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

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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

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

Tickets are now on sale for the chance to ride behind the 21st Century steam train featured in the film Paddington 2 when it visits Butterley next month.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

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

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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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

The shopfront of a Heanor antiques store has been ruined in a hit and run car accident, just months after completing repairs from a similar crash.

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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

Staff carrying Amber Valley Borough Council’s annual spring clean of verges along the A38 are on track for their biggest ever haul of litter.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

Drivers are being advised to avoid the A610 Nottingham Road near Ripley following a multi-vehicle traffic accident.

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New driver luckily escapes Codnor crash in car taken without consent

New driver luckily escapes Codnor crash in car taken without consent

A novice driver was lucky to escape a horror car crash in Codnor this morning after taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent.

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Learner driver

Why young motorists could be BANNED from driving at night under new driving licence changes

Young motorists may face the prospect of being banned from the roads at night under strict new licence plans.
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Heavy traffic after collision on A38

Police are warning motorists to avoid the A38 this morning after a collision between two cars.

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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Police accident (stock image).

Three injured in two car crash on major Derbyshire road

Three people have been injured in a serious crash on a major Derbyshire road.

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Police accident (stock image).

Six vehicle accident closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road has been closed in both directions after a six-vehicle accident.

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Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

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The M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

OFF YOUR BIKE: Cyclist spotted on M1 motorway

A cyclist who was spotted on the M1 motorway has been reprimanded by police.

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Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following M1 crash

An 86-year-old woman has died in hospital as a result of the recent multi-vehicle collision on the M1.

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The M1 in Derbyshire.

‘No fuel left’ at M1 services

A service station on the M1 has run out of fuel.

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Traffic queuing at junction 29.

M1 CLOSURE UPDATE: Motorway reopens after multi-vehicle collision

The southbound carriageway of the M1 has been reopened after a serious multi-vehicle accident.
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