Man found with truncheon is ordered to do unpaid work

A man has been ordered to complete 90 hours of unpaid work after he was caught by police with an ASP truncheon in his car.

John Lower, Chesterfield Canal Trust, and Richard Parry, Canal and River Trust.

Chesterfield Canal volunteers explore 240-year-old tunnel

Chesterfield volunteers have explored a 240-year-old canal tunnel which has been abandoned since it collapsed more than a century ago.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

“Grumpy” boyfriend is given unpaid work after hitting partner

A boyfriend who struck his partner after they both woke up in a “grumpy mood” has been given 180 hours of unpaid work.

Drink-drive breathalyser.

Boozed-up mourner is caught drink-driving

A mourner who had been boozing at a funeral was later caught drink-driving by police.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Driver’s shame after seeing dash-cam crash footage of screaming kids

An out-of-control driver who crashed into another vehicle was horrified to see the other motorist’s dash-cam video of his young passengers screaming in fear.

Chesterfield coroners' court.

‘Very loving’ Chesterfield grandfather died after substance abuse fight

A ‘very loving and caring’ grandfather died after a substance abuse battle, an inquest heard.

Chesterfield magistrates' court

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the August 25 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

Derbyshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Derbyshire pharmacy opening hours on bank holiday Monday

Many of Derbyshire’s pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on Monday.

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre car park.

Suicide prevention posts could be placed on top of Chesterfield multi-storey car park

A mental health campaigner has welcomed plans to install suicide prevention fences on top of a multi-storey car park in Chesterfield.
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Councillor Helen Bagley, assistant cabinet member for health and wellbeing, Gareth Boyd, general manager of Watertight, Councillor Stephen Hitchin, ward councillor, and Richard Matthews, Alma Street West resident.

More than 60 Chesterfield homes fitted with flood defences

More than 60 homes in Chesterfield have been fitted with flood defences.


TRAVEL: Delays after motorcyclist crashes into barrier at Tibshelf Services

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after crashing into a barrier at Tibshelf Services this morning (Wednesday, August 24).

Stock picture.

New Greek restaurant to open in Chesterfield

A new Greek restaurant will open in Chesterfield next month.

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Stock picture. Source: Ross Parry Agency.

Chesterfield Hotel being used to train police dogs

Derbyshire Constabulary is using the former Chesterfield Hotel to train police dogs, it has emerged.

Phyllis Bown with one of her cake creations.

Chesterfield cake queen Phyllis rises to challenge of teaching kids how to bake

An entrepreneur has risen to the challenge of teaching youngsters how to bake.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Ex punched his former partner in the street

An ex-boyfriend punched his former girlfriend in the face as she was removing his possessions from her home.

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Andy Marlow Fallon Marlow and kids Nicholas and Madison Marlow

Family’s anguish as seven-year-old girl battles Lyme Disease

A couple who led a charity campaign for a woman suffering from the rare Lyme Disease believe their own seven-year-old daughter has caught the tick-borne infection.

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Pictured is Martin Munro, 43, of Old Hall Road, Brampton, Chesterfield, who has been jailed for ten weeks after pleading guilty to assault.

Man struck his partner after row

A violent man who attacked his partner for the third time has been jailed for ten weeks.

The former Queen's Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield

Former Queen’s Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield to be demolished?

The future of the former Queen’s Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield is expected to be decided at the end of this month.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man to be sentenced after breaching ban

A man is facing a court sentence after he breached a non-molestation order by repeatedly texting his ex-partner.

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