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This is how the weather is looking in Derbyshire this weekend

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Rise in unemployment in Derbyshire

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Action Fraud issues a warning over fake Amazon phishing emails

Action Fraud issues warning over scam Amazon email

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A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

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Just how hot WILL it get in Derbyshire next week?

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Six beds ‘blocked’ in Derbyshire hospitals per day

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Man found guilty of hunting hares with a dog in Derbyshire

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Extra strain on Derbyshire hospitals as helpline sends more callers to A&E

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Stone circle in Derbyshire was believed to be doorway to a magical world

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Police

Derbyshire one of the safest counties in the country, according to Home Office stats

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Speed limits around roadworks on motorways set to increase

Transport
Clean up teams are currently in the area

One lane of A52 closed after spillage from lorry carrying portable toilets

Transport
Police were called to Chesterfield station just after 1.30pm.

Person dies after being hit by train near Chesterfield

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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Transport

Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Transport

Masked burglar is jailed after police catch him raiding a chemist shop

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Court.

Drug-addict who stole whiskey from an Aldi store is locked-up

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Desperate serial thief with life-threatening booze problems has been jailed

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Drink-driving.

Boozy World Cup fan caught drink-driving as he dashed to McDonald’s

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Plans to extend Belper primary school given the green light amid angry scenes at council meeting

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Linda Chilton

Woodwork could help stop Derbyshire kids straying into ‘darker realms’

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Budget cuts and lack of mental health support blamed for hike in number of Derbyshire students being expelled from school

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Crich resident Catriona Judd, 17, has been accepted to join the company of the Youth Music Theatre UK summer production.

Crich teen follows in Ed Sheeran’s footsteps with musical theatre role

Education

Derbyshire schools asked to pay for lollipop patrols

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DERBYSHIRE: 100 care worker jobs county council can’t find anyone to do

Business
Peter Thornton, a member of the family who established the Thorntons chocolate empire, has died at the age of 85.

Belper memorial service to honour former Thorntons chocolate magnate

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The old tearooms at Belper River Gardens have been cordoned off due to the increasing risk of collapse.

Amber Valley council defies critics to vote for River Gardens kiosk

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Land to the rear of Birchwood Lane, Somercotes, which is earmarked for development.

Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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Brexit turmoil: live updates as Theresa May meets her new-look cabinet

Politics
The old tearooms at Belper River Gardens have been cordoned off due to the increasing risk of collapse.

Amber Valley council defies critics to vote for River Gardens kiosk

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Land to the rear of Birchwood Lane, Somercotes, which is earmarked for development.

Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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Anne Western

DERBYSHIRE: Fiery debate over library consultation

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Council leader Barry Lewis

DERBYSHIRE: Council spends thousands on new role

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Amber Valley council defies critics to vote for River Gardens kiosk

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Land to the rear of Birchwood Lane, Somercotes, which is earmarked for development.

Amber Valley council to vote on housing plans near toxic waste dump

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Flying ants can cover surfaces

Derbyshire warned that 'flying ant day' could come early in 2018 - and they'll be bigger than ever

Environment
New protections could be put in place for the Peak District

Campaign group welcomes review into National Parks so they can be better protected

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Belper Games organisers plan best year yet as wristbands go on sale

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How to stay safe during hot weather

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The alert has been issued by the Met Office and Public Health England

Health warning issued as heatwave hits the UK

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Babington Hospital, Belper.

Fate of Babington Hospital sealed as replacement set for approval

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These are the medicines no longer available on the NHS

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

Health