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PICTURES: Police target ‘car cruising’ event at M1 junction

Police spent eight hours yesterday targeting a ‘car cruising’ event at Junction 27 of the M1.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist gets unpaid work after driving pal’s car without a licence and insurance

A motorist who took someone else’s car without their permission and drove to Bradford without a licence or insurance has been given 100 hours of unpaid work.

DC Kevan Handley of Derbyshire Police led the investigation into the crash for cash scam.

VIDEO: Derbyshire 'crash for cash' scam to feature in new TV documentary

A 'crash for cash' scam in Derbyshire, which saw 11 people jailed, is to be featured on a new Channel 5 documentary series.
Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Foul-mouthed drunk must pay £238 after abusing police officer

A foul-mouthed drunk has been ordered to pay £238 after he refused to go home and abused a police officer.

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Mystery over young woman found with a head injury at Derbyshire theme park

Police are investigating after a young woman was found with a head injury at a popular Derbyshire theme park.

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Boozer demanded drink from Mansfield cops and pretended to faint

A drunken Ilkeston man demanded booze from police officers after he was arrested in Mansfield and refused a breath test, a court heard.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Armed man confronted neighbour with baseball bat after dispute

A man who armed himself with a baseball bat when he confronted a neighbour during a dispute has been ordered to complete 140 hours of unpaid work.

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That’s the way to launch new beers!

Three new beers are to be launched on Friday, June 30, along the Pennine Way.

A PDSA survey has found thousands of animals in the East Midlands don't get the vaccinations they need.

Thousands of pets in the East Midlands at risk of deadly diseases

Leading vet charity PDSA is warning that thousands of dogs, cats and rabbits in the East Midlands could be at serious risk of deadly diseases after a shocking decline in the number of owners vaccinating their pets.

The road will be closed for two weeks.

Emergency closure of busy Derbyshire road

A section of a busy Derbyshire road is closed for two weeks for emergency work.
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Heanor man who went missing from Long Eaton found safe and well

A Heanor man who went missing from Long Eaton has been found safe and well.


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The dormouse could face extinction in a few years.

Tiny dormice threatened by extinction as numbers plummet by 72 per cent

The dormouse could be classified as endangered after numbers plummeted by 72 per cent in just two decades, warns new research.

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Police cameras head out to bumper 48 Derbyshire routes to snare speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following 26 Derbyshire roads until July 9.

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TOMY has recalled a chipmunk toy over safety fears.

PRODUCT RECALL: ‘Sharp point’ on chipmunk toy could cause injury

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY has recalled its Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk over safety fears.

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Whatever happened to 'love thy neighbour'?

Half of Brits don't know their neighbours' names, research shows

More than half of all Brits don't even know their neighbours' full names, a survey has found.

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URGENT information for Virgin Media customers

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Man jailed after trying to import child-like sex doll into UK through East Midlands Airport

A man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has today been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation triggered by an incident at East Midlands Airport.
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