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Reckless motorist caught doing 128mph in 50mph zone of M1

A reckless motorist on pain killers has been caught speeding at 128mph in a 50mph zone in a high-powered BMW X5 on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

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Derbyshire County Council said its fleet of gritters were out around the clock over the weekend.

Over 280 Derbyshire routes gritted during the weekend, county council reveals

More than 280 Derbyshire routes were gritted during the weekend snowfall, the county council has revealed.

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Elf ideas to inspire your festive friends’ antics

Elf ideas to inspire your festive friends’ antics

We had a HUGE response to our elfie appeal.

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The weather is expected to get colder by the end of the week

Met Office issues weather warning for snow and ice in East Midlands

Another yellow weather warning for snow and ice across the East Midlands has been issued by the Met Office.

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Aldermen and alderwomen honour for six former county councillors

Six former Derbyshire county councillors are to be made honorary aldermen and alderwomen.

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Where can you see Santa in Derbyshire this Christmas?

Where to take your kids to see Santa in Derbyshire

Wondering where to take your child to see Santa this Christmas?

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14 AMAZING elf ideas to see you through to Christmas

14 AMAZING elf ideas to see you through to Christmas

Struggling to think of what your elf can get up to next.

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Police are advising motorists to empty their cars before they abandon them

Thieves target cars left on Derbyshire’s snowy roads

Opportunistic thieves have been targeting cars which have been abandoned in the snow and smashing the windows to search for valuables.

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What are your rights if you can't get to work due to snow?

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

So the weekend snowfall wasn't quite as bad predicted, but just what are your rights around snow days?
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Two boys hospitalised after Belper car crash

Two boys aged 11 and 12 have been hit by a car and have been hospitalised with their injuries.

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Take care when out and about in snow and ice.

SNOW WATCH: Derbyshire school and road closures

The snow has arrived and some schools and roads are closed.

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Hundreds of knitted angels are appearing on the streets of Belper in a community campaign to spready Christmas cheer.

Thousands of angels descend on Belper in Christmas ‘gift of love’

Knitters and crocheters from Belper and beyond have given a ‘gift of love’ to the town, after crafting 2,000 angels to decorate the streets.

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The owners of the Amber Valley Wines vineyard are celebrating success in the International Wine Challenge.

Amber Valley vineyard tastes success in International Wine Challenge

The owners of an Amber Valley vineyard are celebrating after their 2016 vintage was commended by the judges of the International Wine Challenge.

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BAG A BARGAIN: How to make Amazon savings

Are you looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

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Don't speed anywhere.

Speeding crackdown on 24 Derbyshire roads

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Wednesday, December 20.

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Derbyshire fire service plea to car owners

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a plea to car owners to consider how they park.

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LIVE UPDATES: Snow falls in Derbyshire

This is a developing story.
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Facebook has pitched Messenger Kids as a way for children to communicate with family andfriends - but their parents will have control over who they speak to.

Facebook trials new messaging app for under-13s

Facebook is trialling a new messaging app for kids.

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The 30 most misused phrases - including 'to be pacific'

'To be pacific, 'an escape goat' and 'damp squid' are the most misused phrases or sayings, according to research.

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Heavy snow is expected in Derbyshire this weekend

DERBYSHIRE SNOW: Fire and rescue service advice on how to stay safe

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is reminding people to take extra care this weekend, with heavy snow expected to hit the county.

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