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School welcomes trio of teachers to key leadership roles

School welcomes trio of teachers to key leadership roles

Three new senior teachers are settling into life at Lady Manners School this term. Headteacher Duncan Meikle has recruited department heads for maths, English and languages, after previous post-holders retired or moved on. He said: “We have a strong...

yesterday, 12:22 in Regional East
 
POLL: Should the smacking of children be banned?

POLL: Should the smacking of children be banned?

With the Scottish Government confirming this week that the smacking of children is to be banned in the country, a debate is now underway as to whether the rest of the UK should follow suit. New legislation, which went out for consultation over the...

yesterday, 11:47 in Regional East
 
BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies after being struck by train in Derbyshire

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies after being struck by train in Derbyshire

A woman has died after being struck by a train in Derbyshire. The British Transport Police confirmed that the female was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision near Alfreton on Sunday morning. The death has led to rail services between Derby...

Sunday, 16:40 in Regional East
 
Young man suffers life-threatening injuries in 'deliberate hit-and-run' in Derbyshire

Young man suffers life-threatening injuries in 'deliberate hit-and-run' in Derbyshire

A young man has suffered life-threatening injuries after he was the victim of a 'hit-and-run' incident in Derbyshire in the early hours of this morning. Detectives are now urgently appealing to members of the public to help them find the vehicle...

Sunday, 14:57 in Regional East
 

Derbyshire has biggest pothole problem in East Midlands

Derbyshire has the biggest pothole problem in the East Midlands, with over £4 million being spent on repairs. New research by Confused.com has looked at the number of potholes reported to councils in the area in 2016 and the cost of repairing them.

Saturday, 11:44 in Regional East
 
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever. It could be when they are Picking their kids up from school, when making their way home from a night out, or, as it did for Miriam Parker, when walking across the road at a pedestrian...

Thursday, 13:20 in Regional East
 
Work under way on new Darley Dale Medical Centre

Work under way on new Darley Dale Medical Centre

Construction work is now officially under way on a new medical centre expected to serve almost 8,000 patients in the Derbyshire Dales. The new premises for Darley Dale Medical Centre are expected to open late next year, offering a modern,...

Thursday, 09:34 in Regional East
 
One in five witness someone who needs CPR but the majority do nothing to help

One in five witness someone who needs CPR but the majority do nothing to help

A fifth of people witness somebody collapse and need CPR but most of them do absolutely nothing to help, according to worrying new research. An estimated one in five adults in the UK witness someone collapse who needs immediate CPR, yet the majority...

Tuesday, 16:41 in Regional East
 
Experts recommend flu jab as fears grow of worst UK epidemic for 50 years

Experts recommend flu jab as fears grow of worst UK epidemic for 50 years

The worst flu epidemic is on the way to the UK according to experts who are advising vulnerable people and everyone to get flu jabs. In September, it was reported there had been 170,000 influenza cases in Australia, twice that of 2016, and more than...

16 October 2017 in Regional East
 
HS2 will bring 74,000 jobs and £4billion, report claims

HS2 will bring 74,000 jobs and £4billion, report claims

High speed rail route HS2 could bring 74,000 jobs and almost £4billion to the region’s economy by 2043, a new report has claimed. The East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy details the opportunities HS2 presents to drive long-term growth for the area - and...

16 October 2017 in Regional East
 
Two thirds of East Midlands dogs enjoy two or more walks a day - more walks than dogs living in the West Midlands

Two thirds of East Midlands dogs enjoy two or more walks a day - more walks than dogs living in the West...

In a recent survey it has been released that people living in the East Midlands walk their dogs more often than dog owners in the West Midlands.

14 October 2017 in Regional East
 
85-year-old woman dies in horror market place crash

85-year-old woman dies in horror market place crash

An 85-year-old pedestrian has died after being in collision with a van. The woman was involved in a collision with a reversing van on the Market Place in Bakewell, near to the market stalls at around 4.30pm on Monday. She was taken to hospital but...

12 October 2017 in Regional East
 
Brothers to recreate father’s historic rail feat on mobility scooters

Brothers to recreate father’s historic rail feat on mobility scooters

A Derbyshire Dales family will fulfil a long-held wish this weekend as they set out on a fundraising trek along a route where their forefather entered local folklore. John and Geoff Buckley, 83 and 79, will be joined by sons Simon, David and Jonathan...

12 October 2017 in Regional East
 


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