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Belper School pupils shine in drama workshops

Students at Belper School took part in an arts workshop run by professional theatre actors.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Banned drink-driver and polio victim tells court he will never drive again

A drink-driver who has struggled with the after-effects of polio told a court that despite a ban he has no intention of driving again.

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Mum urges people to sign up as a Royal Navy Reservist

Working Derbyshire mum Michelle Rowlands has found that organising her busy life is plain sailing thanks to the training she has received as a Royal Navy Reservist (RNR).

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Young man attacked a fellow resident at a supported living facility

A young man at a supported living facility for those with learning difficulties attacked a fellow resident after he had woken him from a deep sleep.

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Derby County manager Gary Rowett - Pic By James Williamson

OPINION: Be careful what you wish for as Stoke eye up Rams boss

Rumours are rife that Stoke City are set to turn to Derby County boss Gary Rowett to help them back to the Premier League at the first attempt.

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Drink-driving breathalyser.

Banned motorist is caught drink-driving after police stopped him for wheel-spinning

A banned motorist was caught drink-driving after he had decided to get behind the wheel because he thought his friend had consumed too much booze.

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Nominations are open now for the St John Ambulance Everyday Hero Awards

Nominate your everyday hero for St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is urging people who have saved someone’s life using first aid to come forward with their story for the charity’s Everyday Heroes Awards.

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Gary Rowett could be heading down the A50 to Stoke City.

Stoke 'in talks' to appoint Rams boss Rowett

Gary Rowett has been lined up by Stoke City to become their new manager.

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Beer.

Alcohol-fuelled mourner smashed a shop window after drinking 15 pints

A boozed-up mourner who has been struggling with health problems became so fed-up he smashed a window at a store.

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Pauline Latham, Conservative MP for Mid Derbyshire.

Pauline Latham MP: ‘Arts festival is a source of real pride and passion’

For years, I have been in awe of how much creativity and passion for the arts there has been in Belper.

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RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to make £100m bid for Eden Hazard

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to make £100m bid for Eden Hazard

Manchester City are preparing a £100m offer for Chelsea’s Eden Hazard after Pep Guardiola made the 27- year-old Belgian his top summer transfer target. (Daily Star).

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Action from a Derbyshire County League match involving Alfreton, who bagged a winning draw against Clifton on Sunday.

DERBYSHIRE COUNTY LEAGUE: all the Sunday results

The warm weather was ideal for cricket when several matches were played in the various divisions of the Derbyshire County League on Sunday.

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Pauline Latham, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Mid-Derbyshire.

COLUMN: Arts festival is a source of real pride and passion

For years, I have been in awe of how much creativity and passion for the arts there has been in Belper.

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COLUMN: Bogus 999 calls risk lives

COLUMN: Bogus 999 calls risk lives

Last month, a woman appeared in court and pleaded guilty to persistently making use of a public communications network to cause annoyance, inconvenience and anxiety.

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Pictured are jelly bean sweets.

Boozed-up jelly bean burglar was caught after returning to get his rucksack

A boozed-fuelled jelly bean burglar was caught after he woke covered in the sweets with a hangover and returned to the scene of his crime to recover a bag he had left behind.

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Dance the night away with Disco Prophets at the Diamond

Dance the night away with Disco Prophets at the Diamond

Check out The Disco Prophets in a gig at The Diamond in Sutton-in-Ashfield on May 27.

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Derby arts centre Quad.'Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Feast of fun as Edge-Lit event returns to QUAD

QUAD in Derby welcomes the seventh edition of Edge-Lit, Derby’s annual horror, fantasy, science-fiction and crime day, to the venue in July.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Monday May 21.

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Jake Quickenden.

Dancing on Ice champ Jake Quickenden to entertain bingo fans

Eyes down, look in.....Dancing on Ice champion Jake Quickenden will be entertaining bingo fans in Chesterfield.

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Bolsover Drama Group's production of Two Into One. Back:  Ray Wignall (Waiter), Angela Mitchell (Lily Chatterton MP), Istvan Koszegi (Richard Willey MP), Ken Radmore (Manager), Holly Wood (Maria); front Front: James Sheppard (Edward Bristowe), Sue Hilton (Jennifer Bristowe), Louise Sutton (Pamela Willey), Derrick Hulett (George Pigden)

Cabinet Minister’s dirty deed makes for riotous farce

If you’re after a laugh, then Bolsover Drama Group has a vote-winning farce to make you smile.

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