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Drink-driver could be sent to jail after breaching suspended sentence

A motorist could be sent to jail after he breached a suspended custodial sentence from a previous conviction when he was caught drink-driving.

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Chesterfield Magistrates Court.

Pest faces prison if she reoffends

A cleaner who repeatedly harassed a man she met through work has been warned that she could be sent to prison if she continues with the same behaviour.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-fuelled reveller punched out at vehicles during night-out

A drunken reveller was spotted punching out at vehicles during a night-out in Chesterfield town centre before cracking one motorist’s windscreen and damaging a taxi-driver’s car.

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Children's author Dean Wood holding his two Michael Moon books. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Derbyshire lorry driver on road to success with children's fantasy books

A lorry driver is on the road to literary success – after two of his children’s fantasy novels were published.

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Nobody lives driving over these.

Derbyshire County Council fixed over 25,000 potholes last year

Derbyshire County Council repaired more than 25,000 potholes last year.
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The iconic view at Monsal Head

Troubled drink-driver was tracked to Peak District beauty spot

An off-duty police officer helped save a drink-driver from harming herself after he spotted her driving erratically and alerted colleagues.

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Scales of justice will swing towards protecting those with things to hide if new legislation is enacted

Drink-driver crashed into car with baby

A boozed-up motorist who collided with an on-coming vehicle with a baby passenger has narrowly been spared from going to jail.

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You can take simple steps to feel happier, according to Julie Westrupp.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Simple tips to boost your mood on 'Blue Monday'

A Derbyshire clinician has urged residents to take simple steps to improve their mood on so-called Blue Monday.
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Jessica Cunningham

Derbyshire Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham enters the Celebrity Big Brother House

Dronfield entrepeneur Jessica Cunningham - who shot to fame in last year’s Apprentice - has returned to our TV screens on Celebrity Big Brother.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drunken foul-mouthed man is ordered to pay £105

A drunken son who caused a disturbance when he was swearing and banging on the windows of his father’s home has been ordered to pay £105.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver gets ban after collision

A drink-driver who was involved in a collision has been banned from driving for 16 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the January 12 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug spared from jail after attack

A booze-fuelled thug launched such a vicious attack on a man that witnesses thought his victim had been killed.

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Smithy column: A proud record didn’t earn Danny Wilson another shot

Happy New Year, you’re sacked.

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THEY'RE WATCHING: Speed cameras are based on these 29 Derbyshire roads

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Sunday, January 22.

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Judge wants to provide help for heroin addict

A judge told a drug addict he wanted to make sure he was given a sentence that will help him stay away from heroin.

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Chesterfield have sacked Danny Wilson

Chesterfield: Spireites sack manager Danny Wilson and assistant Chris Morgan

Chesterfield have announced the departure of manager Danny Wilson and his assistant, Chris Morgan.

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Hall View, Newbold, Chesterfield.

Two people accused of overseeing prostitution appear at crown court

A man and a woman have appeared at Derby Crown Court accused of overseeing prostitution at a Derbyshire property.

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Deceased motorcyclist Mark Young.

Driver accused of causing motorcyclist’s death appears at crown court

A motorist accused of causing the death of a Derbyshire motorcyclist by driving without due care and attention has this week appeared at Derby Crown Court.

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