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Derbyshire pubs' toilets win big at annual Loo of the Year awards

Inspectors arrived unannounced to judge their quality A number of pubs and fast food outlets have had their toilets voted on in this year’s annual Loo of the Year awards - and many are flushed with success. The annual awards, which aim to promote and highlight the provisions of "away from home" toilets, have unveiled the Derbyshire pubs inspected and their ratings.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  29 minutes ago 1
Derbyshire pubs' toilets win big at annual Loo of the Year awards

Parents 'almost given up' pushing council to improve safety of Derbyshire road

There are numerous signs advising motorists to slow down Parents of children at a Derbyshire school next to a road notorious for fast-moving traffic say they have almost given up trying to get their authority to take action. At a South Derbyshire District Council meeting on November 23, Tracey Wond spoke on behalf of parents at Stanton Primary School, which sits on a 30mph bend of the A444.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  29 minutes ago 0
Parents 'almost given up' pushing council to improve safety of Derbyshire road

Snake Pass drivers abandoning cars due to snow and winds

Yellow weather warnings for snow and wind are in force in Derbyshire Derbyshire motorists have reportedly abandoned their vehicles trying to pass through one of the county's most notorious routes. Derbyshire Police revealed snow, sleet and wind had forced drivers to ditch their cars as they tried to navigate through Snake Pass tonight (November 26).

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 1
Snake Pass drivers abandoning cars due to snow and winds

Matt Henry: New Zealand fast bowler to return to Kent in 2022

Kent have re-signed New Zealand international fast bowler Matt Henry for the second half of the 2022 season. Henry, 28, first played for the club in 2018 and is due to return from July 10th next year. The right-arm seamer will be eligible for up to seven County Championship matches and the Royal London Cup.

bbc.com ,  10 hours ago 0
Matt Henry: New Zealand fast bowler to return to Kent in 2022

Key workers being helped on to housing ladder in Derbyshire is example of ‘levelling up’, says Government

A Derbyshire nurse and police officer are among the first people to be helped on to the housing ladder through a new affordable home ownership scheme – which the Government says is an example of ‘levelling up’. The key workers are benefiting from the Government’s First Homes Scheme at Keepmoat’s Meadow View housing development in Shirebrook.

derbyshiretimes.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 2
Key workers being helped on to housing ladder in Derbyshire is example of ‘levelling up’, says Government

Derbyshire snow alert starts: Hour-by-hour forecast as white stuff set to fall heavily in parts

Derbyshire is on snow alert. A Met Office yellow ‘be aware’ snow warning is valid in the county between now and 10am on Saturday. The weather agency has also issued a yellow alert about wind in Derbyshire from midnight to 6pm on Saturday as Storm Arwen blows in.

derbyshiretimes.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 0
Derbyshire snow alert starts: Hour-by-hour forecast as white stuff set to fall heavily in parts

Five Derbyshire Police officers are served with misconduct notices after model, 23, was stabbed to death 'by stalker who she reported to the force four months before she was killed'

Grace Spinks's body was found in a field in Duckmanton, Derbyshire on June 18 The 23-year-old keen horse rider had reported Michael Sellars for stalking her Five police officers are under investigation over their handling of the case It is believed Michael Sellars murdered Ms Spinks before taking his own life

dailymail.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 117
Five Derbyshire Police officers are served with misconduct notices after model, 23, was stabbed to death 'by stalker who she reported to the force four months before she was killed'

New German-style bar and kitchen to open in Derbyshire town

Nightlife in Chesterfield is about to get a new addition as a German-style bar and kitchen is to open its doors tonight. Almost two years since plans were first put in place and construction began, Albert's Jüngerer Bruder will welcome in the first paying customers into the venue, which sits in the shadow of the town's famous Crooked Spire Church.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 3
New German-style bar and kitchen to open in Derbyshire town

Derbyshire public transport failings a 'problem' for job seekers

An organisation which works with Derbyshire job seekers says public transport failings are a huge and ongoing problem. Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centre (DUWC) coordinator Colin Hampton said buses and trains arriving too late for factory workers to start a shift at 6am had been a problem ‘for some time’.

ripleyandheanornews.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 0
Derbyshire public transport failings a 'problem' for job seekers

1. Amber Valley

The mutated form of coronavirus known as ‘Delta Plus’ is continuing its spread across England – but what is the situation in Derbyshire? Image: Pixabay. The strain, officially named AY.4.2, spreads more easily than other variants and now accounts for more than half of analysed cases in one part of the country: the Torridge area of Devon.

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1. Amber Valley

Mum orders Nasty Gal dress and gets sent giant outfit 'fit for Hagrid'

The maxi dress was a size 12 A baffled Nasty Gal customer was left with a giant frock 'fit for Hagrid' when a maxi dress she bought online to look like a glam fortune teller was so enormous it hilariously swamped her petite size 12 frame. decided to buy the oversized maxi dress in a size 12 last month to wear to a costume party but was stunned when she tried it on and realised just how enormous it was.

walesonline.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 10
Mum orders Nasty Gal dress and gets sent giant outfit 'fit for Hagrid'

Killamarsh murder accused Damien Bendall now charged with child rape

He failed to appear at court this morning Derbyshire murder accused Damien Bendall has now also been charged with the rape of a child - one of those he is alleged to have killed, the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed. In a statement the CPS said after reviewing further evidence from Derbyshire police, its reviewing lawyers authorised the extra charge of the rape of Lacey Bennett.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 0
Killamarsh murder accused Damien Bendall now charged with child rape

Village in mourning as flowers laid for man who died following alleged Somercotes attack

A murder investigation has been launched Flowers have been laid as a village paid its respects to a man whose death sparked a murder investigation on the Nottinghamshire-Derbyshire border. Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a disturbance near the Co-op in Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, near Alfreton, at about 1.40am on Thursday, November 25.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 0
Village in mourning as flowers laid for man who died following alleged Somercotes attack

Lanes reopen on M1 in Derbyshire after crash

The M1 in Derbyshire is fully open again after a collision this morning. Following the crash at around 11.30am, two lanes were closed northbound between junction 29a, for Markham Vale Services, and junction 30, for Barlborough. A spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said the collision involved one transit van and paramedics treated one male casualty.

ripleyandheanornews.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 1
Lanes reopen on M1 in Derbyshire after crash

Gracie Spinks: Derbyshire police issues statement after five officers served with disciplinary notices

Derbyshire Constabulary says it has made ‘a number of improvements’ in recent months after the tragic death of Chesterfield’s Gracie Spinks. Gracie, 23, was found dead in Duckmanton on June 18 – four months after she contacted police to make an allegation of stalking about her suspected killer, 35-year-old Sheffield man Michael Sellers, whose body was also discovered that day.

ripleyandheanornews.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 1
Gracie Spinks: Derbyshire police issues statement after five officers served with disciplinary notices

Xmas Pantomime season in Derbyshire: When and where will the pantos be this Christmas?

It’s a Christmas tradition – where are the pantos being held this year in Derbyshire? There’s plenty of pantos to be seen across Derbyshire during this Christmas season. They’re always a fun time – perfect to get you in a jovial, fun-loving mood for the holiday season.

derbyshiretimes.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 0
Xmas Pantomime season in Derbyshire: When and where will the pantos be this Christmas?

Gracie Spinks death: officers served notices over handling of stalking report

Michael Sellers is believed to have killed 23-year-old months after she reported him to Derbyshire police Two police officers have been served with misconduct notices over their handling of a stalking allegation made by 23-year-old Gracie Spinks several months before she was killed, the police watchdog has said. Spinks was stabbed to death in a field in Duckmanton, Derbyshire, in June as she was caring for her horse, and is believed to have been killed by Michael Sellers, 35, who was found dead nearby.

theguardian.com ,  15 hours ago 4
Gracie Spinks death: officers served notices over handling of stalking report

Official 17-hour snow warning starts imminently for Derbyshire amid Storm Arwen alert

Weather experts have issued a snow warning for Derbyshire – on top of an alert about Storm Arwen. The Met Office’s yellow ‘be aware’ snow warning is valid in the county between 5pm on Friday and 10am on Saturday. A Met Office spokesperson said: “An area of rain and hill snow will move southwards over southern Scotland and northern England during Friday night.

ripleyandheanornews.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 0
Official 17-hour snow warning starts imminently for Derbyshire amid Storm Arwen alert