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Public inquiry to determine key Derbyshire fracking application

A public inquiry will rule on a planning application to explore shale gas reserves on a site in north east Derbyshire, it has been revealed.

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Chesterfield Royal, A+E, waiting room.

Matron makes winter appeal to patients in Chesterfield

A senior nurse at Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s emergency department has appealed for patients to use the service appropriately this winter.

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Mr Botham has been a train driver for more than 25 years.

‘I will never forget the day my train hit someone...’

Across the UK, 237 people are thought to have taken their own lives on the rail network last year alone.

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VIDEO: Clay Cross crash victim ‘didn’t have to die’

The horrific death of a 62-year-old woman in Clay Cross last week has led to calls for action on a ‘dangerous’ road.

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UPDATE: Serious accident closes Chesterfield area road

Three people had to be cut out of their cars by the fire service after a serious road collision closed a Chesterfield area road.
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Firefighters called to Duckmanton hay bale fire

Firefighters from Staveley have been called to a hay bale on fire in Duckmanton.

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Serious Derbyshire road collision leaves car 'on its roof'

A serious road collision in Derbyshire has left a car 'on its roof'.
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WEEKEND ROUND-UP: What have you been reading in Chesterfield this week?

It’s been a busy week at the Derbyshire Times with lots of big stories attracting thousands of readers.
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Officers patrol as Derbyshire rape investigation continues

Derbyshire police officers were on patrol in last night as the investigation into last weekend’s rape continues.
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A tent which has appeared at the Crooked Spire church.

UPDATE: Church authorities 'monitoring situation' after tent appears in Crooked Spire grounds

The Vicar of the Crooked Spire Church in Chesterfield says they are 'monitoring the situation' after a tent was pitched in their grounds overnight.
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A picture from the scene of the accident (Photo: Highways Agency).

Major Derbyshire road closed to allow for recovery of HGV

A major Derbyshire road is currently closed in both directions to allow for the recovery of a heavy goods vehicle that has left the carriageway.

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The tent has now appeared at the Crooked Spire church.

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Homeless man speaks out as tent moves to Crooked Spire

The tent that was pitched near the Holywell Cross roundabout yesterday has now moved into the grounds on the Crooked Spire church.
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Emergency services at the scene. Photo - Joanne Carter.

Woman dies following Clay Cross collision

A woman who was struck by a bus in Clay Cross last week has died.
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A tent has been pitched in the middle of a busy Chesterfield town centre junction.

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Tent appears in middle of busy Chesterfield town centre junction

A tent has appeared in the middle of a busy town centre junction in Chesterfield.
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Casualty 'cut out of car' after north east Derbyshire smash

Firefighters have cut someone out of a car after a two vehicle crash in north east Derbyshire.

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10,000 tonnes of waste goes up in flames in north east Derbyshire

Firefighters from three north east Derbyshire stations have tackled a blaze involving 10,000 tonnes of 'waste product'.

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The scene of the lorry fire on the M1 (photo: Highways Agency).

PICTURE: M1 lanes reopen after lorry fire

Two lanes on the M1 which were closed this morning after a lorry fire have reopened.

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VIDEO: Fracking - A tale of two towns...

The debate about fracking has quickly become one of the biggest issues in our area.
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An artists impression of how Explore Transport's new HQ will look.

Leading transport firm reveals north east Derbyshire HQ plans

One of the UK’s leading haulage and plant hire companies wants to create its new headquarters in north east Derbyshire.

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Staff member and customer 'threatened with hammer' in Derbyshire shop robbery

A member of staff and a customer were threatened with a hammer in an early morning robbery at a Derbyshire shop.

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