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School closures in Derbyshire

A snow-blanketed scene in the Peak Forest area of Derbyshire Credit: PA

Derbyshire County Council say the following schools will be shut today due to wintry weather:

  • Staveley Junior School
  • Whaley Bridge Primary School
  • Peak School
  • Hartington C of E Primary School
  • Eckington Junior School
  • Eckington Camms CE Primary School
  • St Georges C Of E Primary School
  • Taddington & Priestcliffe Primary School
  • Renishaw Primary School
  • Dove Holes CE Primary School
  • Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School
  • Flagg Nursery School
  • Cutthorpe Primary School
  • Chinley Primary School
  • Taxal and Fernilee CE Primary School
  • Gamesley Community Primary School
  • Grindleford Primary School
  • Peak Forest Primary
  • Buxworth Primary School
  • Barlow Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
  • Monyash Primary School
  • Ashgate Croft School
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith High School
  • Lady Manners School

Loughborough teen to mark 750 years of Parliament

A teenager from Loughborough will join MPs and other dignitaries in a ceremony to mark the 750th anniversary of the English Parliament.

Rina Roy

Rina Roy is one of 6 youngsters chosen from across the country to head to Westminster for the unique celebration.

"I think it's really special, it's once in a lifetime, it's very educational.

I really want to find out a bit more about the 750th anniversary of de Montfort Parliament.

I feel really very privileged to have been chosen out of 400 people. "

– Rina Roy

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