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Fire next to railway disrupting trains to London, Nottingham and Sheffield

A fire has broken out next to the track between East Midlands Parkway and Loughborough and causing disruption to the London St Pancras , Nottingham , Sheffield route. The major disruption started around lunchtime today, Sunday, August 19 and customers...

today, 14:43 in Regional East

Derbyshire Police share concerns for missing 12-year-old boy

The hunt is on to find a 12-year-old boy who has not been seen since Friday. Dre Wilson, from Leicestershire was last seen at 9.05pm running along a street. Officers say he is very distinctive in his appearance and hope that they will help to find him...

today, 12:11 in Regional East

150 young revellers found at illegal Peak District Rave

Three stolen motor bikes and 150 young people were found at an illegal rave in the Peak District. In the early hours of today, Sunday, August 19 at around 2am Derbyshire Polcie and Neighbourhood Watch volunteers successfully found an illegal rave near...

today, 10:45 in Regional East

HGV and car smash on busy High Peak road

Two people have been injured after a HGV and a car collided on a busy High Peak road. Today, Saturday, August `18 at just after 11am all emergency services were called to the A515. A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said service: “Firefighters...

yesterday, 12:59 in Regional East

Police crack down on illegal Peak District raves

Illegal Peak District raves are being targeted and tackled by Derbyshire Police and members of the community. Special Constables, Neighbourhood Watch members and officers from the Derbyshire Rural Crime team are carrying out joint patrols to help...

yesterday, 10:17 in Regional East

Reading and Leeds Festivals await for New Mills musicians

Two musicians from New Mills are getting ready to perform at Reading and Leeds Festivals alongside the likes of Kings of Leon and Fall Out Boy. Callum Smith, 27, and Arthur Davies, 26, make up psych-rock band WUZI, alongside bandmates Tom Baker and...

Friday, 17:08 in Regional East

Pedestrians feel vulnerable on ‘danger’ High Peak road

More than 250 residents have signed a petition calling for a safer route along a stretch of road in Chinley that has 
become a danger spot for “vulnerable” pedestrians. The petition, to the highways and planning departments at Derbyshire County...

Friday, 17:02 in Regional East

Police appeal after window is damaged at Buxton shop

Police are appealing for information after a shop window was damaged in Buxton. It is believed the windows to the front of a business at The Cavendish Arcade were damaged sometime between 5.30am and 6.30am on Saturday August 11. Anyone who saw...

Friday, 17:02 in Regional East

Derbyshire Police lacks ethnic diversity compared to population

Derbyshire Constabulary has a disproportionately low number of black and ethnic minority (BME) officers and only one senior BME officer. New Home Office figures show that in March this year, the equivalent of 60 full time BME officers were employed by...

Friday, 16:11 in Regional East

Buxton author’s new book explores the history of town’s architecture

If you have ever wandered the streets of Buxton and wondered how its magnificent streetscape was formed over the centuries, a new book has been published this week which might answer all those questions. ‘Buxton in 50 Buildings’ is part of a series of...

Friday, 16:02 in Regional East

Chesterfield panto star Roxanne Pallett in Celebrity Big Brother House

Roxanne Pallett - the star of this year’s panto in Chesterfield - has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house. Her 12 housemates on the Channel 5 hit show include Coronation Street and Neighbours star Ryan Thomas TOWIE star Dan Osborne, Cheers actress...

Friday, 15:16 in Regional East

It’s not Project Fear but Project Reality!

Like European leaders in 1914, Britain is sleepwalking towards (Brexit) catastrophe. While over the last few weeks government ministers have been travelling the highways and byways of Europe talking up the possibility of a ‘No Deal Brexit’ (and...

Friday, 13:52 in Regional East

What will the weather be like this weekend?

Here is the weather forecast for the weekend across East Midlands. On Saturday it will be a largely dry, breezy day, with variable cloud, but also some warm and humid feeling sunny spells. Best of these in the east. Staying rather cloudy across the...

Friday, 12:32 in Regional East

Outstanding A-level success for High Peak cohort at King's School

Academic high-flyers from Buxton and the High Peak have celebrated another bumper set of A-level results at the King’s School. A stunning 40 per cent of all grades at the Macclesfield school were A* to A, with 75 per cent at A* to B and 92 per cent at...

Friday, 11:50 in Regional East

REVEALED: The top 10 property hotspots and coldspots in Derbyshire

Matlock and Buxton are freezing cold when it comes to the property market in Derbyshire according to a new online tool that takes the temperature of the housing market by postcode area. PropCast, the UK’s first house selling weather forecast, analyses...

Friday, 11:50 in Regional East

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