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Council invites residents to view plans for new cycle path in Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council is inviting residents to view plans for a new cycle path in north east Derbyshire. Detailed designs for a new shared cycle path along the B6057 between Dronfield and Unstone will be on show at two venues next week. If...

yesterday, 16:01 in Regional East
 

Join a trek to raise money for Marie Curie

Unleash your adventurous spirit and raise money for a good cause. That’s the message from Marie Curie, the UK’s leading charity for people with a terminal illness. Marie Curie treks are a fantastic way to see the places you never imagined you could!...

yesterday, 14:43 in Regional East
 

How will Derbyshire County Council save £12million in 2018-19?

Next Thursday, councillors at Conservative-led Derbyshire County Council are expected to approve £12.3million cuts to services during 2018-19. Here we take a look at what are likely to be the most controversial savings... Adult care The county council...

yesterday, 14:07 in Regional East
 

COLUMN: Simple steps you can take to ward off winter chills

Winter was much more fun when I was a child. Sledging, snowball fights, clouds of icy-breath and if we were really lucky, the odd day off school when the roads were impassable. Nowadays I just want to stay warm and indoors in front of the fire with a...

yesterday, 12:25 in Regional East
 

Man rescued from flat fire in Clay Cross

A man was rescued when fire broke out in his flat last night. Firefighters from Chesterfield and Clay Cross were called to the property on Meadow Road, Clay Cross, at 8.30pm. A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: "Fire crews rescued one male...

yesterday, 10:09 in Regional East
 

Armed police attend incident in Chesterfield

Derbyshire Constabulary's armed response unit attended an incident in Chesterfield last night. Officers received a report of a man with a knife in the area. The man has mental health problems. A force spokesman said: "He is now with officers and...

yesterday, 09:08 in Regional East
 

Major rescue underway after serious crash on Derbyshire road

Part of a Derbyshire road has been closed after a serious collision. Derbyshire Constabulary said the B6179 Derby Road is currently shut outside Denby Pottery, Denby. A force spokesman said: “All emergency services are at the scene. “The road will be...

yesterday, 08:39 in Regional East
 

Chesterfield Champion tells why town is a great place to live, work and socialise

My name is Natalie Randall, I’m 23 and I’m a digital marketing apprentice at In The Works PR. I’ve lived in Chesterfield for most of my life and am very glad to be working for a local, independent, growing company. My role in the company combines lots...

yesterday, 08:39 in Regional East
 

VIDEO & PICTURES: Inside Chesterfield's old Co-op building

The Derbyshire Times has been granted exclusive access inside Chesterfield's former Co-op building as it undergoes its £10.5million revitalisation. Eagerly-anticipated work is currently underway to transform the prominent premises on Elder Way - and...

Saturday, 16:55 in Regional East
 

PICTURES: The disgusting sights inspectors found inside a Chinese takeaway

A Derbyshire takeaway owner has been ordered to pay more than £8,000 after he admitted three food hygiene crimes in court. Erewash Borough Council successfully prosecuted Ying Yung Chen, the owner of China Palace on Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, after...

Saturday, 15:05 in Regional East
 

Wanted: Volunteers to help out at National Trust properties

Conservation charity National Trust is looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Derbyshire. People from all walks of life are required to help across a variety of roles, which include welcoming visitors as a room guide, baking in...

Saturday, 14:34 in Regional East
 

Derbyshire County Council's leader says his child is deaf - and defends services

The county council's leader has revealed he is a father and an uncle to two deaf children - as he defended his authority's educational support for youngsters with hearing impairments after a charity boss raised concerns. Derbyshire County Council...

Saturday, 14:11 in Regional East
 

12-hour snow alert issued for Derbyshire

Weather experts are warning of snow in Derbyshire. The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be prepared' alert for the county between 6am and 6pm tomorrow. A Met Office spokesman said: "An area of snow is likely to move eastwards across many central...

Saturday, 12:47 in Regional East
 

White van allegedly clipped woman's arm then driver got out and swore at her

Police are investigating reports that a van clipped a woman's arm. The woman said she was getting a child out of the back of a car on Station Road in Langley Mill, near to Shaw's Barbers, when her arm was hit by the wing mirror of a white transit...

Saturday, 11:03 in Regional East
 

Well done to these Chesterfield girls, who've brought joy to homeless Sam

Big-hearted staff at a Chesterfield hairdressers have made a big difference to a homeless man's life. The workers at Viviennes on West Bars invited Sam Watkinson to the salon for a free haircut after they saw him sleeping rough in the town centre....

Saturday, 10:02 in Regional East
 


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