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Award-winning Derbyshire fine food specialist to close its doors

An award-winning Derbyshire cooked and cured meat specialist is to close its doors at the end of July.

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550 new homes plan will be one of biggest developments in Chesterfield area

Planning permission for 550 new homes on the former Staveley Works site will be sought next month.

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Find out how new data laws could affect your business

Find out how new data laws could affect your business

Bosses can find out what changes in data protection rules will mean for their businesses at a series of free workshops taking place in the region.

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The new 12-sided 1 coin is now more common than its round predecessor.

This is how long you've got to spend your old £1 coin

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

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David France turns the sign back towards the traffic after waiting for the county council to do it.

Chesterfield pensioner fixes road sign himself - after waiting a month for the council to do it

A pensioner from Old Whittington has taken ‘do it yourself’ to a whole new level after a faulty road sign remained unfixed for almost a month.

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There are currently a variety of full and part-time vacancies on offer at Meadowhall.

Want a new job? Here's 20 jobs at Meadowhall you can apply for right now

Looking for a new job?

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Sports Direct founder, owner and chief executive Mike Ashley.

Shirebrook-based Sports Direct report huge drop in profits

Shirebrook-based sports retailer Sports Direct has announced a huge drop in profits.

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Clumber Park.

Ineos threatens legal action against Clumber Park over fracking survey

Energy firm Ineos is threatening legal action against the National Trust so it can carry out a fracking survey on Clumber Park near Worksop.

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The East Midlands Chamber has hit out at a government decision not to electrify the Midland Mail Line all the way through the East Midlands.

Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
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Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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Peak Coffee entrepreneurs Sue and Glyn Jones.

Ex-police detective looks to expand £1m coffee business

A former Derbyshire police inspector is looking to launch a new special branch of his booming £1million coffee capsule supply business.

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Jon Broad, driver for Clowne and District Community Transport, picture middle left with a bus full of service users. Picture by Mark Fear.

‘Lifeline’ Derbyshire community transport service to close

A community transport service for elderly people in Derbyshire is to close – just months after the Conservatives promised to protect these ‘vital’ services.

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The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.
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Aldi fined £1m after driver has toes amputated in accident at Derbyshire store

Bosses at discount supermarket Aldi have been handed a £1 million fine after a delivery driver lost toes in an ‘horrific’ accident at their Somercotes store.

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A Derbyshire town has been named as having the fastest rising property prices in Britain.

Which Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain?

A Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain, according to a property website.

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This is the kind of damage campaigners say we can expect from HS2 in Derbyshire.

COLUMN: HS2 decision ‘is just plain wrong’

Yesterday’s announcement on HS2 was greeted with dismay in the Derbyshire parish of Blackwell.

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Chesterfield Borough Council leader Councillor Tricia Gilby has welcomed the decision to bring the HS2 rail line through Chesterfield.

HS2 train link through Chesterfield offers once in a generation opportunity

A decision to bring the HS2 rail line through Chesterfield offers a once in a generation opportunity to create jobs and economic growth, according to council chiefs.

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BREAKING NEWS: HS2 route through Derbyshire is confirmed

The route the HS2 high-speed rail link will take through Derbyshire has been confirmed - and it includes a station at Chesterfield.

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Sheffield Arena's new General Manager Joe Waldron

Yorkshire's biggest Arena gets new boss who vows to continue £500m success story for region

Yorkshire's largest indoor premier entertainment venue got a new boss today and Joe Waldron - who replaces Rob O'Shea at the helm - has pledged to continue the £500m success story at Sheffield Area.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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