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Watch: Woman dedicates her life to beating scammers

A woman from Chesterfield has dedicated her life to beating the scammers who conned her elderly mother out of fifty thousand pounds - an ordeal that she says cost her mother her life.

Marylin Baldwin set up the charity 'Think Jessica' to campaign for postal reform. Now, the Royal Mail has agreed to amend its terms and conditions in a bid to stop the scammers. Frazer Maude reports.


Watch: Sir John Hurt speaks of love for Derbyshire

Derby actor Sir John Hurt paid tribute to the place he grew up while visiting the city's film festival, saying it 'is nice to feel you belong somewhere'.

Stars have paid tribute to Sir John Hurt who has died at 77 following a battle with cancer.

The British actor was nominated for two Academy Awards, for The Elephant Man and Midnight Express, and won four Bafta Awards, including a lifetime achievement recognition for his outstanding contribution to British cinema in 2012.


Derby Quad pays tribute to Sir John Hurt

Sir John Hurt at Derby Film Festival in 2014. Credit: ITV News Central

The Derby Quad arts centre has paid tribute Sir John Hurt after the distinguished actor died aged 77.

He was the centre's first patron and often visited the city of Derby, after spending his childhood in Chesterfield.

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46-year-old man missing from Chesterfield

A 46-year-old man has gone missing from his home in Chesterfield.

Barry Shaw Credit: Derbyshire Police

Barry Shaw, 46, was last seen around 8am on Thursday, January 19 before he left his home in Newbold to go to work in the town centre.

He is described as white, around 6ft tall and of a large build. He is bald, clean shaven and was last seen wearing a white shirt and tie, dark coloured trousers and black shoes.

Anyone who sees Barry, or knows where he might be, is asked to contact Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident number 648 of January 20.

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