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Drug-driver had been using cannabis to help with depression and back pain

A drug-driver has been banned from the road for 36 months after he was caught with cannabis in his system behind the wheel of a car.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Banned driver is caught behind the wheel during a police insurance check

A disqualified motorist was snared by police who carried out an insurance check and established he was driving despite having already been given a ban from the road.

Drink-driving breathalyser.

Motorist took brother’s BMW before being caught drink-driving

A drink-driver who was stopped by police after he had taken his brother’s BMW 116 has been ordered to pay £891 and banned from the road for 16 months.

Pictured is Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Foul-mouthed drunken reveller is ordered to pay £182

A Buxton reveller has been ordered to pay £182 in a fine, costs and a victim surcharge after he admitted being drunk and disorderly.

Allegations of a further sex assault have been exaggerated on social media, say police

Allegations of a further sex assault have been exaggerated on social media, say police

Police officers investigating an allegation of a second sexual assault in Ilkeston are satisfied that the incident is not as it has been reported on social media.

Rattling good gig is in store with local aces at Flowerpot

Rattling good gig is in store with local aces at Flowerpot

Catch a performance by The Rattlers at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, December 27, with support on the night from Eddy Morton.

Icy road conditions are on their way.

WARNING: Dreaded ice is set to grip Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued a warning as dreaded ice is once again set to grip Derbyshire and the East Midlands from this evening.

Police are dealing with two incidents on the M62

Police team focussing on van thefts recovers power tools and seizes vehicles

A team of officers working on van thefts in Derbyshire has recovered more than 300 power tools and seized seven vehicles in just over a month.

Firefighters were called out.

Firefighters called out to a crash after vehicle is found on its roof

Buxton firefighters attened a collision after a car was disovered overturned on its roof.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Reveller broke pub windows after a dispute

A reveller used a sock full of stones to hit and damage pub windows in frustration after he claimed he had been assaulted.

Today's weather

WEATHER: Frosty and sunny start for Derbyshire with showers later

The Met Office has forecast a frosty, sunny start to today, Saturday, December 16, across Derbyshire and the East Midlands, with the odd shower expected throughout the day.

Jono Gould and his colleagues were feeling very festive at work Bristol Street Motors for Christmas Jumper Day

PICTURES: Here’s what you have been wearing for Christmas Jumper Day

Today has been a day for weird and wonderful Christmas jumpers.


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.

Is your child's school on this list?

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.

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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Two Derbyshire towns scoop most festive in England title

Two tinsel towns taking the ‘North pole’ position for being the most festive in the country this Christmas are from Derbyshire.

The Prison Service said the festive menus were prepared at no extra cost.

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Prison bosses have revealed the menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas.
Ice warning

ICE WARNING: Met Office warns of cold snap

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice this evening as the cold snap continues.

Artist impression of the man who raped and attempted to murder a woman in Ilkeston the early hours of Sunday, November 26

VIDEO: Ilkeston rape victim bravely shares her ordeal

A woman who was raped in Ilkeston has bravely spoken out about the attack in a bid to find the person responsible.

The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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