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Abusive booze-fuelled reveller had to be restrained by police in a safety suit

A foul-mouthed woman had to be restrained in a police safety-suit after she was caught being drunk-and-disorderly for the second time this year. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, May 23, how Paige Nadin, 22, formerly of Helston...

today, 15:14 in Regional East

Boozed-up patient is put behind bars after assaulting hospital security guard

A boozed-up patient who lashed out at a hospital security guard during treatment has been jailed for 24 weeks. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on May 23 how Richard Musgrove, 38, of West Street, Eckington, was being treated for a suspected head...

today, 13:24 in Regional East

Gallery: Denby go bottom after defeat to Sandiacre

Denby v Sandiacre gallery Denby’s early season struggles in the Derbyshire County Leagues continued with a 76-run defeat to Sandiacre Town. It left Denby bottom of the table without a win from their opening six matches in the Premier Division. The...

today, 13:21 in Sport

Spitting man pays a heavy price for racially abusing nightclub doorman

A foul-mouthed man has paid a heavy price after he was fined for racially abusing and spitting at a doorman at a nightspot. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, May 23, how Benjamin Kempston, 28, of Cobden Street, Ripley, spat at the...

today, 12:23 in Regional East

The winners and losers from Saturday’s Derbyshire Premier and County Leagues

It was another busy weekend of cricket action across Derbyshire. Find out who the winners and losers were and who the best players of the weekend were in our results round-up

today, 09:36 in Sport

Campaign group welcomes review into National Parks so they can be better protected

The Campaign for National Parks charity has welcomed the Westminster Government’s announcement of Julian Glover as the chair of a 21st century “Hobhouse” review into England’s National Parks. It is urging the panel to consider how to make the...

today, 08:56 in Regional East

WEATHER: Warm day but thunderstorms are brewing for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

The Met Office has forecast a warm day with sunny spells for Derbyshire for today, Sunday, May 27, but heavy, thundery showers are expected later. Heavy and thundery showers are due to be pushing up from the south, according to the Met Office, and...

today, 08:35 in Regional East

OPINION: Rowett’s departure was a Rams’ first for many years

When Gary Rowett left Derby this week, he became the first County manager since Tommy Docherty to jump ship to another team — in Docherty’s case it was widely speculated that he was going to be fired anyway. We all know that Brian Clough and Peter...

today, 03:53 in Sport

Last-wicket defiance was not enough

Denby’s early season struggles in the Derbyshire County Leagues continued with a 76-run defeat to Sandiacre Town. It left Denby bottom of the table without a win from their opening six matches in the Premier Division. The size of defeat was reduced by...

today, 02:10 in Sport

Counter Terrorism Policing launches security campaign for summer events in the region and UK

Staff at the UK’s biggest summer events are to be trained in how to react in the event of a terrorist incident as part of Counter Terrorism Policing’s second annual Summer Security campaign. As the UK prepares to kick off the summer months with a busy...

yesterday, 15:39 in Regional East

A troublesome resident has been jailed after he breached an anti-social behaviour injunction

A problem individual who was banned from Ripley town centre has now been jailed after consistently breaching the terms of his injunction. Paul Mecia, 56, of Argyle Road, Ripley, recently appeared at Derby County Court when the judge heard that he had...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional East

Met Office issues thunderstorm flood warning for Bank Holiday Monday

The Met Office has issued yellow warning for thunderstorms across the East Midlands on Bank Holiday Monday, May 28, that may cause flooding problems. Thunderstorms have been forecast from midnight, Sunday, May 27, into the early hours of Monday, May...

yesterday, 14:32 in Regional East

Rescue team and a walker help guide a lost man to safety off the Peak moors

Edale Mountain Rescue Team and a walker helped guide a man to safety after he became lost on the moors in the Peak District. The mountain rescue team duty leader had been contacted about 6pm, on Wednesday, May 23, after the lost man had contacted...

yesterday, 10:36 in Regional East

Firefighters battled a blazing car as police controlled traffic

Derbyshire firefighters armed with a hose reel jet and an extinguisher put out a blazing car. The car fire was discovered on Brook Street, at Heage, about 2.50pm, on Friday, May 25. A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: “The fire crew used a CO2...

yesterday, 10:06 in Regional East

WEATHER: A mainly dry, misty day with some sunshine for Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a mainly dry, misty day with some spells of sunshine for Derbyshire and the East Midlands today, Saturday, May 26. Following the odd shower first thing, today will be dry with low cloud and hill fog dispersing to leave...

yesterday, 07:33 in Regional East

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