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Motorist is caught drink-driving after he moved his car into a pub car park

A pub landlord was registered as being more than twice the drink-drive limit in Buxton after he had been caught moving his car a short distance into a pub car park.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police catch drink-driver after they initially suspected motorist of speeding

Police caught a drink-driver in Buxton after they stopped the motorist because they suspected him of driving above the speed limit.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-drive offender was spotted driving through a red light

A motorist was found to be more than twice the drink-drive limit.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozy suicidal on-call psychiatrist failed to give drink-drive specimen after crash

A suicidal on-call psychiatrist who was involved in a serious car crash has been ordered to pay nearly £2,000 after he failed to provide a drink-drive specimen.

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Pictured is East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Region’s ambulance service dealt with 1,027 calls during early hours of 2018

East Midlands Ambulance Service dealt with over 1,000 calls during the first six hours of 2018 as New Year celebrations reached their peak.

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Fire crew extinguishes an out-of-control chimney fire

Fire crew extinguishes an out-of-control chimney fire

Firefighters armed with specialist gear extinguished an out-of-control chimney fire at a property.

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Mountain rescue team helps injured pensioner in the Peak District after fall

Mountain rescue team helps injured pensioner in the Peak District after fall

A mountain rescue crew helped an injured pensioner who fell while out walking in the Peak District.

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Weather across Derbyshire is expected to become milder.

WEATHER: Cold but milder conditions are on their way for Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a cold morning for today, Sunday, December 17, across Derbyshire and the East Midlands with possible outbreaks of rain during the day.

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Pictured is Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Foul-mouthed drunken reveller is ordered to pay £182

A Buxton reveller has been ordered to pay £182 in a fine, costs and a victim surcharge after he admitted being drunk and disorderly.

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Icy road conditions are on their way.

WARNING: Dreaded ice is set to grip Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued a warning as dreaded ice is once again set to grip Derbyshire and the East Midlands from this evening.

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Firefighters were called out.

Firefighters called out to a crash after vehicle is found on its roof

Buxton firefighters attened a collision after a car was disovered overturned on its roof.

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Today's weather

WEATHER: Frosty and sunny start for Derbyshire with showers later

The Met Office has forecast a frosty, sunny start to today, Saturday, December 16, across Derbyshire and the East Midlands, with the odd shower expected throughout the day.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police caught offender in possession of an illegal tranquilliser drug

A man has been given a 12-month conditional discharge after he was caught with a class C tranquilliser drug by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief welcomes prison sentence as a chance to beat alcohol problems

A booze-plagued serial thief who has been jailed has welcomed the chance of support while he is in custody to help overcome his difficulties with alcohol.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozy biker fell from his moped

A boozed-up moped rider who twice fell off his Cobra 125 scooter and injured himself has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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O Crumb, All Ye Faithful: Baker makes nativity cake masterpiece to help school

A Youlgrave baker has given an early Christmas gift to the village school after creating a jaw-dropping nativity scene in cake form to fundraise for playground refurbishments.

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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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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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