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Police issue modelling jobs scam warning

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters have been setting up fake adverts on social media (including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) and job browsing websites to dupe people into believing they are recruiting for prospective models.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101.

Four arrested after spice and black mamba is found in Chesterfield

Police have arrested four people and seized drugs including spice and black mamba in Chesterfield.

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Shannon Bird.

Missing 15-year-old girl thought to be in Chesterfield

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 15-year-old girl who is thought to be in Chesterfield.

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Ian Birrell: "England and Wales lock up far too many people - more than any other nation in western Europe."

OPINION: ‘Nottingham prison deaths are tragedies. We should care about prisoners’

Marc Maltby was only 23-years-old. He was the fifth person to die in a month at Nottingham prison.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Street brawler must pay £365 for being drunk-and-disorderly

A man who was spotted by police brawling with his brother in the street has been fined for being drunk-and-disorderly in public.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Burglar who breached suspended sentence is locked up

A convicted burglar who breached his suspended sentence order by failing to attend appointments with his supervising probation officer has been locked-up for six months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man who tormented ex with distressing messages told her to “watch her back”

A former partner who plagued his ex with abusive and frightening messages has been given a community order and unpaid work.

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Thank you to Inspector Dave Nicholls for teaming up with us to answer the questions.

New Inspector answers 5 of YOUR questions about policing in Chesterfield

Chesterfield's new Inspector Dave Nicholls has answered five of your questions regarding policing in the town...

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-fuelled thug attacked partner before trying to strangle himself with washing line

A booze-fuelled thug pushed his partner, back-handed her and pulled her hair during a row after he visited her home in the early hours of the morning.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Struggling drug addict stole a trolley full of goods from Tesco

A shoplifter who has suffered with a drug addiction walked out of a supermarket with £115 of goods to sell them on to buy drugs.

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Daniel Osei-Boakye

Missing 12-year-old boy found safe and well

A 12-year-old boy who had gone missing from Matlock has been found safe and well.
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Harrassment conviction quashed

Harrassment conviction quashed

A man has had a harassment conviction against him quashed after a successful appeal.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the October 18 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Former care worker denies 28 sex charges from his time at two children’s homes

A former care worker has been accused of committing 28 sexual charges involving seven teenagers while he was based at two children’s care homes.

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The puppies were stolen from kennels in Derbyshire

Five out of seven puppies stolen from Derbyshire found

Police searching for seven puppies that were stolen from Derbyshire have located five of them.

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Two companies were fined 3.8 million at Nottingham Crown Court yesterday.

Worksop firm fined £2 million after death of Bolsover man

The devastated mum of a Bolsover man crushed to death at work in a Worksop factory has said it was "an accident waiting to happen".

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man confessed to Pets at Home about shooting his dog with a crossbow

A mentally-ill man called a Pets at Home store to tell them he had shot his Akita dog in the head with a crossbow bolt.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Two-booze plagued men have been given help after a town centre assault

Two boozed-up men have been given a chance to help turn their lives around after they threatened and punched a reveller in the face during a night-out.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief who breached court orders is fined and given a restraining order

A thief who breached the terms of his curfew and a non-molestation order has been fined and given a new nine-month community order.

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