A man who was caught on camera stealing from an elderly woman in Chesterfield has been jailed for four years.Read the full story ›
Police have released images of men they want to speak to following the theft of a pensioner's bank card and withdrawals from her account.
At around 10.45am on Wednesday June 15 an 80-year-old woman was shopping in the Co-op, in Elder Way, Chesterfield and paid with her bank card.
She later discovered her card was missing and when she checked her bank statement, found it had been used at several other shops.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 16000165080.
Unite union is holding a 'Dick Turpin' style protest in Chesterfield over work practices at retail giant Sports Direct.
Protests will be held tomorrow against the role employment agencies are playing in "shameful" work practices at retail giant Sports DirectRead the full story ›
The Unite union is planning to hold protests against the role employment agencies allegedly played in "shameful" work practices at retail giant Sports Direct.
Unite regional officer Luke Primarolo said workers employed through employment agencies were being subject to "daylight robbery".
The march will take place in Chesterfield.
The British Olympic Association have announced Liam Pitchford, from Chesterfield, will represent Team GB in table tennis at Rio.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a rape in Chesterfield.
It happened on Good Friday, (March 25) between 10.05pm and 10.25pm. A woman was walking along Springfield Avenue in Ashgate when she was approached by a man.
The man said that he had lost his dog and asked if she would help him to find it. The woman agreed and they walked down a footpath which runs between Springfield Avenue and Linden Park Grove.
The man then pushed the women to the floor and raped her.
I would like to stress that this is an isolated incident in a secluded area. We are keen to trace a man that was described as 5ft 10ins tall, of a slim build, in his late 20s with short black spikey hair. He spoke with a local accent and was wearing a black jumper and jeans.
A major business deal at Markham Vale Business Park in Chesterfield is set to create up to 400 new jobs.Read the full story ›
Police have released CCTV footage of a man who tricked his way into a pensioner's home in Chesterfield and stole her handbag.
The man claimed to be working for the council and started talking to the 73-year-old about her garden before stealing the bag.
She tried to stop him but she almost fell over her walking frame.
The elderly woman's daughter, Jayne Radcliffe, said she has now lost her trust in everyone:
A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire broke out at a flat in Chesterfield.
Police and firefighters were called to the property, in Stubbing Road, at about 2.20am on Thursday, April 7.
A joint police and fire service investigation was due to take place at the flat this morning.