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SEEING RED: Here’s my message to smokers . . .

I know it’s an addiction, but there are times when cigarette smokers really grind my gears.

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Maths and English matters

Maths and English matters

You don’t have to be an accountant or a journalist for good maths and English skills to matter. They are vital skills for life and for work. Some of the reasons why we all need to make sure our maths and English skills are of a good standard might surprise you.

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CHESTERFIELD CHAMPION: ‘A thriving town offering benefits for businesses

CHESTERFIELD CHAMPION: ‘A thriving town offering benefits for businesses

My name is Debra Johnson and I am Chesterfield Football Club’s corporate relationships manager.

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Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa.

Combating rural crime
is reliant on teamwork

Derbyshire remains one of the safest areas in the country but our vast natural assets will always attract criminal activity. Preserving our Peak District and its abundant wildlife and heritage is a policing priority but enforcement alone is not the answer and nor can the police manage the threat singlehandedly.

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GUEST COLUMN: don’t put your benefits at risk

The scenario: ‘I am claiming Universal Credit but I have problems with my health. I am worried about meeting my ‘claimant commitment’. Is there anything I can do?

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Jamie Carragher

SEEING RED: Why do people spit?

Spitting is disgusting.

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SEEING RED: Will the skies soon be populated by flying Audis travelling at the speed of sound?

The date October 21 2015 is legendary if you’re a fan of the Back to the Future trilogy.

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Snow brought chaos to much of the area last week.

SEEING RED: Hats off to our 4x4 ‘snow heroes’

Well the Beast from the East finally arrived and boy did it show its teeth in many parts of Britain - including London.

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COLUMN: How to keep your dog safe when out walking...

COLUMN: How to keep your dog safe when out walking...

If there’s one thing I love about being a dog owner, it’s taking them out for walks - especially to the Peak District.

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SEEING RED: We aren’t very Bright, are we?

There are two things which leave me fearing for the future of this so-called great country of ours.

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COLUMN: Tracing the origins of our very own Stonehenge

COLUMN: Tracing the origins of our very own Stonehenge

Known as the ‘Stonehenge of the North’, the awe-inspiring Arbor Low is the subject of this month’s foray into the world of Derbyshire stone circles

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Walk-on girl Daniella Allfree and feminist author Judith Barnes

Talking point: Model and feminist debate whether walk-on glamour girls should be banned in sport

Chesterfield model Daniella Allfree went head to head with feminist Judith Barnes over whether glamoruous walk-on girls should be banned from sports events.

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Watching your side score a last-gasp goal is one of the best feelings ever, says Ashley Booker. Pic: Mark Fear

SEEING RED: ‘Sport is a drug, an addiction which draws you in and once hooked there’s no going back’

Who doesn’t love sport?

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Abbie Dodson

DISCUSS: Are your books left on the shelf, never to be picked up again?

As a child, I was obsessed with reading. I would engulf myself in stories about horses, and lions, and dystopian societies, and I would love every moment of it.

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Hardyal Dhindsa, Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire. Photo by John McLean

Police commissioner: Teamwork is tackling homelessness in Chesterfield

Helping people with their problems is an effective way of reducing crime but it cannot be achieved by any one organisation.

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Steve Brunt.

Apprentice Town status makes Chesterfield a magnet for investors

I’m Councillor Steve Brunt, Chesterfield Borough Council’s cabinet member for town centre and visitor economy.

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Weigh up paying into a work pension scheme

Weigh up paying into a work pension scheme

Have you started a new job and been offered auto-enrolment into a pension scheme for the first time but are worried that you’ll struggle to meet your living expenses?

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James Pogson, Northern Tea Merchants

Chesterfield champion: Variety of markets attracts people to town centre

My name is James Pogson, I am 46 years old and I’ve lived in Chesterfield for 43 years,

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COLUMN: Latest ban is false fingernails

COLUMN: Latest ban is false fingernails

It won’t make the headlines like a recent ban on selling energy drinks to young people did, but we have also made a new ban of our own this month, telling our students that long false fingernails have no place at school.

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SEEING RED: Keep fit bores can jog on

It may have been cold and wet of late, but that hasn’t stopped the plethora of joggers and cyclists from hitting the streets to keep fit.

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