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One lane of A52 closed after spillage from lorry carrying portable toilets

One lane of the A52 in Derbyshire has been closed after a spillage from a lorry transporting portable toilets.

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Police were called to Chesterfield station just after 1.30pm.

Person dies after being hit by train near Chesterfield

A person has died after being hit by a train near Chesterfield.
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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff are to stage three 24-hour strikes later this month.
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Paul King of the Erewash Canal Preservation & Development Association is making big plans for the group's 50th anniversary this weekend.

Erewash canal group celebrate 50th anniversary with Bank Holiday event

A group of volunteers who work to maintain the Erewash Canal is gearing up for a special three-day celebration over the Bank Holiday weekend, May 26-28.

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Mike Channon, an airline pilot from West Hallam, has won retailers' support for his TabletHookz invention after appearing on Channel 4 programme Buy It Now. (Photo courtesy of Derbyshire Trading Standards)

Orders soar for Erewash pilot’s in-flight invention after TV success

An airline pilot from West Hallam has secured backing from three major retailers for his in-transit entertainment invention after appearing on a Channel 4 television show.

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Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Police are reminding motorists that it can be illegal to drive through puddles after a woman died having been knocked over by a ‘huge wave’ caused by passing cars.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has given his support to Morley Primary School pupils' campaign to improve road safety measures in the area.

Police commissioner backs Morley school pupils’ road safety campaign

Road safety campaigners from Morley Primary School have presented their case to Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa for speed reduction measures.

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Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed Laura Wigg-Bailey as its fundraising manager for the ambitious �60million restoration project.

Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust appoint fundraiser for £60m project

The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed a dedicated fundraiser to drive its £60million plans to revive the Derby Canal.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

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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