BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Derbyshire Falcons fly into T20 quarter-finals

Wayne Madsen and Imran Tahir inspired Derbyshire to victory as the Falcons crushed the Worcestershire Rapids by 48 runs at Derby to secure a place in the NatWest T20 blast quarter-finals for only the second time.

The Buffalo Skinners.

Hometown show for Sheffield’s Buffalo Skinners

Members of a Sheffield songwriting collective are preparing for a special hometown show.

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Heavy armed police presence in Chesterfield

These pictures show a heavy armed police presence on a Chesterfield street.

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Road closures for resurfacing work in Derbyshire this weekend

Motorists are warned of evening road closures and single file traffic on several major High Peak routes while improvement works are carried out.

Kind-hearted Chesterfield student offers support to poor nation

Kind-hearted Chesterfield student offers support to poor nation

A big-hearted Chesterfield student is set to travel to one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere to offer much-needed support to communities.

A London company is looking for a sex toy tester.

Company advertises job for a £28,000 a year sex toy tester - with unlimited holidays

A company is on the lookout for a £28,000 a year sex toy tester to review its products.
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Babies born to mums who smoke are twice as likely to die from sudden unexplained death in infancy and more likely to have respiratory problems later in childhood.

EXCLUSIVE: Nearly £90k of YOUR cash given to pregnant mums to stop smoking

A controversial scheme which handed out almost £90,000 of taxpayers’ cash to persuade pregnant mums to quit smoking has been axed.

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Chesterfield's Dion Donohue beats    Rovers' Matty Blair to the ball

Donohue departure will give Caldwell scope to add new players

Gary Caldwell says Dion Donohue’s departure isn’t a blow because it was expected and it gives him scope to add new players.

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Farm shop owner's anger after meat stolen

A farm shop owner has spoken of his anger after hundreds of pounds worth of meat was stolen from his store in Derbyshire.

Preston North End vs Chesterfield - Gary Roberts lets out his frustration - Pic By James Williamson

Caldwell has eyed return for ex Spireite, currently looking at two trialists

Chesterfield boss Gary Caldwell says ex Spireite Gary Roberts is one of the potential signings they’ve considered.

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Queues inside bargain buys

Manic scenes at Meadowhall Retail Park as shoppers queue for hours in huge discount store sale

Sheffield shoppers have braved 'manic' conditions this morning to find the best bargains in a discount store sale.

Jess, left, and Kiera France have spent their summer holidays spreading cheer and community spirit to the homes of isolated people in Amber Valley.

Young sisters delivering smiles with Meals on Wheels

A pair of young sisters from Heanor are spending their summer holidays bringing smiles to isolated people’s homes after volunteering to help a meal delivery service.

Hail storm in New Mills

SHOCK WEATHER: Thunder, lightning and hail hits Derbyshire town

A combination of thunder, lightning and hail has hit a Derbyshire town this afternoon.


Video: Shirebrook snake is christened Mike

A grass snake last spotted heading towards a Sports Direct warehouse has been christened ‘Mike’.

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The figures were obtained using the Freedom of Information Act.

10,000 speeding tickets issued in Derbyshire in 2016

Drivers in Derbyshire racked up over 10,000 speeding tickets throughout 2016, new research has shown.

Follow the scarecrow trail

Follow the scarecrow trail

Cartoon figures and characters from musicals will be the theme of this year’s Walton & Holymoorside Scarecrow Trail.

The scene of the incident in Glapwell

UPDATE: More than £2,000 raised for family of eight-year-old who died after being hit by minibus

A JustGiving appeal, set up to raise money for the family of an eight-year-old girl who died afer she ws hit by a minibus, has raised more than £2,000.

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Handbag stolen from back of wheelchair in Derbyshire

Police are warning people to be alert after a hangbag was stolen from the back of a wheelchair in Derbyshire.

Campaigners have criticised a move to sell off woodlands in the Peak District National Park

Sale of Peak Park woodlands is sign of growing "privatisation" of countryside, campaigners say

Campaigners have said the sale of woodlands in the Peak District National Park is a sign of a growing "privatisation" of the countryside.

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