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Appeal after masked robber swipes cash from Chesterfield bookmakers

Police are appealing for information after a masked robber swooped on a Chesterfield bookmakers before making off with cash. Officers were called to Ladbrokes on Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, just after 7.15pm on Monday, November 19. A man had...

yesterday, 16:32 in Regional East

‘Last minute’ operation cancellations at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on the rise, figures show

The number of operations cancelled ‘last minute’ at Chesterfield Royal Hospital has increased, new statistics show. Figures from NHS England show that 85 non-urgent operations, such as hip or knee procedures, were cancelled by the hospital’s trust at...

yesterday, 16:22 in Regional East

New Chesterfield headteacher vows to do everything to help pupils achieve ambitions

A newly-appointed Chesterfield headteacher has vowed to do everything he can to make sure everyone at the school achieves their ambitions. Ben Riggot has taken over the reigns at Parkside Community School on a permanent basis after an interim period....

yesterday, 15:48 in Regional East

Would you pay more Council Tax for more police officers in Derbyshire?

Would you pay out more Council Tax to see more police officers patrolling the streets? This is the question being put to residents by Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa, who has launched a new survey to gauge support for his...

yesterday, 15:28 in Regional East

Reports of hazardous driving conditions on Derbyshire road due to snow

There are reports of hazardous driving conditions on the A57 Snake Pass this afternoon due to snow. According to the Met Office, showers are expected to turn wintry across higher ground in the county during today, tomorrow and Thursday. Daytime...

yesterday, 15:06 in Regional East

Banned motorist is fined after he was caught driving to a supermarket

A banned motorist who was caught driving to a supermarket because he claimed he had missed a bus has been given a community order. Chesterfield magistrates’ court originally heard on November 14 how James Tatham, 44, of Overtown, Hognaston, was...

yesterday, 14:24 in Regional East

93-year-old Derbyshire man spared jail after admitting sexual offences against child in 1960s

A 93-year-old Derbyshire man has been spared jail after admitting sexual offences against a child in the 1960s. Jack Nadin was investigated by officers following a report of non-recent sexual abuse that took place in Chapel-en-le-Frith in the 1960s....

yesterday, 13:50 in Regional East

Start your countdown to Christmas with our quirky advent calendar picks

Celebrating the countdown to Christmas has never been more exciting thanks to the array of unique and quirky advent calendars on the market. While waking up to a chocolate each December morning is a tasty treat it’s time to shun tradition and think...

yesterday, 13:43 in Regional East

Video shows terrifying moment car drives wrong way around Meadowhall roundabout

This is the terrifying moment drivers were forced to swerve after a car drove the wrong way around a roundabout near Meadowhall. The rush-hour dashcam footage shows the silver coloured saloon car turning RIGHT onto a roundabout near the entrance to...

yesterday, 13:21 in Regional East

Warning over mattresses being sold from the back of a van in Derbyshire

Derbyshire trading standards bosses have issued a warning after receiving reports about mattresses being sold from the back of a van. Reports state the van driver is claiming the mattress is a failed delivery and now needs to be sold at a 'knock-down'...

yesterday, 12:30 in Regional East

Plans approved for new homes in Chesterfield

Plans to build 26 new homes in Chesterfield have been approved. Chesterfield Borough Council's Planning Committee gave the green light to the plans by Arncliffe Homes to build the new properties on Manor Road, Brimington, at a meeting on Monday....

yesterday, 11:38 in Regional East

Chesterfield classical pianist records charity single for National Aids Trust

A classical pianist from Chesterfield has penned a rousing melody in aid of the National Aids Trust. Composer Daniel Johnson is set to release his charity single, Hope, on World Aids Day (December 1). Daniel, a former Tupton Halls pupil, said: “The...

yesterday, 11:38 in Regional East

Derbyshire mum who ballooned to 20 stone loses almost half her body weight thanks to wrestling

A Derbyshire mum who ballooned to 20 stone has shed almost half her body weight – by becoming an amateur WRESTLER. Katrina Rees, 33, spent years gorging on Chinese takeaways and chocolate desserts, all washed down with sugary fizzy drinks. At her...

yesterday, 10:48 in Regional East

Police in attendance at Chesterfield church

Police are currently in attendance at St Augustine's Church in Chesterfield. Officers at the church on St Augustine's Road say a search is being undertaken but were unable to provide any more details. Police tape has also been put up. Last week the...

yesterday, 09:51 in Regional East

Chesterfield news LIVE: Chesterfield pupils write letters urging residents and firms to reduce their...

Welcome to The Derbyshire Times' live blog providing the latest news, travel and weather updates as well as ongoing reaction to the biggest stories in Chesterfield and Derbyshire. Refresh the page for updates. Read more at:...

yesterday, 09:51 in Regional East

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