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Pest faces prison if she reoffends

A cleaner who repeatedly harassed a man she met through work has been warned that she could be sent to prison if she continues with the same behaviour.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-fuelled reveller punched out at vehicles during night-out

A drunken reveller was spotted punching out at vehicles during a night-out in Chesterfield town centre before cracking one motorist’s windscreen and damaging a taxi-driver’s car.

Children's author Dean Wood holding his two Michael Moon books. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Derbyshire lorry driver on road to success with children's fantasy books

A lorry driver is on the road to literary success – after two of his children’s fantasy novels were published.

Nobody lives driving over these.

Derbyshire County Council fixed over 25,000 potholes last year

Derbyshire County Council repaired more than 25,000 potholes last year.
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The iconic view at Monsal Head

Troubled drink-driver was tracked to Peak District beauty spot

An off-duty police officer helped save a drink-driver from harming herself after he spotted her driving erratically and alerted colleagues.

Scales of justice will swing towards protecting those with things to hide if new legislation is enacted

Drink-driver crashed into car with baby

A boozed-up motorist who collided with an on-coming vehicle with a baby passenger has narrowly been spared from going to jail.

You can take simple steps to feel happier, according to Julie Westrupp.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Simple tips to boost your mood on 'Blue Monday'

A Derbyshire clinician has urged residents to take simple steps to improve their mood on so-called Blue Monday.
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Derbyshire Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham enters the Celebrity Big Brother House

Dronfield entrepeneur Jessica Cunningham - who shot to fame in last year’s Apprentice - has returned to our TV screens on Celebrity Big Brother.

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Paramedics feared drunken man would be hit by passing cars

A man was arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Creswell train station car park after an ambulance crew became concerned he might end up being hit by a car.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drunken foul-mouthed man is ordered to pay £105

A drunken son who caused a disturbance when he was swearing and banging on the windows of his father’s home has been ordered to pay £105.

Pictured is Mark Spencer, 48, of  Parks Avenue, South Wingfield, Alfreton, who was jailed for four years after robbing a disabled pensioner.

Heartless coward robbed disabled man of jewellery after pretending to be his pal

A heartless man robbed a disabled pensioner of £1,500 of gold bracelets after he had gained his trust and befriended him.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver gets ban after collision

A drink-driver who was involved in a collision has been banned from driving for 16 months.

Derby magistrates' court.

Latest court results from the Ilkeston area

The latest Derby magistrates’ court results from the Ilkeston area as published in the January 12 edition of the Ilkeston Advertiser are listed below.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the January 12 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

Sainsbury's at Ripley.

Shoplifter stole £608 of computer goods from store

A thief who stole £608 of computer equipment from a Sainsbury’s store in Ripley has been given 80 hours of unpaid work.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug spared from jail after attack

A booze-fuelled thug launched such a vicious attack on a man that witnesses thought his victim had been killed.

Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Man caught with indecent photos of children could be jailed

A man who was caught with hundreds of indecent photos of children is due to be sentenced.

Pictured is Luke John Varley, 30, of Gibfield Lane, Belper, who was jailed for 24 weeks for assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Jealous man is jailed after attacking ex’s pal

A jealous boyfriend carried out a prolonged, unprovoked attack on a man after accusing him of sleeping with his ex-partner.

REVEALED: Five star rated eateries in Chesterfield, North Derbyshire and Bolsover

REVEALED: Five star rated eateries in Chesterfield, North Derbyshire and Bolsover

A new study has revealed that food hygiene standards at restaurants and cafes in Bolsover are amongst the highest in the country.

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