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Police caught offender in possession of an illegal tranquilliser drug

A man has been given a 12-month conditional discharge after he was caught with a class C tranquilliser drug by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief welcomes prison sentence as a chance to beat alcohol problems

A booze-plagued serial thief who has been jailed has welcomed the chance of support while he is in custody to help overcome his difficulties with alcohol.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozy biker fell from his moped

A boozed-up moped rider who twice fell off his Cobra 125 scooter and injured himself has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Derbyshire Police Awards

Derbyshire Police honour bravery, dedication and outstanding work

Officers, staff, volunteers and members of the public have been recognised for their outstanding work, dedication and bravery at a police awards ceremony.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-drive suspect banned from the road after failing to take breath test

A suspected drink-driver who refused to provide a specimen of breath for a test has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug addict’s relapse led to a shop theft

A drug addict who had been making efforts to get clean reverted back to taking heroin and ended up shoplifting.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed into a parked car

A drink-driver has been banned from the road after she collided with a parked car.

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LETTER: Bringing Christmas joy to disadvantaged

The members of the Belper Central Methodist Church would like to thank every one who supported their appeal for gifts for the toy service held on Sunday, December 3.

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Peter Kay cancels all 100 tour dates due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Stand-up comedian Peter Kay has cancelled his entire tour - find out how to get your money back.

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Sneak peek: What’s inside this week’s Belper News?

Sneak peek: What’s inside this week’s Belper News?

This week’s Belper News is bursting with news, features and sport from your local area.

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ICE ALERT: Met Office issue overnight yellow weather warning

ICE ALERT: Met Office issue overnight yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued a severe yellow weather warning for ice.

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Police stopping Derbyshire fraudsters in tracks with new scheme

A ground-breaking anti-fraud scheme is helping keep Derbyshire residents safe.

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Derbyshire Police rated as ‘good’ by inspectors

An official report done on behalf of the Queen has rated Derbyshire Constabulary as ‘good’ in how legitimately the force keeps people safe, reduces crime and treats people fairly and respectfully.

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RISE AND SHINE: Your morning news and weather round up

Good morning.

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Miniature smooth haired dachshund pups Faith, Hope, Lincoln and Google dream of what Santa Claus has in store for them as they cuddle up in this picture, sent by Andrew Norris, of Gainsborough.

Animal Magic: Is your festive pet pic cuter than this?

Have you got a pet that’s feeling festive? Send your Christmas-themed animal pictures to us and your Santa Paws could feature in our Animal Magic Christmas special.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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Angling clubs - cast your net for share of £400,000

Angling clubs - cast your net for share of £400,000

Angling clubs are invited to net financial support.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Delays on M1 after car goes up embankment

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M1 after an accident.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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Many homeowners are concerned about clearing snow and ice from around their properties in case they are held responsible if someone falls.

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your property?

Derbyshire has definitely seen its fair share of ice and snow over the last few days, with temperatures look set to stay low until the weekend.
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