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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.

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PICTURES: Fire service training day in Belper

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

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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.

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Hundreds of jobs up for grabs in Derbyshire

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

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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.

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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.

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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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WEATHER WARNINGS: What to expect and when in Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings for the end of the week as the Beast from the East continues to batter the UK.

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Amber and yellow weather warnings are in force for Derbyshire today.

BEAST FROM THE EAST: Derbyshire Police urge drivers to take care

With an amber warning for snow in force for the county Derbyshire Police is urging motorists to take extra care in the bad weather.

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Derbyshire Police officer hit by car while thieves flee

A police officer has been struck by a car as he tried to stop suspected thieves from the leaving the scene of a crime.

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CLOSURES: Roads and schools shut in Derbyshire

CLOSURES: Roads and schools shut in Derbyshire

Bad weather has closed several roads and schools across the county.

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Action Fraud issues warning over phishing cyber criminals

Action Fraud issues warning over phishing cyber criminals

A warning has been issued to make sure people’s email passwords are secure and changed regularly to prevent cyber criminals stealing sensitive information.

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The phone network EE has had technical issues

Phone network EE down for hours

A ‘technical issue’ left thousands of EE mobile phone customers without any internet connectivity.

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Snow and ice could cause problems until the weekend

BEAST FROM THE EAST: Met Office issue weather warnings for ‘widespread snow’ until weekend

The icy blast is set to continue for days as the Met Office has just issued more yellow weather warnings for snow and ice across the East Midlands until the weekend.

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Temperatures are set to plummet across Nottinghamshire

BEAST FROM THE EAST: Met Office upgrade weather warning to amber

The snow storm which is set to batter the whole country has been upgraded to an amber warning in the East Midlands by the Met Office.

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The #challengederbyshire charity ball raised �180,000 in just one night tipping the total to more than half a million pounds raised for local hospice charities

Buxton charity ball raises £180k for hospices

A ball to help hospice charities in Derbyshire has raised a staggering £180,000 in just one night.

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VIDEO: What equipment is inside an Ambulance?

The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has released a video explaining what the paramedics carry in an ambulance to help save lives day in day out.

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Royal Mail increases first and second class stamp prices

The cost of buying a postage stamp is going up from March.

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VOTE: Top ten parks and gardens in Derbyshire

VOTE: Top ten parks and gardens in Derbyshire

If you are looking for a day out with the kids or a romantic walk we have rounded up the best parks and gardens in Derbyshire.

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Tremors felt across UK after 4.4 earthquake hits

More than 4,000 people have already reported feeling tremors after an earthquake has shaken the country.

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