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Desperate serial thief with life-threatening booze problems has been jailed

A booze-plagued serial thief who struck six times has been sentenced to 12 weeks of custody.

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Headteacher accused of sex offences involving a boy has case further adjourned

The headteacher of a primary school charged with ten sex offences involving a teenage boy in Glossop has had his case further adjourned.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Headteacher is due in court accused of sex offences involving a teenage boy

The headteacher of a primary school charged with ten sex offences involving a teenage boy in Glossop has appeared before a crown court.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jealous man smashed his partner’s door after row during a World Cup match

A boozed-up and jealous football fan smashed his partner’s door after they had a row while he had been watching a World Cup game.

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Tideswell Wakes Week ends in dazzling display of colour at carnival

Tideswell rode the heatwave all through its annual wakes week celebrations, as residents and visitors took to the streets and the skies.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police catch runaway motoring offender after he wrote-off two vehicles

Police caught a runaway motoring offender after he crashed into a parked car and wrote-off both vehicles.

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National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

A national public transport organisation is to hold an event in Matlock later this month to show its support for efforts to re-establish rail services on the line towards Buxton.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Concerned parents offered reassurances after a headteacher is accused of sex offences

Concerned parents at a primary school have been reassured that allegations relating to a suspended headteacher charged with sex offences against a young teenager in Glossop do not relate to pupils at the school.

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Police.

Eagle-eyed police officer caught shoplifter stealing eight bottles of booze

A thief was caught stealing eight bottles of Baileys and a garlic bread from a supermarket by an eagle-eyed police officer who was shopping for his own tea.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist is fined after collision left cyclist with a broken collar bone and ribs

A careless driver has been ordered to pay £361 after he collided into a cyclist who suffered a fractured collar bone and broken ribs.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Headteacher accused of sex offences against a teenage boy

A headteacher has been accused of ten sex offences and a further grooming offence involving a young teenage boy.

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Firefighters.

Firefighters battled a blazing workshop at a garage

Firefighters armed with hose reels have battled a blazing workshop at a garage.

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New protections could be put in place for the Peak District

Campaign group welcomes review into National Parks so they can be better protected

The Campaign for National Parks charity has welcomed the Westminster Government’s announcement of Julian Glover as the chair of a 21st century “Hobhouse” review into England’s National Parks.

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Weather forecast for Derbyshire.

WEATHER: Warm day but thunderstorms are brewing for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

The Met Office has forecast a warm day with sunny spells for Derbyshire for today, Sunday, May 27, but heavy, thundery showers are expected later.

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Police are under pressure to tackle rising levels of rural crime in Yorkshire.

Counter Terrorism Policing launches security campaign for summer events in the region and UK

Staff at the UK’s biggest summer events are to be trained in how to react in the event of a terrorist incident as part of Counter Terrorism Policing’s second annual Summer Security campaign.

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Edale Mountain Rescue Team

Rescue team and a walker help guide a lost man to safety off the Peak moors

Edale Mountain Rescue Team and a walker helped guide a man to safety after he became lost on the moors in the Peak District.

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Police are under pressure to tackle rising levels of rural crime in Yorkshire.

Police appeal for information after a caravan theft

Derbyshire police are appealing for information to catch thieves after a caravan was stolen from a storage site.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police arrested abusive man as he was caught urinating in the street

A man has admitted using threatening behaviour after he was abusive to police as they tried to deter him from urinating in the street.

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Pictured is solicitor Bertie Mather who is retiring after nearly 60 years with the legal firm Elliot Mather.

Retiring legal legend heralds the end of an era after a 59-year career

A legal legend has finally closed his case book after nearly 60 years of an illustrious career in law with many court battles.

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The Old Hall Hotel, Hope. Picture: Andrew Roe

Hotel guest is caught drink-driving after he leaves pub car park

A motorist who had been staying at a Peak District hotel drinking pints of beer was caught drink-driving after he drove out of the venue’s car park over twice the legal limit.

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