Mothers in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire are going to be given shopping vouchers if they breastfeed their babies from birth.
A series of new dressage displays at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire will recreate the sport's birth in the days of William Cavendish.
More than 50 flood warnings and alerts are in place across the region today, as rain and melting snow marks the latest weather battle.
The funeral of one of the victims of a house fire near Chesterfield will be held later. Claire James died along with Josie Leighton and Josie's two children in the blaze in North Wingfield last month.
New mums are to be offered up to £200 in shopping vouchers to encourage them to breastfeed their babies as part of a pilot scheme in Sheffield and Chesterfield.
They have been chosen because they have low breastfeeding rates. To qualify for the vouchers the mothers will have to breastfeed until six months.
Calendar's Tina Gelder reports.
New mothers are to be offered up to £200 in shopping vouchers to encourage them to breastfeed their babies.
The pilot scheme is being targeted at deprived areas of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire and is to be funded by the government and the medical research sector.
Professor Mary Renfrew, from Dundee University, is behind the scheme, which if successful, could be rolled out nationwide.
A pensioner has been jailed for eighteen years after pleading guilty to a string of sex offences against a child at Lincoln Crown Court.
Sixty-year-old Ralph Stevenson, from Derbyshire, pleaded guilty to two counts of child rape, nine counts of sexual assault on a child, possession of indecent images of a child and three counts of taking indecent photographs of a child between 2008 and 2013.
A group of ramblers will lay a wreath at the site of an aircraft crash in Derbyshire this morning. The "Superfortress RB-29A Overexposed" came down on Higher Shelf Stones, Bleaklow exactly 65 years ago.
The ceremony will mark the 65th anniversary of the disaster, which killed all 13 crew members.
The plane was being used for a flight from Scampton near Lincoln to Burtonwood near Warrington, a flight of less than a hour. Low cloud meant the crew thought they had crossed the hills, but the aircraft struck the ground near Higher Shelf Stones.
Sixteen hundred jobs are to go at Derbyshire County Council in a move to save more than £47m over the next year. The Labour-run council is also carrying out a complete review of its services.
It says some council buildings may have to be sold and some centres may close. It's now planning an overhaul of the way it works to be able to carry on fulfilling all its roles.
A bus company has said sorry to a heavily pregnant woman, after she was told to get off because she was carrying two tins of paint.
20-year-old Jessica Birks said the driver of the number 51 service in Chesterfield in Derbyshire, ordered her off into the pouring rain.
He had claimed that there was a risk the paint she had bought could leak from the sealed tins.
Ms Birks, who is 38 weeks pregnant, told the Derbyshire Times she was forced to take the paint back to the shop where it had been bought, so that she could get the bus home.
Stagecoach, which runs the service, has apologised to Ms Birks and said it had spoken to the driver.
An 85-year-old man has been charged with sexual offences against children. Francis Paul Cullen, who has been living in Tenerife, appeared at Derby magistrates court today. He faces 27 charges relating to three boys aged between eight and 14-years-old.
The offences were allegedly committed between 1956 and 1991 in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. He has been remanded in prison custody and will next appear at Derby Crown Court on September 13.
More than 90,000 people are expected at the Chatsworth Country Fair over the next three days. TV chef Mary Berry and Lord Coe are among those attending.
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