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Man helped fearsome blackmailer stay on the run from police

A man who tried to help a fearsome blackmailer to evade police has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice. Nottingham Crown Court heard on Wednesday, March 22, how Russell Greenhalgh, 49, had denied conspiring to pervert the course of just

39 min. ago in Regional East

Man racially abused his girlfriend’s father and kicked his door

A man racially abused the father of his girlfriend and damaged a door at his home after his partner had returned to her parents. Karl Anthony Dawes, 34, tried to kick down Peter Machon’s door at his home on Lowes Hill, at Ripley, and also sent abusive te

today, 12:02 in Regional East

Cameras head out to 23 Derbyshire routes to catch speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Sunday, April 9. A6005 Derby Road, Long Eaton A6 Darley Dale A6005 Derby Road, Spondon A6096 Ladywood Road, Kirk Hallam A511 Swadlincote A6007 Shipley A514 Osmaston Road, Derby A6

today, 10:40 in Regional East

Man attacked estranged wife after fearing he would be left destitute

A man unleashed a nasty attack on his estranged wife after they had separated and the pressure of a financial settlement had left him fearing he could be left destitute. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, March 22, how Paul Wakefield, 62

today, 10:03 in Regional East

Boozed-up husband assaulted his wife after a row

A booze-fuelled husband assaulted his wife after a row and left her with a bleeding nose. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, March 22, how Nathan Worthy, 36, of Castle Hill, Holmesfield, pushed his wife Amy Worthy who fell onto a worktop

today, 09:19 in Regional East

Man who punched hole in ex’s wall gets a community order

A man has been given a community order for causing damage on the same day when he had just completed a previous community order for a previous conviction. Jake Harrison, 21, of Cornwall Drive, Brimington, Chesterfield, punched a hole in a staircase wall

today, 09:10 in Regional East

Firefighters have busy weekend across Derbyshire

Firefighters have been busy attending a number of incidents across Derbyshire this weekend. Here’s a short breakdown of incidents reported to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday Alfreton Red extinguished a lawn mower on fi

today, 08:57 in Regional East

Getting ‘wasted’: Youngsters sniffing fumes from burning wheelie bins to get high

Kids are literally getting wasted with Britain’s daftest drug craze - sniffing fumes from burning wheelie bins. Youngsters are risking their lives by torching the plastic bins in a bid to get high on the fumes, a waste management company has claimed. Off

yesterday, 13:14 in Regional East

Do we work longer when the clocks change?

It’s not long now until the clocks change on 26 March, heralding the start of summer, blue skies, light evenings, and good times. But despite the extra daylight, it seems that the average Brit is not looking forward to it, or automatically planning how h

yesterday, 13:14 in Regional East

WIN! Family ticket to Gulliver’s Easter Extravaganza

We’ve teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give away three family tickets for unforgettable days out this Easter. Throughout Gulliver’s Easter Extravaganza, there are lots of eggstra- special activities planned at Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock

yesterday, 05:31 in Regional East

THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE: Ten amazing things to do in Derbyshire

The weekend has nearly landed – and what better way to kick off the fun than by checking out our indispensable guide to the best things to do across Derbyshire. We’ve scoured the theatres, gig venues and event listings to produce our top ten below. Howev

yesterday, 03:48 in Regional East

CHOKING HAZARD: Products for teething babies recalled due to safety hazards

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard. The products, manufactured by It’s Handmade are aimed at teething babies and were volu

Saturday, 15:14 in Regional East

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year. However, with another nine months to go, there’s plenty more to come!

Saturday, 13:40 in Regional East

Major Derbyshire road closed after crash between car and lorry

Part of a major Derbyshire road was closed last night after a crash between a car and a large goods vehicle. One lane of the A52 was closed east-bound between A5111 and the M1 east of Derby and there were long delays in the area. Police and fire services

Saturday, 12:57 in Regional East

DON’T PANIC: Last minute gifts and ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow and the clock is ticking to find the perfect gift for the number one woman in your life. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered- see below!

Saturday, 12:14 in Regional East

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