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Derbyshire campaigners protest over divisive policies of US President Donald Trump

Derbyshire campaigners have held protests in opposition to the divisive policies of the newly inaugurated President of America Donald Trump.

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Weather update

Frosty start to a mainly dry but cold day

Temperatures have fallen to sub-zero across Derbyshire and the East Midlands today, Sunday, January 22, according to the Met Office, but despite the cold the rest of the day should remain dry.

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Pictured is deceased Darren Moorhouse, 49, whose death has sparked a murder investigation.

Derbyshire man and fellow suspect are accused of murder after stabbing

Two men including a suspect from Derbyshire have been charged with murder following the death of a man in Halifax.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Former partner smashed his ex’s mobile as couple splits-up

A former partner smashed his ex’s mobile phone after they split-up after a two-year relationship.

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BT is putting its prices up

BT set to introduce a price hike for broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services from April 2 as BT announces price changes.

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Money

Council plans a further £34m of cuts and a council tax increase

Plans to achieve a balanced budget for the year ahead are due to be considered by Derbyshire County Council at a meeting next week.

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HS2 project

Derbyshire hopes to benefit as HS2 launches bid to find train builder

The company behind the planned high speed rail network, HS2, has launched the bidding process for rolling stock contracts.

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Firefighters issue safety warning after three tumble dryer fires

Firefighters issue safety warning after three tumble dryer fires

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has issued a safety warning in respect of electrical appliances following three tumble dryer fires within a 24 hour period.

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

Ex-partner fined after damaging door in bust-up with pub landlord

A man who struggled with trust issues with his ex-partner has been fined for damaging a door after the former couple had a row.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver was tracked down after leaving reg plate at crash scene

A drink-driver was tracked down after his car registration plate was found at the scene of a collision with another vehicle.

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Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked during a foiled attempt to steal his car.

Police launch campaign after stone and egg-throwing louts blight neighbourhood

Police are working with a Derbyshire school to target concerns about nuisance and anti-social behaviour happening at evenings and weekends.

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Police are concerned for the welfare of Barry Shaw who has once again been reported missing from his Chesterfield home.

Police appeal for help to trace man who has gone missing again

Police are appealing for information to help trace a Derbyshire man who has once again been reported missing from his home.

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Markham Vale - October 2016 (Photo: Richard Bird Photography).

A source of jobs - and pride - for years to come

Almost 20 years after it was first discussed, a flagship regeneration project is quietly changing the economic face of north Derbyshire.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the January 19 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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

Driver is caught with cannabis after police checked his damaged windscreen

A cannabis user was caught with the class B drug after he was approached in his car by police who had been concerned about his damaged windscreen.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Prisoner was harassed by ex after he was released from jail

A jilted woman has been warned she faces jail after she became so obsessed with a former prisoner that she bombarded him and his sister with phone calls and texts.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

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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