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Derbyshire County Council granted funds to fix three dangerous roads

Three major Derbyshire roads, which are considered to be among the most dangerous in the UK, are set to be revamped as part of the government’s new ‘Safer Roads Fund’.

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PICTURE: Multi-vehicle accident on A617 leads to delays

Motorists are being warned of delays after a multi-vehicle accident on the A617.
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Clean up teams are currently in the area

One lane of A52 closed after spillage from lorry carrying portable toilets

One lane of the A52 in Derbyshire has been closed after a spillage from a lorry transporting portable toilets.

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Trains are currently not running between Stockport and Sheffield

Person hit by train between Sheffield and Stockport

Train services between Stockport and Sheffield are currently unable to run after a person was hit by a train.

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National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

A national public transport organisation is to hold an event in Matlock later this month to show its support for efforts to re-establish rail services on the line towards Buxton.

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The bypass will be closed from the Hornsbridge roundabout for two weekends

Motorists warned of temporary closure of A617 bypass

Motorists are being warned of the temporary closure of the A617 bypass over the next two weekends.

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Police were called to Chesterfield station just after 1.30pm.

Person dies after being hit by train near Chesterfield

A person has died after being hit by a train near Chesterfield.
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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff are to stage three 24-hour strikes later this month.
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M1 taken from junction 28 towards Junction 29.

Driver arrested after going wrong way on M1

A driver has been arrested after going the wrong way down the M1.
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There are slight delays on the M1 after an incident with a lorry

UPDATED: One lane closed on M1 after incident with lorry

Motorists are being warned of delays after an incident on the M1.
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Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Police are reminding motorists that it can be illegal to drive through puddles after a woman died having been knocked over by a ‘huge wave’ caused by passing cars.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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VIDEO: Rescue operation underway on Woodhead Pass

Footage has emerged of the rescue operation currently underway on the Woodhead Pass after a serious accident closed the road in both directions.
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Paul Tomlinson director of Peak Rail

Quarry firms and heritage operator consider Peak District railway line

Proposals to revive a disused rail line through the Peak District have moved a step forward, but not the passenger service some have called for.

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Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets are now on sale for the chance to ride behind the 21st Century steam train featured in the film Paddington 2 when it visits Butterley next month.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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