Posts Tagged ‘ This is Derbyshire ’

Pervert passenger took "inappropriate" pictures before…

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July 30, 2014
Pervert passenger took "inappropriate" pictures before…

A PERVERT who took "inappropriate" photographs of a woman on a train is believed to have got off at Derby's Midland railway station.British Transport Police detectives are re-appealing for help from the public after a man was seen taking the pictures ...
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VIDEO: ‘Driverless’ cars set to hit the roads in 2015

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July 30, 2014
VIDEO: ‘Driverless’ cars set to hit the roads in 2015

CARS that drive themselves are soon to become a reality. The computer-generated "driverless" vehicles, which use GPS technology to locate the cars on an electronic map, could be on our roads from as early as January. But the move will require a chang...
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CCTV images released of man wanted in connection with assault in…

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July 29, 2014
CCTV images released of man wanted in connection with assault in…

THIS man is being sought in connection with an assault in Derby city centre.Police have released pictures of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the attack, which happened on Saturday.Sometime between 11.50pm and midnight a man was wal...
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Hundreds turn out for Antiques Roadshow at Derby Roundhouse

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July 20, 2014
Hundreds turn out for Antiques Roadshow at Derby Roundhouse

THERE could be no more perfect a setting for the Antiques Roadshow than the Roundhouse. The building itself is a relic, showcasing some of the best engineering skills that Derby has produced, and so was the perfect place for the hit BBC programme's ex...
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What used to be child’s play can now mean big bucks at Derby…

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July 20, 2014
What used to be child’s play can now mean big bucks at Derby…

A MECHANICAL figure of a woman washing her laundry was among hundreds of toys on sale in Derby yesterday.The rare tinplate toy by French makers Fernand Martin demonstrates an old woman – dressed in a shawl and floral blue dress – leaning over her washtub.And the small, yet unique figurine fetched a...
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Flooding: Dramatic pictures show aftermath of storms in Derby

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July 20, 2014
Flooding: Dramatic pictures show aftermath of storms in Derby

Derby Telegraph readers have sent in some incredible pictures showing the extent of flooding as a result of the weekend's storm.Rain caused large-scale problems across Derby and Derbyshire.One of the areas that were particularly badly hit was the ...
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What time is the German Grand Prix?

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July 19, 2014
What time is the German Grand Prix?

The German Grand Prix is being held on Sunday July 19 from 12.45pm and 3pm and is live on Sky Sports F1. Live commentary is on BBC 5 live and there is also text commentary on the BBC Sport website. If you miss the race, or don't have Sky, you can cat...
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VIDEO: Airbus A350 XWB flies over Rolls-Royce’s Derby site

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July 17, 2014
VIDEO: Airbus A350 XWB flies over Rolls-Royce’s Derby site

HUNDREDS of Rolls-Royce employees watched an Airbus A350 XWB fly over the firm's Derby site today.The aircraft flew directly from the Farnborough International Airshow, where the aircraft has been a star attraction, as as a thank you to its e...
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13-year-old charged with robbery in Derby

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July 9, 2014
13-year-old charged with robbery in Derby

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with robbery after allegedly threatening a teenager with a pair of nail scissors. The 17-year-old victim was walking along Harvey Road, Allenton, when he was approached by a boy on a bike. The cyclist then allegedly...
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Hard shoulder on M1 in Derbyshire to be opened to traffic

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July 8, 2014
Hard shoulder on M1 in Derbyshire to be opened to traffic

Work to convert the hard shoulder into a lane for vehicles on the M1 in Derbyshire will start next year. The changes between junctions 28 and 31 aim to speed up journey times. Work is due to start in autumn next year.
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More donors needed in Derbyshire as 10 people die waiting for…

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July 8, 2014
More donors needed in Derbyshire as 10  people die waiting for…

TEN people living in Derbyshire have died in the past year waiting for life-saving surgery – because of a shortage of organs.And another 137 people in the county are at risk while still on the waiting list for a transplant.The figures have been r...
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Weapons recovered in armed police raid in Pear Tree, Derby

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July 7, 2014
Weapons recovered in armed police raid in Pear Tree, Derby

WEAPONS have been recovered from a house in Pear Tree following a raid from armed police. Specialist officers coordinated the warrant on the property, in Portland Street, at lunchtime yesterday. Extra police and the force helicopter were called in to search for a man and a force spokesman conformed a 52-year-old has been arrested. He said: "The...
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After £14m investment, Prime Minister explains why his…

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July 7, 2014
After £14m investment,  Prime Minister explains why his…

PRIME Minister David Cameron today spelled out his commitment to investing in Derbyshire and strengthening the local economy. In a personal message to Derby Telegraph readers, he pledged it would mean "real change" to the prospects for the people of the county. It followed the revelation that plans for a new business park in...
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Derbyshire weekend events: tell us about yours!

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July 3, 2014
Derbyshire weekend events: tell us about yours!

It's almost the weekend! We're putting together a list of events in Derbyshire - according to you. Click here to tell us about any events you know about in the county this weekend. Maybe you're helping to organise one? Once we have lots of ideas w...
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Lorry trapped beneath fallen tree after tractor crash

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July 1, 2014

ASHBOURNE'S main road out to Leek has been closed after following a crash involving a lorry, a fallen tree and a tractor. Emergency crews have been on the scene at Calton Moor Crossroads in Ashbourne Road since around 11.30am where a lorry is on its s...
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Chaddesden brothers launched attack after attending grandfather’s…

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June 30, 2014
Chaddesden brothers launched attack after attending grandfather’s…

TWO drunk brothers viciously attacked a man by punching, kicking and stamping on him after attending their grandfather's funeral.Peter and Thomas Kipling, of Chaddesden, had gone on a drinking binge and ended up in the city centre, Derby Crown Court wa...
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Massive crane lowers steel beams into Shot Tower as part of…

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June 30, 2014
Massive crane lowers steel beams into Shot Tower as part of…

A 50ft crane has been used to lower steel beams into Derby city centre's Shot Tower building as part of its £1 million revamp. The work, paid for by the European Union and the city council, will see the Morledge building, empty for some years, tu...
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Pick a wine winner to make the most of your sporting takeaway

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June 29, 2014
Pick a wine winner to make the most of your sporting takeaway

'DON'T cook just eat' is the simple and hugely successful message from the biggest player in the UK takeaway market. It's a call to inaction that's never really resonated with me but it has, rather amusingly, recently been endorsed by the fire brigade....
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Flooding alert as heavy rain is predicted for Derbyshire

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June 27, 2014
Flooding alert as heavy rain is predicted for Derbyshire

Heavy and thundery showers have been forecast across the county for today and tomorrow. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning and is telling the public to be aware of possible travel disruption. The warning is in place until 9pm tomorrow. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "A slack area of low...
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Royal Derby Hospital nurse up for national ITV award for stoma…

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June 25, 2014
Royal Derby Hospital nurse up for national ITV award for   stoma…

A NURSE who cares for patients needing major bowel and bladder surgery has been shortlisted for a national award.Lizzie Evans works at the Royal Derby Hospital as part of a team of four stoma nurses, who look after patients while they are undergoing co...
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David Hunter murder trial: ‘Is he dead?’ love rival asked police…

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June 25, 2014
David Hunter murder trial: ‘Is he dead?’ love rival asked police…

KILLER Heteny Tarsoly asked police "he is dead?" when arrested over the discovery of his love rival's battered body, a court heard yesterday. Officers went to find him six hours after David Hunter, 54, was found outside his home on Fieldsway Driv...
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