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CAUGHT: Car used in Cambs burglary stopped on M1

A car which was used in a burglary in Cambridgeshire was apprehended today by Derbyshire Police on the M1. When the car was intercepted by the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit, its driver was found to have no insurance or licence. During a subsequent drug

33 min. ago in Regional East

Ilkeston nurse honoured for ‘going the extra mile’ for patients

A specialist nurse from Ilkeston has been honoured for going the extra mile for patients. Helen Greaves, one of the top clinical nurse specialists in continence care in Derbyshire, received an award in recognition of her work to improve care for patients

33 min. ago in Regional East

Missing 14-year-old found ‘safe and well’

A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier today has been found safe and well. Kaleigha McNaul lives in Nottingham but was last seen in West Hallam. Derbyshire. Police say they would like to thank everyone who shared their appeal.

today, 16:00 in Regional East

QUICK QUIZ: What’s been going on this week?

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport, politics and all the rest. But how much attention have you been paying to the stories hitting the headlines? Answer our quick quiz questions and find out... And don’t forget to share your score and c

today, 15:31 in Regional East

‘Killer clown’ craze not acceptable, Derbyshire police say

Police chiefs are appealing for people to report incidents of “menacing” clowns following a number of recent sightings across the county, including in Chesterfield. This week the Derbyshire Times published a video which showed people dressed as clowns la

today, 15:31 in Regional East

Ilkeston firm fined £270,000 after worker suffers head injuries

Ilkeston’s Stanton Bonna Concrete has been fined £270,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than £24,000 after one of its employees suffered head injuries when preparing to clean a concrete mixer. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard how a heavy lid to the conc

today, 15:12 in Regional East

Missing 17-year-old found ‘safe and well’

A 17-year-old who was reported missing yesterday has been found safe and well. Marsha Hawksworth, who lives in Cossall but was reported missing from Derby, was being sought by Derbyshire Police who had reason to believe she may have travelled to Chesterf

today, 12:34 in Regional East

PLEASE SHARE: Police appeal over missing 14-year-old

Have you seen missing teenager Kaleigha McNaul? Kaleigha, 14, was reported missing from the Canning Circus area of Nottingham but was last seen in the West Hallam area of Derbyshire at 8.15pm on Wednesday 19 October. She is described as a white south Eur

today, 11:48 in Regional East

Man rescued from Sandiacre lorry smash

A man was rescued by the fire service after his lorry crashed in Sandiacre yesterday. The incident took place at 4.30pm on Stanton Road and involved one lorry. The man - who was trapped in the vehicle by his injuries - was removed from the lorry using po

today, 11:27 in Regional East

TRAFFIC NEWS: Lane closed on southbound M1

One lane of the M1 southbound will be closed this morning to allow the Highways Agency to complete overnight roadworks. The closure is affecting the stretch between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) and J28, A38 (Alfreton). The lane is expected to reopen at aroun

today, 08:54 in Regional East

WEATHER FORECAST: A mostly dry day with sunny spells

The Met Office forecast for the East Midlands for today Friday, October 21 is for a mostly dry day with sunny spells. There will be a chilly start with low cloud, mist or fog lifting. A few isolated showers may develop, most likely around the coast. Ligh

today, 07:59 in Regional East

VIDEO: ‘Corsa Cannibals’ come to Derbyshire

Car criminals who prey on Vauxhall Corsa owners by stripping their vehicles for parts have arrived in Derbyshire. The criminals - known as ‘Corsa Cannibals’ - take front bumpers, wings, bonnets, headlights, and wheels from cars often leaving owners with

today, 07:59 in Regional East

COLUMN: ‘Let’s do something about modern slavery’

Slavery isn’t just something that happened a long time ago and far away, it’s happening right now and right here in Derbyshire, but the good news is that we can all do something about it. What can we do about modern slavery? First, we need to recognise t

today, 07:59 in Regional East

PICTURES: Ilkeston’s historic Charter Fair returns

One of the oldest and largest street fairs in Europe is back in Ilkeston. Now in its 764th year, the Ilkeston Charter Fair attracts thousands of people and transforms the town centre into a colourful spectacle with some of the biggest and best travelling

yesterday, 16:47 in Regional East

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead. NEW WORKS Matlock Road, Belper: bridge repairs, 6pm to 6am, October 22-23; diversion will be in place. Back Street, Castleton: water main renewal, October 22-30; diversion v

yesterday, 16:47 in Regional East

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