Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.

Aldi fined £1m after driver has toes amputated in accident at Derbyshire store

Bosses at discount supermarket Aldi have been handed a £1 million fine after a delivery driver lost toes in an ‘horrific’ accident at their Somercotes store.

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A Derbyshire town has been named as having the fastest rising property prices in Britain.

Which Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain?

A Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain, according to a property website.

Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: HS2 route through Derbyshire is confirmed

The route the HS2 high-speed rail link will take through Derbyshire has been confirmed - and it includes a station at Chesterfield.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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The jobs will be created at Markham Vale.

JOBS BOOST: 200 new jobs for Chesterfield area

Up to 200 new jobs are to be created for the Chesterfield area when a supply chain firm opens a new warehouse.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Forwarding the message will help no-one, Hoax Slayer says.

Anyone know a Jayden K. Smith? Ignore this Facebook hack warning

Facebook users are seeing warnings about a hacker called Jayden K Smith – as a viral message circulates via Messenger, warning people not to accept his friendship requests.

Northern services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected by the industrial action.

Strike action underway on Northern rail network

Train passengers are facing disruption this weekend as Northern rail workers stage a three-day walkout.
More than 30,000 passengers have used Ilkeston rail station since it opened in April, exceeding all expectations.

Ilkeston station event to celebrate passenger milestone

Ilkeston station has seen more than 30,000 passenger journeys since it opened in April, and rail operators are making plans to celebrate.

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Chiffchaff's post at Brocco on the Park

A classy home from home nestled between Sheffield greenery and bustle

Add Brocco on the Park to the long list of everything that is great about Sheffield.


VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Industrial strike action forces train operator to provide alternate timetable

Train operator Northern has announced a timetable for train services set to run during three days of industrial strike action.

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Apprentice mechanic Jonny Davies has been named as the best in his year.

Erewash council fleet mechanic wins training award

An Erewash Borough Council mechanic Jonny Davies has scooped an award for being the best apprentice this year on his training scheme.

Julie Cannon and Matt Davies have taken up directorial positions.

Digital design agency expands award-winning team

Ilkeston digital agency Fifteen is enjoying rapid growth after hiring six new staff in six weeks.

The practice is so common that the term 'Coffice' is now being used.

How much time do you spend working in the 'coffice' each week?

Us Brits are known for our love of caffeine and now it seems that we're combining our love of coffee with our work more than ever before.

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BBC Watchdog ‘rogue traders’ sting targets Ilkeston firm

BBC Watchdog ‘rogue traders’ sting targets Ilkeston firm

BBC consumer affairs show Watchdog has accused an Ilkeston company of making false claims, targeting vulnerable people for sales and racial discrimination.

Have you bought any of the sandwich fillers?

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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