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‘I will never forget the day my train hit someone...’

Across the UK, 237 people are thought to have taken their own lives on the rail network last year alone.

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Officers patrol as Derbyshire rape investigation continues

Derbyshire police officers were on patrol in last night as the investigation into last weekend’s rape continues.
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A picture from the scene of the accident (Photo: Highways Agency).

Major Derbyshire road closed to allow for recovery of HGV

A major Derbyshire road is currently closed in both directions to allow for the recovery of a heavy goods vehicle that has left the carriageway.

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The scene of the lorry fire on the M1 (photo: Highways Agency).

PICTURE: M1 lanes reopen after lorry fire

Two lanes on the M1 which were closed this morning after a lorry fire have reopened.

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Staff member and customer 'threatened with hammer' in Derbyshire shop robbery

A member of staff and a customer were threatened with a hammer in an early morning robbery at a Derbyshire shop.

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Councillor Simon Spencer, Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Infrastructure checks the grit stocks at Chesterfield's Stonegravels depot.

Derbyshire gritting crews prepared for winter weather

Gritting crews have treated all main routes during the first freezing temperatures of the season – and are primed for further winter weather hitting Derbyshire roads.

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VIDEO: Police appeal for public's help over sexual assault

Officers investigating a sexual assault are appealing for the public's help.
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Derbyshire police issue warning on doorstep fish sellers

Police are reminding residents to protect themselves from doorstep crime following reports of fish sellers calling at homes in Derbyshire.

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Robbers steal cash and cigarettes in early morning raid at Derbyshire newsagents

Police are investigating after a robbers stole cash and cigarettes from a Derbyshire newsagents.

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Dickensian character Fagin played by Robert Laughlin in the Chapel.

PICTURES: Chatsworth House gives Christmas a Dickens twist

Visitors to Chatsworth this Christmas will be transported to Victorian England as the stately home celebrates some of Charles Dickens’ best-loved works.

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Argos to open at Ripley superstore

Shoppers at a Ripley superstore will soon be able to pick up goods ordered from Argos during their visit.

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Derbyshire police force praised as ‘efficient’ by Government watchdog

Derbyshire police force praised as ‘efficient’ by Government watchdog

A Government report has praised Derbyshire Constabulary for the efficient way it keeps people safe and reduces crime.

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Paul Harley in his new cafe on High Street.

Couple claim ‘gay hate campaign’ forced them from Derbyshire market

A gay businessman claims his local council is treating him and his partner differently because of their sexuality.

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Bolsover MP, Dennis Skinner.

Beast of Bolsover accuses HS2 of treating northerners like ‘second-class citizens’

Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner has accused HS2 of treating people in the north like ‘second-class citizens’.

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Anti-HS2 protesters in Newton, Derbyshire.

HS2 visits Derbyshire village at centre of ‘spur’ row

Residents who live in a village that will be ‘cut in two’ by HS2 have once again voiced their opposition to the plan.

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Collision closes lane on M1

A collision has closed a lane on the M1 motorway in the East Midlands.
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BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies after being struck by train in Derbyshire

A woman has died after being struck by a train in Derbyshire.

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How will you keep the kids entertained this half-term?

Half term on a budget: Activities to keep the kids entertained in Derbyshire this half term

With October half term fast approaching and the summer holidays barely out of sight, cash-strapped Derbyshire parents will be wondering how they are going to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays.

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Emergency services attend serious Derbyshire car accident

Emergency services have been called out to a serious car accident in South Wingfield.

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The B6179 Derby Road in Ripley.

Officers increase patrols following serious hit-and-run

Revellers heading into Ripley tonight will see an increase in the number of officers on patrol, following a serious hit-and-run in the early hours of this morning.
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