Ilkeston paedophile jailed for raping children

An Ilkeston man has been jailed for committing sexual offences against children.

The stolen tractor. Picture from Nottingham Post.

Stolen Derbyshire tractor found abandoned and blocking Nottinghamshire road

A tractor stolen from Ilkeston has been found blocking a road in Underwood, Nottinghamshire.

Warning about M1 works next month...

Part of M1 to be closed for a whole weekend

Motorists are being warned about a major closure on the M1 over a weekend next month to allow for a new bridge to be built.

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Disruption to services after person hit by train

Rail passengers are being warned about disruption on a service after a person was hit by a train this morning.

Heavy rain is set to hit the region...

Weather warning issued for East Midlands

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for East Midlands on Sunday night.

Gatis Butans.

WANTED: Police keen to trace this man over various alleged offences

Police want to trace this Derbyshire man in connection with various alleged offences

Call police on 101 with any information.

School sends out alert after child approached by man

A Stapleford school has sent out an alert to parents after a child was approached by a man when she was walking home.

Police have been targeting illegal drivers in Erewash.

Police target illegal motorists in Erewash

Police have been targeting illegal motorists in Erewash.
Paul Gibson.

Derbyshire police appoint new Assistant Chief Constable

Derbyshire Constabulary has appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable.

Submitted picture of the scene.

Residents told to close windows and doors after huge fire on Stapleford street

Residents living on a Stapleford street were told to close their windows and doors as fire chiefs tackled a huge rubbish fire.
Picture supplied by Derbyshire Constabulary.

Police set to target illegal parking at Derbyshire beauty spot as tickets handed out

Several tickets have been issued to vehicles parked illegally on the road between Grindleford and Longshaw during the past week, Derbyshire Constabulary said.

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UPDATE: All lanes now open on M1 after crash

All lanes are now open on the M1 following a crash.

A heatwave is on the way...

Sizzling week-long heatwave set to return to UK again, say forecasters

The heatwave may have disappeared - but don’t worry, there’s another one on the way!

Pictures from PCSO Brian Buller on Twitter. '

Bomb disposal team called to unexploded First World War shell find in Derbyshire

A bomb disposal team were called to an incident at Ladybower Reservoir yesterday.

Pictured from East Midlands Ambulance Service on Facebook.

'ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING': Paramedic returns to vehicle after long night shift to find vandals have done this to it

The region's ambulance service has slammed vandals who caused damage to a vehicle belonging to a paramedic.

Derbyshire police officers will be visiting schools across the county to warn children about the dangers of knife crime.

Police visit Derbyshire schools to warn about dangers of knife crime

Derbyshire schoolchildren have been learning about the dangers of carrying a knife.

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Woman jailed for making hoax calls to police

A woman has been jailing for making a number of hoax calls to police.

A Kalkhoff Agattu bike was stolen.

Three bicycles and alcohol stolen from Derbyshire garage

Three bicycles and several bottles of alcohol were stolen from a garage in Derbyshire.

The broken down HGV. Picture by Highways England.

Four miles of queues on M1 after HGV breaks down

Motorists are being warned about long delays on the M1.

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A38 horror crash: Hero men 'risked own lives' to save young moped rider

Two men reportedly 'risked their own lives' by comforting a young woman involved in a serious crash on the A38 in Derbyshire last night.
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