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Man charged with attempted murder in Chesterfield

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with an incident on Gloucester Road in Chesterfield last week.

Dean Wilson from Spital Lane, Chesterfield is due to appear before magistrates in Chesterfield today charged with attempted murder.

He was arrested during the afternoon of 31 October after a 59-year-old man had suffered injuries when a car collided with him at about 1.30pm the same day.

The 59-year-old man remains in hospital being treated for multiple injuries.


Teenager rebuilding his life after brain bleed

A teenager from Chesterfield is starting to rebuild his life after a potentially fatal burst blood vessel in his brain. Kai Thomas, who's 15, has had to learn to walk and talk again after collapsing with a severe headache back in June. His family were warned he may not survive as James Webster reports:

Teenager's mother describes gratitude to doctors

The mother of a teenager from Chesterfield who is recovering from a burst blood vessel in his brain says she will always be grateful to the doctors at Sheffield Children's Hospital for saving him. Tracey Thomas has been describing how she was initially warned that he son Kai might not survive:


Photos show teenager's recovery in hospital

Kai Thomas in hospital Credit: Family photo

Kai Thomas' family documented his stay in hospital by taking photographs as he recovered from his near-fatal brain bleed. Doctors at Sheffied Children's Hospital had to operate on a burst blood vessel in his head.The photograph below shows Kai shortly after being brought out of his medically induced-coma:

Kai Thomas after waking from his coma Credit: Family photo

He had developed a blood clot inside his brain and the operation to remove it took six hours. After the procedure he was not able to communicate and would sometimes lash out in frustration.

Kai Thomas in hospital Credit: Family photo

Teenager recovering from life-threatening brain bleed

Kai Thomas, 15, recovering from his near-fatal brain bleed Credit: ITV News Calendar

A teenager from Chesterfield is recovering from a life-threatening brain bleed. Kai Thomas, 15, had to be put into a medically-induced coma for treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital after a blood vessel in his brain burst in June. Four months on, he has had to learn to walk and speak again.

Royal farewell for Dowager Duchess

Members of the Royal Family joined hundreds of mourners today to say a final farewell to the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire who died last week at the age of 94.

In scenes from a bygone age, estate staff from Chatsworth House wore traditional livery as they lined the mile-long route of the cortege to the parish church of St Peter.

Prince Charles said the Dowager Duchess had been "adored and admired." David Hirst reports

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