WARNING – DISTRESSING PICTURE: Fresh witness appeal nearly a month after swan and cygnet ‘mown down’ in Wingerworth

Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses almost a month after a swan and cygnet were killed in Wingerworth.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man fined after assaulting partner in the street

A young man who grabbed and squeezed his partner’s arms in the street after they had been for a drink together has been ordered to pay £464.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Serial thief with 100 shameful offences is given a last chance

A serial thief who now has a shameful 100 convictions to her name has been given a last chance following her latest theft after a court heard how she has been battling drugs and abuse.


Boozed-up man was fined after asking police for a dance

A boozed-fuelled man who was allegedly spotted by security staff punching a car window ignored warnings from police to leave the area before he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist with three drink-drive offences is spared from jail

A motorist who has clocked-up three drink-drive offences has narrowly escaped being sent to prison.

Pictured are fundraising riders and friends supporting Ashgate Hospicecare by taking part in the Heroica charity ride.

Ashgate Hospicecare cyclists raise £6,500 for the charity

Around 100 determined cyclists rolled out on a tough cycling challenge to raise about £6,500 in pledges for Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare.

Chesterfield magistrates court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the Thursday, July 21 edition, of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

HS2 divides opinion.

HS2: Masterplan promises to create 150 new jobs for Staveley

The HS2 masterplan promises to create 150 new jobs in Staveley, it has been revealed.

The former St Helenas Grammar School.

Chesterfield university campus on track to open in autumn

The Chesterfield campus of the University of Derby is on track to open this autumn.

Pictured is Felicity Jane Reason who has pleaded not guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a motorcyclist died at Chatsworth Horse Trials in 2013.

Motorcyclist lost his life after plunging into deadly ditch at Chatsworth

Chatsworth House Trust and a horse trials event organiser have denied any health and safety breaches after a motorcyclist collecting show results at the estate crashed into a ditch and died from his injuries.

CHESTERFIELD FC: Winning competition entry was ‘not legitimate’

CHESTERFIELD FC: Winning competition entry was ‘not legitimate’

A full review of Chesterfield FC’s communications and marketing procedures is set to be carried out - after a winning competition entry was declared ‘not legitimate’.

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Charity boxing, James Knowles v John Mansell (red)

PICTURES: Chesterfield charity boxing show a hit

A charity boxing show in Chesterfield proved to be a knockout success.

Chesterfield's Corporation Street at night. Picture by Brian Eyre.

SPECIAL REPORT: Calls for more police in Chesterfield town centre at ‘kicking out time’

A concerned cabbie has called for an increased police presence at ‘kicking out time’ in Chesterfield town centre.

Pictured is Leicester Crown Court.

Chatsworth House Trust and event organiser deny alleged failings after motorbike death

A crown court jury has been sworn-in today, Monday, July 18, before a trial begins into the death of a man at Chatsworth Horse Trials.

Leicester Crown Court

Crown court trial to begin after man’s death at Chatsworth Horse Trials

A crown court trial is due to begin today following the death of a man at the Chatsworth Horse Trials in 2013.

The picture was taken as families flocked to Chesterfield town centre to enjoy the first blast of summer heat.

'What sort of advert is this for Chesterfield?'

A resident has told of his disgust after seeing a man passed out in the heart of Chesterfield - with a beer can by his side.

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Chris Henchliffe.

Police: 'People yet to come forward after Chris Henchliffe death'

Detectives have re-appealed for witnesses after the tragic death of Chris Henchliffe.
Chris Henchliffe with his son. Picture released by family.

Mother of Chris Henchliffe pays touching tribute to her 'wonderful' son

The mother of much-loved Chris Henchliffe has paid tribute to her 'wonderful' son - and told of her pain at his tragic death.
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Encounter Exotic's Sam Stuart with Bear the racoon dog, Lee Holland with AJ the black throated monitor lizard, Caroline Stuart with Toby the chocolate skunk and Wenzdi Bennett with Brynn the silver fox. Pictures by Anne Shelley.

Chesterfield charity helps exotic pets

Never mind cats and dogs... a Chesterfield-based charity is helping unusual pets.


Derbyshire mountain rescue teams turn out in force for funeral of chairman Ken Blakeman

The funeral of a mountain rescue stalwart who died on his way to help a stricken hiker has taken place.

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