Chesterfield Council has officially joined calls for a public inquiry into the so-called 'Battle of Orgreave'.
Councillors are calling on the Home Secretary to rethink her decision not to order a probe into the clashes between police and striking miners at the coking plant in 1984.
Bolsover Castle has been voted the spookiest historical site in the country.
The castle in Derbyshire which has history dating back to the 12th century was built on an ancient burial ground.
Two lanes are blocked and there are reports of congestion due to a crash and oil spillage on the northbound M1 in Derbyshire.
It happened when a car and a lorry were in collision between junction 30 A616 / A6135 (Worksop / Sheffield South) and junction 31 A57 (Sheffield / Worksop).
The lorry is blocking lane one and two of four.
A man has appeared in court charged with offences linked to modern slavery.
24-year-old Mareks Kaira, who is from Latvia, was arrested at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. He is the sixth person charged as part of an ongoing investigation into exploitation and human trafficking.
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Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners have staged a rally in protest at plans to drill for shale gas close in north Derbyshire.Read the full story ›
The B6012 Bakewell Road in Baslow is partially blocked due to a collision.
There is slow moving traffic and congestion. It happened between A619 Bakewell Road and B6048.
One lane is closed on the northbound M1 in Derbyshire due to a broken down vehicle.
It happened between junction 28 A38 (Alfreton / Mansfield) and junction 29 A617 / A6175 (Chesterfield / Mansfield). Traffic is coping well.
A man has been jailed for two years following a police chase through Chesterfield in April this year.
Richard Hardy was convicted of five offences:
- possession with intent to supply a Class A drug
- driving whilst disqualified
- using a vehicle without insurance
- dangerous driving
- pointing a blade in a public place
On April 5, Hardy of Wren Park Close in Grangewood continued driving his Renault Megane convertible through North Wingfield, Grassmoor and Wingerworth having been asked to stop by our officers.
He eventually came to a stop in Grangewood after crashing into a police car.
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