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COLUMN: Summer sports net danger for animals

As a summer of sport kicks off, the RSPCA has revealed more than 1,000 animals were rescued from sports and other netting last year - with a spike in the warmer months.

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Jasper in the Company of Others play at Stainsby Festival.

STAINSBY FESTIVAL: All you need to know

Will you be heading to Stainsby Festival this weekend?

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Danny Powell was jailed for four and a half years.

JAILED: Would-be bank robber handed cashier note threatening to “shoot” unless she gave him “all the cash”

A would-be bank robber who passed a note to a cashier threatening to start shooting” unless she handed over cash has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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Explorers Retreat at Gulliver's Kingdom, Matlock Bath.

Family sleepover up for grabs at Gulliver’s Kingdom

How about winning your family a fantastic summer retreat sleepover at Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock Bath?

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Court hearing.

Woman is caught with drugs after police raid

A woman has been forced to pay £195 after she was caught during a police raid with the class B drug amphetamine.

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Police appeal

POLICE APPEAL: Machinery stolen from side of the road in Bradwell

Police are appealing for information after machinery was stolen from the side of a road in Bradwell.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Teenage fraudster conned two people out of £245

A teenage fraudster conned two people out of £245 during two computer game console scams.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist gets a 20 month ban after failing to complete drink-drive test

A motorist who is fighting difficulties with alcohol has been banned from driving after she failed to complete a drink-drive test.

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Stephanie Hill from Calver is the 2017/2018 Miss England winner

Former Lady Manners School pupil crowned Miss England

A former Lady Manners School pupil is the newest person to wear the Miss England crown.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Desperate homeless man must pay £1,271 after damaging police car

A man with mental health difficulties caused £1,151 of damage to a police car after he had struggled to get help from officers at a police station.

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Who are they?

PLEASE SHARE: CCTV released after HGV fuel theft in Barlborough

Police have released a CCTV image of two people they would like to speak to after fuel was stolen from two HGVs in Barlborough.

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John Lyons in Dial M For Murder. Photo by Simon Cooper.

A Touch of Frost actor in stage thriller

John Lyons from telly’s A Touch of Frost stars in the stage play Dial M For Murder.

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HAVE YOUR SAY: Should kids do homework in the summer holidays?

HAVE YOUR SAY: Should kids do homework in the summer holidays?

With children across the county looking forward to six weeks off school, we want to know what you think about studying over the summer.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Distressed booze-fuelled woman assaulted police officer at party

A distressed and booze-fuelled young woman lashed out at a party and struck a police officer.

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Bowling club members back Mayor’s Appeal

Bowling club members back Mayor’s Appeal

Members of Chesterfield Bowling Club have raised vital funds for the Mayor’s Appeal thanks to the annual charitable Mayor’s Cup Competition held at the historic bowling green on Beetwell Street on July 12.

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Derbyshire students get debating at competition

Derbyshire students get debating at competition

Debating skills are alive and well in Derbyshire schools.

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Scout group races to the top

Scout group races to the top

The 1st Calow Scout Group attended the national Scout car racing competition in Blackpool recently.

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Boost from fans of X-Factor star

Boost from fans of X-Factor star

Fans of former X-Factor winner Sam Bailey have raised more than £10,000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by donating at her shows. In February, Sam announced Rainbows as the charity partner for her 2017 ‘Sing My Heart Out’ tour. At each of the UK performances, there was a collection for the hospice, which cares for children and young people with life-limited illnesses.

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Melissa scoops new board of directors role

Treetops Lottery manager Melissa de Vos has been accepted onto the board of directors of the national Lotteries Council.

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