Louise Mallendar, 36, from Chesterfield, has been told she has months to live after finding out she carries a hereditary cancer gene.Read the full story ›
The six-inch lizard had burrowed itself inside a suitcase and travelled 6,000 miles on an aeroplane.Read the full story ›
A man has died after apparently falling through the roof of a building in Ambergate.
Derbyshire Police said they were called to a unit at Derwent Works, Matlock Road, last night (April 9) to a report that a man had fallen.
The man, thought to be aged 19, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
We don’t believe there are any suspicious circumstances around his death and we are preparing a file for the coroner.
Staff dealt with the situation and the person came back to claim the item.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a pregnant 16-year-old.
Leonie Rogers has not been seen since 7.45pm on Wednesday (5 April), when she was seen leaving Tesco in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
Leonie who's from Cossall in Nottinghamshire, is white, 5ft 6inch tall, with short blonde hair but she might be wearing a blonde wig. She is of slim build however, Leonie but is 20 weeks pregnant.
She was last seen wearing dark blue Ellesse leggings, white Airmax trainers, a pink t-shirt, leather jacket and a red/yellow/black checked scarf.
Police have released CCTV footage of a break-in to a van and are asking if anyone recognises the suspects.
Two men can be seen in the video, one appears to break-in to both the back and side doors of the van and remove property whilst the other appears to keep a look out.
Derbyshire Police said a Bosch drill and a Metrel Multitester were amongst tools stolen from the van which belongs to an electrician.
The footage was shot in Mickleover in the early hours of Monday 13 March on Ladybank Road with its junction of Wigmore Close.
Jack Reynolds from Chesterfield has broken another world record this morning on his 105th birthdayRead the full story ›
Derby school support staff have voted overwhelmingly (nine to one) to accept the council’s latest offer, ending a ten-month dispute over pay and working time, says UNISON.
Derby City Council had imposed changes last June that meant staff lost up to £6,000 a year, as their contracts were reduced from 52 to 44.5 weeks. UNISON said their weekly hours were also increased from 32.5 to 37 with no extra pay.
Since the beginning of the dispute, school support staff staged a series of protests culminating in all out industrial action last month.
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:
School support staff can go into work with their heads held high, knowing that the value of the work they do for children and schools has been recognised.
Police are asking anyone who may recognise these men to get in touch, after CCTV captured these images.Read the full story ›
Two people have been identified in connection with the theft of an honesty box at a farm near Quarndon, Derbyshire.
Police were called on the 10th January to reports the box had been stolen from an area where a farmer had goods for sale at his farm in Weston Underwood.
A 39-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man from Heanor were identified and admitted the crime. With the agreement of the victim, they were given a caution.
Derbyshire Police said:
We would like to thank everyone who came forward with information after CCTV of the crime was posted online.