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VOTE: Which Dennis Skinner speech is the best?

Dennis Skinner, the firebrand Labour MP for Bolsover, has raised plenty of laughs - and objections - in Parliament over the years.

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, with the Spire Juniors' school council and school governor, Councillor Keith Miles.

Chesterfield headteacher to do Great North Run to plug £19,000 funding shortfall

A ‘deprived’ Chesterfield school which is facing huge funding cuts has resorted to charity to pay the bills.

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YOUR SAY: How would Chesterfield vote if the EU referendum was today?

YOUR SAY: How would Chesterfield vote if the EU referendum was today?

It's been more than seven months since Britain voted to leave the European Union and let's face it, we're still not much clearer on what the decision actually means.

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THE GREAT BREXIT DEBATE: How would you like yours?

Would you like your Brexit hard or soft? Or maybe you would prefer it quick rather than slow?

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Veteran MP Dennis Skinner, The Beast of Bolsover, finished in 576th place.

VIDEO: Dennis Skinner compares Donald Trump to Hitler and Mussolini

Fireband Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner has said Donald Trump is a fascist and likened him to Hitler and Mussolini during a speech in the House of Commons.

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Dennis Skinner.

'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner brands Donald Trump a 'fascist'

Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner has described US President Donald Trump as a 'fascist'.
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Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister set to take taste of Derbyshire to the White House

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to take a taste of Derbyshire to the White House this week.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Campaigners build a "Wall of Solidarity" to mark concerns over US President Donald Trump's divisive policies.

Derbyshire campaigners protest over divisive policies of US President Donald Trump

Derbyshire campaigners have held protests in opposition to the divisive policies of the newly inaugurated President of America Donald Trump.

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Chesterfield Town Hall.

SHEFFIELD DEVOLUTION: Mayoral election ‘postponed to 2018’

The Sheffield City Region mayoral election long-planned for this May has been postponed until 2018.

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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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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

REVEALED: The Derbyshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Toby Perkins has been named as the top male Derbyshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

It’s been one hell of a year, Brexit, Trump, sporting successes, celebrity deaths and much more but how much attention have you paid to what’s hit the headlines?

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Ripley Town Hall and the headquarters of Amber Valley Borough Council.

Solar power helps Amber Valley council cut costs

Solar panels installed on the roof of Amber Valley Borough Council’s headquarters in Ripley are helping reduce its energy costs.

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Chesterfield Waterside illustrative drawings (Image: Bond Bryan Architects).

Major Chesterfield development finally set for go-ahead

The first part of a Chesterfield development 11 years in the making could finally be given the green light next week.

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Chesterfield Town Hall.

Report considered selling off Chesterfield Town Hall

Council chiefs will receive a report next week which seriously considered selling off Chesterfield Town Hall.

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The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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Whitwell colliery development site.

Huge new development planned for former colliery site

A developer wants to build 450 new homes on the site of a former colliery that has been left empty for 30 years.

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Staff to be consulted on Amber Valley council office closures

Amber Valley offices in three towns across the borough could be set to close under new plans drawn up by council chiefs.

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