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Derbyshire joins campaign to recruit bell-ringers

A nationwide campaign has been launched to recruit 1,400 bell-ringers in honour of those who lost their lives during the First World War.

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IN PICTURES: The fantastic local runners who took part in this year’s London Marathon

More than 40,000 people took part in the London Marathon at the weekend.

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Pictured are piglets.

Delivery driver who stole piglets, feed and fencing must pay £1,892 in compensation

A livestock delivery driver who stole six piglets, feed and fencing has narrowly been spared from time behind bars.

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Taxi rank, Chesterfield

Taxis allowed to use bus lanes in Chesterfield despite congestion fears

Hackney cabs in Chesterfield are set to temporarily be allowed to use bus lanes in the town – despite objections from bus and private hire firms.

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A Kalkhoff Agattu bike was stolen.

Three bicycles and alcohol stolen from Derbyshire garage

Three bicycles and several bottles of alcohol were stolen from a garage in Derbyshire.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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EMAS team lift Emergency Services European Championship.in Denmark.

Derbyshire paramedic’s joy in world championship

A paramedic from Derbyshire was among a team to be crowned world champions at a medical competition in Copenhagen.

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Drink-driving breathalyser.

Promising engineer loses the job he loved after a drink-drive crash

A promising young engineer has lost the job he loved after he crashed a works van while he was driving at twice the drink-drive limit.

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The broken down HGV. Picture by Highways England.

Four miles of queues on M1 after HGV breaks down

Motorists are being warned about long delays on the M1.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police caught man with suspected zombie-drug Mamba in town centre

A man was caught by police in Chesterfield town centre rolling the suspected zombie-drug Mamba into a cigarette paper.

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A38 horror crash: Hero men 'risked own lives' to save young moped rider

Two men reportedly 'risked their own lives' by comforting a young woman involved in a serious crash on the A38 in Derbyshire last night.
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Bolsover Infant and Nursery School

DERBYSHIRE: £1 million school expansion plans

More than £1 million will be spent on school expansions this year in Bolsover, Kirk Langley and Alfreton to cope with rising pupil numbers due to new housing.

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It is illegal to use one type of sunglasses while driving.

Why you could face a HUGE fine if you wear sunglasses while driving

We have been spoilt with sunshine for the last few days and the sunglasses have been out in force.
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Do-gooder trying to help security guards near McDonald’s ended-up punching man

A do-gooder who was trying to calm down a restrained, suspected offender in Chesterfield town centre ended-up lashing out and punching another man.

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Young moped rider in 'serious' condition after four-vehicle crash on A38 last night

A young moped rider is in a serious but stable condition following a four-vehicle crash on the A38 last night which caused the road to be closed for several hours.
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RISE AND SHINE: All your latest morning news

RISE AND SHINE: All your latest morning news

Good morning and welcome to our rolling news feed.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Derbyshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Derbyshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Andrew Crosby, who works at Swanwick Hall School, will run the London Marathon on April 22 as part of a 175-mile fundraising challenge for Cambodian children's charity Golden Futures.

Swanwick school worker to run marathon for Cambodia children’s charity

A Swanwick education worker has set out to raise funds for children in Cambodia over a series of endurance tests including the London Marathon.

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