Big-hearted truckers have raised cash for an arson-hit nursery after staging a display of their vehicles after reading about the fire in The News.
Members of a local railway trust are calling for volunteers to help make a 45 acre country park more accessible to the public.
A Heanor woman is set to scale the UK’s highest peak for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).
A radio DJ is having to deal with callers of another kind this week - after his house quickly became inundated with cats.
A man has been charged with fraud in connection with a series of charity clothing bins posing as collections for an armed forces charity were discovered around Amber Valley.
Ripley Amber Valley Lions donated £1,500 to Alfreton Park Community Special School’s their fundraising efforts.
Shipley Hall and Trentside, who were next to each other in the middle of the Derbyshire County League Division Three at the start of play, enjoyed a good game on Saturday, despite the unsettled and showery weather.
THE summer solstice is upon us, and your Ripley and Heanor News is looking to celebrate the ‘Longest Day’ of the year with a snapshot of life in our amazing county.
These action shots are from the DCCL Division 7N game between Butterley Utd and Ashover.
THE summer solstice is upon us, and your Belper News is looking to celebrate the ‘Longest Day’ of the year with a snapshot of life in our amazing county.
Ripley Running Club set a record last Tuesday when they sent 47 runners to the latest race in the Booth Decorators League.
Alfreton Cricket Club 1sts enjoyed mixed fortunes at the weekend as they moved top of Division One but crashed out of the Premier T20 Cup.
Broken Beauties, written by Jemma Uttley, is to be performed in the Derby Theatre Studio on June 25-26.
Trombones, trumpets, cornets, horns and all things brass . . .
The Original Theatre Company and Birdsong Productions Ltd will be performing a touring production of Birdsong at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from June 17-22.
Mike Greaves is playing at The Queen’s Head on Chesterfield Road, Belper, on Saturday, June 22.
Heage Windmill will be be-decked with flowers during the weekend of June 22-23, from 11am-4pm.
The 37th Annual Village Carnival is to take place in Horsley Woodhouse this year on Saturday, July 20.
A second application to build 79 houses on land in Codnor has been made, after a plan for the site was turned down last month.
A leg-wax to raise cash for Help For Heroeshas taken place at the Day and Night Hair Salon, in Marlpool. Stephen Ward underwent the ordeal in memory of Stephen Brough his partner Kelly Swain’s cousin, who served in the armed forces and was killed in a road traffic collision in Heanor five years ago.
Fire crews from Alfreton were called out four times over the weekend
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Detectives are hunting a gang of masked raiders who struck at the home of an elderly couple in South Wingfield.
Here is a slideshow of bygone pictures from across the area from our archives.
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Weather for Ripley
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Temperature: 13 C to 23 C
Wind Speed: 9 mph
Wind direction: North east
Temperature: 13 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: East