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Derbyshire mechanics in pole position at awards

Top ratings from customers have seen two Derbyshire garages presented with accolades at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Zoopla's new online tool will tell you when your house might hit the million pound mark.

How to find out when your Derbyshire home will be worth £1 million

Online estate agent Zoopla has launched a new calculator that allows homeowners to see when their property will be worth a million pounds.

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Across the UK as a whole, 634,116 new companies were formed last year.

Almost 6,000 new companies created in Derbyshire last year

Nearly 6,000 new companies were formed in Derbyshire last year, statistics show.

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Derbyshire County Council are to reconsider plans to close Hazelwood Home for Older People due to public opposition.

Council consider saving Cotmanhay care home after community campaign

Derbyshire County Council is to consider new proposals to keep a Cotmanhay care home open after a campaign against its closure by residents, families and staff.

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A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

Drivers are being advised to avoid the A610 Nottingham Road near Ripley following a multi-vehicle traffic accident.

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Environment Agency officers have been closely monitoring the impact of a cyanide spill in Shipley Country Park.

Heanor chemical spill: early toxicology results show low risk to birds

Environment Agency officers have been working at Adam’s Pond in Heanor all weekend following an accidental chemical spill.

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Dawn Wallbanks who has successfully fought off a parking fine incured at Ilkeston's Tesco.

Ilkeston shopper presses MP over parking laws after camera error fine

An Ilkeston motorist has asked MP Maggie Throup to press for stricter regulation of parking companies, after she was mistakenly penalised on a trip to the supermarket.

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Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers are being advised to steer clear of the A50 eastbound following a multi-vehicle collision between Junctions 1 and 2.

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Teachers to strike at Sandiacre school over academy conversion plans

Teachers to strike at Sandiacre school over academy conversion plans

Members of teaching union the NASUWT at Friesland School, Sandiacre, are to strike over plans to convert the school to an academy run by the Two Counties Trust.

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Ilkeston charity urge families to talk money worries with top ten tips

Ilkeston charity urge families to talk money worries with top ten tips

A free debt counselling service is encouraging Erewashfamilies to have an honest conversation about their household finances in 2018.

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Ilkeston hotel, restaurant and golf complex Morley Hayes has been named one of the Top 25 hotels in the UK

Morley hotel and leisure club named in UK Top 25 by TripAdvisor users

An Erewash hotel and leisure club has been named as one of the nation’s best according to users of leading travel website TripAdvisor.

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Jason Rowan has shut down his company EnergySave  following the fallout from a Rogue Traders report by BBC Watchdog last year which raised serious concerns about its products, staff behaviour and management.

EnergySave boss shuts company after BBC Watchdog rogue traders sting

An Ilkeston businessman has closed his home improvement firm after it was the subject of an alarming BBC Watchdog investigation last year.

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East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of November according to figures released this morning.

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Media outlets and brands are currently facing unexplained and challenging outages on Facebook

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.
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Derbyshire swing band Kal's Kats on stage in the Oscar-nominated film Phantom Thread.

Derbyshire swing band reveal role in Oscar nominated Phantom Thread

A band of amateur musicians from Erewash and Amber Valley could be about to become the height of fashion, after revealing their role in a major new Hollywood film.

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How the area around the HS2 East Midlands Hub station at Toton could look by 2035.

Councils agree plan to boost economic impact of HS2 Toton hub station

East Midlands councils and the Department for Transport are working on new measures to boost the economic impact of the HS2 Toton hub.

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New Look stores in Derbyshire could be under threat as retailer looks to save on rent costs

New Look stores in Derbyshire could be at risk of closure as the retail look to save money.
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Tesco is selling Quality Street tins for a bargain price

Tesco selling Quality Street tins for bargain price

Christmas may be over but eagle-eyed shoppers looking for a chocolate fix have been snapping up a bargain at Tesco.

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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Buxton railway station.

Northern trains reveal timetable for three-day strike in East Midlands

Northern has released its revised timetables for the three days of RMT strike action in January.

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