Publication: Derbyshire Times

First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

One of the country’s oldest women and former Chesterfield mayoress passes away

One of the country’s oldest women and a former mayoress of Chesterfield has passed away.Friends and family have paid tribute to Marjorie Willett, who died peacefully in her sleep last Thursday after reaching the grand old age of 108.One of seven children, ... [Published Derbyshire Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

More help for sexual abuse victims

Men who have experienced sexual abuse are to receive support from a project that has been awarded £252,964.First Step, in Leicester, secured the money from the Big Lottery Fund. It was one of three organisations in Leicester and Nottingham to share £1.3 ... [Published Derbyshire Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Cinderella theme to concert at Sheffield City Hall

A brilliantly funny version of Cinderella forms the basis for a family concert at Sheffield City Hall on Wednesday, October 29, at 11am.The music of Rory Boyle and the words for Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes will be brought to life by a wind quintet, ... [Published Derbyshire Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Creswell nurse force fed patient medicine

A nurse from Creswell who was given a suspended prison sentence for pinning down a patient to force feed her drugs medication has now been struck off.Mansfield and Worksop Magistrates’ Court originally heard how Susan Watkinson, of Creswell, used ‘significant ... [Published Derbyshire Times - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Safety advice for rural Derbyshire roads

A road safety organisation is offering Dales motorists advice on how to stay safe on rural roads.GEM Motoring Assist released the information inresponse top statistics showing that three people die every day in collisions on rural roads.Advice includes ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Road Safety
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

YOUR GROUP: Creative cakes with baking club

I got more than I expected when I hosted this month’s Clandestine Cake Club.Not only was there a large amount of yummy cake, but also baking tips, great conversation and lots of laughs including a story that ended in “It was two hedgehogs having a little ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Peak District half term events

Families are invited to make the most of half term with a range of events throughout the national park.On Saturday there will be a five–mile walk on patrol with one of the Peak District’s rangers from the Millers Dale Old Station car park.On the same ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: P.E.A.K
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cromford’s historic homes opened

The Dales’ history will be laid bare for members of the public to explore.On Saturday, November 1, building preservation charity the Landmark Trust will open North Street, in Cromford, to the public from 10am to 4pm.The event is free, and there is no ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Van on side inn Chesterfield

Firefighters attended when a van went onto its side last night (Friday, October 17).The crew from Clay Cross were called to Martins Lane, in Old Tupton, at 8.23pm.There were no injuries and the fire service made the vehicle safe before leaving at around ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: Martins
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers celebrate raising nearly £160,000 for charity

Charity workers are celebrating after raising nearly £160,000 for a cause close to their hearts.In the 16 years since the Matlock branch of the British Heart Foundation was set up, members have raised £158,470 for the charity through events, donations ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chesterfield fundraiser was a “lovely man”

A kind and much-loved fundraiser who supported Ashgate Hospice where he was cared for has sadly passed away.Mr Peter Hardy, 67, of Holmewood, Chesterfield, was forever grateful for the care he received at the hospice’s day unit while he was suffering ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Derbyshire farmers invited to NFU meeting

Derbyshire dairy farmers who have been suffering from falling global milk prices will have the opportunity to hear and ask questions of the NFU’s National Dairy Board chairman Rob Harrison.The farmers are also being affected by Russia’s retaliatory trade ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]

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One of the country’s oldest women and former Ch... [Published Derbyshire Times - 14 hours ago]
More help for sexual abuse victims [Published Derbyshire Times - 17 hours ago]
Cinderella theme to concert at Sheffield City Hall [Published Derbyshire Times - 19 hours ago]
Creswell nurse force fed patient medicine [Published Derbyshire Times - 22 hours ago]
Safety advice for rural Derbyshire roads [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
YOUR GROUP: Creative cakes with baking club [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
Peak District half term events [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 19 2014]
Cromford’s historic homes opened [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Van on side inn Chesterfield [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Derbyshire farmers invited to NFU meeting [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Chesterfield fundraiser was a “lovely man” [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Volunteers celebrate raising nearly £160,000 fo... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
Pedal through the Peak District on a hired trike [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 18 2014]
GRASSROOTS: Clay Cross and District Probus Club [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
Eckington City Players present Web of Murder [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
Brave Lyla to donate hair to sick children [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
Matlock store is named one of the best in the c... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
McDonald’s granted permission for signs in Matlock [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
Dronfield road closed after car rolls over [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
Matlock Bath Illuminations under review by the ... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 17 2014]
RECIPE: Chicken with Sage and Onion Stuffing, a... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Leaders of 2nd Chesterfield Boys Brigade retire... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Hop along to this hospice fundraiser [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Peak District: Permission granted to mine for 1... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Paul Foot brings his comedy to Chesterfield’s W... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Derbyshire Singers present autumn concert [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Famous detective on the trail of a scarlet woman [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 16 2014]
Holymoorside and Walton Parish Council’s allotm... [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 15 2014]
Locked-inside herself, Ruth wants to be free again [Published Derbyshire Times - Oct 15 2014]
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