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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 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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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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Man suffered facial injuries after attack in nightclub

A 40-year-old man was left with facial injuries after an alleged assault in a nightclub.

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Bakewell market is streets ahead of counterparts in other Derbyshire Dales towns.

Council announce changes to try and save three town stall markets

Derbyshire Dales District Council have agreed a series of measures in the hope of saving three stall markets currently operating at a loss.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Bad tempered boss armed with piece of timber threatened colleague

An out-of-control manager armed with a piece of timber threatened a colleague after a long-running dispute.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the November 9 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jealous thug attacked ex-partner and damaged her phone and vacuum cleaner

A jealous thug has been given a community order for 18 months after he assaulted his former partner and damaged her mobile phone and vacuum cleaner.

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VIDEO: Couple complete £1m Grand Designs home in Peak District

A Youlgreave couple are enjoying a moment of triumph after their homebuilding project aired in an episode of Grand Designs, 16 years after they first set their heart on it.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the October 26 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Stephanie Hill, who grew up in Hope Valley, will be tripping the light fantastic for judges at the Miss World competition in the Chinese resort of Sanya over the next month.

Hope Valley Miss World entrant prepares Strictly style dance

Calver’s own Miss England has flown to China in the hope that her ballroom dance skills will help her to land the Miss World Crown.

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Joe Howard, 24, is hoping to launch his first Tea Revv tea bar in 2018.

Young entrepreneur wins backing for advent calendar of teas

A young entrepreneur from Bakewell is brewing up big plans for Christmas after huge crowdfunding success for his advent calendar of tea.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the October 18 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Staff at Darley Dale Medical Centre will be moving to new �2.2million premises in late 2018.

Work under way on new Darley Dale Medical Centre

Construction work is now officially under way on a new medical centre expected to serve almost 8,000 patients in the Derbyshire Dales.

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Pictured is one of the whooper swans being rescued near Stoney Middleton after a distressed flock became stranded.

Rescued swan is spotted safe and well after flock was found stranded

One of the stranded whooper swans which were rescued from a tailings dam near Stoney Middleton has been spotted safe and well with a flock on the Lancashire Coast.

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The fire had been extinguished before the crew's arrival

Firefighters extinguish blazing skip

Firefighters armed with a hose reel jet extinguished a large blazing skip.

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Firefighters battled a blaze involving two vehicles and a house

Matlock firefighters were called out to a car fire which spread to another vehicle and a house.

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Police host Hate Crime Awareness Week surgeries across Derbyshire

Police host Hate Crime Awareness Week surgeries across Derbyshire

Police officers in the Chesterfield, Amber Valley, Derbyshire Dales and High Peak areas are set to host special hate crime themed surgeries next week as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

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Pictured is Coco who was starved and neglected by Clare Hobson, 40, of Dollywood Close, in Buxworth.

Woman who starved her dog has been banned from keeping animals

A woman who starved and neglected her dog has been disqualified from keeping animals for life.

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