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Lagoon water almost as toxic as bleach

Former quarry site in Buxton draws people to it because of turquoise waters, but experts say the water is almost as toxic as bleach.

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Man charged with attempted murder after serious assault

Police have charged a man after a serious assault in Buxton, Derbyshire Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Derbyshire Police have charged a 23-year-old man with attempted murder, after a serious assault in Buxton on Friday.

Jake Grimshaw, from South Mews, Buxton, will remain in custody before appearing in court on Monday.

The attack took place at around 4.40pm, when officers were called to a disturbance on Fairfield Road.

A 36-year-old man was then taken to Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

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Body of police officer found by family friends

Police have identified the body found in Derbyshire’s Goyt Valley as that of missing officer, Tim Frohwein, and also confirmed the body was found by family friends.

The family of the inspector had organised and co-ordinated searches in areas of the Derbyshire peaks not yet covered by police or Mountain Rescue in their structured approach.

Police have recognised the efforts of the volunteers, after the body was found on the Grouse Moor by two friends of the family, who immediately notified nearby police officers.

The Derbyshire Constabulary have offered their condolences to the family.

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BREAKING: Police searching for missing policeman find a man's body

Police searching for a fellow policeman missing in Derbyshire say they have found the body of a man.

Mountain Rescue Teams have been searching the Goyt Valley near Buxton after 48-year-old Tim Frohwein went missing from his home last Sunday (17 November).

The body was discovered by officers at around 1pm today but it is yet to be formally identified.

They also said they not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Police want to trace walkers as they search for missing officer

Police searching for their missing colleague want to trace some people thought to be in the same area as missing Tim Frohwein.

We are also trying to trace some people who were in the Goyt Valley at the same time as Tim.

We’d specifically like to talk to a man and woman, who were dressed in light running gear, who were seen on Berry Clough heading towards Derbyshire Bridge.

We also know that other people, including the driver of a 4x4 Mitsubishi Delica and three off-road cyclists, were also in that area at around 2pm.

– Assistant Chief Constable Dee Collins

Image released of missing Derbyshire police officer

Tim Frohwein Credit: Derbyshire Police

Derbyshire Police have released this image of Tim Frohwein walking down Macclesfield Old Road in Buxton at about 1.30pm on Sunday November 17 just after he left home.

Walking pole Credit: Derbyshire Police

This is a similar walking pole to the green 'Walking Essentials' one he is thought to be carrying.

It's thought he might have gone for a walk in the nearby Peak District National Park, despite being unstable on his feet from recent knee surgery.

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