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Are you a secret millionaire? 102 unclaimed Derbyshire estates up for grabs

Millions of pounds of unclaimed inheritance needs to be claimed from the government and it could be owed to you
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IN PICTURES: Mother’s Day gallery of your magical maternity memories

We asked mums all over Derbyshire to share their first memories of motherhood, and lots of you sent in photos.

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Share your first photo memories as a mum as we celebrate Mother’s Day

Share your first photo memories as a mum as we celebrate Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend and families up and down the country will be making plans to spoil the special women in their lives.

Derbyshire
The NSPCC is now calling on the government to increase funding to help them deal with the rising demand

Over 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health carried out at Childline's Notts base

More than 10,000 counselling sessions about mental health were carried out at Childline's Nottinghamshire base last year.

Family
When will your benefits be paid over Christmas?

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
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The laws are changing.

The UK laws on smacking children are changing - and parents could now be prosecuted

Smacking children is set to become illegal in the UK after law changes in Wales and Scotland come into force.
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Many people will be looking to tighten their belts as Christmas approaches.

Money saving tips for families ahead of Black Friday

With Christmas just around the corner, what can you and your family do this festive season to cut back before Black Friday?
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The event is taking place on Sunday.

VIDEO: All you need to know about Chesterfield's fireworks extravaganza

The skies above Chesterfield will be lit up this weekend for the town's annual fireworks extravaganza.
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Could you claim an estate?

Could you be a secret millionaire as 31 unclaimed Derbyshire estates up for grabs

Millions of pounds of unclaimed inheritance is waiting to be claimed from the government, with some of this owed to people in Derbyshire.

Family
Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

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Take a trip to Wheelgate All-action theme park.

Wheelgate’s well worth another look

Wheelgate theme park may be a well-known day out for Mansfield families – but if you have not been for a while then it might be worth taking another look.

Outdoors
Dad Jordan Bartliff posted images of his newborn son on social media at the weekend claiming the ASDA nappies resulted in the infant requiring oxygen.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: ASDA withdraws own brand nappies after baby 'left blistered'

Supermarket chain ASDA has withdrawn its own brand Little Angel nappies after a father claimed his newborn son suffered a "chemical reaction" to the product.
Family
The Fisher Price car seat.

Argos recalls Mamas and Papas and Fisher Price baby car seats

Argos has recalled three baby car seats because they fail to meet fire safety regulations.
Family

New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Travel
More than half of the sandpits tested contained the bacteria C.diff

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.
Family
Technology addiction leading to relationship breakdowns

Technology addiction leading to relationship breakdowns

Too much time spent checking social media whilst on holiday could result in arguments and even relationship breakdowns for couples this summer, a new survey has revealed.

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Parents name nursery group among nation’s best

Parents name nursery group among nation’s best

Children 1st Day Nurseries, which has branches at St Peter and St Paul in Hady Hill, Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Clowne, has been named one of the UK’s top ten most recommended nursery groups by peer-review site www.daynurseries.co.uk.

Derbyshire
Jack and Muriel

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for couple

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for Holmewood Care Home residents Jack and Muriel George.

Lifestyle
Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

PAW Patrol, Nick Jr’s phenomenally popular kids programme has added a date on its live tour at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Peppa Pig World will have you squealing with joy

If you have a child aged under five then, chances are, Peppa Pig plays a major part in your life.

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