Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire

Troubled man attacked hospital security staff after taking an overdose

A troubled young man who had taken an overdose of painkillers and lashed out at hospital security staff has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Drink-driver was heading to a pub when he was involved in a collision

Drink-driver was heading to a pub when he was involved in a collision

A drink-driver nipped home to get more cash to continue a night-out before being involved in a road crash.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Suspected drink-driver who refused to give sample is banned from the road

A motorist who refused to give a blood sample after he was suspected of drink-driving has been banned from the road.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Heroin addict returned to drugs after taking amphetamines to lose weight

A heroin addict who slipped back into using drugs after he started taking amphetamines to lose weight has twice been caught with a stash of illicit substances.

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English Heritage's Bolsover Castle hosts St George's Day celebrations.

Derbyshire joins in with St George’s Day celebrations

Derbyshire will be joining celebrations of national pride today, Sunday, April 23, to mark St George’s Day.

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WEATHER: Dry and bright day for Derbyshire with sunny spells

WEATHER: Dry and bright day for Derbyshire with sunny spells

The Met Office has forecast a dry and bright day with sunny spells for Derbyshire and the East Midlands today, Sunday, April 23, despite a cold start.

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Drinker was close to home but still got behind the wheel

Drinker was close to home but still got behind the wheel

A motorist has been banned from the road after she had been drinking at a friend’s home and bumped into a parked car as she tried to drive a short distance home.

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Police have released an image of a man, pictured, they would like to speak to as part of an investigation after a purse was allegedly stolen from a pensioner in the Co-op, on Norfolk Street, Glossop, on April 12.

Police want to speak to man and woman, pictured, after purse is allegedly stolen

Police have released images of a man and woman they would like to speak to as part of an investigation after a purse was allegedly stolen in Glossop.

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What will the weather be like in Sheffield tomorrow?

WEATHER: Dry but cool day across Derbyshire

The Met Office has forecast a cool but dry day across Derbyshire and the East Midlands today, Saturday, April 22.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man charged with manslaughter and due in court after death of motorist

Police have confirmed that a 30-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of Stuart Bowdler in Grassmoor earlier this week.

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Pervert Richard Sladdin. Picture: SWNS.

Former Derbyshire cricketer 'TrickyDicky69' snared by paedophile hunters

A former county cricketer has been jailed after being snared by self-styled paedophile hunters - who caught him trying to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results - as published in the April 20 edition of the Derbyshire Times - are listed below.

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Shoplifter gets a community order after stealing from three stores

Shoplifter gets a community order after stealing from three stores

A thief with drug problems has been given a community order after she struck three times.

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Rare opportunity to cruise up the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal

At the end of the month, there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal between Shireoaks and Kiveton Park.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Chef gets caught with magic mushroom drugs in his bedroom

A chef has been ordered to pay £365 after he was found possessing class A drugs known as magic mushrooms.

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Jack and Muriel

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for couple

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for Holmewood Care Home residents Jack and Muriel George.

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Cameras head out to 28 Derbyshire routes to catch speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Sunday, April 23.
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Wednesday's chase began on Derby Road at Tufton

Wild police chase ends with string of convictions for driver

A Grassmere man who led police on a wild chase near Chesterfield before crashing into an officer's car was yesterday convicted of a string of charges.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug-troubled thief struck three times at two different stores

A thief with drug issues is due to be sentenced after she struck three times in Alfreton and Chesterfield.

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Burglar raided landlady’s home and office for cash

Burglar raided landlady’s home and office for cash

A tenant who feared he was going to be evicted burgled his landlady’s home and office.

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