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M1 speed limit cut still possible, Highways Agency admits

Transport bosses may press ahead with a speed limit reduction on the M1 as a ‘last resort’ to tackle pollution – despite more than 90 per cent of motorists opposing the plan.

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Lisa Pritchard, top left, wants as many people as possible to sign her petition.

Mum fears kids could be killed if Derbyshire’s lollipop men and women are axed – SIGN HER PETITION

A campaigning mum fears children’s lives could be at risk if plans to axe lollipop men and women go ahead.

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Jack Harrison, Doris Hoff and Phyllis Thompson.

Derbyshire pensioners’ plea to save ‘lifeline’ Dial-a-Bus service

Pensioners are pleading with council chiefs not to press ahead with cuts which could spell the end of their “lifeline” travel service.

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Is William Hague is our greatest living Yorkshireman?

Is William Hague our greatest living Yorkshireman?

William Hague is “our greatest living Yorkshireman”, David Cameron said, as he paid tribute to the outgoing former Tory leader.

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Gridlock on the M1

Drivers warned to expect 15 more months of disruption ... but then five years with no ‘major interventions’

Highways Agency bosses have said commuters on the M1 face another 15 months of disruption due to ongoing road improvements.

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Dennis Skinner with his new autobiography, Sailing Close To The Wind

VIDEO: Dennis Skinner still Sailing Close To The Wind video

He’s been the scourge of the Tories and embodied the left-wing soul of old Labour for more than four decades.

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Derbyshire's mobile library service.

Axe is set to fall on Derbyshire mobile libraries

Eight of Derbyshire’s mobile libraries face the axe – resulting in a reduced service for communities and job cuts.

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Breaking News

People power prevails in Derbyshire children’s centres battle

Plans to shut seven children’s centres across Derbyshire over the next year have been scrapped thanks to people power.

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