year.

VIDEO: Matlock parents protest against academy plans video

Parents gathered en masse outside a Matlock school to protest against plans to turn it into an academy.

Watch your speed

Derbyshire speed cameras for the week ahead – FULL LIST OF LOCATIONS

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, October 27 and Sunday, November 2.

Cerys Hurt and daughter Abbie Hill tell their stories in the calendar.

Peak FM presenter Becky Measures launches 2015 calendar to help beat cancer

A charity calendar aims to highlight how hereditary cancer can affect all walks of life.

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Dales divas make shopping merry

There will be entertainment as you shop at a Dales attraction next month during a festive–themed event.

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Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visiting Preston to view ongoing work linking train station to bus station, with Keith Mitchell of the Fishergate Centre

Dales MP speaks on HS2 business links video

The Dales MP has been speaking on plans for a super fast railway link at a conference.

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Gun amnesty launches in Derbyshire video

Derbyshire Constabulary has launched its first county-wide gun amnesty in more than a decade.


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Crich remembers the fallen

A rural community is commemorating Remembrance Day with a mixture of songs poems, drama sketches and readings.

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Creepy Chesterfield clown picture creates social media storm – again

Folk are being urged not to panic after a picture showing a creepy clown stalking the streets of Chesterfield resurfaced on social media.

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Reverend & The Makers star Jon McClure entertaining 2,000 fans for free after first of two sold out nights at Sheffield O2 Academy. Photos: Glenn Ashley

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: ‘Rev’ Jon McClure sings for 2,000 fans outside Sheffield O2 Academy video

Prayers were answered for Reverend and the Makers fans after the first of two sold out nights at Sheffield’s O2 Academy when the ‘Rev’ Jon McClure had a sing-a-long OUTSIDE with 2,000 followers.

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Derbyshire firefighters plan more strikes

Firefighters are planning more strike action in their continued row over pensions.

Bakewell Infants, head Tricia Outram with year two

Bakewell: Minister praises kids’ reading skills

Youngsters at an infants’ school have proven they are on the right page when it comes to their reading skills after acing a national test.

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Derbyshire cops are using Tasers more

The use of Tasers by Derbyshire police has increased by over 60 per cent in the last five years, new Government figures have revealed.

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Police scene on Roundhay Crescent, Harehills, this morning (wednesday).

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Drugs awareness evening in Wirksworth

Parents in Wirksworth and Middleton are invited to attend an event to help increase their awareness around drugs and young people.

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Derbyshire weather: Rain with some heavier showers

Today promises to be a mixture of cloud and rain - going from patchy showers to some heavier outbursts.


Derbyshire traffic: Car and van collide on M1

An accident between a car and a van has caused one lane of the M1 northbound carriageway between junctions 30 and 31 to be blocked - leading to queuing traffic.

Dovedale bronze-age coin hoard is delivered to Buxton Museum for first public display. Derbyshire Museums manager Ros Westwood.

VIDEO: Iron Age coins found in Peak District go on display video

A hoard of Late Iron Age coins found at a Peak District beauty spot are to go on display at Buxton Museum.

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Derbyshire charity in Ashya King £50k donation probe

A Chesterfield charity is embroiled in a national media storm – after the family of Ashya King said it failed to deliver its promises of help.

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Derbyshire sees rise in reports of sexual offences after sex predator celebs like Rolf Harris are convicted

A senior police officer says high-profile national cases have sparked a rise in reports about sexual offences across Derbyshire.

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Derbyshire’s James Hill makes it through to another round of Apprentice

Chesterfield’s own James Hill fought the good fight in the boardroom on last night’s Apprentice – dodging being fired by Lord Sugar to make it through to another week.

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Woman treated for serious injuries after Peak District collision

A 31-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries after an accident on a rural road.

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Derbyshire weather: Cloudy with patchy rain

Today is going to be largely cloudy with outbreaks of light rain and drizzle.

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