Derbyshire residents protest against Donald Trump's imminent visit to UK

Wirksworth residents have turned out in force to protest against US president Donald Trump's visit to the UK this week.
Winter weather took a terrible toll on local roads.

Derbyshire County Council says it's fixed 40,500 potholes in first six months of 2018

Road workers have fixed more than 40,500 potholes in the first six months of the year, according to Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council is sending out its gritters.

Gritters take to Derbyshire's roads

Gritters are out in Derbyshire to help deal with sticky roads as the county bakes in scorching summer sun.
Derbyshire County Council insists road safety remains a 'top priority'.

Council provides driver training for older Derbyshire motorists

Older motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of free training sessions.
Shoplifting financially burdens retailers.

Shoplifting on the increase in Derbyshire

Shoplifting has increased in Derbyshire, new figures show.
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The Derbyshire village with a history of UFO sightings

The Peak District village of Bonsall has long been described as a UFO hotspot.

An official graph showing the tremor. Picture: British Geological Survey.

Tremors from earthquake felt across northern England

Tremors from a 3.9-magnitude earthquake in Lincolnshire were felt across parts of northern England last night.
Fire investigator Dave Coss with fire investigation dog Dexter.

Derbyshire fire investigator 'blown away' after being recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Derbyshire fire investigator says he is 'blown away' after being recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Police say they are 'pleased' they have been able to bring the charges.

Man charged with killing 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire

A man has appeared in court charged with manslaughter and robbery after the death of a 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire.
Adam Holmes's inquest was held in Chesterfield today.

Mystery over missing house key after death of 'beloved' dad in Derbyshire

Questions remain unanswered following the death of a 'beloved' father.
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These simple tips could help save your life

Firefighters are reminding people of simple but important advice which could help save lives.
David Norman's inquest started at Chesterfield coroners' court this week.

'Gentle soul' and 'caring' father died after being hit by train in Derbyshire

A 'gentle soul' died when he was struck by a train, an inquest heard.

The offenders appeared at Mansfield magistrates' court.

Three former care home workers - who left residents to suffer - escape jail terms

Three former care home workers have been given suspended sentences after they were caught on a hidden camera mistreating residents.

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Robbers cut Derbyshire man's neck and hit him with hammer

Derbyshire police are investigating after robbers cut a man's neck and hit him with a hammer.
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Man 'stole perfumes' in Ripley

A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing perfumes from a shop in Ripley.
Lancaster bomber. Stock picture.

VIDEO & PICTURES: Lancaster bomber soars over Derbyshire with last Dambuster on board

A Lancaster bomber flew over Derbyshire this morning to mark the 75th anniversary of the famous Dambusters raids.
A police officer would never ask you to withdraw money or transfer money to another account.

Do not fall victim to this con

A warning has been sounded after a recent increase in fraud cases where the offender claims to be a police officer

The Quran.

Derbyshire fire service gives safety advice to Muslims marking Ramadan

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued safety advice for those who are celebrating Ramadan.

The Sunday Times Rich List reveals who the wealthiest people are.

REVEALED: The area's richest people

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley is the richest person in the East Midlands, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2018.

The Ask for Angela campaign was masterminded by Lincolnshire Police in 2016.

How saying 'Angela' on a night out in Derbyshire could save you from harm

A 'simple yet effective' code-word scheme promises to help people who are feeling unsafe on a night out

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