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Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire

Reckless motorist caught doing 128mph in 50mph zone of M1

A reckless motorist on pain killers has been caught speeding at 128mph in a 50mph zone in a high-powered BMW X5 on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

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Pictured is Derbyshire County Council, at County Hall, Matlock.

County council apologises after child care worker sexually abused youngsters

Derbyshire County Council has apologised after former care worker Duncan Ritchie was jailed for sexually abusing five teenagers during the 1980s.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

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

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozed-up son smashed up his dad’s high-powered car

A boozed-up man who smashed up his father’s car has been given a 12 month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work.

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Pictured is Thomas David Causer, 34, of Park Road, Ripley, who has been jailed for 34 weeks after committing 21 offences including thefts, fraud and handling stolen goods.

One-man crimewave is jailed after committing 21 offences

A serial thief and fraudster who committed 21 offences during a crime spree has been put behind bars.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man smashed window at ex’s home after a row

A man who accused his partner of cheating smashed a window at her home and was seen waving a stick around.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jilted thug grabbed his ex-partner by the neck

A jilted thug attacked his ex-girlfriend after she had told him the relationship was over and she had started seeing someone else.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex during a wrecking spree

A booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex-partner and went on a wrecking spree at her home.

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Derby magistrates' court.

Police caught boozed-up learner driver

A learner driver who bought a car to practise because he thought his lessons were too expensive was caught drink-driving without a licence and insurance.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man gets a suspended prison sentence after breaching Sex Offenders’ Register

A man who failed to comply with the terms of the Sex Offenders’ Register has been given 12 weeks of custody suspended for two years.

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Chesterfield's Crooked Spire.

Man was caught smoking Black Mamba drug behind the Crooked Spire

A drug-user revealed he has had a “ragingly” bad addiction to Black Mamba which left him lacklustre and struggling to sleep and eat.

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Pictured is Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist is sentenced to unpaid work after he caused a collision

A motorist who was involved in a collision has been given a 12-month community order with 160 hours of unpaid work.

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Pictured is Duncan Ritchie, 71, of Highfields Way, Holmewood, Chesterfield, who has been jailed for 11-and-a-half years after he sexually abused five teenagers.

Devastated victims of child abuser have struggled to re-build their lives

The devastated victims of a former care worker who sexually abused them have revealed how they have struggled to move on and lead normal lives.

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Award winning artist Linder Sterling takes up residency at Chatsworth

Award winning artist Linder Sterling takes up residency at Chatsworth

The influential British artist Linder Sterling has been welcomed as the inaugural artist-in-residence at Chatsworth ahead of a major exhibition of her work next year.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

COURT RESULTS: Offenders are brought to justice

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the November 30 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Mayor and Santa go for a cruise along the canal

The Mayor of Chesterfield joined Santa for a trip along the Chesterfield Canal.

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VIDEO: Museum seeks stories for LGBT+ exhibition

Chesterfield Museum is hosting an event for members of the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities to come forward with their stories and pictures ahead of a new exhibition.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Motorist gets three year ban reduced by six months despite serious driving offences

A banned driver is to be allowed back on the road six months early despite having been convicted of a series of serious driving offences.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Wanted man finally brought to justice after failing to attend court 10 months ago

A criminal who had been lying low for nearly a year after failing to attend a court sentencing has finally been brought to justice.

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Marsh Lane fracking protest.

EXCLUSIVE: Fracking firm asks Government to intervene on Derbyshire drilling application

The company that wants to frack in Derbyshire has asked the Government to intervene in an application to drill at Marsh Lane.

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