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Forest, Derby, West Brom, Leicester? Who has the best top flight record in the East Midlands?

Rivalries in the East Midlands are often fiercely contested - but who is the best club?

Football
Man arrested after house break-ins

Man arrested after house break-ins

A man has been detained by homeowners after allegedly trying to break into houses in Wirksworth.

News
The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

Black Friday is tomorrow, and whether you’re excited or full of dread, here are some of the best ways to stay on top and get the best deals.

Business
Diego Simeone

RUMOUR MILL: Could Diego Simeone be heading to Everton?

The Everton manager’s job is still up for grabs with the list of those who could take it on seemingly growing ever-longer.

Football
The number of potholes on roads in Derbyshire has decreased considerably, according to the county council. Stock image.

'Derbyshire has the best roads in the country'

A drive to repair potholes on Derbyshire roads has led to a near 80% decrease in recorded faults over the last year, according to the county council.
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The animals have now been named Buttercup and Pixie.

Guinea pigs abandoned in Derbyshire woodland

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two guinea pigs were found abandoned in woodland in Derbyshire.
News
“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

“They really did me proud” says composer of musical after successful world premiere in Chesterfield

Composer Dave Culling hailed the world premiere of his musical, Nicholas Nickleby, a triumph when the final curtain came down at the Pomegranate Theatre on Wednesday night, writes Doug Melloy.

Theatre and Comedy
Don't speed anywhere.

Cameras head out to 21 Derbyshire routes to snare speeders

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Wednesday, December 6.

News
Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug-addict stole cosmetics from chemist’s while waiting for his medicine

A drug-addict who was waiting at a pharmacy for his methadone prescription to control his addiction stole about £40 worth of goods from a cosmetics display.

News
Rise and Shine

RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

News
Vampires Rock: Ghost Train comes to Buxton this weekend

Coming soon! Live gigs and shows for Derbyshire

Ed Byrne, Mark Thomas, Peter Pan and tributes to Kings of Leon and Queen are all on their way.

Whats on
Music and magic in Darley Dale event

Music and magic in Darley Dale event

A Christmas concert of magic and music will take place on Friday, December 1, in St Helen’s Church, Darley Dale, at 7.30pm.

Music
Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Interview: Comedian Ed Byrne is heading for Chesterfield next month

Ed Byrne has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now, writes Brian Donaldson.

Theatre and Comedy
Elgin (left) powers past long-time leader Misterton at the final flight to win the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham, the feature race on Sunday. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire/PA Images)

Cheltenham’s November meeting was the most underwhelming I can remember

Cheltenham’s November meeting, better known under its previous guise as The Open or even the Paddy Power, is so popular that its reputation is largely untouchable.

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Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

This weekend brings an exciting line-up of local, national and international poets to Derby for the first ever Derby Poetry Festival.

Arts
SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

Motorists are being warned of scam emails claiming they have been caught speeding.

News
Scroll down to see the grim video.

SHOCKING VIDEO: Thug spits at police woman 24 times in ambulance

This is the disgusting moment a jeering yob detained in an ambulance SPITS at a female police officer 24 times – before being released without charge.

News
A cold snap is coming.

Snow 'to reach lower levels' in parts next week

Snow is expected to fall to lower levels of parts of the country next week, weather experts say.
News
England's Jake Ball

Here’s the perfect ingredients to an Ashes winning squad

England begin their Ashes bid tonight as they take on the Aussies in Brisbance in the 1st Test.

Cricket
Alan Pardew

RUMOUR MILL: Pardew in for Pulis?, Luis says no to Toffees

The managerial merry-go-round is to the fore of the rumour mill today as a replacement for Tony Pulis at West Brom is discussed, as is the still-vacant post at Everton.

Football
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