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Australian politician visits Peak District to talk natural resources

An Australian legislator was impressed by the work of the Peak District National Park and its partners when he visited on a fact-finding trip.

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Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business owners have been invited to attend a series of workshops this week to learn about a new overseas marketing project.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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Thunder and lightning is expected in the yellow area.

Met Office issues thunderstorm alert and warns of possible flooding

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms affecting north-west Derbyshire throughout Saturday evening, with scattered rainfall expected across the rest of the East Midlands.

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These men have been jailed running an international drug-smuggling network after Greater Manchester Police seized �66million of heroin and cocaine in 2017.

East Midlands men jailed after £66m drugs bust breaks European network

Four East Midlands men have been jailed following the highest value drug seizure ever made by Greater Manchester Police (GMP). 

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World famous Matlock wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering dies aged 75

World famous Matlock wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering dies aged 75

Renowned Matlock wildlife artist, environmentalist and television personality Pollyanna Pickering died last week following a short illness.

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Paul Tomlinson director of Peak Rail

Quarry firms and heritage operator consider Peak District railway line

Proposals to revive a disused rail line through the Peak District have moved a step forward, but not the passenger service some have called for.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to benefit from a new �1million project promoting holidays in England to the German market.

Peak District tourist board to target German holidaymakers in £1m plan

Regional tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to share in a new £1million project to attract more visitors from mainland Europe.

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IN PICTURES: Mother’s Day gallery of your magical maternity memories

We asked mums all over Derbyshire to share their first memories of motherhood, and lots of you sent in photos.

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Share your first photo memories as a mum as we celebrate Mother’s Day

Share your first photo memories as a mum as we celebrate Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend and families up and down the country will be making plans to spoil the special women in their lives.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Heavy snow has caused the closure of A57 Snake Pass and A537 Cat & Fiddle.

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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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Met Office issue Derbyshire yellow warning of ice and snow for Sunday

The Met Office has issued Derbyshire with a yellow warning of snow and ice for Sunday, February 11.

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Doctor Marco La Malfa says Valentine's Day is an opportunity to show care for men's health.

Derbyshire medic says there is more to Valentine’s than a man’s heart

A Derbyshire medic is advising men’s partners to think about more than hearts this Valentine’s Day, as cases of prostate cancer over take those of breast cancer.

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Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

Hope Valley school rated as Inadequate by Ofsted inspectors’ report

A secondary school in Hope has been found inadequate by Ofsted inspectors, prompting leaders to cite difficulty in adapting to changes across the education sector.

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