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US firm to built hi-tech sterilisation plant in Chesterfield

A hi-tech American firm has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art gamma sterilisation centre in Chesterfield.

Amber Valley Borough Council has taken action.

Council workers find ‘human excrement and urine in bottles’ at horror Derbyshire home

A neglected Kilburn property which had been left empty with ‘human excrement and urine in plastic bags and bottles’ will be brought back into use as a family home.

Derby magistrates' court.

Latest court results with cases from Belper, Ilkeston, Ripley and Heanor

The latest Derby magistrates’ court results are listed below including cases from the Belper, Ilkeston, and Ripley and Heanor areas.


Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the July 19 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

The fire broke out earlier this afternoon

Fire on train travelling to Chesterfield - how your journey could be affected

Train services in Chesterfield have been disrupted after a fire on a train.

Mansfield Magistrates Court

Royal Mail man will lose job after drink driving home from Sutton

A drink driver who clipped a kerb and burst his tyre on the way home from Sutton has been banned for two years, a court heard.

Ben Elliott says ex-servicemen and women need our support.

Former Chesterfield soldier talked out of suicide backs campaign to help struggling veterans

A former Chesterfield soldier who was talked out of committing suicide after developing PTSD has backed a Derbyshire Times campaign to ensure veterans receive vital psychological support.

Highways England is testing varying the speed around roadworks on motorways

Speed limits around roadworks on motorways set to increase

Drivers could be allowed to travel faster through roadworks on motorways during quiet days such as Sundays.

More than 170 passengers had to be evacuated between Derby and Chesterfield after a fire broke out under one of the carriages

Fire on train travelling to Chesterfield causes massive delays

A train has been evacuated after a fire broke out while travelling to Chesterfield and this has caused knock-on disruption to services travelling to London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby and Matlock.

The late Martin Wilde.

The 'big, soft teddy bear' who tragically took his own life at Derbyshire train station

Martin Wilde was described as a 'big, soft teddy bear'.

Police want to speak to this man after a bicycle was stolen from outside Tesco

Police hunt to find Alfreton Tesco bike thief

Derbyshire Police has released CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a bicycle was stolen from outside Tesco in Alfreton.

A 21-year-old was caught drug driving by Derbyshire Roads Police

Drug driver caught in Baslow

A driver who tested positive for cannabis has been caught by Derbyshire Roads Police in Baslow.


House prices continuing to rise in Derbyshire

House prices in Derbyshire crept up by 0.2 per cent in May, contributing to a 2.9 per cent rise over the last 12 months.

Emergency services were on the scene

Cyclist left with serious injuries after Baslow crash

A man has been left with serious injuries after coming off his bicycle while riding in Baslow.

Have you seen missing Julia Atterby?

Missing Notts woman could be in Derbyshire

Police are concerned for missing woman from Nottinghamshire who could be in Derbyshire.


Pet owners reunited with stolen pug after miracle online discovery

A cute and distinctive pug stolen from a family’s car at a service station in Derbyshire has been reunited with his owners – after he was spotted for sale online.


Chesterfield woman’s desperate plea to drive away nuisance seagulls

A troublesome flock of seagulls swarming nearby has caused a woman in Chesterfield to lose sleep for two months.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Travellers are ordered to leave illegal camp site

Council officers were granted permission to move Travellers on after they had illegally set up camp on land near Staveley.

Firefighters were called to the scene

Grass and scrubland blaze in Whitwell was ‘well alight’

Emergency services were called to a huge Whitwell grass fire.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service.

Bowling green blaze in Chesterfield

A fire raged across a bowling green in Chesterfield.

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