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Police caught a boozy motorist after they spotted her slow and suspicious driving

Police who spotted and stopped a motorist who was driving in a suspicious manner in Chesterfield discovered that she was over the drink-drive limit. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on February 13 how Claire Weatherhead, 42, of Longdale Drive,...

yesterday, 15:04 in Regional East

Derbyshire man is fined after exposing his private parts to a teenage girl in the street

A man with mental health issues shocked a 14-year-old girl as he dropped his trousers and exposed himself in a street. Chesterfield magistrates’ court on February 13 how Kristian William Harrison, 33, of Kirkstone Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, admitted...

yesterday, 14:38 in Regional East

Derbyshire County Council failed mum who was trying to get proper school care for her vulnerable son

Derbyshire County Council has had to pay out nearly £3,000 for failing a parent who was trying to get proper school care for her vulnerable son. A watchdog has ruled the council dragged its feet in preparing a suitable plan for supporting the...

yesterday, 13:28 in Regional East

Judge threatens a Derbyshire thug with jail after he grabbed a woman by the neck and bit her nose

A judge told a thug he was lucky not to be getting a prison sentence after the defendant had grabbed a woman by the throat and bitten her nose. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on February 12 how Anthony Marriott, 26, of Derwent Drive, Tibshelf,...

yesterday, 13:23 in Regional East

One-legged thief fled with £1,859 worth of coats from three Go Outdoors’ stores

A one-legged thief who stole hundreds of pounds worth of jackets from three Go Outdoors’ stores has been ordered to pay £1,859 in compensation. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on February 12 how Ryan Stewart Buttery, 34, stole £750 worth of...

yesterday, 12:13 in Regional East

Drug-user was caught with cannabis plant roots at his Derbyshire home after a police raid

A drug-user who was caught growing cannabis plants at his home during a police raid has been fined. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on February 12 how Mark Anthony William Green, 49, of Rotherwood Road, Killamarsh, was found by police with the...

yesterday, 10:36 in Regional East

Pictures as sports car crashes into Derbyshire home sending boulders smashing through windows

A couple say they are suprised no-one was killed after a sports car ploughed into their garden wall and sent boulders hurtling through their windows. The red Jaguar F-Type smashed into the wall at around 1.45pm on Saturday and caused around £12,000 of...

yesterday, 10:36 in Regional East

Derbyshire friends get ready to take on gruelling challenge for hospice

A group of seven friends are to take on a gruelling challenge for a north Derbyshire hospice. Oliver Bryan, Joe Bryan, Liam Carey, Robert Payne, Edd Mellor, Robert Mountney and Sam Harper will climb the highest peak in each of England, Scotland,...

yesterday, 10:21 in Regional East

This is why you might have less money in your pay packet from April

Millions of UK workers are set to see a fall in their take home pay from April. Changes to pension contributions mean that from April millions of people will see their workplace pension contribution increase from three per cent of their salary to five...

yesterday, 10:21 in Regional East

Rumour Mill: Zinedine Zidane lays down demands to take over as Chelsea boss, while Saudi prince eyes...

Zinedine Zidane will only take over as manager of Chelsea if he is given a £200 million transfer kitty, and the Blues offer playmaker Eden Hazard a new contract. That’s according to today’s football rumour mill, which also suggests that Saudi crown...

yesterday, 09:56 in Sport

This is what the weather will be like today

Here is the weather forecast for today (Monday, February 18). Breezy but fine with some sunshine during the morning. Cloudier conditions and some showery rain should move eastwards into the afternoon, probably clearing to further sunny spells for most...

yesterday, 07:50 in Regional East

Unattended blaze had to be put out at Belper

Firefighters were called to put out a fire at the rear of a property in Belper. Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service said the blaze on Whitemoor Lane at 9.14pm on Saturday (February 17) had been left unattended. Firefighters tackle house fire in Bargate

Sunday, 09:02 in Regional East

Firefighters tackle house fire in Bargate

Firefighters were called to extinguish a house fire in Bargate. Crews from Duffield extinguished the fire in a log burner on Belper Road at 1.23am this morning (Sunday February 17). They ventilated the property and gave advice to the occupiers. Man...

Sunday, 09:02 in Regional East

Man rescued from vehicle crash in Holbrook

Firefighters rescued a motorist after a vehicle crash in Holbrook. Derbyshire Fire Services were called to the accident involving one vehicle on Makeny Road this morning at 1.20am. One male was removed from the vehicle. Firecrews from Duffield Station...

Sunday, 08:41 in Regional East

Charity’s alert over silent killer hiding in schools and houses

Asbestos is a silent killer which lurks in old schools, houses and factories. It can lie hidden in vinyl tiles, Artexed ceilings, fuse boxes and cold water tanks - but when exposed it unleashes lethal fibres which can trigger the asbestos cancer...

Sunday, 08:03 in Regional East

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