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UPDATE: ‘Stolen’ road sweeper ‘taken lawfully’ say police

A road sweeper that was intercepted by armed officers earlier today was ‘taken lawfully’ say police.

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This road sweeper was apprehended by police in Derbyshire on Sunday (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).

PICTURE: Stolen road sweeper apprehended by armed officers in Derbyshire

A road sweeper that was stolen from South Yorkshire has been apprehended by armed officers in Derbyshire.

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An artists impression of a HS2 train crossing a canal.

Erewash HS2 campaign group to host public meeting

Campaigners angry over the proposed route of the HS2 high-speed rail line through Erewash are to host a public meeting to rally support.

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Stunning photos show progress at Ilkeston rail station

Stunning photos show progress at Ilkeston rail station

An aspiring rail photographer from Ilkeston has snapped these stunning images of the town’s new station which will open later this spring.

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The new Awsworth bridge.

Stunning video captures Awsworth bridge construction

The replacement of a 116-year-old road bridge in Ilkeston has been captured in spectacular style in an online video.

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The project is due to be completed by the end of April.

VIDEO: Amazing timelapse footage of replacement of 116-year-old bridge in Derbyshire.

Amazing timelapse video footage has captured the replacement of a 116-year-old road bridge in Derbyshire.

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Photo by @DerbyshireRPU

Smart motorway a ‘recipe for disaster’ says ex-cop

A retired Derbyshire traffic officer says the section of smart motorway on the M1 is a ‘recipe for disaster’.

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Councillor Richard MacRae

Stapleford residents force council to review speed limits

A Broxtowe borough councillor has welcomed news that authorities are to review speed limits along one of Stapleford’s residential roads.

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HS2 project directors are to hold events in Long Eaton and Trowell so the public can find out more about the plans.

HS2 planners to hold community information events

HS2 planners are to stage community information events in Trowell and Long Eaton in the coming weeks, to discuss the project’s impact.

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Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

The Government has released a new image showing an artist’s impression of what the proposed HS2 East Midlands hub at Toton will look like.

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Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash’s MP has welcomed news that Derbyshire road users are set to benefit from a £1,462,000 pothole fund courtesy of central government.

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MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

The roads around an Ilkeston school have been brought to the attention of transport ministers by an MP concerned for constituents’ safety.

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Serious crash on Heanor Road, Ilkeston.

PICTURES: Casualty cut out through roof after bus shelter collision

A motorist had to be cut out of their car through its roof after it collided with a bus shelter and ended up in a garden.

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A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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Schedule of M1 roadworks for the week ahead.

TRAVEL: Night-time M1 roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Monday January 9 to Sunday January 15.
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Plan ahead if you're travelling on the M1 this afternoon.

Fuel shortage at M1 service station leads to warning from Highways England

Motorists are being warned to plan ahead because of a fuel shortage at the Tibshelf services on the M1.
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VIDEO: Emergency services team up for safe driving campaign

VIDEO: Emergency services team up for safe driving campaign

Emergency services have teamed up for a video aimed at encouraging people to drive safely.

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Stock picture.

Car crashes on major Derbyshire road

A car crashed on a major Derbyshire road this afternoon .
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TRAVEL: Changes to public transport timetables in Derbyshire over Christmas

TRAVEL: Changes to public transport timetables in Derbyshire over Christmas

Companies operating public transport across the area will be making change to their timetables over the festive period.

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