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Derbyshire people urged to take extra care this weekend to help prevent risk of fire in the countryside

People heading out and about in Derbyshire's countryside sites this weekend are being urged to take extra care to prevent the risk of fire.

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Pictures and video show how YOU celebrated England's World Cup victory

There was plenty to cheer about for England fans last night as the team actually won a penalty shoot-out for once.
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Horse walks into Selston bar - to join football fans watching England World Cup game

We've all heard that old joke about a horse walking into a bar.

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Arson investigation underway after huge moorland fire between Derbyshire and Greater Manchester

Police have said a huge moorland fire between Derbyshire and Greater Manchester is now being treated as arson.

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Four sentenced for their part in fight before Chesterfield vs Lincoln game last year

Four people have been sentenced for their part in a fight before Chesterfield FC's game against Lincoln City last year.

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Derbyshire firefighters have been at the scene of a huge moorland fire in Tameside since last Monday

Derbyshire residents urged not to have any garden or controlled fires as heatwave continues

Derbyshire County Council is asking residents to take extra care to help firefighters keep the county safe during the ongoing heatwave.

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Pupils at Harry Maguire's former school in Derbyshire record good luck message for him ahead of crunch England World Cup tie

Pupils at England star Harry Maguire's former school in Derbyshire have recorded a good luck video message for him ahead of tonight's crunch World Cup game.
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The video captures Tapton Park and Grassmoor Country Park at sunset

Video captures Tapton Park and Grassmoor Country Park at sunset

A Chesterfield filmmaker has made the most of the recent sunshine to head out and about with his drone camera.

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Widower invites people to join him for Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk

A man whose wife died of a brain tumour is inviting people to join him for the Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare.

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Police and the SIA have visited a number of pubs and clubs in Chesterfield and Buxton

Police carry out checks on door staff at pubs and clubs in Chesterfield and Buxton

Police licensing officers have been carrying out checks on door staff working at pubs and clubs in Chesterfield and Buxton.

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How warm will it be this weekend? Hour-by-hour forecast for Chesterfield

The hot dry weather is set to continue throughout the weekend and into next week.

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Severn Trent is asking customers to give washing the car a miss this weekend

Ditch the paddling pool and don't wash the car - Severn Trent asks customers to use water wisely this weekend

With another hot weekend forecast for the East Midlands, Severn Trent is urging customers to use water wisely.

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Firefighters from Derbyshire have been dealing with a huge moorland fire on Saddleworth Moor this week

High risk of moorland fires in Peak District National Park - how you can help

A prolonged period of hot dry weather has meant the risk of fire on the moors of the Peak District National Park is currently high.
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Peak District National Park Authority staff assisting firefighters in tackling the Tameside moorland fire. Photos by Dave Watts.

Operation FireWatch launched in Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park Authority has implemented Operation FireWatch in collaboration with the Moors for the Future Partnership.
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Video captures shocking moment man jumps on driving instructor's car and starts headbutting windscreen in Derbyshire

This video captured the shocking moment a pedestrian ran up to a car being driven by a learner driver and started repeatedly headbutting the windscreen in Derbyshire.

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Firefighters from five Derbyshire stations continue to fight large moorland fire

Firefighters from five Derbyshire stations are continuing to fight a large moorland fire on Arnfield Moor.

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Wildlife will take years to recover after moorland fire, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust says

Wildlife and habitats hit by a huge moorland fire will take years to recover, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has said.
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Fire service thanks people for donations and supplies as they tackle moorland fire between Derbyshire and Greater Manchester

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has thanked those who have donated supplies and refreshments to firefighters tackling a huge moorland fire.

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Photo - Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters from six Derbyshire stations involved in major operation to fight huge moorland fire in Greater Manchester

Firefighters from six Derbyshire stations are currently working to help extinguish a huge moorland fire that has been burning since Sunday.

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Shocking CCTV captures people taking selfies and trespassing on tracks at level crossing in Derbyshire

Shocking CCTV footage showing people taking selfies on a level crossing in Derbyshire has been released by Network Rail.

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