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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.

Politics
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.

Derbyshire
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.

Derbyshire
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.

Derbyshire
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.

Derbyshire

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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These men have been jailed running an international drug-smuggling network after Greater Manchester Police seized �66million of heroin and cocaine in 2017.

East Midlands men jailed after £66m drugs bust breaks European network

Four East Midlands men have been jailed following the highest value drug seizure ever made by Greater Manchester Police (GMP). 

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver had consumed wine and cocktails before she crashed her Mini

A drink-driver who had a bottle of wine and two cocktails was caught drink-driving after she crashed her car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police tracked down drink-driver after he crashed and left the vehicle

A boozy reveller who crashed into a railing and left his vehicle has been banned from the road for 17 months and ordered to pay £235.

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Chesterfield coroner's court

Coroner calls for a round-the-clock assessment team after mentally-ill man kills himself

A coroner has called for a round-the-clock mental health assessment triage team after there were missed opportunities to treat a mentally-ill man who killed himself.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Fraudsters brought to justice after they used a false will to make a gain

Four fraudsters have appeared at Derby Crown Court to be sentenced after they conspired to use a false will to make a gain for someone else after the deaths of two people.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

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

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Car thief is threatened with jail after he stole a Ford Focus

A car thief has narrowly been spared from jail after he stole a Ford Focus from a finance dealership.

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Courts hearing.

Serial shoplifter is jailed and must pay compensation after four thefts

A thief who struck at four stores has been locked-up and ordered to pay compensation.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Former prisoner is fined for breaching supervision requirements after release from custody

A former prisoner who failed to come to court after he had breached probation supervision requirements following his release from custody has been fined.

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Chesterfield coroner's court

Grief-stricken wife and daughter of a mentally ill man tell how they found him hanged

The tearful wife and daughter of a man who had been suffering with mental health difficulties has told an inquest how they had discovered his body in his bedroom.

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World famous Matlock wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering dies aged 75

World famous Matlock wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering dies aged 75

Renowned Matlock wildlife artist, environmentalist and television personality Pollyanna Pickering died last week following a short illness.

Derbyshire
Jack Lester at Grimsby on Saturday.

VIDEO: Lester takes responsibility for Grimsby loss

Jack Lester has taken responsibility for Saturday’s defeat at Grimsby Town - but still feels the decision to award the hosts the penalty that won them the game was a ‘terrible’ one.

Derbyshire
Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores has been fined after he was involved in a serious collision, pictured, on the A619 Baslow Road, at Wadshelf, Chesterfield.

Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores is fined after serious car crash

Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores has been ordered to pay £902 after he admitted driving without due care and attention after a serious car crash.

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