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Government go-ahead to increase rail capacity through Hope Valley

Plans to increase rail capacity along the Hope Valley line between Manchester and Sheffield have been given the go-ahead.

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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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Why young motorists could be BANNED from driving at night under new driving licence changes

Young motorists may face the prospect of being banned from the roads at night under strict new licence plans.
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The site of the former water bottling factory on Station Road, Buxton.

Buxton hospital plan 'perfect opportunity' for new public transport hub

Development of a £20m hospital in Buxton would be the “perfect opportunity” to form a new public transport hub in the town, it has been claimed.
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High Peak MP: rail users ‘fed up’ with price hikes and poor service

High Peak MP Ruth George has branded the current rail franchising model “a licence to print money and rip off commuters”.

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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

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Emergency services are at the scene of the accident.

Three-vehicle crash shuts Peak District road

A section of a main road between Buxton and Leek was closed on Thursday morning after a collision involving three vehicles.
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The car seized by police for not having 'commuting' insurance

Police issue warning after car seized due to insurance not covering commuting

A driver had their car seized by police on a motorway -because their insurance policy didn’t cover commuting from work.

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The Snake Pass.

Peak District road in top ten of routes van drivers prefer to avoid

A road passing through the Peak District has been named as one of the routes van drivers would prefer to avoid.

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The Royal Oak at Hurdlow has seen five accidents outside its doors in the last two weeks.

PICTURES: Owner complains after road accidents plague High Peak pub

The owner of a Peak District pub says extreme weather is causing an unacceptable level of accidents outside his premises.

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Heavy snow is expected to hit the county this weekend.

HEAVY SNOW ON THE WAY: Top tips for driving in wintry conditions

Derbyshire is set to be hit by heavy snow this weekend with the Met Office warning of the potential for vehicles to become stranded.

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Mr Botham has been a train driver for more than 25 years.

‘I will never forget the day my train hit someone...’

Across the UK, 237 people are thought to have taken their own lives on the rail network last year alone.

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Serious Derbyshire road collision leaves car 'on its roof'

A serious road collision in Derbyshire has left a car 'on its roof'.
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A picture from the scene of the accident (Photo: Highways Agency).

Major Derbyshire road closed to allow for recovery of HGV

A major Derbyshire road is currently closed in both directions to allow for the recovery of a heavy goods vehicle that has left the carriageway.

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Five vehicle accident partly closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road was partly closed yesterday after a five vehicle collision left debris - including bikes - strewn across the carriageway.
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The frightening new way hi-tech thieves can steal your car in one minute WITHOUT keys

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

Motorists are being warned of scam emails claiming they have been caught speeding.

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What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

Major changes to the driving test will commence from Monday 4 December including the use of a sat nav and removing of some current manoeuvres.

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