Ripley and Heanor’s most popular news stories this week

Floral tributes on Fordbridge Lane, South Normanton following the death of a 14 year old boy.
Floral tributes on Fordbridge Lane, South Normanton following the death of a 14 year old boy.

From tributes to a young student to Storm Doris’ destruction have been some of the most read stories this week.

Here is a round up of the news from this week in case you missed any of the popular articles.

A warning has been issued to parents as Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK. Read more about the symptoms and how to treat the bug here.

A community has been left in shock following the tragic death of a 14 year-old boy who was hit by a car. Read tributes to the much-loved student here.

A 22-year-old sex attacker who assaulted his victim in her own bed in Derbyshire has been jailed for four years. Read more about the court case

here.

Storm Doris caused havoc across Matlock, see videos and pictures of the destruction here.