It was the week two men were jailed for their part in killing a dad of six after Mick Moss was beaten to death inside his own home.
It was also the week police launched a murder probe after the body of a man was found in Kilburn.
In Codnor, baby Georgia Rhodes couldn’t wait to arrive in the world when she was born at the side of the road as her parents rushed to hospital. Baby and mum were doing well.
In Heanor, a campaign was launched on the social networking site Facebook in a bid to save Heanor Fire Station in the light of proposed cuts to the fire budget in Derbyshire.
And in Denby it was reported that broadband speeds there were among the slowest in the UK.