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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, 14:44 in Regional East

Running hero Rob Jebb to headline Buxton Adventure Festival

World Skyrunning and British Fell Running champion Rob Jebb will headline the Lowepro Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday March 7. He will talk about his extraordinary running and cycling career, from finishing next to last in his first junior race...

today, 14:06 in Regional East

Car ends up on its roof in Buxton crash

Firefighters and police attended a crash in Buxton last night. In a tweet posted shortly after 11.50pm, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to Fairfield Common and found a vehicle on its roof. The tweet said: "There was no...

today, 10:08 in Regional East

COLUMN: Rotary clubs have made the world of difference

On 23 February 1905, Chicago lawyer Paul P. Harris created the first Rotary club, initially to promote professional acquaintance. He soon added ‘Service’ and in 1907 the Chicago Rotarians built the city’s first ‘public comfort station’. Rotary spread...

today, 06:42 in Regional East

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, 13:01 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, 11:29 in Regional East

What made the news 25, 50 and 100 years ago in Buxton and High Peak

Here's a look back at the stories making the headlines 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Buxton Advertiser & Herald. 25 YEARS AGO Serpentine Nursery - used to produce up to 65,000 bedding out plants a year for use in High Peak - could be set to...

Friday, 17:07 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, 15:41 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

Council tax will rise in High Peak by nearly 3%

High Peak Borough Council will be charging you more for council tax, parking your car, going for a swim and even burying a loved one. The rises were voted in by councillors last week during a meeting which was held in the Pavilion Gardens and will see...

Friday, 14:18 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, 14:07 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, 14:07 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, 12:38 in Regional East

Police alert residents to secure homes following double burglary

Police are urging residents to take care after two homes on the same street were targeted by burglars. Both the homes targeted were on Platt Street, Padfield, Glossop; one was targeted between 8.55pm and 9.30pm on Saturday, February 17, and the other...

Friday, 11:41 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

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