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Derbyshire GP who blogged about her bipolar disorder committed suicide

A coroner has criticised a decision to suspend and investigate a GP - who would go on to kill herself - after she wrote an online diary about suffering from bipolar disorder.
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The first Harry Potter book came out 20 years ago today.

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.
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Gulliver's Kingdom.

Gulliver’s Kingdom ‘working with the authorities’ over young woman’s head injury

Gulliver’s Kingdom have confirmed they are ‘working with the authorities’ over an investigation into a young woman’s head injury.

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A mobility scooter has been stolen from a 76-year-old man

Witness appeal after ‘assaults’ in Codnor and Ripley

Police are appealing for witnesses to two alleged assaults involving the same people.

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Who is the best driver in your relationship?

DEBATE: Are men or women the better drivers?

It's the age old question - are men better drivers than women?

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Police targeted a car cruising event on the M1 on Sunday.

PICTURES: Police target ‘car cruising’ event at M1 junction

Police spent eight hours yesterday targeting a ‘car cruising’ event at Junction 27 of the M1.

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Group provide support network for sufferers of ‘hidden disability’

Group provide support network for sufferers of ‘hidden disability’

Determined mothers Leigh Morton and Tracey Goodrum used their own struggles as inspiration to form a group which fights for awareness of ‘hidden disabilities’. 
Leigh Morton of Ripley and Tracey Goodrum of Langley Mill are both parents to teenagers with autism. They set up support group Frantic Families with the aim of providing a support network to Amber Valley parents and carers of children and young people who have autism, ADHD and associated conditions.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Checks made on Chesterfield Royal Hospital buildings after Grenfell Tower tragedy

Checks have been conducted on external cladding on Chesterfield Royal Hospital's buildings following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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SLIDESHOW: Families flock to Bolsover Gala

Dozens of families descended on Bolsover’s Hornscroft Park for the spectacular annual town gala.

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Chesterfield company secretary Ashley Carson (Pic: Tina Jenner)

Spireites director denies sending abusive Twitter message

Chesterfield FC director and company secretary Ashley Carson says his computer was ‘accessed’ after an abusive message was sent from his Twitter account to a Spireites fan.

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Travellers have set up camp on Loundsley Green park.

PICTURES: Council ‘begins legal process’ to remove travellers from Chesterfield park

Chesterfield Borough Council say they have begun the legal process needed to remove travellers from a Chesterfield park.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist gets unpaid work after driving pal’s car without a licence and insurance

A motorist who took someone else’s car without their permission and drove to Bradford without a licence or insurance has been given 100 hours of unpaid work.

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DC Kevan Handley of Derbyshire Police led the investigation into the crash for cash scam.

VIDEO: Derbyshire 'crash for cash' scam to feature in new TV documentary

A 'crash for cash' scam in Derbyshire, which saw 11 people jailed, is to be featured on a new Channel 5 documentary series.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Foul-mouthed drunk must pay £238 after abusing police officer

A foul-mouthed drunk has been ordered to pay £238 after he refused to go home and abused a police officer.

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Man appears in court charged with assaulting pensioner in Staveley pub

A man has appeared in court charged with assaulting a pensioner who is fighting for his life in hospital.
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Have you changed your opinion a year after the EU referendum?

BREXIT ONE YEAR ON: What you had to say

A year has passed since Britain voted to leave the European Union.

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Gulliver's Kingdom.

Mystery over young woman found with a head injury at Derbyshire theme park

Police are investigating after a young woman was found with a head injury at a popular Derbyshire theme park.

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News from the courts

Drink driver “at a loss to explain” being nearly twice over limit in Mansfield

A Wingerworth man was “at a loss to explain” why he was nearly twice over the limit when stopped by police in Mansfield, a court heard.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Armed man confronted neighbour with baseball bat after dispute

A man who armed himself with a baseball bat when he confronted a neighbour during a dispute has been ordered to complete 140 hours of unpaid work.

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Who do you want to win our Chip Shop of the Year competition?

REVEALED: Chesterfield's top ten fish and chip shops

We've got our top finalists for the Chip Shop of the Year 2017 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.

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