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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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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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Police appeal.

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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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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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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Reporter Jon Cooper reviews Jacamo's latest range of jeans for autumn including this pair of Black Stretch Skinny Jeans.

Jacamo’s autumn range fills the gap superbly for the bigger fella

As quite a tall chap I am surely not alone among fellow long-prongs who struggle to get the right length of jeans to match the waist size.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Woman faces ban from keeping animals after she left dog to starve

A woman who left an emaciated dog to starve is facing a ban from keeping animals which could see her remaining pet taken away from her.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Son attacked mum and dad

A booze-fuelled son repeatedly attacked his father and mother by punching, biting and spitting at them.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Angry husband assaulted wife after she embarrassed him over love life

An angry husband grabbed his wife by the throat and threatened her with his fist after she had embarrassed him over a health concern affecting their love life.

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Pictured is Spring Gardens, in Buxton.

Police swoop after man is spotted in town wielding a knuckle duster

A young man was spotted on CCTV in a town centre with a knuckle duster and was also found to be armed with a lock knife.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender is jailed after he breached his post-sentence supervision order

An offender who has breached his supervision order for the fourth time after his release from prison has been put behind bars for 14 days.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Banned driver caught behind the wheel fled and scaled a wall

A banned driver who was caught behind the wheel of a car gave police a false name and address before running away.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-fuelled reveller abused and kicked a police officer

A booze-fuelled reveller abused and kicked a police officer as he tried to calm her down while she was behaving in a disorderly manner.

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Jailed former financier Martin Rigney.

Jailed financier lost clients’ cash after faking signatures to invest their money

A financial advisor who was found guilty of forging clients’ signatures to invest their cash into a fund which collapsed has been jailed for seven years.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Court spares serial offender from custody despite breaching supervision order

A serial offender has been given a chance by the courts after he breached his supervision requirements by committing further offences after his release from prison.

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Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

A Foolow man dubbed ‘the Banksy of photography’ is now an official Peak District ambassador after his shots were seen around the world.

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Bank Holiday crowds flock to Hope Show for feast of fun

Blazing sunshine brought a bumper crowd to Hope for the valley’s traditional Bank Holiday agricultural show for a day of farming and family fun.

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WEATHER: A bright, warm and sunny day for Derbyshire

WEATHER: A bright, warm and sunny day for Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a bright start to a fine and dry day, today, Sunday, August 27, with plenty of sunshine for Derbyshire and the East Midlands.

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Police launch a town centre crackdown against thefts and anti-social behaviour

Police are carrying out patrols in a bid to target and prevent thefts from stores, and anti-social behaviour in a town.

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