Emergency closure of busy Derbyshire road

A section of a busy Derbyshire road is closed for two weeks for emergency work.
Northern rail services operate across parts of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

A three-day strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place next month.

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UPDATED: Line re-opens after trespasser disrupts train services in Derbyshire

The railway line between Alfreton and Langley Mill has now re-opened after a trespasser on the line disrupted services.

Tom Spencer has started his own business after a life-changing accident.

Ilkeston glazer gets back to business after road smash

An Ilkeston man is getting his first glazing business on the road after recovering from a lorry crash which left him inspired to chase his dreams.

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Major Derbyshire road reopens after vehicle fire

A major Derbyshire road which was closed earlier due to a vehicle fire has been reopened.

Overhead electric cables have been damaged on the railway line to Doncaster

Major Derbyshire road closed by vehicle fire

A major road in Derbyshire is currently closed due to a vehicle fire.


Fire crew called out to Ilkeston car accident

Firefighters have been called out to a road accident in Ilkeston.

The scene of an accident in Ilkeston on Thursday, June 1 (Photo: Poppy PR)

Serious accident closes major Ilkeston road

A serious road accident has closed a major road in Ilkeston this afternoon.

A car fire on the M1 northbound sliproad at junction 25.

PICTURE: Car fire closes slip road on M1

Firefighters have been called out to a car fire on a slip road leading to the M1.

Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

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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