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Drug-addict stole cosmetics from chemist’s while waiting for his medicine

A drug-addict who was waiting at a pharmacy for his methadone prescription to control his addiction stole about £40 worth of goods from a cosmetics display.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the November 23 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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The late Marc Maltby.

Heartbroken family prepares for funeral of young man who died in prison

The funeral of a young man who was found dead in prison is due to be held on Friday.

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Anti fracking protesters at Danesmoor.

Derbyshire woman and four others deny obstructing workers during anti-fracking protest

A Chesterfield woman and four others have been accused of illegally obstructing lorries during protests against the feared environmental impact of fracking.

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Derbyshire Save Our NHS are seeking to defend hospital services at Newholme, Bolsover, Babington, Wards at Chesterfield and Royal Derby, as well as challenging other planned changes for healthcare delivery.

NHS campaigners stage Matlock protest against cuts and service changes

Campaigners took to the roads of Derbyshire last weekend to highlight NHS changes which they say threaten vital services.

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Pictured is convicted drug dealer Hakeem Blackwood, of Marsh Hill, Erdington, Birmingham.

Drug dealing pair ‘passed’ 200 wraps of heroin and cocaine after being snared in Chesterfield

Two drug dealers had to pass more than 200 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine through their digestional tracts after they had swallowed the drugs and refused “intimate searches” by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Wedding row sparked a nasty assault

A bride-to-be was attacked by her sister after they fell-out over a wedding invitation.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man harassed ex-partner with offensive texts

A thug sent frightening and offensive texts to his former partner and smashed a side-window of her car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boxer is spared from custody after attacking his partner three times

A boxer has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence after he assaulted his partner three times.

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Pictured are some of the rare 50 pence pieces that could prove much more vaulable.

Check your change as rare 50p turns out to be a money-spinner

People are being urged to check their pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch after a rare 50 pence piece has sold for 240 times its value.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Abusive husband grabbed wife before pouring kettle water over her

An abusive husband bruised his wife’s wrist at their home before pouring warm water from a kettle over her.

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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist is seriously injured in three-vehicle crash

A motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries after the bike rider was in a collision involving a car and another motorcycle.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Serial burglar is jailed after leaving blood DNA at crime scene

A burglar who raided a Derbyshire home has been brought to justice after he was linked to blood he left behind at the scene of the crime.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Angry man smashed neighbour’s CCTV after neighbourhood dispute

An offender nearly ended up behind bars after he damaged a CCTV camera system during the latest row in a long-running neighbourhood dispute.

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Inquest is opened into the death of Derbyshire man found dead in woods

Inquest is opened into the death of Derbyshire man found dead in woods

An inquest has been opened into the death of a man who was found dead in woods earlier in the month.

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Santa's helpers - The Royal Mail - are urging youngsters to write to Santa before December 8.

Children urged to get writing their Christmas letters for Santa

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa will be making a list and checking it twice, and the Royal Mail is keen youngsters do not miss out.

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Emergency services launch investigation into a summer house blaze

Emergency services launch investigation into a summer house blaze

Firefighters armed with breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet battled a blaze involving a hot tub and a summer house.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug threatened teenager in the street before attacking the youngster’s parents

A thug who threatened a teenager and attacked his parents in the street has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Boozed-up man must pay £305 after damaging hospital door

A booze-fuelled man who kicked and damaged a door at a hospital has been ordered to pay £305 in compensation, costs and a surcharge.

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Alcohol awareness campaign "Intoxicated" is being rolled out by police and partners

Police and partners launch crackdown on alcohol-related crime and encourage responsible drinking

A major alcohol awareness campaign has been unveiled in Derbyshire uniting police, licensing teams, community volunteers, door supervisors, pub and club staff and PubWatch to encourage responsible drinking.

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