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Range Rover crashes into bungalow in the early hours of the morning

Range rover crashed into bungalow on Hearthcote Road Credit: SWNS

Emergency services were called out to Hearthcote Road in Swadlincote at around 1.45am after reports of a crash between two vehicles.

One vehicle had left the road and collided with a bungalow. Due to suspected structural damage to the premises the occupants were evacuated whilst damage was assessed.

The driver of one of the vehicles sustained a minor injury but did not require hospital treatment. Those living in the house were unharmed but due to the damage caused, were unable to return to their house.

Car collision on Hearthcote Road in Swadlincote Credit: Bing

An investigation into the cause of the collision has now been launched.

Derbyshire Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed this collision to get in contact quoting incident number 38-14/7/16.

Appeal after theft of a pensioner's bank card

Images of men police want to speak to Credit: Derbyshire Police

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.



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Council backs campaign to raise awareness of scammers

Derbyshire County Council is backing a new campaign to raise awareness about telephone, mail and online scammers.

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Last year there were 369 reported victims across the county, with people losing more than £720,000.

The campaign encourages people to seek support from trading standards and find out what action they can take themselves to deal with unwanted calls, mail or visits.

Tom Webb: Trial begins into the Derby fatal stabbing

The trial of a teenager accused of murdering 22 year old Tom Webb in Derby in January has begun.

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This morning the jury was shown cctv footage of a large group of teenagers pursuing Tom on the night he was killed.

The knife was carried by the 16 year old accused of killing him, who cannot be named because of his age. The prosecution said the attack was angry and unnecessary.

The teenager denies murdering Tom Webb.

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