Tommy Wright has been named caretaker-manager of Chesterfield following John Sheridan's departure earlier today.
A 3-year-old girl who was just hours from dying after contracting Meningitis has amazed doctors by making a full recovery.
Twenty-five years after being abandoned as a baby on the stairs of Chesterfield Co-op a woman has launched a hunt for her birth mum.
Officials planning the route the high speed rail line between London and Leeds have said they are 'now able to address concerns about specific sites' amid fears the route jeopardise further restoration of the Chesterfield Canal.
– Ian Jordan, HS2 Ltd
"The route north of Birmingham that was recently published is the Government’s initial preferred route and we are now able to address concerns about specific sites such as the Chesterfield canal in more detail with local authorities.
We have recently met with Chesterfield council and discussions will continue.
A full public consultation will also open later this year and information gathered through the consultation will help inform the decision on the final route, which will include how the line can cross existing infrastructure such as canals."
The parents of Britain's largest pair of mixed-sex twins have said it was a big shock when their children were born.
Hannah and Thomas Chiad were born by cesarean with a joint weight of 18lb.
Campaigners against HS2 have expressed concerns about the route which would cut through a new marina on the canal, threatening years of restoration work.
Robin Stonebridge from the Chesterfield Canal Trust, said: "What we're trying to do is bring this to the attention of HS2 and the Department for Transport and we're very confident that we'll be able to have proper dialogue with them on it."
The MP for Chesterfield, Toby Perkins has dubbed the decision over where to build the high speed rail link 'amateurish'. It's after claims the maps used to choose the route were out of date.
The track, which links London to Leeds cuts across parts of Chesterfield canal.
But documents regarding the construction of the link, which were submitted to the government in March 2012, included maps which are missing nearby Staveley Basin which was built more than a year ago.
A teacher from Derbyshire has given birth to twins at Chesterfield Royal Infirmary with a joint weight of 18lb.
Hannah and Thomas Chiad were born by cesarean and are said to be possibly the largest pair of mixed-sex twins ever born in the UK.
To all parents, the birth of their children is remarkable, but a mother from Chesterfield have even more reason to be amazed. Sara Chiad's given birth to what could be Britain's biggest twins. Hannah and Thomas were born by caesarean weighing a combined total of 18 pounds.
It's claimed the maps used to draw up the route for the new high speed rail link could be out of date.
The track, which links London to Leeds, cuts over stretches of the Chesterfield Canal.
But documents regarding the construction of the link, which were submitted to the government in March 2012, failed to include Staveley Town Basin that was completed more than a year ago.
It has also been claimed a 600 metre stretch of restored waterway is missing from the map.
Robin Stonebridge is from the Chesterfield Canal Trust.
Maps used to calculate the route for the High Speed Rail link could be out of date, say campaigners. The link between London and Leeds would cut straight through a new marina on the Chesterfield Canal, which isn't on the map of the route.
A man from Derbyshire who illegally caught and sold wild birds has been told he could go to prison.
Russell Yates kept dozens of birds in small cages at his house in Tibshelf.
The RSPCA found evidence of him making more than £1000 by trading the birds.
Dogs and pigeons were also found being kept in filthy conditions.
Yates pleaded guilty to the charges at Chesterfield Magistrates court and will be sentenced next month.
Carroll Lamport is an RSPCA Inspector.
Police are appealing for information after a man was found with severe head injuries in Chesterfield, on Friday, February 8th.
A 76-year-old man was found lying in Springfield Avenue at around 11.30 in the evening. He was taken to hospital where he is currently in a serious condition.