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Police caught offender in possession of an illegal tranquilliser drug

A man has been given a 12-month conditional discharge after he was caught with a class C tranquilliser drug by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief welcomes prison sentence as a chance to beat alcohol problems

A booze-plagued serial thief who has been jailed has welcomed the chance of support while he is in custody to help overcome his difficulties with alcohol.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozy biker fell from his moped

A boozed-up moped rider who twice fell off his Cobra 125 scooter and injured himself has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Derbyshire Police Awards

Derbyshire Police honour bravery, dedication and outstanding work

Officers, staff, volunteers and members of the public have been recognised for their outstanding work, dedication and bravery at a police awards ceremony.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-drive suspect banned from the road after failing to take breath test

A suspected drink-driver who refused to provide a specimen of breath for a test has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug addict’s relapse led to a shop theft

A drug addict who had been making efforts to get clean reverted back to taking heroin and ended up shoplifting.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed into a parked car

A drink-driver has been banned from the road after she collided with a parked car.

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Peter Kay

Peter Kay cancels all 100 tour dates due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Stand-up comedian Peter Kay has cancelled his entire tour - find out how to get your money back.

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ICE ALERT: Met Office issue overnight yellow weather warning

ICE ALERT: Met Office issue overnight yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued a severe yellow weather warning for ice.

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Fraud

Buxton pensioner defrauded by scammers

A pioneering approach where police are working with banks has helped one Buxton pensioner who had been targeted by fraudsters.

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Police

Derbyshire Police rated as ‘good’ by inspectors

An official report done on behalf of the Queen has rated Derbyshire Constabulary as ‘good’ in how legitimately the force keeps people safe, reduces crime and treats people fairly and respectfully.

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Pixabay

RISE AND SHINE: Your morning news and weather round up

Good morning.

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Miniature smooth haired dachshund pups Faith, Hope, Lincoln and Google dream of what Santa Claus has in store for them as they cuddle up in this picture, sent by Andrew Norris, of Gainsborough.

Animal Magic: Is your festive pet pic cuter than this?

Have you got a pet that’s feeling festive? Send your Christmas-themed animal pictures to us and your Santa Paws could feature in our Animal Magic Christmas special.

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Whaley Bridge Band

Festive fun expected at High Peak brass concert

There will be a festive classic or two at a brass band’s annual Christmas concert.

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Buxton Soroptimists

Cancer charity thanks High Peak women’s group

A charity has given thanks to a High Peak women’s group for members’ tireless efforts to support it over the years.

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Changes could be coming at Matlock fire station as Derbyshire Fire and Rescue seek to cut costs.

Derbyshire fire service launch public consultation on station staffing

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has launched a public consultation on options to change the way Glossop and Matlock fire stations are staffed by firefighters.

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Rick Hutchinson (back row left) and manager Paul Mantle (back row right) with the Buxton Bulls in their new sponsored kit.

Buxton Bulls triumph in first season with new kit

Young footballers are sporting a new kit thanks to the support of a new sponsor.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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Pauline Shaw and Beryl Sidebotham with Peoples Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt.

High Peak trio scoop £30,000 on People's Postcode Lottery

Three Peak Dale neighbours have each won £30,000 on the People's Postcode Lottery.
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Angling clubs - cast your net for share of £400,000

Angling clubs - cast your net for share of £400,000

Angling clubs are invited to net financial support.

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