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SEEING RED: A sign of the times on our roads

So that’s Road Safety Week over for another year. What? You missed it? Seriously?

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Ashgate Hospicecare will officially switch on its Christmas lights and remember loved ones at this years Light up a Life ceremony on Sunday, December 10.

Ashgate Hospicecare’s popular Christmas lights ceremony will shine bright for loved ones

Ashgate Hospicecare will officially switch on its Christmas lights and remember loved ones at this year’s Light up a Life ceremony on Sunday, December 10.

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Black Friday

SEEING RED: Shining a light on the dark side of Black Friday

I love a bargain. Mrs B prefers to use the term ‘tight’ to describe my spending habits. But be it a bargain or being tight, I like to be careful with my pennies.

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Food waste

SEEING RED: We all have a duty to stop wasting food

Food, glorious food, so the song goes.

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Kimberley Trickett, who died at Ashgate Hospice in 2009.

Tickets still available for charity fundraiser in memory of Kimberley

A fundraising spectacular takes place at the Proact Stadium on Saturday evening to raise money for two worthy causes in memory of a popular Chesterfield woman.

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VIDEO: The best in commerce and industry celebrated at Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2017

It was a night of celebration for Chesterfield firm Thermotex Engineering at the Derbyshire Times Business Awards.

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Fireworks.

SEEING RED: It’s time to stop selling fireworks to the public

So that’s Bonfire Night over with for another year.

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SEEING RED: Gloves are a must when it comes to using a cashpoint

SEEING RED: Gloves are a must when it comes to using a cashpoint

Cleanliness has always been a big thing for me.

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The Wheatsheaf in Bakewell

FOOD REVIEW: The Wheatsheaf, Bakewell

When you think of Bakewell, you can’t help but conjure up images of the world famous pudding.

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Animal cruelty

SEEING RED: Are we really a nation of animal lovers?

We are a nation of animal lovers, I keep hearing.

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Crow

SEEING RED: It’s time to set the crows on the cigarette litter louts

I have never been a fan of smoking.

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Chesterfield businessman Steve Perez outside The Red Lion & Peak Edge Hotel at Stonedge which he has bought.

Chesterfield entrepreneur Steve Perez buys The Red Lion & Peak Edge Hotel

Chesterfield entrepreneur Steve Perez has bought a hotel and restaurant originally set up by his father and where he learnt valuable business lessons working as a waiter and chef 40 years ago.

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Time flies . . .

SEEING RED: Life is moving too fast for me

I remember the words as though they were yesterday,

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Self-watering planters made by Alfreton based manufacturer Amberol can be found all across Belgium in public spaces, parks and shopping centres, helping to create some eye-catching floral displays.

Derbyshire firm blooms in Belgium

An eco-friendly product made in Derbyshire has helped towns and cities across Belgium bloom throughout the summer – while conserving water.

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Chesterfield solicitor Anne Rogers has been appointed as the head of Graysons private client department.

Chesterfield solicitor Anne lands new role

A Chesterfield solicitor has been appointed as the head of Graysons’ private client department.

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Wheeldon Homes celebrate a hat-trick of award wins at the National House Building Council (NHBC) awards

Derbyshire homebuilder celebrates awards hat-trick

A Derbyshire home builder is celebrating a hat-trick of successes for three of its managers at a prestigious industry awards.

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Sgt Mark Weldon is now in charge of the Ripley town centre, Codnor, Waingroves and Langley Mill, Heanor and Loscoe and the Shipley, Smalley and Horsley safer neighbourhood policing teams.

New sergeant Mark takes over the reins in Ripley and Belper

A new sergeant has taken over the reins of the safer neighbourhood policing teams which cover Ripley, Belper and the surrounding areas.

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DRAMATIC PHOTOS - Car crashes into Chesterfield’s Royal Hospital

A motorist escaped serious injury after the car they were travelling in crashed into a building at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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Cars damaged by vandals in Long Eaton

Vandals target cars in Derbyshire town causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage

Eight cars have had their tyres slashed by vandals in a Derbyshire town.

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Emma Bent has been ordered to pay back more than �75,000. Picture: Derby Telegraph

Derbyshire pet cremation swindler Emma Bent told to pay back £75,000

A swindler who conned grieving pet owners out of thousands of pounds, has been ordered to pay back more than £75,000.

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