RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

A three-day strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place next month.

From left, Niall Garwood, headteacher Kelvin Gibbs, teacher Aimee Brown, Jonathan Nicholson of the Civil Aviation Authority and Amazons Lauren Kisser.

Heanor school scale new heights in drone design contest

Two Heanor school pupils have been named as the region’s best in a competition to design a flying humanitarian drone for retail giant Amazon.

Fashion company’s schools competition finds new heroes

Fashion company’s schools competition finds new heroes

A dream-catching teddy bear was the star of the show as an Alfreton fashion firm held a competition to find the next generation of textile talent.

The council is currently offering more than 100 apprenticeships across Derbyshire.

Council offers over 100 apprenticeships in Derbyshire

From bricklaying to school catering, there's a wide range of apprenticeships on offer for young people in Derbyshire.

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Supermarkets are cutting the price of fuel

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel.

Communities Minister Andrew Percy MP (centre) at Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre for original announcement of Local Growth Fund allocation. With him are (L to R) former Nottinghamshire County Council Leader Alan Rhodes, D2N2 Chair Peter Richardson and former Derbyshire County Council Leader Anne Western.

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire projects to benefit from £62.9m funding to boost D2N2 area jobs and economic growth

Projects across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are set to benefit from an investment of £62.9million allocated to 17 projects across the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership area which will help create jobs, build homes, raise productivity, support businesses and encourage economic growth.

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Iain Duncan Smith tried his hand on a sewing machine during the visit.

Politician praises Alfreton school on campaign stop

A senior Conservative politician has made a whirlwind campaign visit to an Alfreton school and praised its efforts to plug an industry skills gap.

Do you have one of the tumble dryers?

Tumbler dryers recalled due to fire risk

A white goods manufacturer is warning customers that more than 3,000 of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk.

The figures have been released by the Office for National Statistics.

How much disposable income do people in your part of Derbyshire have?

People in Chesterfield had less disposable income in 2015 than the previous year, new statistics have shown.


VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Are you burying your head in the sand when it comes to your finances?

Midlands residents burying their heads in the sand over finances

Midlands residents are burying their heads in the sand when it comes to their finances, a new survey has found.

Landscape gardener Mark Brown who is doing some work for the RHS at their Chatsworth Show.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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