Latest News From Alfreton
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Air ambulance called to crash on M1 in Derbyshire between J28 and...Two lanes on a stretch of the M1 are closed this afternoon after a crash which required the air ambulance. Details are limited at this stage but traffic company Inrix said the incident happened on the southbound carriageway between Junction 28, for the A38 (Alfreton / Mansfield) and Junction 27, for the A608 (Hucknall / Underwood). A spokesman for Inrix said "There is queueing traffic as lanes one and two of four are closed. An air ambulance attended and landed in a nearby field....
Mon 20th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
How to cook the Slimming World wayCook the 'Free & easy' way this February says Alexandra Clark, nutritionist at Derbyshire-based Slimming World. When it comes to losing weight, many eating plans focus on the foods you can't have. Here at Slimming World, though, we focus on all the foods you can enjoy as part of a healthy weight loss plan – and there are lots of them. I'm Alex Clark, nutritionist here at Slimming World head office, based in Alfreton, Derbyshire. Throughout February, Slimming World groups across the...
Sun 19th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Fire crews battle Derbyshire house blazeFire crews from Alfreton and Sutton have been called out to tackle a house fire.
Sun 19th Feb 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more
Residents are visited by a little angelPictured are proud Pinxton dad Alex Fisher, six-year-old daughter Emmy Fisher, son Ruben, four and staff at Alfreton-based Meadows Care Home. Emmy visited the home with her father at Christmas to hand-deliver personalised cards to some of the 34 residents.
Fri 17th Feb 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more
Clothing maker David Nieper to create 25 new jobsA Derbyshire firm which designs and manufactures clothes is set to create 25 new jobs after receiving six-figure funding to fuel its growth.David Nieper, based at Alfreton, has said it will create the positions over the next two years. The family-owned firm, which currently employs 250 people, has been making ladies fashions for more than 55 years, selling its products around the world.In October, the business celebrated a major production landmark after making its 100,000th knitwear garment....
Thu 16th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Two children taken to hospital after A38 crash in DerbyshireTwo children have been taken to hospital following a crash on the A38 in Derbyshire.They were travelling in a car which was in collision with a Ford transit van on the southbound carriageway of the road.Police say the crash took place between the Watchorn Island, at Alfreton and the Hartshay junction, Ripley.READ MORE: Pair arrested in alleged misconduct and drugs swoopA spokeswoman for Derbyshire police said: "We received a call to reports of an accident at around 2pm."Two children,...
Tue 14th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Homes to be left without water in Ripley, Alfreton, Belper and...Severn Trent has warned that households and businesses across areas of Derbyshire could be left without water for periods of time this afternoon while "emergency repair work" is carried out.In a statement, a spokesman for the company said: "Customers in Ripley, Alfreton and Belper may have no water supply or poor pressure for a short period of time as we carry out an emergency repair."We're really sorry and hope this isn't causing you too much trouble. Our team are on-site,...
Fri 10th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Family of Alfreton soldier mark centenary of deathThe family of a young Alfreton soldier gathered at his grave last week to mark the centenary of his death during the First World War.
Thu 9th Feb 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more
Derby HGV driver and van driver from Alfreton injured in horror...An HGV driver from Alvaston and a van driver from Alfreton are being treated for serious injuries in hospital after they were both involved in a road crash - in Cumbria.Police were called to the collision, on the A66 near Penrith, at 6.10am on Thursday morning. The incident involved a Vauxhall Vivaro van and a HGV. Both drivers suffered serious injuries and were taken to the Cumberland Infirmary by ambulance.IN OTHER NEWS: It took five days and cost £200,000 to transform The HollybrookThe...
Thu 9th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
?Derbyshire tent firm pitches in to rescue jobs at struggling...A Derbyshire firm which makes the world's lightest tent has helped rescue jobs at an outdoor products firm that has worked with the likes of Rihanna, Foo Fighters and Iron Maiden.Hubaco, the Alfreton firm behind outdoor brands such as Terra Nova, Wild Country Tents and Extremities has bought Chesterfield-based FieldCandy out of administration. Founded in 2011, FieldCandy designs and creates unique outdoor products, such as tents and clothing. The business launched with a single tent product sold...
Thu 9th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Teenager charged following police chase through AlfretonA teenager has been charged in connection with a series of alleged driving offences following a police chase through Derbyshire earlier this week.Police officers in a patrol car followed a BMW car through the town on Monday. The car allegedly went through a red light in Alfreton and then mounted a footpath. The vehicle then came to a stop and the driver is reported to have run from the scene. Jack Pringle, 18, of Independent Hill, Alfreton, was later arrested and charged by police officers with...
Thu 2nd Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
Alfreton school hosts final event before it is demolishedEx-scholars and pupils of secondary school Mortimer Wilson and Alfreton Grange Arts College gathered at the new David Nieper Academy to take a stroll down memory lane for the last time before it closes for good.
Tue 31st Jan 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more
Can you help us trace a man who tried to rob an Alfreton bank?Were appealing for help to trace a would-be bank robber who tried to steal money from Lloyds Bank in Alfreton.
Tue 31st Jan 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more
Man tries to rob Alfreton bank by handing note to cashierA man tried to rob a bank in Alfreton by handing a note to the cashier, police have said.
Mon 30th Jan 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more
Can you help us trace a man who tried to rob an Alfreton bank?We're appealing for help to trace a would-be bank robber who tried to steal money from Lloyds Bank in Alfreton.
Mon 30th Jan 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more
A38 near Ripley - slip road was blocked due to car fireDrivers were reporting being "at a standstill" on the A38 on Monday evening due to a car fire. The incident happened on the northbound slip road at Ripley at about 5.30pm. As a result, motorists said there were lengthy delays. A spokeswoman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said its fire crews from Alfreton were sent to the incident, following reports of a car fire on the slip road. She said it involved a saloon car and police were also at the scene at one stage. READ MORE: Masked...
Mon 30th Jan 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
TRAIN DELAYS: Urgent repairs between Nottingham and ChesterfieldRail passengers are being warned of delays today as urgent repairs are being carried out on the railway line between Alfreton and Chesterfield.
Sat 28th Jan 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more
Advice following concerns about parking in AlfretonOur Safer Neighbourhood officers are raising awareness and offering advice following complaints about parking in Alfreton.
Sat 28th Jan 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more
Nicky Law: Alfreton Town boss to leave the club for BurnleyAlfreton Town manager Nicky Law will leave the club next month after almost a decade at the National League North side.
Wed 25th Jan 2017 by BBC Derbyshire read more
Police hunting Alfreton railway station sex attacker ask: do you...British Transport Police investigating a sexual assault at Alfreton railway station have today put out a picture of a man they want to speak to.At around 5.30pm on January 5, the victim - a 41-year-old woman - was walking across the over bridge at the railway station when she was sexually assaulted by a man as she walked past him.The offender was standing on the bridge and smoking at the time of the incident.The same man is thought to have spoken to a 15-year-old girl shortly after the sex...
Wed 25th Jan 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more
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