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Stefan Hawcroft.

Brave firefighter Stefan Hawcroft passes away

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How to retrain your mind

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Abbie Dodson

Football fans’ mindless vandalism taints community spirit

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The unbelievable reason why a driver abandoned their car on the M1 this morning

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Extra strain on Derbyshire hospitals as helpline sends more callers to A&E

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This is how the weather is looking in Derbyshire this weekend

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Small dip in number of people in full or part-time work in Derbyshire

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Stone circle in Derbyshire was believed to be doorway to a magical world

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Action Fraud issues a warning over fake Amazon phishing emails

Action Fraud issues warning over scam Amazon email

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Speed limits around roadworks on motorways set to increase

Transport

M1 traffic building around East Midlands Airport after vehicle crash

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Clean up teams are currently in the area

One lane of A52 closed after spillage from lorry carrying portable toilets

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Police were called to Chesterfield station just after 1.30pm.

Person dies after being hit by train near Chesterfield

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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Transport

Masked burglar is jailed after police catch him raiding a chemist shop

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Drug-addict who stole whiskey from an Aldi store is locked-up

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Thomas Brown

Police hunting man with connections to Ripley, Alfreton and Heanor

Crime

Desperate serial thief with life-threatening booze problems has been jailed

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Woodwork could help stop Derbyshire kids straying into ‘darker realms’

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Budget cuts and lack of mental health support blamed for hike in number of Derbyshire students being expelled from school

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Crich resident Catriona Judd, 17, has been accepted to join the company of the Youth Music Theatre UK summer production.

Crich teen follows in Ed Sheeran’s footsteps with musical theatre role

Education

Derbyshire schools asked to pay for lollipop patrols

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In pictures: Heanor wrestling show bags £900 for anti-bullying charity

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Alfreton business group launch Happy Fest to get high street buzzing

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The county council has scores of care jobs unfilled

DERBYSHIRE: 100 care worker jobs county council can’t find anyone to do

Business

Ripley supermarket makes youngster’s dream come true with in-store job

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Peter Thornton, a member of the family who established the Thorntons chocolate empire, has died at the age of 85.

Belper memorial service to honour former Thorntons chocolate magnate

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Brexit turmoil: live updates as Theresa May meets her new-look cabinet

Politics
Land to the rear of Birchwood Lane, Somercotes, which is earmarked for development.

Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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Ilkeston resident Michael Millen has been successfully prosecuted by Amber Valley Borough Council for fly-tipping waste on the edge of Shipley Wood

Ilkeston man hit with £818 penalty for fly-tipping in Heanor woodland

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Futures Housing Group won the national team of the year title at the Go Procurement Awards 2018. From left, Jonathan Tomalin, Chelsie Morris and John Thornhill.

Ripley housing provider wins national industry award for procurement

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Anne Western

DERBYSHIRE: Fiery debate over library consultation

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Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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Flying ants can cover surfaces

Derbyshire warned that 'flying ant day' could come early in 2018 - and they'll be bigger than ever

Environment
Ilkeston resident Michael Millen has been successfully prosecuted by Amber Valley Borough Council for fly-tipping waste on the edge of Shipley Wood

Ilkeston man hit with £818 penalty for fly-tipping in Heanor woodland

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New protections could be put in place for the Peak District

Campaign group welcomes review into National Parks so they can be better protected

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Opening hours cut at minor injuries units in Buxton, Darley Dale, Ilkeston and Ripley

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How to stay safe during hot weather

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The alert has been issued by the Met Office and Public Health England

Health warning issued as heatwave hits the UK

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These are the medicines no longer available on the NHS

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

Health
Land to the rear of Birchwood Lane, Somercotes, which is earmarked for development.

Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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