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Shahid Afridi destroys Derbyshire’s T20 dreams

Shahid Afridi demolished Derbyshire’s dream of reaching the finals of the NatWest T20 Blast for the first time with a brutal display of power hitting as Hampshire cruised to a crushing 101 run victory in a one-sided quarter-final at Derby.

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Defoe, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, storms to victory at Newbury on Saturday to set up a tilt at the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster next month.

All eyes on the Ebor Festival as Yorkshire takes centre stage

It seems only five minutes since we were baking and sweating in the blazing heat of Royal Ascot. Yet here we are, deep into August, dodging the daily rain showers and moving headlong into the part of the season when Yorkshire takes centre stage.

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Bill Green.

Former Chesterfield skipper and Buxton boss Bill Green dies

Former Chesterfield captain Bill Green passed away yesterday at the age of 66 after a short illness.

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Emergency services were called to the blaze in Rossendale

Two Derbyshire arson attacks may be linked

More information has been released about two arson attacks in Derbyshire as police try and track the culprits.

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Is lust a thing of the past?

Is the one-night stand a thing of the past?

More than half of British singletons are looking for love not a casual hook-up, a new survey has revealed.

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The total solar eclipse taken by Buxton man John Yates in Idaho Falls, America.

Derbyshire photographer captures once in a lifetime solar eclipse pics

It was a holiday with a difference for a Derbyshire photographer who travelled to America to watch the first solar eclipse in 99 years.

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LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

During the summer period, there are always alarmist stories of gulls ‘attacking’ people, which inevitably lead to calls to cull them.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed partner’s car into wall

A drink-driver who had no licence or insurance took his partner’s car without her consent and crashed into a wall.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jealous thug attacked partner

A jealous thug attacked his partner and damaged property at her home.

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Fairfield Road traffic

Emergency services tackling motorist’s distractions

Fire and Rescue teams, police and Highways England want to save lives and stop Derbyshire motorists getting distracted at the wheel.

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The new pound coin joke is just mint!

Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The vehicle was used in various crimes and has been caught by Derbyshire Roads Police who celebrated with a 'dab'. Picture credit:  Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit

‘Dabbing’ policeman celebrates catching wanted Derbyshire driver

A Derbyshire police office has joined the ranks of Prince Harry and J.Lo by being the latest person to dab.

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Outline planning permission was granted by High Peak Borough Council for the new development.

Outline approval for new homes on former Buxton car showroom site

Outline plans to build four terraced houses on the site of a former car showroom in Buxton have been given the green light.

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Everton's Ross Barkley, who could soon be on his way to Tottenham, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Tottenham ready to splash out on Ross Barkley, while Andy Carroll could be returning to Newcastle

Rocked by defeat against Chelsea on Sunday, Tottenham are preparing a £20 million bid for Everton’s Ross Barkley, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Police appeal

Man dies in A6 crash

A man has died on the A6 and Derbyshire Constabulary has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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New Whittington Social Institute, winners of Bluebell Wood's It's A Knockout competition.

Family fun day aids children’s hospice

An annual fun day will entertain all the family, with proceeds going to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

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Pictured is Ross Greenwood, 27, of Byron Avenue, Alfreton, who has been detained in a secure unit under the Mental Health Act after he went on a violent, attacking spree in Heanor.

Violent man attacked eleven victims during town centre rampage

A mentally-ill man who attacked nine people and two police officers during a town centre rampage has been placed under a mental health order and detained in a secure unit.

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Two call outs for Buxton firefighters

Two call outs for Buxton firefighters

Two fire alarm activations in one morning for Buxton firefighters.

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Emergency services were called to the blaze in Rossendale

Kitchen fire in Buxton

An emergency call was made to the fire service after a kitchen was alight.

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A hearty breakfast will keep you going till lunch

RISE AND SHINE: News, weather and fun for the morning

We’ve got a round up of the news from overnight and the weather for today, Tuesday, August 22.

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