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Not So Health-Conscious Britain: Survey Finds Nearly Half Of East Midlanders Clueless About Heart Health

Despite Britain becoming more health conscious nation only just under half of people in the East Midlands are still oblivious to basic heart health.

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Vandals damage baby’s grave and others in damage spree at cemetery

Vandals damage baby’s grave and others in damage spree at cemetery

The grave of a baby is among several damaged by callous vandals at an Alfreton cemetery.

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TV series looking to help estranged families reconnect

TV series looking to help estranged families reconnect

Social media is great for reconnecting with people but it can prove difficult when an actual meeting takes place.

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Man jailed for thefts from shops in Ripley and Alfreton

Man jailed for thefts from shops in Ripley and Alfreton

A man who repeatedly stole from shops in Ripley and Alfreton has been jailed.

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Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish numerous books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, aged 76.

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Police speaking to man after girl was approached in Denby

Police speaking to man after girl was approached in Denby

Police say a man in helping them with their enquiries in connection to an incident involving a girl in Denby.

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Police hunt man who approached girl near school

Police hunt man who approached girl near school

Police say a girl was approached by a man near to John Flamsteed School, in Denby this morning (Thursday, March 8).

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A yellow weather warning has been issued for the East Midlands.

Weather update: Snow causes traffic chaos in parts of the county

Motorists have been warned to expect road delays in Derbyshire hills as up to 10 cm of snow fell overnight.

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VIDEO: Family’s appeal to Derbyshire man missing for 14 years

VIDEO: Family’s appeal to Derbyshire man missing for 14 years

Police are appealing for help in finding a Heanor man who has been missing for 14 years.

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Burst pipes lead to school closure tomorrow

Burst pipes lead to school closure tomorrow

Burst pipes have eld to the closure of another Derbyshire School

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Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

People in Derbyshire are being urged to take five minutes to pass on safety advice about how to avoid scams and frauds.

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Two rescued from bedroom blaze

Two people were treated or smoke inhalation following a blaze at a house in Heanor.

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Derbyshire Road Police urge people to take care on thehigher roads in the Peak District. This was the state of play earlier on the Via Gelia & roads near Monyash.

Live weather: Road closures as Derbyshire wakes up to snow

Derbyshire woke up to road closures and icy conditions this morning as the winter weather which has hit the region began to bite.

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RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

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Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Leading vets are advising dog owners to know the signs of Alabama rot disease after a new case was confirmed in Warwickshire this week.

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Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Online retail giant Amazon has come under fire for a lack of packaging on its deliveries in the lead-in to Christmas.

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WEATHER WARNING: snow and ice forecast to hit the East Midlands tonight

The East Midlands is being warned to prepare for icy conditions and some snow after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for the region.

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McDonalds customer could be a witness in alleged hit-and-run case

McDonalds customer could be a witness in alleged hit-and-run case

Detectives investigating a collision in Ripley, which left a man with life-threatening injuries, are trying to trace a potential witness who could be from Nottinghamshire.

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