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Tiny dormice threatened by extinction as numbers plummet by 72 per cent

The dormouse could be classified as endangered after numbers plummeted by 72 per cent in just two decades, warns new research.

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Police cameras head out to bumper 48 Derbyshire routes to snare speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following 26 Derbyshire roads until July 9.

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TOMY has recalled a chipmunk toy over safety fears.

PRODUCT RECALL: ‘Sharp point’ on chipmunk toy could cause injury

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY has recalled its Lamaze Munching Max Chipmunk over safety fears.

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Whatever happened to 'love thy neighbour'?

Half of Brits don't know their neighbours' names, research shows

More than half of all Brits don't even know their neighbours' full names, a survey has found.

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URGENT information for Virgin Media customers

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Diva group call for new members

Diva group call for new members

Award-winning Derbyshire women’s chorus DaleDiva is inviting women and girls to ‘release their inner diva’ at a fun filled one-day singing workshop and concert.

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Man jailed after trying to import child-like sex doll into UK through East Midlands Airport

A man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has today been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation triggered by an incident at East Midlands Airport.
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The new Snap Map.

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

A new feature on Snapchat allowing anyone to share their location has been explained by Snapchat in depth.
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The investigations at Grenfell Tower continue

Thousands urged to contact Hotpoint over fridge-freezer that caused Grenfell Tower fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.

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QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

How much do you know about the week’s top news, sport and celeb headlines?

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Police have been called to incidents across the county.

Important safety message from Derbyshire police

Police are reminding people of the dangers of swimming in lakes, reservoirs, rivers and canals after numerous reports across Derbyshire following the recent warm weather.

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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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Gay Bolton with plastered wrist.

COMMENT: Our health service is wonderful

The gnarled hand of old age is beckoning its arthritic finger at me and all I want to do is run in the opposite direction - if only my fragile bones would let me.

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Disruption is expected to continue until 11.30am.

Disruption on trains between Matlock and Belper

Trains are currently unable to run between Matlock and Belper because of a points failure.

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SLIDESHOW: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area.

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This week’s furry felines in need of a home

This week’s furry felines in need of a home

Could you welcome a furry feline into your home? If so we have a host of four-legged friends who are in desperate need of a family.

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Cars across the UK have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across Derbyshire suddenly been covered in dust?

People across Derbyshire may have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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