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East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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An ambitious plan to restore a 'golden mile' of the Derby Canal through Draycott has nearly reached its first fundraising milestone.

Draycott canal leisure attraction plans close to fundraising milestone

The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust has nearly reached its first major milestone in the ambitious £352,000 restoration of a ‘golden mile’ of canal in Draycott.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Councillor Richard MacRae said the crossing was paid for 18 months ago, but has still not materialised.

Stapleford residents hold street protest to demand pedestrian crossing

Stapleford residents have staged a street protest to demand a pedestrian crossing they were promised as part of a housing development.

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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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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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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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A50 eastbound to remain closed as five people hospitalised in crash

A50 eastbound to remain closed as five people hospitalised in crash

The A50 eastbound between Junctions 1 and 2 is set to remain closed into the evening following a multi-vehicle collision at around lunchtime.

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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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Learner driver

Why young motorists could be BANNED from driving at night under new driving licence changes

Young motorists may face the prospect of being banned from the roads at night under strict new licence plans.
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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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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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Police accident (stock image).

Three injured in two car crash on major Derbyshire road

Three people have been injured in a serious crash on a major Derbyshire road.

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Police accident (stock image).

Six vehicle accident closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road has been closed in both directions after a six-vehicle accident.

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Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

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The M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

OFF YOUR BIKE: Cyclist spotted on M1 motorway

A cyclist who was spotted on the M1 motorway has been reprimanded by police.

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Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following M1 crash

An 86-year-old woman has died in hospital as a result of the recent multi-vehicle collision on the M1.

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The M1 in Derbyshire.

‘No fuel left’ at M1 services

A service station on the M1 has run out of fuel.

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