Here’s a quick run-down of just some of the work YOUR Derbyshire Times editorial team has been working on this week:
100 stitches for boy savaged by dog - mum feared her little boy would be killed by Japanese Akita
Young dad jailed for breaking his own baby’s leg - the child’s crime? Touching his tobacco.
Landlord: “Cops have stitched me up!” - Man questioned police claim that his staff failed a test purchase. Find out what happened when he fought back!
Community rallies for Christmas blaze victims - Mum’s home had no insurance.
MP vows to fight for local pubs - Toby Perkins appears on national TV to kick off his campaign
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Escaped horse killed by car. Crash victims had to be cut from their vehicle.
COURT: Cops release photo of paedophile after he breached a sex offenders’ order by playing the organ in Derbyshire churches.
COURT: Pinxton pensioner faces jail.
COURT: Jilted man went on wrecking rampage after discovering his ex in bed with another man.
COURT: Jail for drunk lad who stole dad’s car and wrecked it.
COURT: Dronfield drug addict stole for heroin.
Primary Focus: Brimington Manor.
Councils defend salaries of top brass - we take an in-depth look at the pros and cons of highly paid council chief execs.
Spireites quick to do January business & Cook boils over after collapse
Crunch time for Staveley chemical works.
Decision looms for wind farm.
Farewell to ‘our Reg’ - Britain’s oldest man.
Four pages of your obituaries
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Five pages of Grass Roots community news
Eight pages of What’s On - there’s no excuse for sitting at home bored! Also, try www.wow247.co.uk - it’s amazing what’s going on under your nose!
PRIMARY FOCUS: Brimington Manor
AND MUCH MORE...
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