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Married Ilkeston dad accused of carrying out ‘an attack of pure evil against a complete stranger’

A married Ilkeston dad accused of raping a woman and trying to murder her is ‘extremely dangerous’ and carried out ‘an attack of pure evil against a complete stranger’, a jury has heard. Anthony Dealey is on trial at Derby Crown Court accused of the...

today, 17:25 in Regional East

Drug-driver was caught by police on his way to enjoy Peak District beauty spot

A motorist who had been heading to a Peak District beauty spot to enjoy a scenic view was caught drug-driving by police. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on September 19 how Ashley Tillett-Mall, 22, was caught over the drug-drive limit for...

today, 16:03 in Regional East

Thief was caught hiding by police after he stole over £400 worth of razor blades

A thief who has only been living in the UK for a month-and-a-half was caught stealing over £400 worth of razor blades from a Boots store. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on September 19 how Romanian Gabriel Cosmin Tuineac, 38, had travelled from...

today, 15:02 in Regional East

15 breakdowns a minute expected as Storm Bronagh carries on this weekend

As Storm Bronagh continues over the weekend leading breakdown cover provider, Green Flag, has predicted over 63,000 breakdowns will occur on Britain's roads this weekend, as a result of the hazardous conditions. This means a staggering 15 breakdowns a...

today, 14:06 in Regional East

Latest weather warning includes flooding for Sunday

Persistent and at times heavy rain looks set to cause flooding in the county. There is a yellow weather warning in place for Sunday, September 23, between 6am and 11.59pm. The Met Office has said people should expect "flooding of a few homes and...

today, 13:38 in Regional East

This is why you should NEVER splash pedestrians as weather warnings are issued for potential flooding in...

Storm Bronagh battered the county yesterday with more severe weather warnings in place for rain over the weekend. Drivers were spotted trying to navigate flood water while huge puddles remain on many roads. But, is it illegal to splash a pedestrian...

today, 13:07 in Regional East

Brexit Blog: Top Tips For Businesses

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit. In this, the second, he advises businesses about what they should be doing today to ensure a seamless transition to a post-Brexit economy. The author is Dr Nik Kotecha,...

today, 12:32 in Regional East

Brexit Blog: Is Your Business Ready?

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit. In this, the first, he examines the resilience of regional business to the UK leaving the European Union. The author is Dr Nik Kotecha, OBE, chairman of the East Midlands...

today, 12:11 in Regional East

Stabbed Derbyshire police dog back on the beat

PD Axle who was stabbed four times by a criminal last July is back on the beat and has already chased down an offender. He was injured while assisting police in High Street, Riddings, Derbyshire, on July 4. A spokesman from Derbyshire Police's Dog...

today, 11:41 in Regional East

Leader says county council finds itself in ‘difficult situation’ over £70m budget cuts

News that Derbyshire County Council must make £17 million more in cuts by 2022, taking the total required savings to £70 million, has been summarised as ‘difficult’ by its leader. Last week it emerged that the authority must now save more than it...

today, 10:39 in Regional East

Help stop vile trade in indecent images

Recently the Home Secretary laid down a much-needed challenge to big tech companies at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) headquarters in London. Sajid Javid said he was demanding change to protect children from...

today, 10:22 in Regional East

Boozed-up driver walked away from crash after car spun onto its roof

A boozed-up driver managed to walk away from a terrible crash after she lost control of her fiancé’s vehicle before it ended up on its roof. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on September 19 how Lyndsey Young, 26, of Beelow Close, Dove Holes, at...

today, 09:32 in Regional East

Yellow weather warning set to continue today

A yellow weather warning for wind is set to continue for today - with winds set to reach more than 40mph. From 1pm to 4pm wind speed will reach over 40mph. A Met Office spokesman said: "Overnight strong winds will ease away during the morning....

today, 07:52 in Regional East

Hour-by-hour forecast as 'risk to life' Storm Bronagh hits Derbyshire

While Derbyshire is still clearing up the mess made by Storm Ali yesterday a new storm is set to batter the county tonight - and there maybe risk to life. Storm Bronagh is set to hit the county at 6pm today, and there will be gales and rain until...

yesterday, 16:17 in Regional East

Boozed-up thug grabbed and bit friend in an unprovoked street attack

A thug faces sentencing after he grabbed and bit a friend during an unprovoked attack and was later found drunk-and-disorderly. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on September 19 how Stuart Donald Stevenson, 27, of Willow Garth Road, Dunston,...

yesterday, 16:17 in Regional East

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