Derbyshire County Council says it's fixed 40,500 potholes in first six months of 2018

Road workers have fixed more than 40,500 potholes in the first six months of the year, according to Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council is sending out its gritters.

Gritters take to Derbyshire's roads

Gritters are out in Derbyshire to help deal with sticky roads as the county bakes in scorching summer sun.
Derbyshire County Council insists road safety remains a 'top priority'.

Council provides driver training for older Derbyshire motorists

Older motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of free training sessions.
Shoplifting financially burdens retailers.

Shoplifting on the increase in Derbyshire

Shoplifting has increased in Derbyshire, new figures show.
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The Derbyshire village with a history of UFO sightings

The Peak District village of Bonsall has long been described as a UFO hotspot.

An official graph showing the tremor. Picture: British Geological Survey.

Tremors from earthquake felt across northern England

Tremors from a 3.9-magnitude earthquake in Lincolnshire were felt across parts of northern England last night.
Fire investigator Dave Coss with fire investigation dog Dexter.

Derbyshire fire investigator 'blown away' after being recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Derbyshire fire investigator says he is 'blown away' after being recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Police say they are 'pleased' they have been able to bring the charges.

Man charged with killing 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire

A man has appeared in court charged with manslaughter and robbery after the death of a 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire.
Important information.

These simple tips could help save your life

Firefighters are reminding people of simple but important advice which could help save lives.
Lancaster bomber. Stock picture.

VIDEO & PICTURES: Lancaster bomber soars over Derbyshire with last Dambuster on board

A Lancaster bomber flew over Derbyshire this morning to mark the 75th anniversary of the famous Dambusters raids.
A police officer would never ask you to withdraw money or transfer money to another account.

Do not fall victim to this con

A warning has been sounded after a recent increase in fraud cases where the offender claims to be a police officer

The Quran.

Derbyshire fire service gives safety advice to Muslims marking Ramadan

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued safety advice for those who are celebrating Ramadan.

The Sunday Times Rich List reveals who the wealthiest people are.

REVEALED: The area's richest people

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley is the richest person in the East Midlands, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2018.

The Ask for Angela campaign was masterminded by Lincolnshire Police in 2016.

How saying 'Angela' on a night out in Derbyshire could save you from harm

A 'simple yet effective' code-word scheme promises to help people who are feeling unsafe on a night out

WhatsApp is a free messaging app.

This WhatsApp 'text bomb' message could destroy your phone

An urgent warning has been issued over a WhatsApp message which could destroy your phone.
Read this essential information if you're driving on the M1 this weekend.

M1 CLOSURE: Everything you need to know

Part of the M1 will be closed over the weekend.
Please take heed of the important advice from the fire service.

Important advice from Derbyshire fire service after huge blaze causes 'untold damage'

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) is urging people to take extra care in the county's countryside after a large blaze in the Peak District.

Dogs die in hot cars.

RSPCA alerted about dogs locked in cars in Derbyshire over hot weekend

The RSPCA received eight calls about dogs locked in cars in Derbyshire over the hot Bank Holiday weekend.
The 'pre-authorisation charge'isdesigned to ensure motorists have enough cash to cover the amount of fuel they put in their cars.

Supermarkets introduce £99 'fuel deposit'

Some supermarkets in the UK have reportedly started to charge drivers a £99 'fuel deposit' at the pump under a rule change by Visa and Mastercard.

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Reminder about impending total closure of part of M1

Motorists planning on using the M1 this weekend are being reminded that there will be a total closure near Castle Donington

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