Derbyshire Police rated as ‘good’ by inspectors

An official report done on behalf of the Queen has rated Derbyshire Constabulary as ‘good’ in how legitimately the force keeps people safe, reduces crime and treats people fairly and respectfully.


Woman killed after collision with bus in Clay Cross named

A woman who died after being hit by a bus in Clay Cross has now been named by police.

Christmas Jumper Day

Everything you need to know about Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day is not just a chance to rock out your best (or worst) festive clothes but to give a little back to those in need.


VIDEO: Watch Derbyshire police officer become Bambi on ice

You may have heard of the sleeping policeman but the rarely sighted falling policeman has made an appearance in Derbyshire this winter.


ICE ALERT: Met Office issues weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice.

Derbsyhire Policce want to speak to this woman after two bronze statutes were stolen from an antiques shop

CCTV IMAGES: Two bronze statues stolen in Chesterfield

Two art deco bronze statutes have been stolen from a an antiques store in Chesterfield and police want to speak to the people captured on CCTV.


Chesterfield Police seize falcons during raid

Peregrine Falcons which were seized during a warrant by Derbyshire Police in the Chesterfield area are being cared for by experts.

The weather is expected to get colder by the end of the week

Met Office issues weather warning for snow and ice in East Midlands

Another yellow weather warning for snow and ice across the East Midlands has been issued by the Met Office.

The car chase went from Chesterfield through to Alfreton and a stinger was set up in Long Eaton forcing the car off the road

Two arrested after A38 police chase

Police used a stinger to slash the tyres of a car after a chase across the county.


Overheated ornament sets off North Wingfield fire alarm

An ornament which was on top of a gas fire got too hot and the fumes set off the fire alarm.

Police are advising motorists to empty their cars before they abandon them

Thieves target cars left on Derbyshire’s snowy roads

Opportunistic thieves have been targeting cars which have been abandoned in the snow and smashing the windows to search for valuables.

Burglars have been on the prowl in Sheffield

Holmesfield burglar takes cash and designer jewellery

An opal ring, a Gucci bangle and war medals are just some of the items whcih were taken during a Holmesfield burglary.

Take care when out and about in snow and ice.

SNOW WATCH: Derbyshire school and road closures

The snow has arrived and some schools and roads are closed.

Scroll below to see the video.

Chesterfield’s most read stories

Catch up on with this week’s most popular online stories from the Derbyshire Times

This antique, slightly rusted, double-barrel pin fire pistol, dating back to the 1860s-70s is just one of the 180 guns which have been handed in during Derbyshire Police's firearms surrender

Derbyshire gun amnesty ends tonight

More than 180 guns have been handed in as part of Derbyshire Police firearms surrender.

Guiding the way with a lantern

PICTURES: ‘Bigger and better’ Bolsover Lantern Parade 2017

The darkness was filled with light as hundreds of people took part in the 24th annual Lantern Parade through Bolsover.

Fire story.

Car ‘well alight’ in Pilsley

A burning car which was ‘well alight’ had to be extinguished by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service.

Fire story.

Wood burner causes Dronfield home fire

Two fire crews were called out to a fire involving a domestic wood burner.


Huge blaze at Ilkeston recycling centre

Firefighters battled for five hours through the night to tackle a huge 40m by 40m fire at a waste metal recycling centre in Ilkeston.

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