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Neighbours star Jordy Lucas impressed by 'pretty' Derbyshire on Christmas visit

Former Neighbours star Jordy Lucas has been impressed by Derbyshire so far during her Christmas and New Year visit. The 26-year-old, from Melbourne, played Summer Hoyland in the Australian soap opera up until 2013. She is spending Christmas and New...

today, 17:26 in Regional East

Police appeal for dash cam footage after Woodhead Pass crash leaves woman with serious injuries

Police are appealing for dash cam footage after a serious crash on the A628 Woodhead Pass. The collision, near Salter's Brook Bridge, occurred just after 10pm on Wednesday December 12 and involved two cars, a Mercedes E220 and a Ford Fiesta. Five...

today, 16:51 in Regional East

Bah Humbug! 1 in 5 Brits do not like Christmas

A new study has revealed that more than 20 per cent of Brits dislike Christmas, with overcrowded shops, Christmas dinner and spending time with family topping the list of things they hate. While for most of us Christmas is a time for joy and goodwill,...

today, 16:42 in Regional East

Derbyshire police chief hits back at county council leader’s claims about his ‘bloated office’

Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has hit back at claims made by the leader of the county council about his “bloated office”. In a Derbyshire County Council meeting last week, members spoke in a heated debate about public sector funding...

today, 16:14 in Regional East

Pictures show how stunning two of Derbyshire's stately homes are looking this Christmas

If you're not quite feeling in the festive spirit yet, then a visit to one of Derbyshire's stately homes could help. Both Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall have gone all out for the festive period with stunning decorations. Take a look here. Derbyshire...

today, 15:46 in Regional East

Here are dozens of job vacancies at Derbyshire companies

Christmas is likely the most important time of the year to ensure you have a stable income, with presents, food and Christmas parties taking up a chunk of expenditure. Good news is on the horizon for residents who are seeking either more income, a new...

today, 15:04 in Regional East

Here’s a list of the 20 Derbyshire libraries which could be handed over to community groups for volunteers...

Derbyshire County Council is set to push ahead with plans to hand over 20 of its 45 libraries to community groups, despite resounding objections. In March, the authority pitched the plans stating that they would save the council £1.6 million - which...

today, 12:26 in Regional East

DERBYSHIRE: Half-million NHS cuts

The organisations which commission health spending in Derbyshire are set to make more than £500,000 of cuts to volunteer-run services. As it stands, the Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) – which will merge into one organisation next year...

today, 12:10 in Regional East

Derbyshire residents given Public Health England advise during wintery conditions

With many parts of Derbyshire forecast to receive the first bout of cold this winter this week, residents have been advised about acting wise to keep warm and well. Public Health England (PHE) has issued a weather warning with temperatures set to drop...

today, 12:02 in Regional East

Met Office issues warning for heavy snow and ice in Derbyshire this weekend

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice in Derbyshire this weekend, with possible travel disruption before forecast. The warning is in force from 12noon on Saturday until 10am on Sunday and warns: "Heavy snow and blizzards may...

today, 10:42 in Regional East

Derbyshire Roads Police stop number of cars for illegal window tints

Derbyshire Police’s roads policing unit has released images of cars stopped on the roads for having illegal window tinting. The unit has issued advise and warnings to drivers after two stops within 24 hours found vehicles with window tints that were...

today, 10:31 in Regional East

Your weather forecast for Thursday

Sunny spells and isolated showers with cold temperatures are expected across most parts of the East Midlands today (December 13). The Met Office has predicted a noticeable drop in temperature today and over the weekend as wintery conditions are...

today, 08:05 in Regional East

Artistic Buxton students put exam course work on show at gallery

Students of Buxton Community School and the town’s St Thomas More School have put their GCSE and A-level art course work on show. The exhibition at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery demonstrated a huge breadth of media and imaginative creativity. For...

today, 07:24 in Regional East

Burbage Band get £2654 gift from Co-op to replace instruments

Christmas came early for Burbage Band when they received £2654.98 towards the purchase of new instruments. The band was selected by the Co-op as one of several local charities to benefit from their annual Community Fundraising Scheme, The cheque was...

today, 06:49 in Regional East

Sickleholme Golf Club captain drives up funds of Cardiac Risk in the Young

Sickleholme Golf Club captain Michael McVeigh is pictured presenting Hope Valley College headmaster Paul Dearden with a cheque for £1,650.50 for the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young. The money was raised by Michael in his role as club captain. He has...

yesterday, 19:56 in Regional East

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