PICTURES: Snow, ice and floods - the brutal winter of 1947

It was one of the most brutal and harshest winters in living memory – the infamous winter of 1947.

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Can you spot yourself?

NOSTALGIA: Are you pictured in this video of Chesterfield's 80's nightlife?

We thought we'd share this nostalgic video of Chesterfield's nightlife in the 1980s.
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VIDEO: Derbyshire review of the year 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve taken a look back at some of the stories that made the news in Derbyshire over the last 12 months.

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CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS: Share your Cub Scout memories with us in time for 100 year anniversary

CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS: Share your Cub Scout memories with us in time for 100 year anniversary

It’s a movement known the world over and tomorrow Cub Scouting celebrates its centenary.

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WATCH: Chesterfield surveillance footage from 1935

This video footage shows a police surveillance operation in Chesterfield in 1935.

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Snow Pics

VIDEO AND PICTURES: On this day - deep snowfall in Chesterfield 6 years ago

On this day six years ago, Chesterfield woke up to deep snowfall.

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Beauchief Abbey Farm, Sheffield

‘Meddlesome priest’ killing and its links to Sheffield

Before I start I have to confess that I’ve never been to see today’s subject before.

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A portrait taken after 1915.

Author’s pride in her DLI grandad’s war heroics

The story of an chaplain who became a wartime hero has been told in a new book written by his own granddaughter.

The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.


VIDEO & 360 PHOTOS: Stories Of The Somme remembers tragic Barnsley Pals

They worked together, lived together and many of the so-called Barnsley Pals died together in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme
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VIDEO & 360 PHOTOS: Barnsley Pals back from Somme in art unveiled at centenary memorial

Barnsley Pals who died in the Battle Of The Somme 100-years ago are back home and on parade - their faces engraved on panels outside the Town Hall.
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Queen Elizabeth II - visit to Derbyshire March 15th 1985
. Flag waving children cheer the Queen as she arrives at Matlock Railway Station

RETRO SPECIAL - Send us your old snaps

From school day memories and dodgy hairstyles to royal visits and former shops - everyone loves to see retro photos.


CHESTERFIELD NOSTALGIA: Take a trip down memory lane...

Take a trip down memory lane with our video slideshow of pictures of Chesterfield from days gone by...


VIDEO: Take a walk down memory lane

Take a look at these pictures from Ripley’s past.

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CHESTERFIELD THEN AND NOW: How many changes can you see in this footage from the Sixties?

CHESTERFIELD THEN AND NOW: How many changes can you see in this footage from the Sixties?

How much has Chesterfield changed in the last five decades?

The Rubik's cube was one of the top toys of the 1980s

The 10 best presents 1980s kids got for Christmas

Time-honoured tradition dictates that this Christmas morning thousands of wide eyed children will bolt out of bedrooms and shoot down the stairs to see what the ‘Big Man’ dropped off.
The Cuckoo boat is brought by tractor to its new location on the Chesterfield Canal

Noise of the Cuckoo is returning to canal

Cuckoo boats were once a unique but familiar sight along the Chesterfield Canal.

Irvine Patnick after the 1992 election success

Retro: White togas and pitched battles for right to vote

Well, it seems to have gone on for ages but the end is in sight for the General Election and soon we will all know the fate of the candidates.

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John F Kennedy leaves Edensor Church - June 1963

MEMORY LANE: JFK’s pilgrimage to see his sister’s grave in Derbyshire

At about 4.10pm on Saturday, July 29, 1963, the President of the United States, John F Kennedy, whirled into the village of Edensor in Derbyshire.

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