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Find out where mobile speed cameras will be patrolling in Derbyshire this week

The location of mobile speed cameras in Derbyshire for the coming week have been confirmed. They are set to be in position at a number of county locations - and we’ve got the list in full. Three mobile safety camera vans and an enforcement motorcycle...

yesterday, 21:58 in Regional East

Avoid debt despair by acting fast on financial issues when you can no longer work

I recently become a carer for my partner who I live with and can no longer work. We’ve started falling behind on our bills and I’m worried our debts are only going to get worse. I’m on Carer’s Allowance but what else can I do to turn things around?...

yesterday, 11:57 in Regional East

Number of EU citizens living in Derbyshire on the rise

Brexit has not deterred more EU citizens from moving to Derbyshire, official figures show. The number of EU citizens living in the area has soared by around 16,000 since the referendum held in June 2016, according to the latest estimates from the...

Friday, 16:25 in Regional East

Ilkeston man jailed for life for raping and trying to kill woman in brutal early-morning attack

A brutal Ilkeston rapist who tried to murder a woman in a horrific early-morning attack in the town has been jailed for life. Dad-of-two Anthony Dealey must serve a minimum jail term of 13-and-a-half-years after a jury found him guilty of four charges...

Friday, 15:58 in Regional East

Derbyshire police issue advice to keep people safe on Christmas nights out

Derbyshire police are encouranging residents to stay safe this Christmas when partying or on a night out. The advice comes as the festive party season gets underway, and the county's towns and the city get busier with people celebrating Christmas with...

Friday, 15:17 in Regional East

Teenager jailed after making bomb threats to thousands of schools and UK bound flight

A teenager who made bomb threats to thousands of schools - including some in Derbyshire - has been jailed. George Duke-Cohan, 19, from Watford in Hertfordshire, appeared at Luton Crown Court today and was jailed for three years after admitting three...

Friday, 14:49 in Regional East

This is how the weather is looking in Derbyshire this weekend

December is well underway and as the festive fun ramps up, many people will be wondering what the weekend has in store weather-wise. Here's what the Met Office says the weather will be like in Derbyshire this weekend. Saturday will start very windy...

Friday, 14:11 in Regional East

A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

IN PICTURES: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ snaps December 7 Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to see...

Friday, 13:53 in Regional East

Video captures moment man stabbed driver in neck at Derbyshire petrol station - for taking 'too long' in queue

A thug was caught on CCTV stabbing a driver in the neck at a Derbyshire petrol station in full view of a police officer - because he was "taking too long" in the queue. Jack Oldfield, 26, knifed Robert Taylor who was choosing a soft drink as...

Friday, 12:27 in Regional East

Police appeal for information after man goes missing from Long Eaton

Police are appealing for information about a man who has gone missing from Long Eaton. Gary Hardy, 57, was last seen in the town on Monday December 3. He is described as white, 6ft 2ins and of large build, he has long black hair and is thought to be...

Friday, 12:27 in Regional East

Shocking CCTV footage catches carer stealing from Derbyshire dementia patient and hiding cash in her bra

This shocking footage, caught on a hidden camera, shows a cruel carer stealing £130 from the home of an elderly Derbyshire dementia patient – before stuffing the cash in her BRA Graziella Avetti, 61, was supposed to be looking after the woman, in her...

Friday, 11:47 in Regional East

Motorist arrested on suspicion of driving stolen Jeep in Langley Mill

A motorist was arrested by police in Langley Mill on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle on Thursday. Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit revealed on social networking site Twitter that the individual had driven by one of its cars - flagging up the...

Friday, 10:06 in Regional East

O2 services slowly being restored after UK-wide outage

Services are slowly beginning to be restored for 02 customers after the mobile phone network was hit by an outage. Customers have been reporting issues since around 4am with many unable to make calls, send text or use data. 02 network down across UK...

Thursday, 20:05 in Regional East

Heroin-user is fined after police catch him with the class A drug

A motorist who was caught with heroin after he was stopped by police has been fined. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on December 5 how Benjamin Henshall, 37, of Lowell Lane, Chinley, was found with the class A drug when he was driving on the A6...

Thursday, 17:54 in Regional East

Chief executive of O2 owner apologises to customers over network outage

The chief executive of the company that owns the O2 mobile phone network has apologised to customers over today's outage. Customers have been suffering problems since around 4am and many are still unable to make calls, send texts or use their mobile...

Thursday, 16:43 in Regional East

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