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Met Office issues thunderstorm alert and warns of possible flooding

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These men have been jailed running an international drug-smuggling network after Greater Manchester Police seized �66million of heroin and cocaine in 2017.

East Midlands men jailed after £66m drugs bust breaks European network

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Ripley youngster Lois Smith is auctioning off her handmade rocking horse to raise funds for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance.

Ripley girl selling precious toy to raise funds for air ambulance

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Fire crews were called to the incident

‘Be Water Aware’ is the message as temperatures rise

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Severn Trent fined after 30,000 fish die in polluted Derbyshire river

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Drink-driver had consumed wine and cocktails before she crashed her Mini

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Two people taken to hospital after crash

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Police tracked down drink-driver after he crashed and left the vehicle

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Chesterfield coroner's court

Coroner calls for a round-the-clock assessment team after mentally-ill man kills himself

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East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

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Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

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A car crashed into the front of Heanor Antiques Centre on Saturday night, just over a year after it was destroyed in a similar incident.

Heanor Antiques Centre shopfront smashed again in hit-and-run accident

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Amber Valley Borough Council has collected more litter than ever before on its annual clean-up of verges along the A38.

Amber Valley council’s £30,000 A38 clean-up exposes growth in litter

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East Midlands men jailed after £66m drugs bust breaks European network

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver had consumed wine and cocktails before she crashed her Mini

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police tracked down drink-driver after he crashed and left the vehicle

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Fraudsters brought to justice after they used a false will to make a gain

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Alfreton firm Just Jigsaws mark anniversary as UK’s last manufacturer

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County Councillor Anne Western at an anti-fracking demonstration

DERBYSHIRE: County council urged to object to Government fracking plans

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These are the 10 degrees that offer graduates the highest paid jobs

10 degrees that could bag you the highest paid jobs

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Students using sign language.

Derbyshire charity chief calls for British Sign Language to be part of national curriculum

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What can you do if you haven't got a place at the school of your choice?

What can you do if your child hasn’t got the school place you wanted? Here’s some expert advice

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JOB VACANCIES: Cabin crew and other roles up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

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Management consultant Helen Jackson is giving evidence to the government planning inquiry into the possible development on land at Bullsmoor.

Protect Belper group ready for Bullsmoor planning inquiry showdown

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The White Hart at Bargate has been named Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year for 2018. Landlords Sean Brentnall, left, and Rebecca Shirley, front right, received the award from CAMRA chairman Chris Rogers. Also pictured are pub staff Tom Stevenson, June Farnsworth, Ann Watkins, Hollie McConnell, Leanne Stevens, Tina Govan and Kayleigh Barker.

White Hart at Bargate retains Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year title

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

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All eyes will be on Amber Valley poll

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

Derbyshire council chief pocketed more than £200k in a year

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Management consultant Helen Jackson is giving evidence to the government planning inquiry into the possible development on land at Bullsmoor.

Protect Belper group ready for Bullsmoor planning inquiry showdown

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The Taxpayers' Alliance releases its Town Hall Rich List every year.

List reveals Derbyshire council chiefs who raked in more than £100k in 2016-17

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Derbyshire County Council's head office in Matlock

DERBYSHIRE: Council could lose decision-making powers

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Have your say on controversial plans to expand Derbyshire quarrying

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Amber Valley Borough Council has collected more litter than ever before on its annual clean-up of verges along the A38.

Amber Valley council’s £30,000 A38 clean-up exposes growth in litter

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Environment Agency officers have been closely monitoring the impact of a cyanide spill in Shipley Country Park.

Heanor chemical spill: early toxicology results show low risk to birds

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The Friends of Belper Parks group have purchased an area of land in Ironville known as the Forge, intending to establish a designated nature reserve to protect rare bird and butterfly species.

Belper Parks group secure £121,000 deal for new Codnor nature reserve

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Ripley girl selling precious toy to raise funds for air ambulance

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WATCH & LISTEN: Derbyshire man sings song to raise mental health awareness

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Many Derbyshire pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

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An architect's vision of how Heanor Park Care Home will look once work is completed at the Ilkeston Road site.

Care company begins work on new £7m Heanor care home and training base

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

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