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FIGHT FOR FRACKING: Company defends controversial industry

FIGHT FOR FRACKING: Company defends controversial industry

The man who wants to frack under Derbyshire has issued a passionate defence of his much-maligned industry. Shale gas exploration in the East Midlands could soon become reality, despite being vehemently opposed in many parts of the region.

Friday, 23:33 in Regional East
 
Chesterfield pub to officially reopen under new ownership

Chesterfield pub to officially reopen under new ownership

New life is being breathed into a pub in Chesterfield. The St Helens Inn on Sheffield Road will officially reopen on Friday with a party from 7pm. It will be under new ownership after the previous business which ran the premises, St Helens Public...

Wednesday, 09:45 in Regional East
 
All Saints Tap owners insist food hygiene standards have improved

All Saints Tap owners insist food hygiene standards have improved

A business couple insist food hygiene standards have improved at their venue in Chesterfield - two months after inspectors raised concerns. Daniel and Christina Power, owners of the All Saints Tap, say they are confident the popular premises will be...

Wednesday, 09:45 in Regional East
 
Jobs saved as Derbyshire firm is rescued out of administration

Jobs saved as Derbyshire firm is rescued out of administration

All 18 jobs have been saved at a Staveley engineering firm after it was bought out of administration by an existing director. D.C. Steelfabs Ltd specialised in metal fabrications for customers in the energy, mining, transportation and construction...

Wednesday, 09:45 in Regional East
 
Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts. While a reaction to peanuts is one...

Wednesday, 09:45 in Regional East
 
Hope Valley school smashes charity target in support of Thomas Theyer Foundation

Hope Valley school smashes charity target in support of Thomas Theyer Foundation

Pupils and staff at a Hope Valley primary school have raised £3,896 for the Thomas Theyer Foundation. Grindleford Primary School organised a range of fundraising events throughout the year - smashing their original target of £1,000. The Thomas Theyer...

Monday, 15:18 in Regional East
 
CONGRATULATIONS: Chesterfield College graduates celebrate

CONGRATULATIONS: Chesterfield College graduates celebrate

Chesterfield College students and apprentices have graduated. Family, friends and academics joined the graduates at a celebration at Casa Hotel on Friday. Almost 300 people graduated with a range of qualifications from higher national diplomas to...

Monday, 15:18 in Regional East
 

VIDEO: The best in commerce and industry celebrated at Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2017

It was a night of celebration for Chesterfield firm Thermotex Engineering at the Derbyshire Times Business Awards. The family-run company based on Broom Business Park in the town won a hat-trick of awards while managing director Chloe Watmore won the...

11 November 2017 in Regional East
 
Collision causes long delays at M1 junction 29 northbound

Collision causes long delays at M1 junction 29 northbound

There are long delays on the M1 following a collision between two HGVs. Highways England have tweeted at 12.54pm: Correction to the last tweet - collision on #M1 N/B at J29 is between 2 HGV’s. Debris at scene also so please pass with care Lane 1...

11 November 2017 in Regional East
 
New women's clothes shop opens in Chesterfield at former Johnsons building

New women's clothes shop opens in Chesterfield at former Johnsons building

A new women's clothes shop has opened in Chesterfield. Dotique has launched at the Chatsworth Road premises where ironmongers Johnsons used to be based. The building has undergone an extensive refurbishment - most noticeably it is now white. Dotique...

11 November 2017 in Regional East
 
LETTER: Marathon route needs thinking about

LETTER: Marathon route needs thinking about

Having read Mr Rimmington’s letter regarding the problems caused by the latest Chesterfield Half Marathon (Lives were ‘disrupted’ - October 26), I would like to add that I totally agree with him. A colleague of mine who is a carer had to go to a...

10 November 2017 in Regional East
 
LETTER: ‘Aroused’ horse was probably just cooling off

LETTER: ‘Aroused’ horse was probably just cooling off

With regards to the Winster calendar and the ‘horse sexually aroused’ on the front cover. A lot of the time a horse does the extension to just to cool off. 
As your article reports, David Bentley often sees the horse in that state, so I agree with...

10 November 2017 in Regional East
 
REVEALED: Chesterfield’s addiction to ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

REVEALED: Chesterfield’s addiction to ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

Gamblers in Chesterfield lost more than £2.5m on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in just one year. The shocking statistic was revealed in a report from the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, who have carried out extensive research into their use.

8 November 2017 in Regional East
 
Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the November 9 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below. Other Andrew Colin Peter Warne, 52, of No Fixed Abode. Admitted two counts of failing to comply with supervision...

8 November 2017 in Regional East
 
New-look pizza and carvery restaurant opens after refurbishment

New-look pizza and carvery restaurant opens after refurbishment

A restaurant has opened its doors for the first time after undergoing a refurbishment - creating new jobs. The Young Vanish Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, on The Hill, Glapwell, opened to customers on Friday, November 3 after a three week closure....

8 November 2017 in Regional East
 
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