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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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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RETRO SPECIAL: Ilkeston train station

RETRO SPECIAL: Ilkeston train station

As Ilkeston prepares for the first train to stop in the town for 50 years we take a look back at some old photos of previous stations.

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Northern has issued revised timetables for services during the 24-hour strike on April 8.

Northern announces revised timetables ahead of April 8 strike action

Northern has published revised timetables for the train services it expects to run during next week's industrial action.
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Ilkeston Station

COLUMN: Ilkeston is back on railway map

After a fifty year wait, Ilkeston is back on the UK railway map on Sunday April 2.

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Ilkeston Station opening

‘Railway history’ to be made as station reopens after 50 years

History will be made this Sunday as the first passenger train stops at Ilkeston for more than 50 years.

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Green Party council candidates pledge to fight HS2

Green Party council candidates pledge to fight HS2

Erewash Green Party election candidates have pledged to continue supporting the campaign to stop the HS2 line being built through the borough.

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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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Councillors back Bennerley Viaduct group with grant

Councillors back Bennerley Viaduct group with grant

Plans to bring Bennerley Viaduct back into use as a walking and cycling trail have been given a funding boost by Erewash councillors.

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