LETTER: Try underwater turbines instead

I read with interest your article by Tom Pickering, operations director of INEOS, explaining why he thinks fracking in Derbyshire would be a good idea.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan is back with his reviews of some of the latest music releases.

Malcolm Darling, in white, is pictured sliding in to steer the ball past Peterboroughs Eric Steele

RETRO: Chesterfield’s Darling, known for ability to earn penalties, on target at the Posh

This week’s Spireites retro takes us back to 22nd February 1975, when Malcoln Darling was on target in a Chesterfield win against Peterborough.

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Who should win Best Single at the Brits?

Who should win Best Single at the Brits?

Just for fun tell us which song should scoop the best single gong.

Alex Jones and Ian Evatt challenge for the ball.
Bradford City v Chesterfield.  SkyBet League 1. Valley Parade.  7 January 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

‘Hopefully we can prove everyone wrong tonight’

Ian Evatt admits that no one outside the Chesterfield dressing room believes they can get a result at Millwall tonight.

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Police believe the cat was poisoned by anti-freeze.

POISON PROBE: Police investigate after cat is found dead in Ripley

A cat has apparently been poisoned to death in a Derbyshire town - sparking a police investigation.

Derbyshire Arrows' Joseph Baugh

Luckless Arrows suffer OT defeat

Derbyshire Arrows head coach Jonny Kelly was disappointed after an overtime defeat to London Westside.

An amber warning is in force for Thursday.

Storm Doris to bring hurricane force winds of 80mph, heavy rain and snow

Storm Doris is set to batter the East Midlands later this week with an amber warning of wind in force.
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Talented Amy wins fashion accolade

Talented Amy wins fashion accolade

Talented student Amy Carter has been crowned the winner in a prestigious national fashion competition.

In the show, Negan kills one of his victims by playing "eenie meenie miny moe."

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaints

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Call police on 101 if you have any information.

Police appeal after sheep are stolen from two Derbyshire farms

Police are appealing for information after sheep and lambs were stolen from two farms in the Derbyshire Dales.
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Win! Tickets to Wedding Show

Win! Tickets to Wedding Show

The National Wedding Show has a spectacular line-up for spring 2017, bringing the nation’s most beautiful, stylish and inspiring wedding suppliers together under one roof, including the hottest names on the high street and independent boutiques.

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Derbyshire wicketkeeper Harvey Hosein takes a smart catch.

Ex-England stumper Jack Russell gives coaching tips to Derbyshire

Former England wicketkeeper Jack Russell has been hired to boost Derbyshire’s chances of success during the forthcoming cricket season.

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Derbyshire's new signing Imran Tahir is the number one in the world.

Derbyshire new boy Imran Tahir happy to be world’s number one bowler

Derbyshire’s new overseas signing Imran Tahir says he is overwhelmed to be ranked the best bowler in the world in both Twenty20 and one-day international cricket.

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Research shows we spend £2,136 on our cars every year

Research shows the average East Midlands' motorist spends £2,136 on their cars each year - almost 10 per cent of their salary.
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Hometown gig for Sheffield ace Carrack

Hometown gig for Sheffield ace Carrack

Paul Carrack, one the UK’s great singer songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, is set to play his hometown gig in the Arena’s intimate Steel Hall setting on Friday, February 24.

Protests and meetings against fracking have been taking place in the area.

FRACKING: We want your questions for a Facebook Live event on Thursday

On Thursday at 12.30pm, we'll be holding a Facebook Live with a representative of INEOS about fracking and we want your questions to put to them.
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CHESTERFIELD CO-OP EXCLUSIVE: Work to start this spring

Work to transform Chesterfield's former Co-op building is due to start in May.
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You don't have to pay to have fun fun in our region.

REVEALED: The 5 best-loved free attractions in our region

A poll of 1,000 people by coach operator National Express has revealed the five best-loved free attractions in the East Midlands


VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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