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Builders finish care home job

An Alfreton construction firm has completed work on a multi-million pound care home in Staffordshire, purpose built for residents with dementia.
Thu 19th Oct 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Drug dealer is jailed after he is caught with 5kg of amphetamine

A drug dealer from Alfreton has been jailed after he was caught by police in Chesterfield carrying 5kg of amphetamine in a hidden compartment of his car.
Sat 14th Oct 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Priest conducts final service at Alfreton church

After seven years, Jim O'Hanlon celebrated his final Mass as parish priest last week at Christ the King Church in Alfreton. He said: "My years here have been very happy. The people are friendly, supportive and always willing to help." Jim has chosen to live in Pinxton in his retirement. He will continue to join the Catholic community for church services and help with the Alfreton food bank.
Wed 11th Oct 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

From Monday night slimming group to multi-million-pound business - the rise and rise of Derbyshire’s Slimming World

Weight loss firm founded in Alfreton by Margaret Miles-Bramwell almost half a century ago continues rapid expansion with new distribution centre
Wed 11th Oct 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Driving instructor caught on phone in Alfreton sparks twitter debate

An driving instructor who was caught on the phone while teaching a learner driver has sparked an online debate as people reveal they did not know it was illegal.
Mon 9th Oct 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more

Free Body MOT at Wellbeing day at Alfreton Leisure Centre

Alfreton area residents who would like to see how their body is standing up to the stresses and strains of everyday life have another opportunity to t
Sat 7th Oct 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Bargain hunters queue for FIVE HOURS outside PoundStore in Alfreton


 The shoppers were seen at 5am queueing up outside the store in Nottingham Road

Mon 25th Sep 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Alfreton man drives all the way to national award win

An Alfreton driver is celebrating this week, after scooping top prize in a prestigious national competition.
Thu 21st Sep 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

VIDEO: Alfreton Leisure Centre gym undergoes £200,000 makeover

An open weekend was held to launch a gym refurbishment at Alfreton Leisure Centre.
Tue 19th Sep 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Fire crews called to two car smash in Alfreton

Firefighters have been called out to a two car crash in Alfreton.
Sat 16th Sep 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Lorry crashes into wall in Alfreton and leaves road blocked


 The fire service and police were sent to the scene

Thu 7th Sep 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

PICTURES: Lorry crashes into Alfreton garden

A road has been blocked after a lorry crashed into a house wall in Alfreton.
Thu 7th Sep 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Project opens up garden to hospice

Children at an Alfreton hospice can enjoy a new garden and pick their own fruit after a donation of nearly £14,000.
Thu 7th Sep 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Drama group supporters aid tot’s life-saving appeal

A race against time to save a little boy's life has received a £600 boost from drama buffs at an Alfreton church.
Tue 5th Sep 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Reveller lashed out after being told to leave pub


 Jake Annable attacked a customer who tried to usher him out of the pub in Alfreton

Mon 4th Sep 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Alfreton Road currently closed in both directions after crash involving van and car


 Police are currently at the scene where one person has received minor injuries

Fri 1st Sep 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Two lanes closed in each direction on M1 in Derbyshire following crash


 Traffic is at a standstill on the southbound carriageway between junctions 29 for Chesterfield and 28 for Alfreton

Thu 24th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

GCSE RESULTS DAY: David Nieper Academy students excel in first results

The David Nieper Academy in Alfreton has released its first ever set of GCSE results, with Year 11 students being among the first in the country to be assessed under the new 9 to 1 GCSE grading system.
Thu 24th Aug 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more

CAUGHT: Alfreton shop owner selling illegal cigarettes

Thousands of illegal cigarettes have been seized from an 'unscrupulous' Derbyshire trader and the shop's alcohol licence has been revoked.
Wed 23rd Aug 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more

Inspirational head believed all should have equal chance in education


 Alfreton Town Council  has recently backed a proposal  to commemorate two of the town’s great names&#x3b;   Wilfred Dawes OBE, who was the first headmaster of Mortimer Wilson School, and Alderman Mortimer Wilson, local solicitor and benefactor

Mon 21st Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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