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Investigation into New Year’s Day sexual assault ongoing

Investigation’s are ongoing to find a taxi driver who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in his cab in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Two women got into a taxi sometime between 2.30am and 3am from outside the King’s Head, in Market Place, Ilkeston.

today, 16:05 in Regional East

Long Eaton GPs promote benefits of new same-day service

GP practices in Erewash say a new joint initiative is proving successful in ensuring patients can access primary care at short notice. Patients in Long Eaton who call their GP for an appointment that day may now be directed to the new On Day service, whi

today, 14:47 in Regional East

Man died after falling from Derby’s Market Hall

The man who died after apparently falling while carrying out work at Derby’s Market Hall was from Sandiacre. Derbyshire Police have identified the man as William Ball, aged 37. The police were called to the Market Hall at around 4.20am on Wednesday, Janu

today, 14:42 in Regional East

Get on your bike for Europe’s oldest charity cycle

When’s the last time you rode a bike? According to a new survey by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) the average East Midlands residents haven’t cycled in a whopping nine and-a-half years. Also, more than one in five – 23 per cent – had avoided taking t

today, 14:42 in Regional East

REVEALED: Derbyshire schools GCSE performance tables

The latest GCSE performance tables for Derbyshire’s schools have been published by the Department for Education. But this year’s figures are different to previous years and now look at two new headlines measures - progress 8 and attainment 8. The new are

today, 14:22 in Regional East

Top 10 most complained about adverts of 2016

Adverts are something we can’t avoid but not all of them hit the right note. These are the top 10 most complained about adverts of last year.

today, 12:33 in Regional East

Cop saves pal’s life three times

An Ilkeston policeman who brought a friend back from the brink of death three times after he collapsed with a heart attack during a basketball game has spoken about the experience. Insp Roberts, 49, was coaching Ilkeston Outlaws basketball team when old

today, 12:06 in Regional East

Have you seen missing Casey?

Derbyshire Police are increasingly concerned as to the whereabouts of missing 17-year-old Casey Mckeown. Casey was last seen on Friday, January 13, at her home address in Long Eaton. She is described as white, 5ft 3ins tall, of a slim build and has long

today, 11:27 in Regional East

Sunshine and colder conditions

Here is the weather for today (Friday, January 20). A cloudy start in the north with hill fog and some spots of drizzle. Clearer skies further south frost and fog patches in the morning. Sunshine and colder conditions will spread north to all parts throu

today, 08:48 in Regional East

Mountain bike, jewellery and cash stolen

Derbyshire Police are appealing for information after a high value mountain bike, bespoke jewellery, and a large amount of cash were stolen from a home in Long Eaton. Sometime between 6.15am and 11.45am on Friday, January 6, thieves entered a house in Sy

today, 08:05 in Regional East

M1 southbound re-opens after multi-vehicle crash

The southbound carriageway of the M1 has now reopened. The motorway had been closed between junctions 29 and 28 after a crash between a van and a car this morning (Thursday, January 19). Delays and congestion are still expected. A woman remains in hospit

today, 08:05 in Regional East

HS2 planners to hold community information events

HS2 planners are to stage community information events in Trowell and Long Eaton in the coming weeks, to discuss the project’s impact. The meetings are part of a public consultation on the Birmingham to Leeds branch of the high speed rail line. The Gover

yesterday, 20:52 in Regional East

Tesco recall ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies. The health risk was sparked after it was discovered that the sauce coating Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken contained nuts, which were n

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional East

Grants of up to £35k for Derbyshire rural businesses

Rural businesses could benefit from up to £35,000 to help them grow, thanks to funding from the EU. Derbyshire County Council is working with Derbyshire Economic Partnership to help distribute a £1.7m funding pot from the European Union to support rural

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional East

Thorntons recall their Jolly Santa on safety grounds

Thorntons is recalling its Thorntons hollow milk chocolate Jolly Santa 200g models because the product may contain a piece of plastic which could represent a safety risk Thorntons is recalling the product detailed below: Product: Thorntons Hollow Milk Ch

yesterday, 16:08 in Regional East

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