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Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
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Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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Jon Broad, driver for Clowne and District Community Transport, picture middle left with a bus full of service users. Picture by Mark Fear.

‘Lifeline’ Derbyshire community transport service to close

A community transport service for elderly people in Derbyshire is to close – just months after the Conservatives promised to protect these ‘vital’ services.

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The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.
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Aldi fined £1m after driver has toes amputated in accident at Derbyshire store

Bosses at discount supermarket Aldi have been handed a £1 million fine after a delivery driver lost toes in an ‘horrific’ accident at their Somercotes store.

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A Derbyshire town has been named as having the fastest rising property prices in Britain.

Which Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain?

A Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain, according to a property website.

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This is the kind of damage campaigners say we can expect from HS2 in Derbyshire.

COLUMN: HS2 decision ‘is just plain wrong’

Yesterday’s announcement on HS2 was greeted with dismay in the Derbyshire parish of Blackwell.

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BREAKING NEWS: HS2 route through Derbyshire is confirmed

The route the HS2 high-speed rail link will take through Derbyshire has been confirmed - and it includes a station at Chesterfield.

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Steve and Colin Temple are now known as the Official No.1 Tribute Act 2017 in the UK after their award win.

Marlpool brothers named UK’s best musical tribute act

A pair of brothers from Marlpool have been named as the nation’s best musical tribute act for their touring show of songs by rock and roll pioneers The Everly Brothers.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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From left, award sponsor Rodger Norman of Dawsonrentals, Chris Gillott and Richard Taylor of Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd, and awards host Miles Jupp.

Family butchers bring home the bacon at industry awards

Leabrooks family butcher Owen Taylor & Sons tasted success at the Meat Management magazine industry awards night in Birmingham last month, voted for by readers.

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The jobs will be created at Markham Vale.

JOBS BOOST: 200 new jobs for Chesterfield area

Up to 200 new jobs are to be created for the Chesterfield area when a supply chain firm opens a new warehouse.

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Forwarding the message will help no-one, Hoax Slayer says.

Anyone know a Jayden K. Smith? Ignore this Facebook hack warning

Facebook users are seeing warnings about a hacker called Jayden K Smith – as a viral message circulates via Messenger, warning people not to accept his friendship requests.

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Northern services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected by the industrial action.

Strike action underway on Northern rail network

Train passengers are facing disruption this weekend as Northern rail workers stage a three-day walkout.
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Slimming World employee of the year Matt Veal with part of the haul.

Slimming World’s national charity campaign bags £3.3m

Staff at Slimming World’s Alfreton head office lost 187 bags of wardrobe weight as part of a campaign raising £3.3million for charity.

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Designer outlet begins work on £90,000 security upgrade

Designer outlet begins work on £90,000 security upgrade

McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet in South Normanton has begun work on a £90,000 security upgrade to meet new legal requirements.

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VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Industrial strike action forces train operator to provide alternate timetable

Train operator Northern has announced a timetable for train services set to run during three days of industrial strike action.

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Talking newspaper volunteer Michael Johnson, who has died at the age of 67 after a lifetime of helping others.

Family mourn caring Amber Valley talking news chairman

A kind-hearted Ripley man who helped run a talking newspaper service for visually impaired people across Amber Valley has died.

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The practice is so common that the term 'Coffice' is now being used.

How much time do you spend working in the 'coffice' each week?

Us Brits are known for our love of caffeine and now it seems that we're combining our love of coffee with our work more than ever before.

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