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Derbyshire man wanted for recall to prison

Craig Shaw is wanted for recall to prison. Credit: Derbyshire Police.

Derbyshire Police are asking the public for their help in tracing a man who is wanted in connection with several offences in the area.

Craig Shaw is wanted for recall to prison as well as possession with intent to supply drugs and a burglary in Chilwell.

Shaw is thought to have connections in the Nottingham area. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.

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Weekend Picks: Cromford Mills Pancake Race

Cromford, Derbyshire: Sunday 26th February - 13:30 - Onwards.

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Skill, agility and above all fun, that's the message from the guys down at Cromford Mill this weekend as they launch this years Pancake Day race, if a little earlier than Shrove Tuesday itself.

It's open to all ages and organisers say you can bring your own frying pan and take part in the short distance race whilst flipping your pancake.

It's £1 to enter and there are prizes to be won so it could just be a flipping good day out!


Van driver dies in collision with lorry

The man was driving a van when it collided with a lorry Credit: PA

A man has died in a fatal collision on the A50 in South Derbyshire.

The crash happened last night (February 23) on the eastbound carriageway shortly after Junction 4, where the A38 and the A50 meet.

A van and a lorry collided and the driver of the van, a 27-year-old man, who is not from the local area, died at the scene.

The road was closed overnight, and was reopened around 9am this morning (24 February).

Derbyshire Police are now investigating and are appealing for information or dash-cam footage.

14-year-old boy on scooter killed in hit and run

The collision happened on Fordbridge Lane Credit: Google Street View

A teenage boy has died following a collision in South Normanton.

Police were called to Fordbridge Lane just before 8pm last night (Sunday, February 19) to reports that a 14-year-old boy on a scooter had been in collision with a black Ford Fusion.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.

Anyone with information should call us on 101.


CCTV issued after nightclub doorman assault

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Police in Derbyshire are trying to trace a group of men as part of an investigation into an assault on a bouncer.

It's alleged that at around 3.30am on Saturday, January 21 a bouncer at the Blue Note, in Sadler Gate, Derby, was assaulted as he tried to remove a group of men from the club.

The bouncer suffered a serious injury to his knee, the men pictured were seen in the area at the time and may have information about the assault which could officers.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference 17000030413.

Sheep and lambs stolen from Derbyshire Dales farms

Police are investigating what happened Credit: PA

Police are investigating after sheep and lambs were stolen from farms in the Derbyshire Dales.

24 lambs with blue markings were taken from a field off Johnson Lane in Sheldon. Elsewhere, six Dorset Cross yews and five lambs, also sprayed blue, were stolen from a field off Back Lane in Biggin

Both thefts are believe to have taken place between Wednesday February 1 and Tuesday, February 7.

We are asking anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area, or knows the whereabouts of the livestock, to contact PCSO Anthony Boswell on 101, quoting the occurrence number stated above.

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