Window of Belper police car smashed

The window of a Belper police car has been smashed while the officer was attending a call-out.

Police are investigating the attack.

Body found in Derbyshire river

A body has been found in a Derbsyhire river during a search for a missing man.

B&M stores

Sold-out B&M hot tubs back on sale

With the weather heating up what better addition can there be in a garden than a hot tub?


EasyJet cancels hundreds of flights

More than 200 EasyJet flights have been cancelled this weekend due to a French air traffic control strike.

Derbyshire Police want dog owners to keep their pets on leads after a lamb was killed.

DISTRESSING IMAGE: Two-day old Derbyshire lamb killed by dog

A new-born lamb has been mauled to death and police reissue a warning for dog owners to keep their pets on leads.
16-year-old Shammy Tawana Bandirai-Zikhalu is missing

MISSING TEENAGER: Shammy may be in the Ripley or Belper area

Police are concerned about a missing 16-year-old boy.

What to do when you ring 999

What to do when you ring 999

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a step-by-step guide on what to do when you ring 999.

Police are investigating the attack.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after 100-year-old woman dies following handbag robbery

Detectives investigating the robbery and later death of a 100-year-old woman have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

Derbyshire Roads Police and the Armed Response Unit stopping a motorist driving a stolen car

Armed police officers stop stolen vehicle in Belper cul-de-sac

The driver and passenger of a stolen vehicle in Belper were cornered by police after turning into a cul-de-sac

Dogs die in hot cars

RSPCA reveal how many dogs were left in hot Derbyshire cars in one week

The RSPCA received two calls-an-hour about dogs being left in cars during last week’s hot weather.

Emergency services were on the scene

100-year-old woman dies after handbag thieves leave her with broken neck

A 100-year-old woman who was robbed and left with a broken neck has now died.

The Derbsyhire Police special constables have been thanked during national volunteer week

Police thank Derbyshire specials for dedication

New figures show Derbyshire Police Special Constables volunteered 52,387 hours of their time in one year.

Police want anyone who may have seen this car to come forward

Man arrested after robbery of 100-year-old Derbyshire woman

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged robbery of a 100-year-old woman.

The crash happened opposite the driver's home

North Derbyshire emergency services undertake disaster training

Expect to see a high presence of emergency services as they train on how they would respond to a major flooding incident.


PICTURES: Fire service training day in Belper

Firefighters from across the county came to Belper for a training day.

Poppy and Hamish have both lost an eye following two seperate attacks with weapons  in Derbyshire

Two Derbyshire cats lose eyes in weapon attacks

In less than a month two different cats have had to have eyes removed following an attack from a catapult or pellet from an air weapon.


Hundreds of jobs up for grabs in Derbyshire

Lots of employers across the county are looking to fill multiple vacancies.

The community has been supporting the East Midlands Ambulance Service

East Midlands Ambulance Service ‘blown away’ by help

Staff working for East Midlands Ambulance Service say they have been “blown away” by the generosity and support they have received from the public during the bad weather.

Police car in the snow

Emergency services and councils thank volunteers who helped stranded Derbyshire motorists

A thank you has been issued to the kind-hearted volunteers who helped stranded motorists on some of the worst roads across the county.

Snow scene.  Coronation Drive, Seaton Carew. Picture by FRANK REID

Top driving tips to beat the Beast from the East

With yellow weather warnings now being issued from the Met Office until the weekend here are some tips for driving well in the winter weather.

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