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RUSSIAN 'BEAST' IMMINENT: Potentially heavy snow prophesied for Derbyshire over next three days

Weather experts have issued three separate warnings of snow in Derbyshire for next week. The UK is bracing itself for the coldest spell of weather in years as freezing air from Russia heads towards the country. By Monday it will turn very cold in what...

today, 14:53 in Regional East

“Jekyll and Hyde” Nailers crumble against 10 men

Manager Aaron Webster described Belper Town as Jekyll and Hyde as they went down 4-1 at 10-man Carlton Town. The Nailers had drawn level at half-time, vut went down to their 15th Evostik South defeat of the season as two late goals ended the contest....

today, 01:11 in Sport

ALERTS ISSUED: Impending 'beast' from Russia bears hours of snow and killer chill

The UK is bracing itself for the coldest spell of weather in years. Freezing air from Russia is heading towards the country. By Monday it will turn very cold in what is likely to be the start of the chilliest spell of the winter. Public Health England...

yesterday, 12:15 in Regional East

Derbyshire police issue warning over phone call you may get at any moment

Police are warning people about a phone scam which has left Derbyshire residents out of pocket. Conmen say they are calling from BT in relation to the property's IP address and that there is a refund due. The victim is then asked for their bank...

yesterday, 11:22 in Regional East

Weather warning: Three days of snow predicted as Met Office reveals Beast from the East timetable

Gallery: Yorkshire snow from the past The Beast from the East is expected to bring with it THREE days of snow next week as Yorkshire prepares to shiver in freezing temperatures blown in from Siberia. Met Office warnings have been issued this morning...

yesterday, 11:22 in Regional East

Derbyshire couples wanted for new series of Don't Tell The Bride

Wanting to get married but struggling for money? Now there's a way you can tie the knot, and be given £13,000 towards your wedding. But there's a catch! It can only be organised by the groom, and you'd have to do it all on TV! The production team...

Friday, 15:54 in Regional East

A danger to life: How cold will it get as the Beast from the East arrives in Derbyshire?

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening temperatures after issuing a weather alert for Derbyshire. Public Health England’s Extreme Events team are urging people to take extra...

Friday, 14:38 in Regional East

Ejection seat firm fined £1.1m over Red Arrows pilot death

The company that manufactured the ejection seat in which Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham was thrown to his death has been fined £1.1 million after admitting a breach of health and safety regulations. Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Ltd (MBAL), which is...

Friday, 14:32 in Regional East

Derbyshire County Council to 'enter a new world' - but what exactly does that mean?

Three new bosses are to be appointed by Derbyshire County Council as the organisation 'enters a new world'. Yesterday, cabinet members agreed plans for the Conservative-led authority to become an 'enterprising council'. This will involve big changes...

Friday, 14:03 in Regional East

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions

It’s been another busy week in the worlds of sport and showbiz. How much attention have you been paying to what’s hit the headlines?

Friday, 12:39 in Regional East

Is your car ready for snow conditions as forecasters issue Derbyshire weather warning?

As the Met Office issues a severe weather warning for snow and ice in Derbyshire next week, motorists are being warned to make sure their vehicles are ready for the bitterly-cold conditions. The county council has stockpiled 27,000 tonnes of grit at...

Friday, 11:36 in Regional East

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveway?

Things are set to get very cold in Derbyshire next week as the so-called 'Beast from the East' arrives. And for many homeowners, plummeting temperatures mean it's time to ask that age old question - can I be sued if I clear the snow and ice from...

Friday, 11:36 in Regional East

Major Derbyshire road reduced to one lane for ‘spring clean’

Amber Valley Borough Council’s annual spring clean of verges along the A38 will get under way on Sunday, February 24, and continue over the following five Sundays. Usually the operation takes place overnight, but this year Highways England has given...

Friday, 10:53 in Regional East

Crich Pre-school parents’ playground spat over ‘unauthorised’ shelter

A row has broken out over an outdoor shelter at a Crich nursery, with the property’s managers demanding it be dismantled and parents campaigning to keep it. The structure was built last summer as part of a project run by young volunteers with the...

Friday, 09:47 in Regional East

WEATHER ALERT: Met Office issues yellow warning for snow in Derbyshire

A yellow weather warning for snow in Derbyshire has been issued by the Met Office. The warning is in place between 4pm on Monday, February 26, and 11,55pm on Tuesday, February 27. Snow showers may become persistent from late Monday afternoon,...

Friday, 09:36 in Regional East

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