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Sleepy thug unleashed violent attacks on partner and her son

A thug who was told to get out of bed by his partner turned on her and her son during a violent outburst.

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A stun-gun.

Cops discover stun-gun at man’s home after he complained about a robbery

Police discovered a stun-gun at a young man’s home after he had complained to police that he had been the victim of a violent robbery.

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The Riverside Ward at Newholme Hospital in Bakewell will close its doors on Wednesday, August 23, due to a shortage of specialist nurses, ongoing recruitment issues, and low levels of patient admissions.

Bakewell mental health ward closing due to nurse shortage

A Bakewell hospital ward offering mental health care for older people is to close next week due to a staffing shortage in specialist nursing roles.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Desperate thief snatched handbags from three elderly women

A desperate thief snatched handbags from three elderly women as they were out shopping.

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Work to start on disputed £12m Bakewell business park

Work to start on disputed £12m Bakewell business park

The long-awaited £12million redevelopment of a historic Peak District business park is set to start, promising jobs, facilities and a 72-bed hotel.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court

Banned driver is spotted behind the wheel by eagle-eyed cop

A motorist who had been banned from the road for dangerous driving was spotted behind the wheel of his car by police in an unmarked vehicle.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Reformed shop brawler spared from jail term

A young man who attacked a supermarket manager after he had been brawling in a store has been spared from custody after he has begun to turn his life around.

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Court report.

Court gives thief a chance as he battles to overcome drugs

A drug-troubled thief who has been making efforts to turn his life around has been given a chance despite being caught shoplifting.

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Pictured is shoplifter Mohammed Khan, 42, of Kimberley Street, Salford, who has been jailed for 70 days for three offences in Glossop.

Serial shoplifter is jailed after targeting three stores to feed drug addiction

A serial thief who is battling a drug addiction has been jailed for 70 days after he targeted three shops.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court

Cash-strapped shoplifter is fined and urged to better manage his money

A shoplifter has been ordered to pay £215 after he struck twice at the same store.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police investigate the theft a teen’s bicycle from outside a shop

Police are appealing for information after a 13-year-old boy’s mountain bike was stolen from outside a shop.

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Pictured is former financial adviser Martin Rigney, 68, of King Edwards, Rivelin Valley, Sheffield, who stands accused accused of forging investors' signatures.

Financier accused of forging clients’ signatures claims he had consent to transfer funds

A former financial adviser accused of forging clients’ signatures and investing their money into a fund which collapsed claimed to police he had invested the cash with clients’ consent.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man threatened his ex with a knife during a row

A man threatened his former partner with a knife after he visited her home and an argument erupted over a computer tablet.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Burglar tracked down by DNA testing after he left blood stain

A burglar who raided a charity shop in Buxton and stole over £500 worth of watches and brooches was tracked down by DNA testing after he left a blood stain.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Repeat offender is given a chance after committing thefts

A troubled repeat offender has been given a last chance by the courts after she has clocked up a string of thefts to her name.

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Parking ticket.

Aggressive driver gets curfew after threatening to hit traffic warden

An aggressive driver threatened to hit a parking warden who was just about to give him a ticket for parking on a pavement and double yellow lines.

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Fountain Square, Tideswell.

Boozy Peak District tourist attacked his partner in Tideswell

A booze-fuelled tourist who was visiting the Peak District attacked his partner after they had a row about who was going to drive.

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Pictured is former financial adviser Martin Rigney, 67, of King Edwards, Rivelin Valley, Sheffield, who has denied forging investors' signatures.

Financier accused of losing clients’ cash after allegedly forging signatures

A former financial adviser has denied forging clients’ signatures from across Derbyshire and South Yorkshire so he could invest thousands of pounds of their money into a high risk fund for his own benefit.

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The Cat and Fiddle route from Buxton to Macclesfield.

Cat and Fiddle drink-driver was planning to drive off cliff

Police tracked down a drink-driver who had been planning to take his own life by driving off a cliff.

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Keen biker Mark Young. Picture submitted.

Motorist found not guilty of causing death of biker

A car driver accused of causing the death of a motorcyclist by careless driving has been found not guilty by a trial jury.

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