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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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man and six-year-old girl die in Derbyshire road tragedy

A 29-year-old man and a six year-old girl have died in an ‘horrific’ car crash in Derbyshire.

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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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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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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.

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.

Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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Sarah Meakin was presented with Trent Bartons Driver of the Year award by snooker legend John Parrot.

Ilkeston bus driver is crowned best in the business

An Ilkeston bus driver has been crowned as the best in of the best by mystery travellers just 12 months after deciding to try a new career.

Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

Work is under way to transform this section of the Erewash Canal towpath.

£432,000 project begins to transform Erewash canal path

Work has got under way to improve the Erewash Canal towpath and tranform it into a commuter route to and from Ilkeston’s new rail station.

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VIDEO: See the moment the first train in 50 years stops at new Ilkeston Station

It’s a day Ilkeston will remember forever.


FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Ilkeston & District Scouts turned out in force to see off the first train.

PICTURES: Ilkeston welcomes first arrival at new railway station

Crowds of people lined the platforms to welcome the first arrival at Ilkeston’s new railway station on Sunday.

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Police incident.

Fire crews attend Sawley road smash

Fire crews from Long Eaton have been called out to attend a traffic accident in Sawley.

Ilkeston Station

TIMELINE: How Ilkeston got ‘Back on Track’

It’s been a long time coming but this morning, a train will stop at Ilkeston’s new station - seven years after the ‘Tiser started a campaign to get the town back on track.

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