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All you need to know: Tougher penalties for drivers caught on the phone

Tougher penalties come into force on Wednesday (March 1) when new laws are introduced surrounding using a mobile phone while driving. Here’s all you need to know...

today, 15:46 in Regional East
 

VIDEO: Otter cub separated from mum during Storm Doris rescued by RSPCA

An otter cub found at the side of a Derbyshire river after being separated from her mum during Storm Doris is recovering after being rescued by the RSPCA. The young cub was found staggering at the side of a river in Ralph Road, Staveley. 
RSPCA inspector

today, 14:11 in Regional East
 

WEATHER: Difficult driving conditions as Met Office issues ice warning for Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued an ice warning for Derbyshire, with motorists being advised of difficult driving conditions. The warning is in force from 6pm today (Monday) until 10am tomorrow (Tuesday). It says "Ice is expected to form overnight...

today, 12:26 in Regional East
 

How to spot a fake fiver

Check your wallets, purses and pockets, there’s some fake fivers about. Here’s how to spot them...

today, 11:59 in Regional East
 

Speed cameras are based on these 22 Derbyshire roads

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Sunday, March 12. A6096 Ladywood Road, Kirk Hallam A511 Swadlincote A6007 Shipley B6056 Dronfield Road, Eckington A514 Osmaston Road, Derby A617 Chesterfield Road, Hollingwood A61

today, 11:34 in Regional East
 

RETRO VIDEO: ‘British Houdini’ does burning rope trick in Buxton

A video from British Pathe shows 300 people in the Pavilion Gardens watching the ‘British Houndini’ escapologist escape from a burning rope. Alan Alan was filmed in 1959 being put into a straight jacket and hoisted 30ft into the air before the mayor of B

today, 10:53 in Regional East
 

VOTE: Your favourite fillings for Pancake Day

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here and you can vote for your favourite. For foodies, it’s undoubtedly one of the best days of the year for a decadent treat - and whether you like them sweet or savoury, we ha

yesterday, 15:28 in Regional East
 

CCTV PICTURES: Break in at Buxton Barbers

A newly opened barbers shop in Buxton has been targeted by a thief who cut the window and stole a charity tin for Blythe House. Owners of the Barbers at No 3 in The Cavendish Arcade feel shocked and upset that someone would steal from charity. Chris Abbo

yesterday, 12:51 in Regional East
 

Derbyshire still high risk area for bird flu

The county will remain on high alert for bird flu until at least the end of April, government officials say. Restrictions were meant to be lifted at the end of February however a new map from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs shows w

yesterday, 11:28 in Regional East
 

How to get 18 holiday days by booking just nine...

With March just around the corner and the Christmas holidays now a distant memory, a prolonged break from work may seem like just wishful thinking. But, due to the fortunate timing of Easter this year, there’s an ingenious way to enjoy an incredible 18 d

yesterday, 09:41 in Regional East
 

COLUMN: Digital world opens door to crime

The technological advances of the last century have opened the door to global communications, but it has also unleashed a new crime threat that is putting individuals and UK firms at financial risk. While the internet has made our personal and business l

yesterday, 09:41 in Regional East
 

WEATHER: It’s going to be wet and windy

The Met Office has said the weather for today - Sunday, February 26 - will be wet and windy. It will be a largely dry, sometimes bright morning, then cloudier with occasionally heavy rain and strong winds during the afternoon and evening. This will lead

yesterday, 07:33 in Regional East
 

Urgent recall for gas hobs which could explode

Two major cooker retailers have issued an urgent recall over safety fears that gas is leaking which could cause an explosion. Both Bosch and Neff have issued the safety warning as there is a risk that the built-in units can explode in some circumstances

yesterday, 06:21 in Regional East
 

Buxton’s most popular news stories this week

From a new discount store to more shocking claims about the consultation for the Cavendish Hospital have been some of the most read stories this week. Here is a round up of the news from this week in case you missed any articles the first time round. Sho

Saturday, 14:21 in Regional East
 

Be warned: new phone scam on its way here

Phone scammers are set to try and dupe unwary residents in the East Midlands with a new telephone fraud. People have been urged to hang up if their phone rings and someone asks “Can you hear me?” as their answer to this simple question from an unknown ca

Saturday, 11:52 in Regional East
 


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