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Woolwich murder: East Midlands home searched
VIDEO: Booticamp babes model for brides
Drifters hit the road on latest tour
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VIDEO: Classic motorbike weekend at Crich
Crich Tramway Village has staged its first-ever Classic Motorbike and Scooter Weekend.
Stray Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rosie was found wandering the streets by RSPCA inspectors.
Sixty solar panels will be installed at Belper School’s sixth form block, if a planning application is approved. Derbyshire County Council said the panels would provide electricity for the daily use of the site and would help reduce its carbon footprint.An application to the borough council said the panels would not be obtrusive and would be at the rear of the building to prevent vandalism.
Amber Valley Borough Council has lodged plans to extend a cemetery in Matlock Road, Belper to provide more burial space.
Police have searched an East Midlands house thought to be the former home of a man suspected of killing a serving soldier in South-East London.1 comment
Successful slimmers from Belper’s Booticamp Babes were recruited to model dresses as part of a bridal event.
Three snooker finals took centre stage this week, one of which saw the two teams from Belper Strutt Club contesting a cliffhanger in the conclusion of the Jimmy Harper Team Plate aggregate competition.
Derby College student Niall Quinn Jarvis has led his teammates to victory in the Derbyshire Schools Championships, played at Chevin Golf Club in Duffield.
Cricket results from Saturday, May 18
Darley Dale Croquet Club is having an Open Social Day on Sunday (26th) at Whitworth Park.
Belper Town manager Peter Duffield has described Aaron Chapman as an “exciting, raw talent with bags of potential” after the young goalkeeper left the Nailers to sign for League Two side Chesterfield.
Mercury Music Prize winners M People have announced a massive UK tour, which will bring them to Nottingham later in the year.
Members of the youth theatre group Rising Stars are to perform the hit musical Bugsy Malone at Heanor Gate Science College from May 29-31.
Hot on the heels of their current offering Cooking With Elvis, Derby Theatre will be the venue for another of Lee Hall’s best-known plays later this month.
Bruno Mars had added an extra four dates to his The Moonshine Jungle World Tour.
The Drifters will be bringing their Diamond Dynasty 60th Anniversary Tour to Derby’s Assembly Rooms on Friday, May 31, at 7.30pm.
Two exhibitions have been launched at Derby’s Déda venue.
A garden party for the disabled, held in the grounds of Central Methodist Church, Belper is in full flow here circa 1970. In foreground Mrs Belfield is being presented with flowers. Picture courtesy of Mr Goff and picturethepast.org
Reader Melvin Harvey took this photograph of no less than 81 whooper swans at Mapperley Reservoir in Shipley Country Park earlier this year.
This week The Ripley & Heanor News joins the country in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the celebrated Dambusters raid, one of the most daring operations carried out by the RAF during World War II.
Klaxons, wailing swanee whistles, drums and chants of protest were heard as Amber Valley council’s planning board refused a bid to build 79 houses in Codnor.2 comments
Here are some of the latest pictures of times gone by in the area.
As war broke out on the Western Front, horses were commandeered from farms, liveries, hunt stables and private ownership to serve on the front line.
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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