News In Brief: Garden blaze was started by arsonist

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A BLAZE in a garden on Highwood Place, Eckington, is believed to have been started deliberately.

It was out by the time crews arrived at 1.03am yesterday. A car engine caught fire on the A617 Temple Road at Normanton, Chesterfield.

Prison for burglar

A MAN has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years jail for a burglary in Matlock. Simon Noblett, 32, of Smith Road, Matlock, broke into a house on Hurds Hollow in June and stole a PlayStation 3.

Waste ground fire

FIREFIGHTERS spent 10 minutes putting out a rubbish fire on waste ground in Hickingwood Lane, Clowne, at 11.20pm on Thursday.