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All the Derbyshire roads still closed or affected due to flooding

Derbyshire County Council has put out a list of all the roads still closed due to this week's adverse weather and flooding. Rivers burst their banks and homes and businesses were flooded after parts of the East Midlands saw more than a month's worth...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

High Peak Liberal Democrat candidate 'disappointed' over party's move to 'chuck' him

Liberal Democrat candidate Guy Kiddey will not be representing the party in the High Peak in next month's general election, it has been announced. Mr Kiddey was put forward to stand for the Lib Dems in September, but the party has today confirmed that...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Police appeal for help after Land Rovers stolen from High Peak

Police investigating the theft of two Land Rovers in the High Peak have appealed for information. The Land Rover Defenders were stolen from Whitehough, near Chinley, sometime between 9pm on Monday, November 11 and 6.30am on Tuesday, November 12. One...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

A chilly start for the region in today's weather forecast

Good morning! It's Wednesday- here's today's weather forecast. The region is waking up to a chilly start this morning (November 13). But any early showers will quickly die away, followed by sunny spells, say the Met Office. Cloud is set to 'bubble up'...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Peak District and eco glamping farm up for national staycation awards

The Peak District is in the running for a top award celebrating Britain’s best ‘staycation’ destinations and attractions, along with a very special Brassington business. The national park and surrounding areas have been shortlisted in the rural...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Derbyshire residents urged to 'be vigilant' and 'stay safe' amid further flood fears

Residents and businesses in flood risk areas across Derbyshire are being warned to take extra care and be vigilant due to the risk of further flooding in the county. Although river levels in parts of the county have fallen since the weekend, more rain...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

'Danger to life' and 'more flooding' possible as weather warning sounded for Derbyshire

A weather warning for rain has been sounded for Derbyshire as the county still reels from heavy flooding last week. The yellow warning from the Met Office launches at 9am this morning (Thursday, November 14) and is set to stay in place until 3am...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

M18 crash causes half-hour delay for drivers

Drivers are experiencing a half-hour delay after a crash on the M18 this morning. The collision near Doncaster has closed one lane northbound between junctions three and four. Traffic conditions are expected to return to normal by 11.15am. READ THIS:...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Man charged in connection with poppy wreath incident in Buxton

A Buxton man has been charged after an incident involving a poppy wreath in the town. Stephen Stewart, 70, 0f Macclesfield Road, has been charged with three public order offences, one of which is in relation to an alleged incident in which a poppy...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Floods: Check updated list of Derbyshire road closures before your commute

As rain continues to batter the county, here is an updated list of road closures in Derbyshire. The information has been provided by Derbyshire County Council. Derbyshire Dales and High Peak A623, north of Stoney Middleton, between the village chip...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Rain 'easing off'- watch today's weather forecast

Good morning! The weekend is almost here- here's today's weather forecast. After rain battered the region last night and caused flooding in some areas, there may be some leftover showers this morning (Friday, November 15). But these will ease as...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Flooding chaos closes more than 30 Derbyshire roads- full list

More than 30 Derbyshire roads have been closed after hours of rain in the county last night caused flooding. Derbyshire County Council updated the list this morning (Friday, November 15). A spokesperson for the authority said: "Please check...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Transformation of former Buxton bank branch approved

Plans to breathe new life into a former bank in Buxton will boost the viability of the town centre, council planners have said. High Peak Borough Council has approved planning permission to convert the former branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Important police message to drivers who have abandoned cars in Derbyshire floods

Police have issued an important message to drivers who have been forced to abandon their cars due to flooding in Derbyshire. Officers are urging motorists who have abandoned their vehicles to recover them as soon as it safe to do so. A spokesperson...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Buxton gardening project aims to grow a sense of community

A new gardening project in Buxton is offering young people and adults the opportunity to do something great for their community. Fairer for Nature is looking for volunteers over the age of 18 to help improve urban green spaces, particularly gardens,...

17 November 2019 in Regional East
 


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