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Pinxton youngster on a mission to spread goodwill

A six-year-old from Pinxton has embarked on personal crusade to spread goodwill, starting with the residents of an Amber Valley care home.

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Apple applications

Apple users face a rise in app prices after Brexit

First Marmite, then Jamie’s Italian and now Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as prices of apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

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Property prices

Fears a 2017 property crash could see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around three per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash.

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BT is putting its prices up

BT set to introduce a price hike for broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services from April 2 as BT announces price changes.

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Money

Council plans a further £34m of cuts and a council tax increase

Plans to achieve a balanced budget for the year ahead are due to be considered by Derbyshire County Council at a meeting next week.

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HS2 project

Derbyshire hopes to benefit as HS2 launches bid to find train builder

The company behind the planned high speed rail network, HS2, has launched the bidding process for rolling stock contracts.

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The Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank which will close in June.

Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank to close

The Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank is to close in June, it has been announced.
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Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

A Ripley fish restaurant is to host a series of charity nights when takeaway customers can chip in a few quid to help support community groups.

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Ripley balloon artist says party business is booming

Ripley balloon artist says party business is booming

If your idea of balloon sculpture is variations on the sausage dog, Ironville resident Melanie Howard, 50, wants to open your eyes to a whole new world.

Arts
Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

Business
A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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One of the new Enviro200 buses which now run Trent Bartons Nines route.

Alfreton council raises safety fears over new buses

Alfreton Town Council has raised concerns over safety and congestion ahead of the introduction of a new bus fleet against residents’ wishes.

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Alfreton Station

Alfreton councillors angry at station delay

Alfreton Town Council has reacted angrily to the news that plans to make the town’s rail station more accessible have been put on hold indefinitely.

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

Business
Care firm holds Ripley careers days to fill 20 new jobs

Care firm holds Ripley careers days to fill 20 new jobs

A leading home care provider is to hold three recruitment days in Ripley in the coming weeks as it seeks to fill 20 new positions to meet demand.

Health
Are you out of pocket after lending money to family and friends?

Derbyshire residents set to start 2017 out of pocket - thanks to family and friends

More than 40 per cent of people in Derbyshire will be starting the new year out of pocket because friends and family have failed to pay them back a loan.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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