Businesses terror alert

BUSINESSES in Derbyshire are being warned they face a 'severe threat' from extremists.

Monday, 15th October 2007, 12:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2007, 10:25 am

Security experts say the region cannot consider itself at any less risk than London or other major urban centres.

Counter-terrorism security adviser Paul Wood said: "Derbyshire offers a strategically important location in the UK, with a nexus of major transport routes and key companies involved with the military and defence industries.

"It would be a mistake to think that it cannot happen here."

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