A police chief has admitted his force were wrong to try to keep the identity of a Polish sex offender secret.Read the full story ›
In 2012, Derbyshire had the lowest Police & Crime Commissioner Election turnout in the East Midlands. Can 2016’s candidates change that?Read the full story ›
There is queueing traffic on the M1 southbound due to an earlier accident on between J25 A52 Brian Clough Way (Nottingham / Derby) and J24A A50 (Derby/Stoke/East Midlands Airport).
Lane three (of three) closed.
A drug dealer has been told he faces deportation after he has served his prison sentence.
Przemek Polowiec of Avondale Road, Derby was sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to possessing cannabis with the intent to supply.
During sentencing at Derby Crown Court, the 22-year-old was told he faces deportation to Poland once released from prison.
Police are issuing an appeal after a man exposed him to a woman who was walking her dog in Littleover, Derbyshire.Read the full story ›
A young boy is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Staveley in Derbyshire at the weekend.Read the full story ›
Swimming club members are furious at the closure of a second pool in Derby in just three weeks.
Council officers took the decision over fears the roof may collapse.
It means that on the day the GB swimming squad for the Rio Olympics was announced, there are currently no public swimming facilities anywhere in the city. Jane Hesketh reports
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.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted.
The incident happened at about 6pm on Saturday January 9 on Church Street West in Pinxton when the girl was approached from behind and grabbed around her waist. Three men then assaulted her.
She described one of them as in his early 40s, with tanned skin, of a muscular build with short cropped brown hair and stubble. He wore a dark grey hooded top and black bottoms. He had a large tattoo on his left arm from the wrist.
The men were disturbed by a passer-by who shouted at them.
A caravan has overturned on the M1 Southbound in Derbyshire.
Two lanes are closed between J28 A38 (Alfreton / Mansfield) and J27 A608 (Hucknall / Underwood).