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Ilkeston cyclist to ride 900 miles for cancer charity

An Ilkeston man is to embark on a 900-mile sponsored cycle ride through France this weekend to raise money for a leading cancer charity.

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Pictured is newly appointed Handelsbanken Chesterfield's Corporate Banking Manager Steve Wicks, left, with branch manager Phil Walker.

Successful Chesterfield bank appoints new corporate banking manager to meet demand

Handelsbanken Chesterfield has appointed a new Corporate Banking Manager in response to increasing demand for its local relationship banking services.

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Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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The research has been compiled by Swinton Insurance.

Derbyshire road named as one of most dangerous in East Midlands for motorcylists

The A6 between Buxton and Matlock has been named as one of the most dangerous roads in the East Midlands for motorcyclists.

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From left, D&D Security marketing manager Lee Robinson, operations manager Mark Lynch, and director Stephen Martin.

Security firm move into last Ilkeston Co-Op retail unit

A security firm has become the final business to move into the old Ilkeston Co-Operative building, meaning all retail units are now up and running.

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Digital agency Fifteen needs to move into bigger premises to accommodate its growing team of staff.

Growing Ilkeston firm could leave town in hunt for bigger premises

A rapidly growing business fears it may have to leave 
Ilkeston behind if it cannot find premises big enough for all of its staff.

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Video: The Voice star dazzles pupils on school visit

Pupils at a Sandiacre school were sprinkled with stardust when they got a special visit from a singer dubbed as ‘the next Rhianna’ on The Voice.

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Jobseekers can find out about a number of NHS roles at the event

NHS roles are up for grabs at jobs fair

People interested in a career in healthcare are being encouraged to come to Chesterfield Football Club on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for a local NHS trust – and even get interviewed for jobs on the day.

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John Windmill, who died aged 66 while travelling in the United States.

Family prepare for funeral of building firm owner

An Ilkeston man who defied his teachers’ expectations to build a successful construction business is to be buried on Friday.

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Get rid of your paper notes

There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Derbyshire cricket stars line up for hospice fundraiser

Derbyshire cricket stars line up for hospice fundraiser

The Derbyshire women’s cricket team are going into bat for local charity Treetops Hospice Care and its annual sponsored women-only fundraising walk the Starlight Strut.

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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Council and residents clean up streets of Stapleford

Council and residents clean up streets of Stapleford

A mix of community spirit and elbow grease helped deliver a spring cleaning operation around parts of Stapleford on Thursday, April 20.

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Erewash MP Maggie Throup

MP to answer HS2 questions at campaign group meeting

Erewash MP Maggie Throup is to hold an open question and answer session on the local impact of the HS2 rail project.

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An aerial view of the new Awsworth Road bridge during construction.

Ilkeston road bridge ready to reopen after £3m project

An Ilkeston road will reopen to drivers this weekend after an eight-month project to replace a historic bridge running over the railway line.

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Basketball team net kit sponsor deal with bus firm

Basketball team net kit sponsor deal with bus firm

The young basketball stars at Ilkeston Outlaws have been given a slam-dunking new kit thanks to Trent Barton and its revamped Ilkeston Flyer service.

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One of the adverts for Fifteens #FAOStress campaign for Derby charity Stress Aid

Firm’s charity campaign tackles career stress and stigma

Ilkeston’s award-winning digital agency Fifteen is aiming to bring calm to the workplace in a new initiative for April’s national Stress Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness week, May 8-14.

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A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.

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Victoria Park is one of three council leisure centres which could be outsourced.

Council consider plans to privatise leisure centres

Erewash Borough Council are to move forward with proposals for the privatisation of sport and leisure services as a way to reduce costs.

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The railway footbridge on Station Street in Long Eaton.

Work to start on renovating Long Eaton railway footbridge

Work to renovate a railway footbridge in Long Eaton will start on Friday.

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