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Two Derbyshire cafes in running to be named Britain's Best Cafe

Two Derbyshire cafes are in the running to be named the best in Britain – and people are being urged to help them win. Naughty But Nice Café, in Institute Lane, Alfreton, and Grindleford Station Café, in Station Approach, Grindleford, have both entered the competition that is being run by SIG Roofing. Other cafes in the county are invited to register for the competition, which has a top prize of a seven-night holiday for two to Cuba as well as being named the best...
Sat 24th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Trespasser disrupts train services in Derbyshire

Rail services are being disrupted between Alfreton and Langley Mill this morning because of a trespasser.
Fri 23rd Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Alfreton-based Quality Solicitors Chapman & Chubb celebrate national award shortlisting

Alfreton-based Quality Solicitors Chapman Chubb celebrate national award shortlisting for involvement with charity scheme
Fri 23rd Jun 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Fashion company’s schools competition finds new heroes

A dream-catching teddy bear was the star of the show as an Alfreton fashion firm held a competition to find the next generation of textile talent.
Thu 22nd Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Music teacher fundraising for childhood disease charity

The leader of an Alfreton pre-school music group is fundraising to help children affected by a rare illness.
Thu 22nd Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Victims of pervert teacher Russell Singleton receive £70,00...

Six victims of a pervert drama teacher who took indecent video recordings and images in the bathroom of his home have sued Derbyshire County Council for a total of £70,000. Russell Singleton spied on the women while he was working at Alfreton Grange Arts College, previously Mortimer Wilson Secondary School. In 2013, he admitted 21 offences, including sexual activity with a teenager by a person in a position of trust and was jailed for three years and two months at Nottingham Crown...
Wed 21st Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Victims of pervert teacher Russell Singleton win £70,000...

Six victims of a pervert drama teacher who took indecent video recordings and images in the bathroom of his home have sued Derbyshire County Council for £70,000. Russell Singleton spied on the women while he was working at Alfreton Grange Arts College, previously Mortimer Wilson Secondary School. In 2013, he admitted 21 offences, including sexual activity with a teenager by a person in a position of trust and was jailed for three years and two months at Nottingham Crown Court. OTHER...
Tue 20th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

First Look At New Oakerthorpe, Alfreton Italian Restaurant Revealed

Italian restaurant Pesto at the Peacock has revealed the first look at the remodelled pub.
Tue 20th Jun 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Man who died after being hit by train in Derbyshire is named

A man who died after being hit by a train near Alfreton has been named.
Mon 19th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man who died after being struck by a train near Alfreton station...

A man who died after being struck by a train near Alfreton station has been named as David William Norman. The British Transport Police (BTP) reported that Mr Norman, 33, was hit by a train at the Blackwell South Junction shortly before 4pm on Monday, June 12. Mr Norman, who the BTP said was a Derby man, was pronounced dead at the scene. MORE: The Derbyshire engineers, Jackie Chan and how they nearly won Le Mans His inquest is due to be held at Chesterfield Coroner's Court but a date...
Mon 19th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Ripley and Alfreton Musical Theatre Company Perform Oklahoma!

Ripley and Alfreton Musical Theatre Company is an award-winning group of people of all ages and interests who love taking part in musical theatre. Fou
Fri 16th Jun 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Menace who dressed like terrorist at parade could be banned from...

A menacing neighbour who made a couple's life a misery and dressed as a terrorist at a parade faces being banned from a Derbyshire town. Mohammed Dar is due to be sentenced at Derby Crown Court after he breached his restraining order and an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO). He faces a possible ban from his hometown of Alfreton. Chesterfield magistrates' court heard that Dar, 55, of Ley Gardens, Alfreton, admitted harassing Louise Mountford and her partner Andrew Phillips and others. MORE...
Wed 14th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Menacing neighbour faces ban from town after making couple’s life awful

A menacing neighbour who has continued to make a couple's life a misery is due to be sentenced at crown court with a possible ban from Alfreton after he breached his restraining order and an ASBO.
Wed 14th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man from Derby killed on railway line

A man who died after being struck by a train near Alfreton Station was 33 and from Derby.British Transport Police (BTP) said the man was hit by a train at the Blackwell South Junction shortly before 4pm on Monday and was pronounced dead at the scene.A BTP spokeswoman said on Tuesday that the death was not being treated as suspicious. She said that the force would not be releasing the name of the man as this would be left to the coroner. East Midlands Trains said services between Nottingham and...
Tue 13th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man dies after being hit by train near Alfreton

A man has died after he was struck by a train close to Alfreton yesterday afternoon.
Tue 13th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Plans to convert former Nationwide Building Society in Alfreton...

A new micropub is to be created inside a former building society branch in a Derbyshire town.Plans to convert the building in High Street, Alfreton, which was formerly occupied by the Nationwide Building Society, have been given the green light by Amber Valley Borough Council. The two-storey property, which was built between 1880 and 1898, has stood empty for around a year ever since the Nationwide decided to relocate its branch to a property next door.The plans involve creating the pub on the...
Tue 13th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man hit and killed by train near Alfreton

A man has died after being struck by a train near Alfreton Station.British Transport Police (BTP) said the man was hit by a train at the Blackwell South Junction shortly before 4pm today and was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesman said the death is not being treated as suspicious and they are working to identify the body.East Midlands Trains said services between Nottingham and Chesterfield were affected, with delays of up to 20 minutes expected. A spokesman said trains were expected to...
Mon 12th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Person hit by train near Alfreton

A person has been struck by a train near Alfreton.
Mon 12th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Charity praises Alfreton church’s fundraising

Members of Alfreton Wesley Church have been congratulated on raising a staggering £18,000 for All We Can - the charity formerly known as the Methodist Relief and Development Fund - over the past 25 years.
Fri 9th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Conservatives hold Amber Valley in 2017 General Election

Conservative Nigel Mills has retained his Amber Valley seat in the General Election 2017.Mr Mills polled 25,905 votes, compared to Labour's James Dawson's 17,605 - an increased majority for Mr Mills. The Liberal Democrat candidate Kate Smith polled 1,100 votes, with Matt McGuinness from the Green Party gaining 650 votes and Independent candidate Daniel Bamford polling 551.The count for the constituency was held at Alfreton Leisure Centre and it was the second in Derbyshire to declare a result -...
Fri 9th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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