All lanes open on M1 near Chesterfield after two-vehicle collision

All lanes have now re-opened on the M1 near Chesterfield after a two-vehicle collision.
Reg Oliver in the layby outside Chesterfield Royal Hospital which he believes is subject to dubious fines.

Motorists hit by ‘illegal’ fines at Chesterfield Royal layby

A Calow man says thousands of drivers have been hit with ‘illegal’ parking fines at a layby opposite Chesterfield Royal.

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Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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The research has been compiled by Swinton Insurance.

Derbyshire road named as one of most dangerous in East Midlands for motorcylists

The A6 between Buxton and Matlock has been named as one of the most dangerous roads in the East Midlands for motorcyclists.

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Road safety campaigner David Blythen is complaining about parking on zig-zag lines outside Stonelow Junior School

Primary school coach parking an ‘accident waiting to happen’

A man who lives opposite a Dronfield primary has accused school coach drivers of flouting parking regulations.

Matlock Bath bikers' protest

Bikers vow to return to Matlock Bath as council scrap parking charges

Controversial proposals to charge bikers for parking in Matlock Bath are to be scrapped by Derbyshire County Council.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man and six-year-old girl die in Derbyshire road tragedy

A 29-year-old man and a six year-old girl have died in an ‘horrific’ car crash in Derbyshire.

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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Staveley biker, Mark Raynor, on the Isle of Man.

MARK RAYNOR: Family pay tribute to ‘bike mad’ Staveley man

The family of a motorbike-mad Staveley man who died last year have said riding was his ‘passion’.

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Man arrested for murder after pensioner dies following Grassmoor crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a pensioner.
A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

Highways England has published its summary of planned M1 roadworks for the period from Tuesday April 18 to Sunday April 23.


Young man suffers serious head injuries after smash on Derbyshire road

Three people were taken to hospital - one a young man with serious head injuries - after a vehicle ended up on its side on a Derbyshire road.
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Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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The new road layout at Trevorrow Crescent.

‘Near misses’ spark safety fears on Chesterfield road

A new walking and cycling path in Chesterfield has been criticised as ‘dangerous’ by residents.

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...


FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Northern has issued revised timetables for services during the 24-hour strike on April 8.

Northern announces revised timetables ahead of April 8 strike action

Northern has published revised timetables for the train services it expects to run during next week's industrial action.
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