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COLUMN: ‘Public’ policing is vital

COLUMN: ‘Public’ policing is vital

Much of my work as Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner involves building relationships with local people. Why is this so important you might wonder? 
Well, when there is a two-way conversation, when people trust the police to protect them and to do a good job, they become an extension of the police and one of its greatest crime-fighting tools.


VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire world premiere for Brexit inspired piano recital European Unison

A Brexit inspired recital written for 28 pianos - one for each member of the European Union - hopes to hit the right notes with Remain supporters when it gets its world premiere this weekend in Yorkshire.
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Buveur D'Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, and trained by Nicky Henderson, wins the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last week. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert.PA Wire)

Ten talking-points that made the 2017 Cheltenham Festival so memorable

All over for another year, the Cheltenham Festival has written a new chapter in its illustrious, heavyweight history.

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He will next appear in court next month.

Man wanted in connection with Derbyshire robbery arrested and charged

A man wanted in connection with a robbery in Derbyshire has been arrested and charged.

The figures have been released by the NSPCC.

Number of child sex offences recorded in Derbyshire drops

The number of child sex offences recorded by police in Derbyshire has droppped dramatically.

IN PICTURE: Zach Clough - goal celebrations.
SPORT: LEAD: Nottingham Forest v Derby County.  Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham.  Saturday, 18th March 2017.

OPINION: Do fans have a right to boo?

Fans have been booing players and decision for generations. But is it right?

Splendid View: Climbing the ancient Andle Stone can provide beautiful views of Bradford Dale and the village of Youlgreave.

Far-right terrorist group National Action holds training camp at Derbyshire village

Villagers have been left ‘shocked and appalled’ after hearing that banned far-right terrorist group National Action used their village hall during a weekend training camp.

Ian (left) receiving his Fifty Years Long Service Awards from P.D.M.R.O. President, David Coleman, in 2013. Photo- Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team Honorary President Ian Hurst dies

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team's Honorary President Ian Hurst MBE has died.

Derbyshire’s breastfeeding mums get more support

Health chiefs are campaigning to boost the number of mums who continue to breastfeed beyond the first few weeks of motherhood.

Nominate a first aid hero

Nominate a first aid hero

St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes awards are back and the charity is searching for inspiring stories of first aid heroism.

WIN! Family ticket to Gulliver’s Easter Extravaganza

WIN! Family ticket to Gulliver’s Easter Extravaganza

We’ve teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give away three family tickets for unforgettable days out this Easter.

The retailer has stores in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Redundancies 'inevitable' as shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration

Struggling footwear chain Brantano - which has stores across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire - has been placed into administration.

Gritting teams will be out from 8pm.

Gritters out in Derbyshire as temperatures set to fall

Derbyshire County Council has said its gritting teams will be out across the county tonight.

Colette and Dave Pawluk with babies Finn, Charlie and Milo, along with older sister Maya.

Triplets joy for High Peak mum

Three is the magic number for High Peak mum Colette Pawluk, who has given birth to triplet baby boys at Stepping Hill Hospital.

Buxton date for Brian Kennedy

Buxton date for Brian Kennedy

Internationally celebrated singer and songwriter Brian Kennedy and will be performing in Buxton during April.

Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon.

Derbyshire Chief Constable in reassurance message after London terror attacks

Derbyshire's Chief Constable has reassured the county's residents that there is no threat to their safety following yesterday's terror attacks in London.

Terrorist attack in Westminster. (Image: SWNS)

ISIS says it was behind London terror attack

ISIS has today claimed responsibility for yesterday’s terror attack in London which left a police officer and two civilians dead and dozens injured.


A DRIVING FORCE: On the road with patient transport volunteer - VIDEO

More than 350 people across Derbyshire rely on Patient Transport Services to get them to hospital appointments, and dozens of these journeys are performed by a team of incredible volunteers.

More support for victims of domestic abuse in Derbyshire

Victims of domestic abuse will get more help and support thanks to more than half a million pounds of funding means

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