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Police are appealing for help to find a 13-year-old school who has gone missing.
Shannon Bird, aged 13, lives in Nottinghamshire but police believe she could be in the Chesterfield area. She has not been seen since Saturday April 2.
She is described as 5ft 6ins with shoulder-length, red-dyed auburn hair. She has a piercing in the right side of nose and a tongue bar. When she went missing she was wearing a white top, blue jeans and grey trainers.
Officers investigating a house fire in Chesterfield have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.
Emergency services were called to a house on Catherine Street at 2am on March 3, where they found the body of a woman.
She has been identified as the occupant of the house, 32-year-old Gemma Stevens.
A 35-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.
Enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances around Gemma’s death and the events before and after the fire.
One lane is closed on M1 southbound in Derbyshire between junction 29 A617/A6175 (Chesterfield/Mansfield) and junction 28 A38 (Alfreton/Mansfield) due to a broken down vehicle.
Traffic is said to be coping well.
Police are concerned for the safety of a man from Chesterfield who has been missing for three days.
Raymond Hall has not been seen since Saturday, February 27. He is from the Chesterfield Town area.
Mr Hall is thought to be driving a black Renault Magane registration YN06 VXS.
The car was last seen in the Langley Mill area on the border of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
He is described as white, 6ft tall with green eyes, of a medium, stocky build and a southern accent.
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Gary Liddle has joined Chesterfield from Bradford City for an undisclosed fee, signing a long-term contract.The 29-year-midfielder, who can also play in central defence, played under Spireites boss Danny Wilson at Hartlepool United.
Liddle was part of Middlesbrough's FA Youth Cup-winning side in 2004 and also played for Notts County before joining Bradford in the summer of 2014.
I'm delighted to get it all sorted. I'm predominantly a midfielder but I can play at centre-back as well.
The chance to work with the manager again really appealed to me and that was a major factor in my decision to sign because Danny is one of the best managers I've worked for. I know Ritchie Humphreys as well and he's told me about the club.
One lane is closed and there are reports of heavy traffic following an accident on M1 southbound in Derbyshire.
It happened at junction 29 A617/A6175 (Chesterfield/Mansfield) in the roadworks area.
A person has died following a two-vehicle collision on the Dronfield bypass
The crash took place at Whittington Moo between Chesterfield and Dronfield around 9.20pm last night, when a yellow Mini Cooper and a blue Vauxhall Corsa collided.
No details have been released so far about the victim who died at the scene.
One lane closed and there is queueing traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M1 Southbound between J33 A630 and J32 M18. It is affecting traffic heading from Sheffield towards Chesterfield.