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Chatsworth flower show honour Ripley landscaping firm

A landscape gardening firm from Ripley is to have a starring role at the inaugural RHS Chatsworth flower show.

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Pictured is newly appointed Handelsbanken Chesterfield's Corporate Banking Manager Steve Wicks, left, with branch manager Phil Walker.

Successful Chesterfield bank appoints new corporate banking manager to meet demand

Handelsbanken Chesterfield has appointed a new Corporate Banking Manager in response to increasing demand for its local relationship banking services.

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Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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The research has been compiled by Swinton Insurance.

Derbyshire road named as one of most dangerous in East Midlands for motorcylists

The A6 between Buxton and Matlock has been named as one of the most dangerous roads in the East Midlands for motorcyclists.

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Marketing agency expands into new South Normanton home

Marketing agency expands into new South Normanton home

Marketing agency Purpose Media has unveiled its new-look head office at The Village in South Normanton.

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Matthew Woodhouse (left) collects his Young Tradesperson of the Year awards.

Ripley student takes top award for construction talent

A construction student from Ripley has been named as one of the UK’s best young tradesmen after impressing judges in an industry talent contest.

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Jobseekers can find out about a number of NHS roles at the event

NHS roles are up for grabs at jobs fair

People interested in a career in healthcare are being encouraged to come to Chesterfield Football Club on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for a local NHS trust – and even get interviewed for jobs on the day.

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Get rid of your paper notes

There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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From left: Crich Tramway Village workshop volunteer Sandy Williamson, coach painter Matthew Linaker, general manager Mike Galer, museum society president Alan Barber, and board member David Frodsham.

Crich museum put seaside tram back on track for summer

Crich Tramway Village has welcomed one of its star attractions back into service after a major restoration job.

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The unit has been vacant for around a year, after Nationwide relocated next door.

Plans brewing for new Alfreton micropub

Plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for permission to convert a former Alfreton building society into a micropub.

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

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Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.

Ripley council to host free museum event for seniors

Ripley Town Council is to stage a special event this summer to give the area’s older residents a grand day out and highlight the work of support services.

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Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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Developer looks to build homes on Loscoe pub site

Developer looks to build homes on Loscoe pub site

Plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for the demolition of a Loscoe pub in order to build 11 new homes on the site.

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Crich Tramway Museums exhibits have been deemed to have national importance but now they need protection.

Crich museum seeks council approval for £400,000 plans

Having secured vital funds for the project earlier this year, Crich Tramway Village is now seeking council approval to refurbish its historic depot.

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

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Heanor Retail Park where a Costa Coffee is going to be built.

Big name coffee chain seeks permission for Heanor shop

Building plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for a big name coffee chain looking to open its first outlet in Heanor.

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