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Derbyshire pharmacy May bank holiday opening times

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Actors explored themes of power and control in the performance of Chelseas Choice at Belper School.

Youngsters learn danger signs with council-funded play

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Grenville Gascoyne

Pervert jailed after sexual assaults

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Pictured is Robert Taylor, 40, of Pease Hill, Alfreton, who has been jailed for seven years after he was found guilty of attempted robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

Masked armed thug struck elderly man

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£3million fund to boost Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s rural economy

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and fun quizzes

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Sally scoops top prize in charity raffle

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Two children in every Derbyshire classroom suffer abuse

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Georgii Bailey in Hairspray at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. Photo by Ian Boler.

THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE: Ten awesome things to do in Derbyshire this May Bank Holiday weekend

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Spanish slug (Arion vulgaris).

Deviant sex-lives of stealth ‘super-slugs’ sparks invasion of Derbyshire gardens - and we can’t stop them

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VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

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Ian Dent (second from front) and cycleway supporters hope to see the riverside path transformed.

Cycleway campaign creates map to show Belper potential

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

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Pervert jailed after sexual assaults

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Pictured is Robert Taylor, 40, of Pease Hill, Alfreton, who has been jailed for seven years after he was found guilty of attempted robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

Masked armed thug struck elderly man

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Derby Crown Court.

Stalker is spared from jail after making victim’s life hell

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Police have issued a warning to Transit van drivers in Amber Valley.

WARNING: Thieves operating in Amber Valley may be using device to bypass vehicle locks

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Youngsters learn danger signs with council-funded play

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Staff and children at the Tree Tops Nursery in Belper enjoy their new fairy garden; (l-r) Leah Milner, Euan Garrity, nursery manager Stefanie Reardon, Ava Kulec, Chloe Seaton, and Jessica Riley

Nursery’s fairy garden helps children ditch the dummy

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Alderwasley Hall school talent show, the Arts Award group perform as a band

Aderwasley Hall turns school of rock for talent show

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The county council has issued a statement in response to a court ruling yesterday.

Derbyshire County Council does 'not condone parents taking children on term-time holidays'

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Fines for taking children out of school for holidays are once again in the news.

POLL: Should fines for taking children on holiday during term-time be reconsidered?

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New bus depot café serves up a journey back in time

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Wendy Warwick and Sanna Haanpaa working on new designs for new womenswear label Essential Noir, which manufactures all products in the UK.

Fashion designers launch British-made womenswear label

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Staff at HL Plastics in Denby will be proud to fly the Queens Award flag in recognition of their companys innovation.

Denby firm wins Queen’s birthday award for innovation

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An artist impression of how the former thorntons factory will look if it becomes a care home and library.

Council approve £16m plans for former factory site

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Youngsters learn danger signs with council-funded play

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COLUMN: Time to vote once again, by Roy Bainton

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Edwina Currie

Former Derbyshire MP sparks outcry over child hunger comments.

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Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham

MP presses Government to act over ban on ivory trade

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GENERAL ELECTION: All the latest reaction from Derbyshire

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MP presses Government to act over ban on ivory trade

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An architects vision for a new tearooms building which could replace the derelict 1906 building if funding is found.

River Gardens tearoom company seeking offers of support

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Amber Valley Borough Council spends �701,000 clearing litter each year.

MP backs new Government litter strategy and £150 fines

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Amber Valley Borough Councillor Chris Short on patrol with community support wardens Mick Buckley and Andy Kavanagh

Council introduce new £400 fines for fly-tipping

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Former Derbyshire MP sparks outcry over child hunger comments.

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Siobhan Fennell chair of Accessible Belper

Advocacy group to run accessible taxi for culture events

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Hospital helps Heanor man celebrate 105th birthday

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An artist impression of how the former thorntons factory will look if it becomes a care home and library.

Council approve £16m plans for former factory site

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Taekwondo coach Karl Duro wants to give confidence to Belpers women.

Self-defence expert offers free course for Belper women

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