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Heartbroken family prepares for funeral of young man who died in prison

The funeral of a young man who was found dead in prison is due to be held on Friday.

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Anti fracking protesters at Danesmoor.

Derbyshire woman and four others deny obstructing workers during anti-fracking protest

A Chesterfield woman and four others have been accused of illegally obstructing lorries during protests against the feared environmental impact of fracking.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Wedding row sparked a nasty assault

A bride-to-be was attacked by her sister after they fell-out over a wedding invitation.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boxer is spared from custody after attacking his partner three times

A boxer has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence after he assaulted his partner three times.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Angry man smashed neighbour’s CCTV after neighbourhood dispute

An offender nearly ended up behind bars after he damaged a CCTV camera system during the latest row in a long-running neighbourhood dispute.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug threatened teenager in the street before attacking the youngster’s parents

A thug who threatened a teenager and attacked his parents in the street has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence.

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Abbie Jacques. Picture supplied by Chesterfield FC.

Chesterfield FC supporters honour deceased young fan with moving applause

Chesterfield Football Club supporters have today, Saturday, November 18, paid tribute to a 12-year-old supporter who died in October.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Boozed-up man must pay £305 after damaging hospital door

A booze-fuelled man who kicked and damaged a door at a hospital has been ordered to pay £305 in compensation, costs and a surcharge.

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Alcohol awareness campaign "Intoxicated" is being rolled out by police and partners

Police and partners launch crackdown on alcohol-related crime and encourage responsible drinking

A major alcohol awareness campaign has been unveiled in Derbyshire uniting police, licensing teams, community volunteers, door supervisors, pub and club staff and PubWatch to encourage responsible drinking.

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Police appeal.

Man suffered facial injuries after attack in nightclub

A 40-year-old man was left with facial injuries after an alleged assault in a nightclub.

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Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Estranged husband tipped-off police about his drink-driving wife

A motorist has been banned from the road for 14 months after her estranged husband tipped-off police that she was drink-driving.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Stalker gets a five-year restraining order after hounding his ex

A stalker has been given a five-year restraining order after he plagued his ex-partner by loitering near her home and her college and by following her.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender collapsed after taking psycho Zombie Drug Black Mamba in town centre

A reformed drug-user has been given a warning after he was caught with cannabis-based street drug Black Mamba which is causing misery across the UK.

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Pictured is Wayne Durrance, 40, of Norbury Close, Holme Hall, Chesterfield, who has been jailed for 12 weeks after being drunk and disorderly, twice causing damage and twice failing to surrender to custody.

Booze-plagued man is jailed after offences

A booze-troubled thug who smashed a car wing mirror and a window at his former partner’s home has been jailed.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender is threatened with jail after failing to pay over £2,000 in fines

An offender who has failed to pay off an outstanding £2,347.20 in fines, costs, surcharges and compensation has been warned he could go to prison.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Bad tempered boss armed with piece of timber threatened colleague

An out-of-control manager armed with a piece of timber threatened a colleague after a long-running dispute.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Speeding drink-driver is banned from the road

A speeding drink-driver has been ordered to pay £673 and has been banned from the road for 15 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Mentally-ill man slapped and grabbed his ex by the neck

A mentally-troubled man who assaulted his former partner twice and made her life hell has been given a chance to turn his life around.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Repeat offender is spared jail after admitting theft and assault

A repeat-offender who was armed with a magnetic security de-tagging device during a shoplifting theft has been spared from being sent to prison.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Former care worker accused of sex abuse claims false allegations were “ten-a-penny”

A former care worker who has denied 28 sex abuse charges involving seven teenagers claims that false allegations were “ten-a-penny”.

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