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Apple users face a rise in app prices after Brexit

First Marmite, then Jamie’s Italian and now Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as prices of apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

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Property prices

Fears a 2017 property crash could see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around three per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash.

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BT is putting its prices up

BT set to introduce a price hike for broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services from April 2 as BT announces price changes.

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Money

Council plans a further £34m of cuts and a council tax increase

Plans to achieve a balanced budget for the year ahead are due to be considered by Derbyshire County Council at a meeting next week.

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HS2 project

Derbyshire hopes to benefit as HS2 launches bid to find train builder

The company behind the planned high speed rail network, HS2, has launched the bidding process for rolling stock contracts.

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Markham Vale - October 2016 (Photo: Richard Bird Photography).

A source of jobs - and pride - for years to come

Almost 20 years after it was first discussed, a flagship regeneration project is quietly changing the economic face of north Derbyshire.

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The Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank which will close in June.

Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank to close

The Alfreton branch of Yorkshire Bank is to close in June, it has been announced.
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Alliance Healthcare's distribution centre near South Normanton (Image: Google)

UPDATE: South Normanton firm closure WILL end in redundancies

Pharmaceutical company Alliance Heathcare, part of the Boots group, has confirmed it is closing its site near Alfreton and will be cutting staff.
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Chesterfield's Formal Affair wedding shop.

FORMAL AFFAIR COLLAPSE: Closing down sale may help concerned customers

A closing down sale could help couples affected by the closure of a wedding store in Chesterfield.

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Image: Shutterstock (s).

REVEALED: Britain’s most expensive train journey is £501 fare from Isle of Wight to Buxton

A train journey from the Isle of Wight to a Derbyshire town has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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High winds stop buses on Dronfield bypass

Bus company Stagecoach have stopped one of their services from travelling on the Dronfield bypass because of high winds.

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Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

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A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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One of the new Enviro200 buses which now run Trent Bartons Nines route.

Alfreton council raises safety fears over new buses

Alfreton Town Council has raised concerns over safety and congestion ahead of the introduction of a new bus fleet against residents’ wishes.

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Alfreton Station

Alfreton councillors angry at station delay

Alfreton Town Council has reacted angrily to the news that plans to make the town’s rail station more accessible have been put on hold indefinitely.

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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THE Sports Direct headquarters in Shirebrook.

Sports Direct chairman keeps position after vote

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell will keep his post despite independent shareholders being urged to vote against his re-election to the Shirebrook-based firm.

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NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?: Seven great job opportunities in Chesterfield

NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?: Seven great job opportunities in Chesterfield

Has the start of the new year got you thinking about a new job?

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The Formal Affair shop in Chesterfield.

FORMAL AFFAIR COLLAPSE: Administrators-in-waiting issue statement to concerned couples

The administrators-in-waiting of a wedding company which collapsed shortly before Christmas have issued a statement to concerned couples who fear for their deposits.

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