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REVEALED: Britain’s most expensive train journey is £501 fare from Isle of Wight to Buxton

A train journey from the Isle of Wight to a Derbyshire town has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

Business
A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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Are you out of pocket after lending money to family and friends?

Derbyshire residents set to start 2017 out of pocket - thanks to family and friends

More than 40 per cent of people in Derbyshire will be starting the new year out of pocket because friends and family have failed to pay them back a loan.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Liam Tomlinson, of Flagg, near Buxton, is one of ten young drivers to graduate in the CEMEX Logistics Apprenticeship scheme.

Liam’s driving career hits top gear

A Buxton man’s career has stepped up a gear after becoming one of ten young drivers to graduate from the CEMEX Logistics Apprenticeship scheme.

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VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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The government says it does not expect turkey supplies to be affected.

Bird flu found at Christmas turkey farm in East Midlands

A strain of bird flu has been found on a turkey farm in the East Midlands - just days before Christmas.

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Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers are to stage five days of strikes next week in a dispute over jobs, pensions and branch closures.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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BIRD FLU OUTBREAK: Derbyshire farmers asked to keep poultry indoors

Derbyshire farmers are being asked to keep their poultry indoors to help prevent an outbreak of a highly-infectious strain of avian flu which has been found in Europe.

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Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

These are 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names.

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Brexit in spotlight at business club’s meeting

Brexit in spotlight at business club’s meeting

The next meeting of the High Peak Business Club is to take place on Tuesday, December 6, starting at 7.30am at Chapel en le Frith Golf Club, when those present will be looking at the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement with the club’s regular “guru” Ian Bingham FCA of BDO Manchester.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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High Street traders Lynn Barraclough of Shabby Chic Bits, Barbara Cooper of Eat@No.5, Julie, Sarah and Francesca Bilinis from Room 49, Zoe Keeling from Muzik and More and Lee Hadfield from Grove Goodies and Geekery. Photo: Jason Chadwick.

Traders’ rallying cry to support Higher Buxton’s independent shops

While some traders in Higher Buxton say they feel forgotten by shoppers, all are in agreement that the walk up the hill is worth it for the variety of choice available.

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Irfan Shabir (second right), Linda Vuong and Rory Reid (far right).

Peak curry take-away for TV’s Top Gear crew

A top Peak District Indian restaurant got a take-away call with a difference last week when it was asked to feed a TV crew on the hills above Hathersage.

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