Ripley and Heanor News competition winners

A RIPLEY and Heanor News competition on March 21 saw Jane Warton, of Saxton Avenue, Heanor, win a Mother’s Day makeover at the Westfield shopping centre in Derby. The following week’s winner was Maureen Salt, of Stainsby Avenue, Heanor, who takes home a pair of Clark’s children’s shoes. And the April 4 competition winner was Barbara Bell, of Saxton Avenue, Heanor. She wins a pair of tickets to a film of her choice at the Odeon cinema in Derby.

holiday fires: Fire crews from Alfreton had a busy bank holiday weekend. They were called to a car fire on the M1 on Monday afternoon, as well as two saloon cars that were on fire on Cressy Road, Alfreton, in the evening. They also tackled chimney fires in Nether Heage and Morton on Sunday and Monday, and on Saturday dealt with a hedge fire in Pye Bridge.