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‘Be Water Aware’ is the message as temperatures rise

Drowning in the UK is one of the leading causes of accidental death, therefore Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC’s) drowning prevention and water safety campaign ‘Be Water Aware’ which runs from April 23 to 29.

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The deer was stuck upside down in a narrow gap between two walls

Fire service called in to help RSPCA rescue deer stuck upside down between walls

Firefighters and the RSPCA were called to rescue a deer that got stuck upside down in a narrow gap between two walls in the High Peak.

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Ruth George MP pictured with residents and the home manager, when she visited The Hawthorns on Wednesday, pictured from left, is Mrs George, Irene Dale, Helen Bentley and Geoff Tordoff.

High Peak MP talks ‘social care crisis’ with Salvation Army

A charity which operates a Buxton care home has expressed concern about the rising number of over-75s who cannot afford their own care.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver had consumed wine and cocktails before she crashed her Mini

A drink-driver who had a bottle of wine and two cocktails was caught drink-driving after she crashed her car.

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Windows damaged at Buxton hairdresser’s

Derbyshire Police are appealing for information after two windows were damaged at a hairdresser’s salon in Buxton.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police tracked down drink-driver after he crashed and left the vehicle

A boozy reveller who crashed into a railing and left his vehicle has been banned from the road for 17 months and ordered to pay £235.

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PREMIER LEAGUE & FA CUP PREVIEW: Heavyweight tie as Man Utd face Spurs at Wembley

PREMIER LEAGUE & FA CUP PREVIEW: Heavyweight tie as Man Utd face Spurs at Wembley

As the domestic football season reaches its climax, Neil McGlade looks ahead to this weekend’s fixtures.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Friday, April 20.

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The Doctor from Doctor and the Medics.

Doctor and the Medics top new festival in Derbyshire

Doctor and the Medics will headline a music festival to raise money for a football club.

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Chesterfield coroner's court

Coroner calls for a round-the-clock assessment team after mentally-ill man kills himself

A coroner has called for a round-the-clock mental health assessment triage team after there were missed opportunities to treat a mentally-ill man who killed himself.

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IN PHOTOS: How you are enjoying the sunshine

After what has seemed like a long winter, the sun is finally shining and it seems we’re all keen to ensure we make the most of it.

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Maurizio Sarri.

RUMOUR MILL: Lyon and Juve keen to sign Martial; Now Chelsea have Sarri down as Conte replacement

Lyon and Juventus could be about to try and sign Manchester United's Anthony Martial, while the next manager on Chelsea's wish-list to replace Antonio Conte is Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri.

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Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Three supernatural stories are tied together in this retro-inspired horror with abundant jump scares, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Road rage Derbyshire driver needs anger management after van man attack

A Derbyshire driver will have to undergo anger management counselling after a road rage incident when he assaulted a van driver.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Fraudsters brought to justice after they used a false will to make a gain

Four fraudsters have appeared at Derby Crown Court to be sentenced after they conspired to use a false will to make a gain for someone else after the deaths of two people.

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Continental vibe to Chinley concert

Continental vibe to Chinley concert

The popular Andy Lawrenson Trio will bring some Continental flavour to the Derbyshire hills when they perform their new show ‘Le Café Parisien’ at Chinley Community Centre on Saturday, April 28.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Thursday, April 19.

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Laura Collett and Oratorio II at Chatsworth Horse Trials last year.

Family ticket up for grabs for Chatsworth International Horse Trials

Enjoy world-class competition from elegant dressage and exciting show jumping to gripping cross country action.
The Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials take place at Chatsworth Park from May 11 to 13 - and you could win a family ticket to the final day.

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Absent Friends presented by High Tor Players.

High Tor Players stage Ayckbourn comedy Absent Friends

Popular demand from Dales theatre lovers means High Tor Players will present another Ayckbourn comedy at three venues this month.

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MP supports Chinley commuters who may lose vital train service

MP supports Chinley commuters who may lose vital train service

High Peak MP Ruth George has met with Chinley residents to discuss local transport issues.

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