Emergency closure of busy Derbyshire road

A section of a busy Derbyshire road is closed for two weeks for emergency work.
Northern rail services operate across parts of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

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

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UPDATED: Line re-opens after trespasser disrupts train services in Derbyshire

The railway line between Alfreton and Langley Mill has now re-opened after a trespasser on the line disrupted services.

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.

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Major Derbyshire road reopens after vehicle fire

A major Derbyshire road which was closed earlier due to a vehicle fire has been reopened.

Overhead electric cables have been damaged on the railway line to Doncaster

Major Derbyshire road closed by vehicle fire

A major road in Derbyshire is currently closed due to a vehicle fire.

A car fire on the M1 northbound sliproad at junction 25.

PICTURE: Car fire closes slip road on M1

Firefighters have been called out to a car fire on a slip road leading to the M1.

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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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man and six-year-old girl die in Derbyshire road tragedy

A 29-year-old man and a six year-old girl have died in an ‘horrific’ car crash in Derbyshire.

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From left: Crich Tramway Village workshop volunteer Sandy Williamson, coach painter Matthew Linaker, general manager Mike Galer, museum society president Alan Barber, and board member David Frodsham.

Crich museum put seaside tram back on track for summer

Crich Tramway Village has welcomed one of its star attractions back into service after a major restoration job.

Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.Ripley Town Council hope a free day out for older people will help get them on track to the support they need.

Ripley council to host free museum event for seniors

Ripley Town Council is to stage a special event this summer to give the area’s older residents a grand day out and highlight the work of support services.

Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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Crich Tramway Museums exhibits have been deemed to have national importance but now they need protection.

Crich museum seeks council approval for £400,000 plans

Having secured vital funds for the project earlier this year, Crich Tramway Village is now seeking council approval to refurbish its historic depot.

Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...


FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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