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Kayleigh's Love Story film about murdered Kayleigh Haywood film to be shown in Derby schools

An emotive film that tells the story of how a teenage girl was groomed online then raped and murdered is being shown in schools across Derbyshire. Kayleigh's Love Story tells the shocking tale of schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood who was killed in 2015 after s

13 min. ago in Regional East
 
Unison announces five days in a row of Derby school strikes

Unison announces five days in a row of Derby school strikes

There are set to be five days of Derby school strikes in a row next week. The strikes, organised by the union Unison, will be the 14th time industrial action has been taken in a long-running dispute with Derby City Council over school support staff pay.

13 min. ago in Regional East
 

China hi-tech city Xinbei - worth £84 BILLION - wants to team up with Derby

Diplomats in China have expressed a desire to "twin" one of the country's leading hi-tech districts with Derby. Speaking on a visit to England, delegation leader Madame Hu Xiufang – vice director of the People's Congress of Changzhou Xinbei...

29 min. ago in Regional East
 

American Adventure theme park - new drone footage shows state of site

The state of the old American Adventure Theme Park site has been captured on film by a drone. The much-loved park, which was located near Shipley, was home to large white-knuckle attractions for many years. It wassold by owners Granada to leisure company

39 min. ago in Regional East
 
Toyota creates 12 new apprenticeship roles in Derbyshire

Toyota creates 12 new apprenticeship roles in Derbyshire

Budding engineers are being offered the chance to kick-start their careers with manufacturing giant Toyota. The Japanese car maker is encouraging school leavers to apply for a Maintenance Apprenticeship at its Burnaston plant, near Derby. To be eligible

today, 15:34 in Regional East
 
Air ambulance called to crash on M1 in Derbyshire between J28 and J27

Air ambulance called to crash on M1 in Derbyshire between J28 and J27

Two lanes on a stretch of the M1 are closed this afternoon after a crash which required the air ambulance. Details are limited at this stage but traffic company Inrix said the incident happened on the southbound carriageway between Junction 28, for the A

today, 15:08 in Regional East
 
Missing Lesharna Stafford last seen in Clay Cross sparks Derbyshire police appeal

Missing Lesharna Stafford last seen in Clay Cross sparks Derbyshire police appeal

Derbyshire police are asking for help from the public following the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl. Lesharna Stafford was last seen on Friday at 10pm in Clay Cross wearing a navy blue patterned blouse, a short black jacket, black skinny jeans and tr

today, 14:15 in Regional East
 

Watch: footage shot by undercover cop who helped snare Derby drug dealer

Police have released video footage shot secretly by an undercover officer who witnessed a drug deal in the centre of Derby. The footage was taken as part of plain clothes patrols undertaken on unmarked police pushbikes by the Darley Safer Neighbourhood T

today, 13:43 in Regional East
 
Cop convicted of drink-driving fights to save his job at Derby hearing

Cop convicted of drink-driving fights to save his job at Derby hearing

A Derbyshire police officer today launched a bid to save his job after he was convicted of drink-driving. PC Jeremy Spender is facing a misconduct hearing in Derby. The married dad-of-two is alleged to have indicated to a police officer to "clear...

today, 12:49 in Regional East
 
Why the A38 in Derby was at a standstill on Saturday

Why the A38 in Derby was at a standstill on Saturday

The reason that the A38 was at a standstill on Saturday afternoon has been revealed by police. Traffic was backed up for about two miles from the Uttoxeter Road bridge over the dual carriageway from about 1pm. Now police have confirmed what many said on

today, 12:10 in Regional East
 

Couple frantically tried to resusitate boy, 14, who died in fatal scooter crash in South Normanton

A man and a woman desperately tried to resuscitate a 14-year-old boy who died after a horror crash in a Derbyshire road last night. Emily Bott passed the harrowing scene at about 8pm and spotted a teenage boy lying in Fordbridge Lane, surrounded by a gro

today, 12:10 in Regional East
 
Follow Derby's striking support staff as they start their 24-hour vigil - live on Facebook

Follow Derby's striking support staff as they start their 24-hour vigil - live on Facebook

Striking school support staff are taking their dispute with Derby City Council to a new level today as they start a 24-hour vigil over a fair pay review, which Unison claims has cost its members an average of £94 a week lost pay. They are due to begin th

today, 11:23 in Regional East
 

Could the one remaining £5 note worth £50,000 be in Derby?

Did you know you could be sitting on a fortune? And we mean that quite literally if you have a habit of keeping your wallet or purse in your pocket. In December, we reported how four super-rare £5 notes were in circulation in the UK. They were thought to

today, 10:27 in Regional East
 

Check out this AMAZING starling mumuration

A photographer has managed to capture the "mesmerising" moment when thousands of starlings performed ballet in the sky in Derbyshire this weekend. Neil Pledger, who teaches photography, caught the amazing natural spectacle, known as a...

today, 09:09 in Regional East
 
Boy, 14, dies after scooter involved in crash in Fordbridge Lane, South Normanton

Boy, 14, dies after scooter involved in crash in Fordbridge Lane, South Normanton

A 14-year-old boy has died after his scooter was involved in a crash along a Derbyshire road. Officers from Derbyshire police were called to Fordbridge Lane, South Normanton, last night at about 8pm. They said a man has been arrested in connection with t

today, 08:52 in Regional East
 


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