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New gym class consists of nothing but sleeping

The frantic, stress-inducing nature of modern life means that few of us seem to get enough sleep, and if you’re a parent, regularly getting your full 40 winks becomes even more of a luxury.

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Roads were closed due to the April snowfall in Derbyshire in 2016

ON THIS DAY: Severe weather alert of SNOW for Derbyshire

It’s hard to believe after today’s sunshine, but this time last year the Met Office was warning Derbyshire residents to batten down the hatches because of the threat of SNOW!

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Over a quarter of Brits sacrifice their own holidays for stag and hen parties

Over a quarter of Brits sacrifice their own holidays for stag and hen parties

Over a quarter of Brits are sacrificing their own holidays in order to attend stag and hen parties costing an average of £507 a time, new research shows.

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Travel problems facing people ahead of the Bank Holdiay weekend.

43,000 breakdowns expected on UK roads this weekend

As drivers prepare to hit the roads and enjoy the early May bank holiday weekend, Green Flag is warning that 43,000 breakdowns will cause chaos on Britain’s roads, with 10 breakdowns taking place every minute.

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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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The Old Black Horse Inn in Mapperley will be a hub of feasting and fun on Monday, May 29.

Village to celebrate 750th anniversary with festival day

Excitement is growing in Mapperley as the village prepares for a day of medieval merrymaking marking a historic royal anniversary.

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COLUMN: Sincere thanks to marathon runners

COLUMN: Sincere thanks to marathon runners

Our news is often about patients and work, but this week I’d like to talk about those amazing people who undertake huge efforts to help support our lifesaving service.

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Fidget spinners are the latest craze sweeping the nation

All you need to know about the latest craze to sweep schools - and offices

It’s the latest craze that’s sweeping playgrounds and offices alike - so here’s all you need to know about fidget spinners and where to find them.

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QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days...

It’s been another busy week in the world of sport and showbiz, but have you been keeping up with the latest goings on?

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VIDEO: Dramatic footage as sheds and allotments go up in flames

Firefighters from Ilkeston attended a large fire involving a caravan, two sheds and a hedgerow yesterday (Thursday, April 27).

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and fun quizzes

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and fun quizzes

Welcome to our live feed on Friday, April 28.

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D2N2 Rural Conference Robert Mayo, Welbeck Estates

£3million fund to boost Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s rural economy

Businesses and organisations are being encouraged to bid into a £3million fund to boost the rural economy in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

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Police are appealing for information.

Youths smashed a bottle of whisky over teen’s hand and made threats

Derbyshire Police who are investigating an attack in a Long Eaton park are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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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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Skiing on timetable for Ilkeston pupils

Skiing on timetable for Ilkeston pupils

A memorable ski trip to Italy was on the timetable for 40 students from St John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy (CVA) in Ilkeston.

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Spanish slug (Arion vulgaris).

Deviant sex-lives of stealth ‘super-slugs’ sparks invasion of Derbyshire gardens - and we can’t stop them

It’s been called ‘a slime wave’ in the national media, with reports that 500 billion slugs are set to invade our gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Derbyshire pharmacy May bank holiday opening times

Derbyshire pharmacy May bank holiday opening times

Need to nip to the pharmacy this weekend?

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Lidl UK's CEO Christian Hartnagel and NSPCC's CEO Peter Wanless with the NSPCC mascot 'Buddy' at the Wimbledon Lidl Supermarket in Wimbledon, South London.

Two children in every Derbyshire classroom suffer abuse

Thousands of Derbyshire children are set to be reached by a new campaign urging them to speak out.

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Car was searched during late night patrol

Pro-active policing team make drug arrest

Pro-active officers from Safer Neighbourhood teams in Erewash have arrested a suspected drug dealer in Sandiacre.

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Pervert jailed after sexual assaults

A pervert has been jailed for 52 months after he sexually assaulted a teenager over a three-year period.

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