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Morrisons giving away oranges to revive Christmas stocking tradition

An Ilkeston supermarket is aiming to revive the tradition of putting oranges in Christmas stockings by giving away hundreds of them to parents.

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The Snake Pass.

Peak District road in top ten of routes van drivers prefer to avoid

A road passing through the Peak District has been named as one of the routes van drivers would prefer to avoid.

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When will your benefits be paid over Christmas?

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Delays on M1 after car goes up embankment

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M1 after an accident.

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Campaigners, led by families of care home residents and Erewash Borough Councillors, took their petition to save Hazelwood Home for Older People to meeting of Derbyshire County Council in Matlock last week.

Care home closure: council extend deadline as public pressure mounts

Derbyshire County Council has extended the consultation period on the future of a Cotmanhay care home after campaigners took their message to County Hall.

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Local photographer David Gilbert snapped this stunning shot of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Ilkeston station sees first steam train in 50 years on vintage tour

There were whistle blasts from the past at Ilkeston station last weekend, as the town welcomed its first steam train arrival in more than 50 years.

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Heavy snow is expected to hit the county this weekend.

HEAVY SNOW ON THE WAY: Top tips for driving in wintry conditions

Derbyshire is set to be hit by heavy snow this weekend with the Met Office warning of the potential for vehicles to become stranded.

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Photo by Michael Cummins. Highland cattle in wintry snow on Curbar Edge Peak District

Win stunning Peak District ‘walk-a-month’ calendar

With stunning photography of the Peak District —and 12 corresponding walks — a new calendar has been launched to get people organised… and out and about.
What’s more, we’ve teamed up with Yompers, a newly-formed publisher with a mission to get families out and exploring the local countryside, as it unveils the unique Derbyshire and Peak District Walk-a-Month calendar 2018.

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Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Members of Ilkeston and District Local History Society have unveiled a special plaque celebrating one of the town’s most iconic buildings.

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3-car collision causes delays on A38

Motorists are being warned of delays after a three-car collision on the A38.

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Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons traditional chicken & mushroom pie may in fact contain fish and mustard.

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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The best Black Friday deals 2017

The best Black Friday deals 2017

It’s Black Friday so here’s where can you find some of the best deals.

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The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

Black Friday is tomorrow, and whether you’re excited or full of dread, here are some of the best ways to stay on top and get the best deals.

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Richard Jones, of Investment Property Services, with Hannah Jones and Camilla Newton, of Derby County Ladies, and Jackie Jones.

Ilkeston property firm nets sponsorship deal with Derby County Ladies duo

An Ilkeston firm which has just undergone a re-brand has sponsored two Derby County Ladies players.

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SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

Motorists are being warned of scam emails claiming they have been caught speeding.

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What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

Major changes to the driving test will commence from Monday 4 December including the use of a sat nav and removing of some current manoeuvres.

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The A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield has once again been named Britain's most dangerous road.

Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
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Many people will be looking to tighten their belts as Christmas approaches.

Money saving tips for families ahead of Black Friday

With Christmas just around the corner, what can you and your family do this festive season to cut back before Black Friday?
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