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Closures in Derby city centre after man stabbed

Parts of Derby city centre are closed after a man was stabbed during the night.

It happened at around 3:30am. The 23-year-old has been taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The Wardwick remains cordoned off to pedestrians and The Strand is not accessible to vehicles.

Officers are appealing for information.


Dog owner urged to come forward after attack

The owner of a large white dog that attacked another dog walker in Markeaton Park has been urged to contact the police.

Dog walker urged to come forward after dog attacks another in Markeaton park Credit: Google Earth

A woman was walking her two Jack Russells on the golf club in the park when the dog attacked at 10.10am on Wednesday 27 April.

The owner of the white dog tried to control his dog, but the woman was bitten on her hand after attempting to rescue her dog.

The owner of the white dog is described as white, balding and of medium build, in his late 30s or early 40s. He wore a black tracksuit and Nike trainers.

Police are appealing for the man to come forward.

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Weekend Picks: RHS Flower Show

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show: Mon 7th – Sat 11th June (Chatsworth Estate, Derbyshire)

Students and new designers will showcase their design skills Credit: RHS/Chatsworth Estate

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show runs until Saturday this weekend.

Set within the 1000 acre parkland, cutting-edge design will be the focus of the garden content, with many different fresh ideas being showcased.

There will also be a focus on ‘Future Heritage’, which looks to incorporate local crafts and skills such as dry stone walling and use it in a contemporary way.

Students and new designers will also have a chance to get their design skills noticed in a new competition ‘Gardening in a Changing World’.

"Our aim is to create a new show that champions the horticultural innovation of today and the future, and encourages exhibitors to be progressive and think outside the box"

– Nick Mattingley, RHS Shows Director

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