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Bike stolen from outside Tesco store in Alfreton – Do you know this man?

We need your help to identify this man that our officers want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bike.
Wed 18th Jul 2018 by Derbyshire Police read more

Tiny Tim Trust spurs Charityboyz’ return to fundraising

Alfreton's Charityboyz are back in business after a two-year break from aiding good causes.
Sat 7th Jul 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Pirates & Parrot will put up The Jolly Roger at Ripley Music Festival

The usually serene surroundings of All Saints Church will be raided by pirates their unruly parrot Squalk on Thursday 12th July as Alfreton Male
Wed 4th Jul 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Fire-hit Indian restaurant boss’ bid to re-open in listed building

The owner of an Alfreton restaurant which was ravaged by a fire last year has revealed plans to move to a historic and disused building in the town centre.
Thu 28th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Look after your senses this Deafblind Awareness Week

A TEAM of audiologists and opticians from Specsavers in Alfreton is championing the importance of caring for our senses to mark Deafblind Awareness We
Thu 28th Jun 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Alfreton firm Eurocell sets sights on growth as it opens flagship showroom

An Alfreton manufacturing company has opened a flagship showroom in the town.
Wed 27th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Vets make kind donation to special school

The Alfreton Park Veterinary Hospital made a kind donation of £1,000 to Alfreton Park Community Special School. Vet Dr Nick Pine said: "We were delighted to present the school with this small donation. It's an exciting time for them, with plans for the new school reaching fruition."
Tue 26th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Fortnight of hot and dry weather ahead - here's how hot it's set to get in Derby, Swadlincote, Belper, Ashbourne, Matlock, Long Eaton, Alfreton, Buxton and Chesterfield

There's no rain on the horizon at all
Mon 25th Jun 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man hospitalised after being hit by sign that fell from shop in Alfreton

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a sign that has fallen from a business in Alfreton.
Thu 21st Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Ambulance crews get police award for work to try and save life of vulnerable patient in Alfreton

Three ambulance crew members have received awards for their work to try and save the life of a vulnerable patient in Alfreton.
Thu 21st Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

pupil is gearing up for record-breaking bid

Kian Pearson, a pupil of Alfreton's David Nieper Academy is bidding to be the youngest person to do the John O' Groats to Lands End cycle race in less than 20 days.
Wed 13th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man attempted to abduct child in Alfreton

A 50-year-old Alfreton man has been charged following the alleged attempted abduction of a child.
Tue 12th Jun 2018 by Derbyshire Times read more

Alfreton musician in the mix for public vote on Y Not festival line-up

An up and coming Alfreton musician is in the mix for a spot at one of the UK's hottest summer festivals, if he can win the public vote.
Thu 7th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Slimming World founder officially opens new head office extension

It was a day of sunshine and smiles in Alfreton as Margaret Miles-Bramwell officially opened Slimming World's new head office extension.
Thu 7th Jun 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Surprise party for ‘fabulous’ 85-year-old

Members of a Sutton residents association threw a surprise party in honour of one of its hardest-working members. Nancy Amos, 85, was surprised by fifty guests to thank her for the work she does for Alfreton Road Resident's association in Sutton. Maggie Stephenson, a member of the association said: "Nancy is full of get up and go, and she has done so much for the residents association. She fundraises for our bus that takes over 50s on day trips, and for the local kids to go to Skegness every year." Nancy has been organising the trips and fundraising for around twenty years, and shows no signs of slowing down. Maggie added: "She is fabulous. Everyone knows her and goes to her for advice. It was a really great surprise."
Tue 5th Jun 2018 by Mansfield Chad read more

Worth the weight: Slimming World’s snazzy new HQ that will help more people shed the pounds


 Founder cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art extension to Alfreton headquarters that will train more weight loss consultants

Fri 25th May 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Appeal after graves are damaged at a cemetery in Alfreton

Police officers in Alfreton are appealing for information after a number of graves were damaged at a cemetery in in the town.
Tue 22nd May 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Alfreton mum “gobsmacked” by train failures after son’s lucky escape

A teacher from Alfreton is demanding answers after a catalogue of train faults nearly left her teenage son stranded on the platform at night.
Mon 21st May 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Vandals damage baby’s grave and others in damage spree at cemetery

The grave of a baby is among several damaged by callous vandals at an Alfreton cemetery.
Mon 21st May 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Appeal after graves are damaged at a cemetery in Alfreton

Our officers in Alfreton are appealing for information after a number of graves were damaged at a cemetery in in the town.
Mon 21st May 2018 by Derbyshire Police read more

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