1,000 mile runner mum raises £1,200 for charity

A Heanor woman who set out to run 1,000 miles in a year has raised £1,200 for charity after hitting her target with just four days to go.

Expert fitness coach Paul March.

Expert fitness coach says Somecotes studio is a big hit

Since opening for business at the start of January, the Compound Fitness Performance Studio in Somercotes is proving a big hit with customers.

The former Courtaulds factory, Belper.

Derbyshire factory workers win £1million in compensation

Former workers at a Derbyshire factory that went into administration last year have won more than £1million in compensation.

There are plenty of jobs you don't need a university degree for.

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

In the show, Negan kills one of his victims by playing "eenie meenie miny moe."

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaints

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Councillors will discuss the Local Plan at a meeting in Ripley next week.

Amber Valley council to consider draft Local Plan

Members of Amber Valley Borough Council will meet next week to put the finishing touches on an draft plan for the borough’s next decade.


VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Angela Madden, Kate Rutter from I, Daniel Blake, Pauline Snaith, Tricia Clough.

WASPI CAMPAIGN: 1950s women demand action on pensions

“Everyone has heard of ‘I, Daniel Blake’ - well we want Ken Russell to make ‘We, WASPI Women’ now.”

Amber Valley-based David Nieper currently employs around 250 staff. Photo: Derby City Council.

Derbyshire fashion firm to create new jobs

A Derbyshire fashion manufacturer is set to create 25 new jobs over the next two years.

Business are creating 100 jobs at East Midlands Airport.

100 jobs up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

Looking for a new career that can really take off?
The new tipple is available at Asda from this week. Picture: Asda.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine 'Progrigio'

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike
The incident occurred on the A38 near South Normanton. Image: Google.

TRAFFIC: A38 delays after two car crash

There is congestion on the A38 near the junction with the M1 after an incident involving two cars.
The three stainless steel heart-shaped 3D printed bead designs on a CABLE bracelet.

Valentine's Day shoppers loving 3D printed Sheffield stainless steel jewellery

Valentine's Day shoppers are falling in love with amazing new 3D printed stainless steel jewellery made in Sheffield.
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Northern operates services across parts of Derbyshire

Northern rail staff to be balloted for industrial action over role of guards

Northern rail conductors are set to be balloted over possible industrial action.

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The project is due to be completed by the end of April.

VIDEO: Amazing timelapse footage of replacement of 116-year-old bridge in Derbyshire.

Amazing timelapse video footage has captured the replacement of a 116-year-old road bridge in Derbyshire.

Tom Parker-Bowles (left) and Arthur Wright, owner of CN Wright Butchers which has served Codnor since 1888.

Amber Valley butchers bag string of industry awards

Two Amber Valley butchers have proved they are a cut above the rest after bringing home an incredible haul of prestigious industry awards.

Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

A host of Heanor retailers have joined the Amber Valley Shop Watch, providing a direct link to police which has already brought results.

From lef: Reece Evans, heritage trust chairman Rokia Brown, Reeces brother Callum and trustee Maureen Taylor.

Youngster thrives on Codnor Castle training scheme

A keen amateur historian is looking forward to a brighter future after completed a ten week work experience scheme at Codnor Castle.

Specsavers Ripley store has received the companys highest accreditation for its staff development programme.

Ripley opticians get top marks for staff development

A Ripley opticians is celebrating after being awarded a top level accreditation from its parent company for commitment to staff development.

HS2 project managers will be in  the area this week to discuss the impact of the line on residents and communities.

HS2 planners to hold community meetings this week

HS2 planners are staging a series of public information events across Derbyshire this week to discuss the project’s impact on communities.

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