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High-flying legal eagles launch new office in Chesterfield town centre

A top team of high-flying legal eagles has launched a new office in the heart of Chesterfield helping to give the town a boost.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the April 25 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Two desperate offenders tried to steal donated goods from a charity shop

Police caught two desperate offenders as they were trying to steal donated goods that had been left at a charity shop.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man must pay £245 after he was caught being drunk-and-disorderly in the street

A booze-fuelled man has been ordered to pay £245 after he was caught by police being drunk and disorderly.

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Drink-driving breathalyser.

Crash drink-driver fell over after she arrived at care home to start work

A crash-drink driver had consumed so much alcohol that when she got to work at a care home she fell face down on the ground.

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Nottingham Crown Court

Banned motorist who was caught driving gets a suspended prison sentence

A banned motorist has narrowly been spared from jail after he was caught using a vehicle while disqualified and without insurance and the owner’s permission.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Boozed-up dangerous driver who caused chaos is spared from jail

A booze-fuelled dangerous driver who put motorists in danger after swerving into the wrong side of the road and narrowly avoiding collisions has narrowly been spared from jail.

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Dentistry

Beautician is fined after illegally offering tooth whitening to customers

A beautician has been ordered to pay £650 after she admitted offering illegal tooth whitening to customers.

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Alcohol.

Police who stopped a suspected speeder found he had been drink-driving

Police stopped and caught a boozed-up motorist after they thought he had been driving too fast.

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Pictured are piglets.

Delivery driver who stole piglets, feed and fencing must pay £1,892 in compensation

A livestock delivery driver who stole six piglets, feed and fencing has narrowly been spared from time behind bars.

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Drink-driving breathalyser.

Promising engineer loses the job he loved after a drink-drive crash

A promising young engineer has lost the job he loved after he crashed a works van while he was driving at twice the drink-drive limit.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police caught man with suspected zombie-drug Mamba in town centre

A man was caught by police in Chesterfield town centre rolling the suspected zombie-drug Mamba into a cigarette paper.

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McDonald's

Do-gooder trying to help security guards near McDonald’s ended-up punching man

A do-gooder who was trying to calm down a restrained, suspected offender in Chesterfield town centre ended-up lashing out and punching another man.

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Do we need a new EU referendum?

Major Brexit survey finds Derbyshire Times readers back Single Market

A major new Brexit survey has revealed that more than half of people in the UK think we would be better off economically in Europe, a majority want to stick with the Single Market, and Remain could potentially win a second referendum.

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Fire crew rescue people trapped in lift at Chesterfield business park

Fire crew rescue people trapped in lift at Chesterfield business park

A Derbyshire Fire & Rescue teams freed a group of people trapped in a lift in Chesterfield earlier this afternoon.

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Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business owners have been invited to attend a series of workshops this week to learn about a new overseas marketing project.

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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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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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Thunder and lightning is expected in the yellow area.

Met Office issues thunderstorm alert and warns of possible flooding

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms affecting north-west Derbyshire throughout Saturday evening, with scattered rainfall expected across the rest of the East Midlands.

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