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Hammer-wielding armed robber is due to be sentenced

A hammer-wielding armed robber who struck at a newsagent’s shop in Cromford is due to be sentenced. Derby Crown Court heard on Friday, January 18, how Brian Spencer, 44, of Chestnut Court, Cromford, raided Cromford Newsagent shop, on Market Place, on...

yesterday, 15:32 in Regional East

Convicted robber escapes from prison

Ryan Blakeney, 26, absconded from HMP Sudbury open prison on Thursday, January 18. He was convicted of robbery at Birmingham Crown Court in February 2014 and was sentenced to eight years imprisonment. Blakeney is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, of...

yesterday, 14:27 in Regional East

Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

eople in Derbyshire are being urged to take five minutes to pass on safety advice about how to avoid scams and frauds. Take Five Week is a national campaign aiming to make people stop and think when they are asked for personal details. And on Tuesday...

yesterday, 13:30 in Regional East

Thug attacked bar manager after she was refused a drink

A thug who was refused a drink at a bar reacted by pursuing the manager and repeatedly attacking her. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, January 17, how Angela Garbutt, 47, of Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, attacked the manager at the...

yesterday, 13:30 in Regional East

Trolley-dash thief strikes again as she struggles with cancer fears

A trolley-dash thief who has been living in fear of cancer and battling to overcome a drug addiction has struck again. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, January 17, how Angela Lane, 45, of Beighton Street, Ripley, stole £351.36 worth...

yesterday, 12:33 in Regional East

Over 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health carried out at Childline's Notts base

More than 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health were carried out at Childline's Nottinghamshire base last year. A total of 10,115 counselling sessions with young people from across the UK took place at the Nottingham base in 2016/17. Across...

yesterday, 11:42 in Regional East

UKIP dpeuty leader resigns over leadership controversy

UKIP’s deputy leader has resigned in protest over Henry Bolton’s refusal to step down as head of the party. Margot Parker, an MEP for the East Midlands, said that Mr Bolton had left the party in “limbo” and that he should go “sooner rather than...

yesterday, 11:20 in Regional East

VIDEO: Dramatic CCTV footage of hit-and-run in Derbyshire released as police re-appeal for information

Police investigating a hit-and-run that left a 19-year-old man in a wheelchair have released CCTV footage of the incident. The video has been released as part of a renewed appeal for information. The man was crossing the road when a dark car -...

yesterday, 10:05 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Monday, January 22. Stay with us here for all the latest travel, weather and news.

yesterday, 07:45 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Start your day with us

Good morning and welcome to our live Rise and Shine feed on Monday, January 22. Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

yesterday, 06:54 in Regional East

How Derbyshire County Council plans to 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...

Sunday, 16:40 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!...

Sunday, 14:48 in Regional East

Snow falling in Derbyshire

Snow is falling in parts of Derbyshire. A Met Office yellow 'be prepared' alert for snow and ice in the county came into force at 6am and ends at 6pm. In its latest update, a Derbyshire County Council spokesman said: "Snow is coming down heavily...

Sunday, 10:35 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, 15:17 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, 14:31 in Regional East

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