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Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
Transport
Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.
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A Derbyshire town has been named as having the fastest rising property prices in Britain.

Which Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain?

A Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain, according to a property website.

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Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: HS2 route through Derbyshire is confirmed

The route the HS2 high-speed rail link will take through Derbyshire has been confirmed - and it includes a station at Chesterfield.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Lifestyle
Forwarding the message will help no-one, Hoax Slayer says.

Anyone know a Jayden K. Smith? Ignore this Facebook hack warning

Facebook users are seeing warnings about a hacker called Jayden K Smith – as a viral message circulates via Messenger, warning people not to accept his friendship requests.

Business
Northern services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected by the industrial action.

Strike action underway on Northern rail network

Train passengers are facing disruption this weekend as Northern rail workers stage a three-day walkout.
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Around 10,000 people are expected to take to the streets of Belper on Sunday, for what food-sellers say is one of the best festivals in the region.

Belper festival to serve feast of fun, food and music

The streets of Belper will be sizzling once again this weekend as the town’s ever-popular food festival returns with a feast of mouth-watering delights.

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Jessica Grocutt has been recruited by Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire for a project on market towns.

Tourism board’s new recruit to help boost market towns

Belper businesses have a new ally in their bid to boost trade and visitor numbers thanks to the appointment of a regional marketing expert.

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Chiffchaff's post at Brocco on the Park

A classy home from home nestled between Sheffield greenery and bustle

Add Brocco on the Park to the long list of everything that is great about Sheffield.

Business

VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Industrial strike action forces train operator to provide alternate timetable

Train operator Northern has announced a timetable for train services set to run during three days of industrial strike action.

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The practice is so common that the term 'Coffice' is now being used.

How much time do you spend working in the 'coffice' each week?

Us Brits are known for our love of caffeine and now it seems that we're combining our love of coffee with our work more than ever before.

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Have you bought any of the sandwich fillers?

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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New village supermarket adopts welcomes visiting horse

New village supermarket adopts welcomes visiting horse

The clip-clop of hooves has become a familiar sound at a new Horsley Woodhouse food store which counts a horse among its first customers.

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Northern rail services operate across parts of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

A three-day strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place next month.

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The council is currently offering more than 100 apprenticeships across Derbyshire.

Council offers over 100 apprenticeships in Derbyshire

From bricklaying to school catering, there's a wide range of apprenticeships on offer for young people in Derbyshire.

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