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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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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