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Belper's 'high street' is crowned the best in England

Praise has been lavished on Belper and its rich community spirit after the town’s ‘high street’ was crowned the best in England. Belper town centre came out on top in the Great British High Street Awards, run by the government in partnership with...

Friday, 15:50 in Regional East

'We're still in the title race,' insists Belper Town boss Grant Black

Belper Town are still in the BetVictor NPL South East Division title race, insists boss Grant Black. His message came after the Nailers were pegged back late on at Kidsgrove Athletic and had to settle for a point in a 2-2 draw. A win for table-toppers...

Friday, 11:07 in Sport

More than 120 crimes including sexual assault committed by children aged under 10 in Derbyshire

More than 120 young children in Derbyshire have been investigated by police for a range of crimes including sexual assault, threats to kill and arson. A five-year-old has faced allegations of arson, and six-year-old has been accused of the sexual...

Friday, 09:15 in Regional East

Unsociable shifts and no colour blindness: Minimum requirements for £53,000 Nothern train driver job

Driving a train is the stuff of schoolboy dreams – and after rail firm Northern advertised it was looking for drivers, loads of people fancied getting behind the wheel for the £53,000 a year job. That’s the salary you’d get after three years of...

Wednesday, 15:33 in Regional East

Derbyshire pair banned from keeping dogs for life after leaving Akita-cross to suffer skin condition for...

A man and a woman who left their pet Akita-cross dog with an untreated skin condition - which made her completely bald - have been banned from keeping dogs for life. Hayley Langton, 23, and her uncle Derek Yeomans, 69, of Willowcroft Road, Spondon,...

Tuesday, 18:57 in Regional East

These are the 20 most popular baby girl and boy names in the world

If you are feeling overwhelmed by choice and need some inspiration, Nameberry has revealed the top baby names that have worldwide appeal. The baby naming website collated data from countries across the globe, including New Zealand, Turkey, Monaco and...

Tuesday, 15:58 in Regional East

New trainee firefighters to protect and serve with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed 12 new trainee firefighters to help serve and protect the community. The new trainees attended the service’s joint police and fire training centre in Ripley this month to begin a 16-week intensive...

Tuesday, 11:24 in Regional East

How much extra will you pay to help police keep us safe?

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa is asking the public if they would support a small increase in council tax to keep Derbyshire safe. Launching a new online survey, Mr Dhindsa said more resources were needed to repair the damage...

Monday, 12:14 in Regional East

A Derbyshire man has been jailed for a child sex offence

Two men - including a Derbyshire man - have been jailed for child sex offences. Nottingham Crown Court recently heard how Adnan Farzat, 36, of Pandora Road, Camden, London, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. He was jailed for attempting...

19 January 2020 in Regional East

Derbyshire police are appealing for information to help trace a missing boy

Derbyshire police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of missing teenager Cayne-Oby Carlin. Cayne-Oby was last seen leaving his home in Heanor at 12.30pm on January 18 riding a light-blue pushbike. It is understood Cayne-Oby travelled to...

19 January 2020 in Regional East

Belper Town's promotion bid hit by last-minute goal

Belper Town were on the brink of an excellent victory before conceding in the very last minute of a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Kidsgrove Athletic, dropping two vital points. With BetVictor Northern Premier S/East promotion rivals Cleethorpes and Stamford...

19 January 2020 in Sport

Derbyshire grandfather was killed after he was stabbed three times in the legs

A grandfather was killed after he was stabbed three times in the legs by a man who was supposed to rob him of “several thousand pounds of cocaine,” a court has heard. Derby Crown Court recently heard how former RAF serviceman Simon Jones, 57, of...

19 January 2020 in Regional East

A cold and frosty start with a dry and sunny day ahead

A cold and frosty start has been forecast for today, Sunday, January 19, for South Yorkshire and Derbyshire with more dry and sunny conditions to follow. The Met Office has outlined low temperatures to begin the day with cold and frosty conditions to...

19 January 2020 in Regional East

Fancy earning £53,000 a year as a Northern train driver? Here's how to apply

It’s the job of a million school boy dreams - and if you’ve ever fancied driving a train, here’s the chance to turn it into reality. Rail firm Northern – which operates services across South Yorkshire and beyond – is looking to recruit drivers – and...

18 January 2020 in Regional East

Farmer, 82, from near Sheffield becomes unlikely YouTube star with millions of fans around globe

A retired 82-year-old farmer from near Sheffield has become an unlikely YouTube sensation – after clocking up a whopping five million views for his videos and becoming a global favourite. John Butler, who was an organic farmer in Lincolnshire and who...

18 January 2020 in Regional East

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