The unbelievable reason why a driver abandoned their car on the M1 this morning

A driver abandoned their broken-down car on the M1 this morning - because 'they had somewhere to be'.

Winter weather took a terrible toll on local roads.

Derbyshire County Council says it's fixed 40,500 potholes in first six months of 2018

Road workers have fixed more than 40,500 potholes in the first six months of the year, according to Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council is sending out its gritters.

Gritters take to Derbyshire's roads

Gritters are out in Derbyshire to help deal with sticky roads as the county bakes in scorching summer sun.
Derbyshire County Council insists road safety remains a 'top priority'.

Council provides driver training for older Derbyshire motorists

Older motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of free training sessions.
Shoplifting financially burdens retailers.

Shoplifting on the increase in Derbyshire

Shoplifting has increased in Derbyshire, new figures show.
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The Derbyshire village with a history of UFO sightings

The Peak District village of Bonsall has long been described as a UFO hotspot.

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Crews called to mysterious site in Derbyshire

Firefighters have been called to a mysterious and ancient site in Derbyshire.
An official graph showing the tremor. Picture: British Geological Survey.

Tremors from earthquake felt across northern England

Tremors from a 3.9-magnitude earthquake in Lincolnshire were felt across parts of northern England last night.
Fire investigator Dave Coss with fire investigation dog Dexter.

Derbyshire fire investigator 'blown away' after being recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Derbyshire fire investigator says he is 'blown away' after being recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Police say they are 'pleased' they have been able to bring the charges.

Man charged with killing 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire

A man has appeared in court charged with manslaughter and robbery after the death of a 100-year-old woman in Derbyshire.
The bandstand at Buxton's Pavilion Gardens.

Buxton's Pavilion Gardens could change 'beyond recognition', council chief fears

A council chief fears Buxton's Pavilion Gardens could change 'beyond recognition' if the attraction is 'offloaded' to the private sector.
Dancers at a previous audition. Picture by Ben Garner.

English Youth Ballet to hold Buxton auditions in search for 100 dancers for production

English Youth Ballet (EYB) is coming to Buxton to audition for roles in a double bill production of Sleeping Beauty - Aurora's Wedding and Ballet Études.

Northern says it is 'absolutely committed to resolving' current issues.

MP attempts to plug 'hole' in Buxton's morning train timetable

High Peak MP Ruth George is attempting to plug a 'hole' in Buxton's morning train timetable.

Police are appealing for information.

Murder probe launched after car collides with pedestrians outside Stockport club

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died and a number of others were injured when a car collided with pedestrians outside a club in Stockport, police said.
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These simple tips could help save your life

Firefighters are reminding people of simple but important advice which could help save lives.
The police helicopter.

Police helicopter scrambled after boy went missing on Derbyshire mountain

A nine-year-old boy was thankfully found safe and well after going missing on Kinder Scout.

Lancaster bomber. Stock picture.

VIDEO & PICTURES: Lancaster bomber soars over Derbyshire with last Dambuster on board

A Lancaster bomber flew over Derbyshire this morning to mark the 75th anniversary of the famous Dambusters raids.
A police officer would never ask you to withdraw money or transfer money to another account.

Do not fall victim to this con

A warning has been sounded after a recent increase in fraud cases where the offender claims to be a police officer

The Quran.

Derbyshire fire service gives safety advice to Muslims marking Ramadan

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued safety advice for those who are celebrating Ramadan.

Louise Percival. Picture submitted by her family.

Tributes paid to 'intelligent and outgoing' Derbyshire woman who took her own life

Louise Percival loved Derbyshire and had a sense of adventure.
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