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Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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The research has been compiled by Swinton Insurance.

Derbyshire road named as one of most dangerous in East Midlands for motorcylists

The A6 between Buxton and Matlock has been named as one of the most dangerous roads in the East Midlands for motorcyclists.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man and six-year-old girl die in Derbyshire road tragedy

A 29-year-old man and a six year-old girl have died in an ‘horrific’ car crash in Derbyshire.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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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

Campaigners who want to establish an off-road cycling route through Belper have produced a new map to highlight the need for the project.

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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

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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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

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

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

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Ilkeston & District Scouts turned out in force to see off the first train.

PICTURES: Ilkeston welcomes first arrival at new railway station

Crowds of people lined the platforms to welcome the first arrival at Ilkeston’s new railway station on Sunday.

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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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A section of 'smart motorway'.

More ‘smart motorway’ work to begin next week

The next phase of work on the so-called ‘smart motorway’ is to begin on the M1 next week.

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Casualty ‘cut out’ after serious car smash

A man has been cut out of his vehicle after a serious car accident.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

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Northern Rail operates services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Northern Rail staff set to hold further 24-hour strike

Staff at Northern Rail are set to hold a further 24-strike next month in a row over the future role of guards.
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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

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Denby motorhome supplier makes move into glamping

Denby motorhome supplier makes move into glamping

A Denby motorhome firm is to capitalise on its third successive year of growth by expanding into the ‘glamping’ market.

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Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today.

RAIL STRIKE: How will your journey be affected?

Northern Rail staff are taking part in a 24-hour strike today - affecting train services across Derbyshire.
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The drama involved a Jet2 flight.

M1 closed near East Midlands Airport after Jet2 plane declares emergency

A section of the M1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from Gran Canaria.

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County Councillor Irene Ratcliffe (right) with members of the Cromford Station Adopters working group.

Parish council agree deal to adopt Cromford rail station

Cromford Parish Council has agreed a new arrangement to formally adopt the village rail station and secure its future in the heart of the community.

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This road sweeper was apprehended by police in Derbyshire on Sunday (Photo: Derbyshire RPU).

UPDATE: ‘Stolen’ road sweeper ‘taken lawfully’ say police

A road sweeper that was intercepted by armed officers earlier today was ‘taken lawfully’ say police.

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