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Can you help identify seriously ill man in hospital?

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Police in Derbyshire are appealing for a family member or witness to come forward after an unknown man collapsed in Normanton.

The man who is yet to be identified was found on a pathway next to the Charlotte Street car park just before midday.

He remains in the Royal Derby Hospital for treatment where his condition is described as serious.

Officers say they are trying to piece together what has happened to him and want anyone with information to contact them on 101.


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.

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