Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

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An artists impression of how high-speed trains will one day run through the Derbyshire countryside.

HS2 will bring 74,000 jobs and £4billion, report claims

High speed rail route HS2 could bring 74,000 jobs and almost £4billion to the region’s economy by 2043, a new report has claimed.

Stock photo.

PICTURE: Accident closes lane on M1

An accident has closed a lane on the M1 this lunchtime.

Photo: Highways Agency

Traffic on M1 stopped after van fire

Traffic on the M1 has been stopped after a van caught fire.

Broken down car causes huge tailbacks on M1

Broken down car causes huge tailbacks on M1

A broken down car is causing huge tailbacks on the M1 this afternoon.

Buxton railway station.

Train strike to hit passengers in East Midlands

Passengers are being told to expect delays when a second day of industrial action takes place on the region’s railways tomorrow.

A clear-up operation is currently underway.

UPDATED: Fuel spillage on M1 cleaned up

A large fuel spillage which led to a lane closure on the M1 has been cleaned-up.
Around 400,000 travellers are set to be affected by the cancellations.

UPDATED: The latest list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the latest list of cancelled flights for 2017/2018.

Recovery work is in progress.

Five-car crash on A38

Emergency services are currently dealing with a five-car road traffic collision on the A38.

Managing director Ashley Sowerby, third from right, and Chevin Fleet staff.

Belper firms take top honours at regional business awards

Two Belper firms were among the big winners at this year’s Derbyshire Business Awards, celebrating success stories across the county economy.

Ryanair has cancelled a number of flights up until October 28.

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Ryanair has said it will be cancelling 40-50 flights a day until the end of October.

Has your Ryanair flight been cancelled?

Budget airline Ryanair cancelled a number of flights over the weekend, with two more days of cancellations planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Storm Aileen is set to bring 75mph winds and could cause travel disruption, flying debris and damage to trees and buildings.

Highways Agency reveals list of roads to avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major ‘A roads’ tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes.
M1 North.

Four lanes blocked on M1 motorway after multi-vehicle crash

A multi-vehicle smash has closed four lanes of the M1, Highways Agency has warned today (Monday).
The plane involved is a Jet2 flight.

BREAKING: Packed Jet2 flight heading for East Midlands Airport declares onboard emergency

A packed Jet2 holiday flight bound for East Midlands Airport is being diverted after declaring an onboard emergency.
Services across Derbyshire and parts of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: how will it affect you?

Rail commuters are being advised to plan their journeys carefully as Northern rail staff take part in a further two days of strike action.

The school run will bring more cares onto rush-hour roads

Why Derbyshire motorists face journeys taking up to three times longer next week

The summer holidays are finally coming to an end but it’s not just sad news for schoolkids, as the return of the school run means a return to rush-hour traffic jams.

Cars in traffic

Why Derbyshire drivers could face a ban and a £200 fine for using their phone as a sat nav

Thousands of Derbyshire drivers are set to hit the road this weekend to get away for the bank holiday weekend.

Driver-less lorries could soon be appearing on UK motorways

Self-driving lorries to be tested on motorways in England with HGVs in convoy

Platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialled on England’s motorways, the Department for Transport has announced.

The scene on the M1 shortly after the accident.

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Huge crash causes traffic chaos on M1

A huge crash has caused traffic chaos for motorists on the M1 this evening.
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