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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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The A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield has once again been named Britain's most dangerous road.

Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
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Darren Richards. Photo: Staffordshire Police.

Man who died following A53 crash near Buxton is named by police

Police have named a man who died following a crash near Buxton.

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PICTURES: Wreckage of vehicles involved in M1 pile-up towed away

The southbound carriageway of the M1 between junctions 31 and 30 has reopened this afternoon after being closed for nine hours following a pile-up.
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An accident and broken down vehicle are currently causing problems on the M1 in the East Midlands.

Crash and broken down vehicle cause problems on M1

There are problems on the M1 this afternoon.

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High Peak Buses will be introducing a dedicated fleet of buses to the 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield.

New look for scenic Peak District bus route

High Peak Buses will run all journeys on the scenic 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield from Sunday, including those previously operated by TM Travel.

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