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Planning row rolls on over Stapleford supermarket

Plans for a new supermarket in Stapleford are in disarray after councillors upheld a requirement that ten houses be built as part of the project.

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Disability advocates to join Derbyshire health watchdog

Disability advocates to join Derbyshire health watchdog

A Derbyshire health and social care watchdog is teaming up with a learning disability charity to give young people a say on the quality of services.

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Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

The Government has released a new image showing an artist’s impression of what the proposed HS2 East Midlands hub at Toton will look like.

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Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash’s MP has welcomed news that Derbyshire road users are set to benefit from a £1,462,000 pothole fund courtesy of central government.

Politics
MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

The roads around an Ilkeston school have been brought to the attention of transport ministers by an MP concerned for constituents’ safety.

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L-R: Caf� team Penny Smith, Gayle Bamford and Gemma Clarke offer a warm welcome.

Ilkeston café-shop puts iconic building back in business

Anew community initiative opened its doors on Bath Street this week, in a bid to bring opportunity and enterprise to the town centre and revive one of its most iconic buildings.

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Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

Business
A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

Business
Are you out of pocket after lending money to family and friends?

Derbyshire residents set to start 2017 out of pocket - thanks to family and friends

More than 40 per cent of people in Derbyshire will be starting the new year out of pocket because friends and family have failed to pay them back a loan.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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The government says it does not expect turkey supplies to be affected.

Bird flu found at Christmas turkey farm in East Midlands

A strain of bird flu has been found on a turkey farm in the East Midlands - just days before Christmas.

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Ian Viles, chief executive of Erewash Partnership.

Erewash Partnership praised for ‘putting customers first’

A regeneration agency has been praised for putting its customers first, by an organisation that monitors national standards for service.

Business
Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers are to stage five days of strikes next week in a dispute over jobs, pensions and branch closures.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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Staff at Fifteen with their Christmas boxes.

Boxes of support for kids in poverty

An Ilkeston business has joined forces with a school to make Christmas brighter for poverty-stricken children in third world countries.

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James Hall, Creative Director at HeX Productions.

Ilkeston agency helps bring mental health charity’s work to life

An Ilkeston-based web agency is helping a leading London charity get its message across.

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