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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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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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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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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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Northern says the Buxton to Manchester line is one of the most popular routes into the city

Northern announces plans to increase number of trains on Buxton to Manchester line

Nothern Rail has announced it is to increase services on the Buxton to Manchester rail line to two trains an hour.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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Trains at Buxton Station.

Trains resume on Buxton line amid more disruption

Delays and cancellations to train services running between Buxton and Manchester Piccadilly were reported on Sunday.
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Trains lined up at Buxton station.

Train services remain suspended between Buxton and Hazel Grove

Northern has said it will not be operating any trains between Buxton and Hazel Grove on Saturday March 3.
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An express service at Chinley running along the Hope Valley line.

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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Learner driver

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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Ruth George

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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