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3 Christmas activity ideas to entertain the family in Derbyshire

The Christmas holiday is almost upon us and with presents already under the tree, cash-strapped parents will be wondering how they are going to keep the kids entertained.

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WATCH: Children perform special song about Derbyshire

Over 1,700 Derbyshire children have taken part in a project to create a song and video about the county.

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REVEALED: The Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Derbyshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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The Snake Pass.

Peak District road in top ten of routes van drivers prefer to avoid

A road passing through the Peak District has been named as one of the routes van drivers would prefer to avoid.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Delays on M1 after car goes up embankment

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M1 after an accident.

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Many homeowners are concerned about clearing snow and ice from around their properties in case they are held responsible if someone falls.

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your property?

Derbyshire has definitely seen its fair share of ice and snow over the last few days, with temperatures look set to stay low until the weekend.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in cinemas this week.

When and where to see the new Star Wars film in Derbyshire this week

The latest Star Wars film hits cinemas this week.

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Derbyshire County Council said its fleet of gritters were out around the clock over the weekend.

Over 280 Derbyshire routes gritted during the weekend, county council reveals

More than 280 Derbyshire routes were gritted during the weekend snowfall, the county council has revealed.
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Where can you see Santa in Derbyshire this Christmas?

Where to take your kids to see Santa in Derbyshire

Wondering where to take your child to see Santa this Christmas?

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Dwain Tainton.

Robbers who stole £32,000 from Crich Post Office jailed

Two men who stole more than £32,000 from Crich Post Office have been jailed.

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Heavy snow is expected in Derbyshire this weekend

DERBYSHIRE SNOW: Fire and rescue service advice on how to stay safe

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is reminding people to take extra care this weekend, with heavy snow expected to hit the county.

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Heavy snow is expected to hit the county this weekend.

HEAVY SNOW ON THE WAY: Top tips for driving in wintry conditions

Derbyshire is set to be hit by heavy snow this weekend with the Met Office warning of the potential for vehicles to become stranded.

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STUNNING PICTURES: Derbyshire blanketed by snow

These stunning pictures were taken today after Derbyshire was blanketed by snow.

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The Met Office says heavy snow is likely in the area on Sunday.

SNOW ALERT: Met Office issues amber warning for Derbyshire

The Met Office has now issued an amber warning for snow for Derbyshire on Sunday.

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The Met Office has issued snow warnings for the region for this weekend.

SNOW ALERT EXTENDED: Potential for stranded vehicles and rural communities to be cut off

The Met Office has extended a snow and ice warning that is in force for the East Midlands this weekend.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice over the next few days.

SNOW AND ICE WARNING: Derbyshire police urge drivers to take care

Derbyshire police are urging drivers to take care over the next few days with snow and ice set to hit the county.
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3-car collision causes delays on A38

Motorists are being warned of delays after a three-car collision on the A38.

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Dorothy Parmer, Alan Freeman, Danyl Johnson and Mary Clarke.

WATCH: Moment two Derbyshire residents win £30,000 each with People's Postcode Lottery

Two lucky Derbyshire residents got a welcome surprise at the weekend, after learning they had won £30,000 each with the People's Postcode Lottery.

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Lawrence of Arabia's sandals found in Derbyshire - in a carrier bag!

Lawrence of Arabia's century-old Arab sandals have been discovered in Derbyshire - in a Waitrose carrier bag.
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The warning is in force for Friday and Saturday.

SNOW ALERT: Met Office issues yellow warning with disruption to transport likely this weekend

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice for Derbyshire this weekend.

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