Derbyshire

Latest stories

38m
chad
PLAN YOUR ROUTE: M1 roadworks for the week aheadHighways England has published its summary of planned new and ongoing road impr
PLAN YOUR ROUTE: M1 roadworks for the week ahead
chad / Posted 38 minutes ago
Highways England has published its summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements for the period from Monday February 8 to Sunday February 14. M1 junction 28 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: smart motorway Until winter 2016,... Read more
1h
Derbyshire Times
TODAY’S FIXTURES: Wet weather decimates local fixtures listThe non-league football schedule across the north Derbyshire and Nottinghamshir
TODAY’S FIXTURES: Wet weather decimates local fixtures list
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
The non-league football schedule across the north Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire has been decimated by heavy rain. Here’s a list of games on and off from the region: League One Chesterfield FC v Peterborough (H) - ON League Two Mansfield Town v... Read more
1h
Derbyshire Times
PLAN YOUR ROUTE: M1 roadworks for the week aheadHighways England has published its summary of planned new and ongoing road impr
PLAN YOUR ROUTE: M1 roadworks for the week ahead
Derbyshire Times / Posted an hour ago
Highways England has published its summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements for the period from Monday February 8 to Sunday February 14. M1 junction 28 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: smart motorway Until winter 2016,... Read more
1h
chad
TODAY’S FIXTURES: Wet weather decimates local fixtures listThe non-league football schedule across the north Derbyshire and Nottinghamshir
TODAY’S FIXTURES: Wet weather decimates local fixtures list
chad / Posted an hour ago
The non-league football schedule across the north Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire has been decimated by heavy rain. Here’s a list of games on and off from the region: League One Chesterfield FC v Peterborough (H) - ON League Two Mansfield Town v... Read more
3h
Derbyshire Times
MISSING: Teenager hasn’t been seen for daysPolice are appealing to help find a teenager who has been reported missing from
MISSING: Teenager hasn’t been seen for days
Derbyshire Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Police are appealing to help find a teenager who has been reported missing from Edale. Nathan Keenan, 15, was last seen at about 7pm on Wednesday, February 3. He has links to Stoke-on-Trent and it is thought he may have headed in that... Read more
3h
Derbyshire Times
COMMENT: It’s time to get tougher with drink drivers“The simple fact is that if you get behind the wheel after even one drink, your
COMMENT: It’s time to get tougher with drink drivers
Derbyshire Times / Posted 3 hours ago
“The simple fact is that if you get behind the wheel after even one drink, your driving is affected and you could be over the limit.” If ever there was a sentence which validated calls for zero tolerance when it comes to drink driving, then this... Read more
3h
Derbyshire Times
Meet Sergeant Major Marmite, who kept Dad’s Army actors in lineThe man responsible for teaching the actors from the new Dad’s Army film how to
Meet Sergeant Major Marmite, who kept Dad’s Army actors in line
Derbyshire Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The man responsible for teaching the actors from the new Dad’s Army film how to march is to make an appearance in Derbyshire next month Stuart Adams joined the army in 1976 and worked his way up to Sergeant Major. He now enjoys raising the profile... Read more
4h
Derbyshire Times
WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds forecast for DerbyshireThe Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for strong winds in Derbyshi
WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds forecast for Derbyshire
Derbyshire Times / Posted 4 hours ago
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for strong winds in Derbyshire. The yellow alert came into force for the whole of the East Midlands at 11am today (Saturday) and will remain in place until midnight. A warning of possible travel... Read more
2 related stories
4h
West Moreland Gazette
Ambleside's Rothay Manor sold to couple who run ski chalet complex in French AlpsA LANDMARK Lakes hotel in the same ownership for half a century has been sold a
Ambleside's Rothay Manor sold to couple who run ski chalet complex in French Alps
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
A LANDMARK Lakes hotel in the same ownership for half a century has been sold after being put on the market for £2.4m. Rothay Manor Hotel and Restaurant in Ambleside - run by the Nixon family since 1966 - was bought by Jamie and Jenna Shail, the... Read more
4h
Nottingham Post
New Italian bar brings la dolce vita to SandiacreLa dolce vita has come to Sandiacre with the arrival of new Italian aperitivo b
New Italian bar brings la dolce vita to Sandiacre
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 hours ago
La dolce vita has come to Sandiacre with the arrival of new Italian aperitivo bar, Buonissima. Lynette Pinchess goes in search of wine, olives and Mediterranean charm The Italian ritual of aperitivo has spread beyond Rome and Milan to a corner of... Read more
5h
Derbyshire Times
Patrols stepped up in Derbyshire town after spate of burglariesPolice are stepping up patrols and appealing for information following a number
Patrols stepped up in Derbyshire town after spate of burglaries
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Police are stepping up patrols and appealing for information following a number of burglaries in Killamarsh over the past week. Since the start of February there have been three burglaries and one attempted burglary in the area. The most recent... Read more
5h
Nottingham Post
Dog walker could help solve Long Eaton sexual assault casePolice are appealing for help in tracing a dog walker who could help detectives
Dog walker could help solve Long Eaton sexual assault case
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Police are appealing for help in tracing a dog walker who could help detectives investigating an alleged sexual assault in West Park, Long Eaton. The incident is alleged to have happened in the late afternoon or evening of Wednesday, December 2. A... Read more
6h
Derbyshire Times
Dog walker could be potential witness in sex attack investigationDetectives want to speak to a dog walker who may have witnessed an alleged sex
Dog walker could be potential witness in sex attack investigation
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Detectives want to speak to a dog walker who may have witnessed an alleged sex attack in a Derbyshire park. Police say the alleged incident happened in West Park, Long Eaton, in the late afternoon or evening of Wednesday, December 2. A woman said... Read more
6h
Derbyshire Times
WEATHER: Will it be a day to stay indoors?Saturday has begun wet and windy across most parts of Derbyshire - but will it
WEATHER: Will it be a day to stay indoors?
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Saturday has begun wet and windy across most parts of Derbyshire - but will it remain soggy for the rest of the day? In the main it will remain cloudy with outbreaks of more rain, some of which may be heavy at times - especially over the... Read more
6h
vitalfootball co uk
LUFC Leeds United v Nottingham Forest - HistoryWhat's being said in the forum now? Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head reco
LUFC Leeds United v Nottingham Forest - History
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 6 hours ago
What's being said in the forum now? Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road through the years. The two sides have met on 46 occasions at Elland Road with Leeds winning 21, Nottingham... Read more
7h
sportsmole
Late Derbyshire strike earns Forest winMatt Derbyshire struck in the 84th minute to earn Nottingham Forest a 2-1 win o
Late Derbyshire strike earns Forest win
sportsmole / Posted 7 hours ago
Matt Derbyshire struck in the 84th minute to earn Nottingham Forest a 2-1 win over Leeds United in their Championship clash at the City Ground. Forest started brightly and could have taken the lead when the ball was played to Jamie Mackie inside the... Read more
8h
Derbyshire Times
Chicken pox toddler’s death ‘could have been avoided’A Buxton toddler who died from an infection caused by chicken pox would have su
Chicken pox toddler’s death ‘could have been avoided’
Derbyshire Times / Posted 8 hours ago
A Buxton toddler who died from an infection caused by chicken pox would have survived if antibiotics had been prescribed, a coroner has said. Three-year-old John Andrew Kirkham was in an ambulance and on the way to hospital when he suffered a... Read more
8h
Derbyshire Times
GUEST COLUMNIST: Caroline Mackie of DCC, on how to boost our mental well-beingThe New Year can feel a bit flat after all the excitement of Christmas with col
GUEST COLUMNIST: Caroline Mackie of DCC, on how to boost our mental well-being
Derbyshire Times / Posted 8 hours ago
The New Year can feel a bit flat after all the excitement of Christmas with cold, dark days that seem to go on forever. It’s easy to want to stay indoors, curl up on the sofa and neglect our bodies and minds. But now is the time to take action. As... Read more
14h
heraldscotland
Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltowerDavid Hasson, the building surveyor who is overseeing the £1.7 million project,
Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltower
heraldscotland / Posted 14 hours ago
David Hasson, the building surveyor who is overseeing the £1.7 million project, said: “The work is currently 80 per cent complete and the programme is due to be finished mid-April. “The biggest challenge has been dealing with the weather as we’ve... Read more
15h
EveningTimes Online
Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltowerIT has dominated the Glasgow skyline since 1887. But Glasgow University’s bell
Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltower
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 hours ago
IT has dominated the Glasgow skyline since 1887. But Glasgow University’s belltower will remain shrouded in scaffolding until April as craftsmen continue with £1.7million repairs to the historic building. Work on the A-listed structure has been... Read more
18h
Guardian Unlimited
One Six Nations title and no grand slams since 2003. What is English rugby’s problem? | Robert KitsonWelcome to rugby union’s annual soap opera: another Six Nations Championship, a
One Six Nations title and no grand slams since 2003. What is English rugby’s problem? | Robert Kitson
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 hours ago
Welcome to rugby union’s annual soap opera: another Six Nations Championship, another attempt by England to translate the Rugby Football Union’s vast wealth and playing resources into something trophy‑shaped. Since 2003 there has been just one red... Read more
21h
Derbyshire Times
GET INVOLVED: Readers have been writing in on a number of hot topics this week. have a read and have your say.A mixture of topics have got readers writing in this week. Devolution, a view o
GET INVOLVED: Readers have been writing in on a number of hot topics this week. have a read and have your say.
Derbyshire Times / Posted 21 hours ago
A mixture of topics have got readers writing in this week. Devolution, a view on the BBC and memories of the old Derbyshire Times offices all got people talking. Here’s a round up of this week’s letters... Leon Duveen, Chairman of Nottinghamshire... Read more
22h
Derbyshire Times
Investigation into fatal house fire completedA fire which claimed the life of a 69-year-old man was caused by combustible ma
Investigation into fatal house fire completed
Derbyshire Times / Posted 22 hours ago
A fire which claimed the life of a 69-year-old man was caused by combustible materials being left too close to a heater, an investigation has found. George Hall died in the blaze at a farm house on Pilsley Road, Morton, on Wednesday evening. His dog... Read more
22h
walesonline
The heartbreaking story of a mum whose son died at five days oldA mum whose five-day-old son Sam died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is campai
The heartbreaking story of a mum whose son died at five days old
walesonline / Posted 22 hours ago
A mum whose five-day-old son Sam died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is campaigning for better bereavement care. On Thursday Ms Sandbach, who is now an MP, revealed the findings of her investigation into the disparity of bereavement care in... Read more
22h
chad
SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PARK: Description of attacker releasedPolice have renewed an appeal for information after a 22-year-old woman was sex
SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PARK: Description of attacker released
chad / Posted 22 hours ago
Police have renewed an appeal for information after a 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on an Derbyshire park. A man pulled at her clothing before running off in the direction of the town centre from Alfreton Park at about 10.30am on Monday... Read more
22h
chad
Investigation into fatal house fire completedA fire which claimed the life of a 69-year-old man was caused by combustible ma
Investigation into fatal house fire completed
chad / Posted 22 hours ago
A fire which claimed the life of a 69-year-old man was caused by combustible materials being left too close to a heater, an investigation has found. George Hall died in the blaze at a farm house on Pilsley Road, Morton, on Wednesday evening. His dog... Read more
22h
Derbyshire Times
SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PARK: Description of attacker releasedPolice have renewed an appeal for information after a 22-year-old woman was sex
SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PARK: Description of attacker released
Derbyshire Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Police have renewed an appeal for information after a 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on an Derbyshire park. A man pulled at her clothing before running off in the direction of the town centre from Alfreton Park at about 10.30am on Monday... Read more
22h
Derbyshire Times
MISSING: Teenager hasn’t been seen for two daysPolice are appealing to help find a teenager who has been reported missing from
MISSING: Teenager hasn’t been seen for two days
Derbyshire Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Police are appealing to help find a teenager who has been reported missing from Edale. Nathan Keenan, 15, was last seen at about 7pm on Wednesday, February 3. He has links to Stoke-on-Trent and it is thought he may have headed in that... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
BE THE SPIREITES’ BOSS: Derbyshire Times’ readers pick their Chesterfield XI to face PeterboroughHere’s the Spireites team YOU want to see take to the pitch to face Peterboroug
BE THE SPIREITES’ BOSS: Derbyshire Times’ readers pick their Chesterfield XI to face Peterborough
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Here’s the Spireites team YOU want to see take to the pitch to face Peterborough at the Proact on Saturday. We asked Derbyshire Times readers to pick their starting XI using our interactive web poll and here are the results. Spireites' fans want... Read more
1d
FOX News
Woman gets pancreas transplant because she's petrified of needlesIt's not too strange to hear about a diabetic undergoing a pancreas transplant.
Woman gets pancreas transplant because she's petrified of needles
FOX News / Posted yesterday
It's not too strange to hear about a diabetic undergoing a pancreas transplant. What's unusual here is that the transplant was necessitated by the UK patient's extreme fear of needles—the first time that's happened anywhere in the world, the BBC... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Derbyshire mother and daughter sentenced for money laundering and fraudA mother and daughter have today been sentenced for money laundering and benefi
Derbyshire mother and daughter sentenced for money laundering and fraud
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
A mother and daughter have today been sentenced for money laundering and benefit fraud offences. Emma Bent has been sentenced to two and a half years. Her mother, Sonia Lomas, received nine months, suspended for two years. Bent, of Steep Turnpike,... Read more
1d
walesonline
The heartbreaking story of an MP whose son died at five days oldA former Assembly Member whose five-day-old son Sam died of Sudden Infant Death
The heartbreaking story of an MP whose son died at five days old
walesonline / Posted yesterday
A former Assembly Member whose five-day-old son Sam died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is campaigning for better bereavement care. On Thursday Ms Sandbach, who is now an MP, revealed the findings of her investigation into the disparity of... Read more
1d
Yorkshire evening post
Leeds United v Nottingham Forest: Last five meetings at Elland RoadWhen Leeds welcome Nottingham Forest to Elland Road tomorrow, it will be the 86
Leeds United v Nottingham Forest: Last five meetings at Elland Road
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
When Leeds welcome Nottingham Forest to Elland Road tomorrow, it will be the 86th meeting between the two sides in all competitions. United currently own the bragging rights over Dougie Freedman’s side, having won 28 of the fixtures between the two... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Derbyshire Times
CAUGHT: Matlock woman fraudulently claimed almost £13,000 in benefitsA Matlock woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming almost £13,000 in b
CAUGHT: Matlock woman fraudulently claimed almost £13,000 in benefits
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
A Matlock woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming almost £13,000 in benefits over five years. Mahalah Sherwin, formerly of Church Street in the town, but now living at 53 Hazel Grove, was sentenced by magistrates this week to a community... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Police appeal over missing Derbyshire teenagerPolice are appealing for help to trace Deon Borrington who is missing from his
Police appeal over missing Derbyshire teenager
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Police are appealing for help to trace Deon Borrington who is missing from his home in Derby. Deon, 13, was reported missing on Thursday January 28 after going missing at 3pm. He has been in contact by phone but has not been seen since February... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Tributes paid to 69-old who died in fireTributes have been paid to a 69-year-old man who died in a fire in a farmhouse
Tributes paid to 69-old who died in fire
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Tributes have been paid to a 69-year-old man who died in a fire in a farmhouse near Alfreton. George Hall, who lived on a farm on Pilsley Road, Morton, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was rescued from the house at around 8.45pm on... Read more
7 related stories
1d
Derbyshire Times
Thieves take charity box from Chesterfield shopPolice are appealing for information after a charity box was stolen from a dry
Thieves take charity box from Chesterfield shop
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Police are appealing for information after a charity box was stolen from a dry cleaners shop in Chesterfield. The Ashgate Hospice collection box, which had been full, was stolen from the counter of Chesterfield Valet Service on Elder Way sometime... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Police appeal over missing Derby teenagerPolice are appealing for help to trace Deon Borrington who is missing from his
Police appeal over missing Derby teenager
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Police are appealing for help to trace Deon Borrington who is missing from his home in Derby. Deon, 13, was reported missing on Thursday January 28 after going missing at 3pm. He has been in contact by phone but has not been seen since February... Read more
1d
Daily Telegraph
Fire service criticised for buying £300,000 vehicle to rescue obese people"Obesity may well be a problem but when authorities are having to find necessar
Fire service criticised for buying £300,000 vehicle to rescue obese people
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
"Obesity may well be a problem but when authorities are having to find necessary savings it does beg the question if this really can be the best use of taxpayers' money." Derbyshire Fire has defended the move and says the equipment is vital to their... Read more
2 related stories
1d
chad
Tributes paid to 69-year-old who died in fireTributes have been paid to a 69-year-old man who died in a fire in a farmhouse
Tributes paid to 69-year-old who died in fire
chad / Posted yesterday
Tributes have been paid to a 69-year-old man who died in a fire in a farmhouse near Alfreton. George Hall, who lived on a farm on Pilsley Road, Morton, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was rescued from the house at around 8.45pm on... Read more
7 related stories
1d
chad
Firefighters, police and ambulance attend Alfreton car fireEmergency services were called to an industrial estate in Alfreton after a car
Firefighters, police and ambulance attend Alfreton car fire
chad / Posted yesterday
Emergency services were called to an industrial estate in Alfreton after a car set on fire. Crews from Alfreton fire station were called to reports of the fire, on Clover Nook Road, at around 7.30pm on Thursday, February 4. A service spokesman said... Read more
1d
SKY News
Police Officers Sacked Over Death Of TeenagerTwo police officers have been sacked for gross misconduct following the death o
Police Officers Sacked Over Death Of Teenager
SKY News / Posted yesterday
Two police officers have been sacked for gross misconduct following the death of 17-year-old George Verrier after a party in London. The Metropolitan Police said PC Claire Derbyshire and PC Peter Cruise "failed to ascertain the victim was 17 years... Read more
15 related stories
1d
Derbyshire Times
JUSTICE: Former Derbyshire company director fined £7,000The former owner and director of a kitchen and bathroom fitting business has be
JUSTICE: Former Derbyshire company director fined £7,000
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
The former owner and director of a kitchen and bathroom fitting business has been fined £7,000 and ordered to pay £1,200 costs for unfair trading practices following a prosecution by Derbyshire County Council. Andrew Scott, 47, of Concept Interiors... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Help us celebrate Derbyshire’s unsung heroesThere are many reasons to be proud of Derbyshire, but undoubtedly one of the ma
Help us celebrate Derbyshire’s unsung heroes
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
There are many reasons to be proud of Derbyshire, but undoubtedly one of the main ones is its incredible people, and we’d like to celebrate that with you. The Derbyshire Times Community Awards, which will take place on Wednesday, April 20, at the... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
Firefighters, police and ambulance attend Derbyshire car fireEmergency services were called to an industrial estate in Alfreton after a car
Firefighters, police and ambulance attend Derbyshire car fire
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
Emergency services were called to an industrial estate in Alfreton after a car set on fire. Crews from Alfreton fire station were called to reports of the fire, on Clover Nook Road, at around 7.30pm on Thursday, February 4. A service spokesman said... Read more
1d
Derbyshire Times
WEATHER: Heavy rain and strong winds for DerbyshireThe Met Office has forecast heavy rain and strong winds across Derbyshire this
WEATHER: Heavy rain and strong winds for Derbyshire
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
The Met Office has forecast heavy rain and strong winds across Derbyshire this weekend. Today will be fairly mild, with patchy drizzle at times - with the outbreaks of rain becoming heavier towards this evening. Highs of 11°C. The rain and brisk... Read more
1d
Daily Telegraph
Met Police officers sacked for gross misconduct over teenager's deathThe "healthy, funny and intelligent young man" was briefly unconscious before g
Met Police officers sacked for gross misconduct over teenager's death
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The "healthy, funny and intelligent young man" was briefly unconscious before going home with a friend and sleeping, but was taken to hospital when he could not be roused the next day. A post-mortem examination showed that the impact with the road... Read more
15 related stories
1d
London24
Police officers sacked over Bromley teen’s party death George Verrier was punched when he tried to calm down a fight. He hit his hea
Police officers sacked over Bromley teen’s party death
London24 / Posted yesterday
George Verrier was punched when he tried to calm down a fight. He hit his head on the pavement and later died (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire ) Two Metropolitan police officers have beeb... Read more
15 related stories
1d
Irish Examiner
Meet the Celebrity Big Brother stars of 2016 who will go head-to-head in Friday's final | Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 02:45 am Ahead of the...
Meet the Celebrity Big Brother stars of 2016 who will go head-to-head in Friday's final
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 02:45 am Ahead of the... Read more
25 related stories
1d
chad
Population are not saving for futureNearly half the people living in the Midlands are failing to save for their ret
Population are not saving for future
chad / Posted yesterday
Nearly half the people living in the Midlands are failing to save for their retirement and could face an impoverished old age - according to a new survey. YouGov research, commissioned by Synergy Income amongst those who plan to retire, shows that... Read more
More

People in this news