Public health officials from Derbyshire County Council are warning parents to look out for the symptoms of scarlet fever in their children.
A Derbyshire company director has been jailed and his firm ordered to pay more than £47,000 for polluting a canal, killing thousands of fish
Sandvik Construction want to close their factory in Swadlincote which would result in 360 job losses.
British actor John Hurt, who starred alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman in the 2003 film Owning Mahowny, has said hearing about his death was "one of the most harrowing pieces of news" he had heard.
British actor John Hurt, who starred alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman in the 2003 film Owning Mahowny, has said the news of the actor's death had hit him "very hard".
He told the BBC: "He was a great actor, a great member of the film and theatre community. An extraordinary talent, directorially as well as an actor. He'll be greatly missed".
Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is so sad. One of the World's greatest actors. Privileged to have seen him on Broadway. A terrible loss #RIP
Actor John Hurt from Shirebrook in Derbyshire, worked with Philip Seymour Hoffman in the 2003 film "Owning Mahowny". He says the news of his death was devastating.
Speaking at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards in central London, John Hurt said:
– John Hurt, actor
"It's a devastating loss. His contribution was massive".
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead after suffering an "apparent drug overdose", the New York Police Department said.
Derbyshire County Council trading standards officers have found 45 sunbeds to be in breach of the legal UV output limit following 32 spot checks across Chesterfield, Erewash and the High Peak.
Five of the units had emission ratings at least double the recommended level.
Tanning lamps are restricted to a certain power by law. The legal limit across Europe of 0.3 watts per square metre was adopted in 2009.
Christine Cassell, from the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board, says the deaths of Rachael Slack and her son, Auden, could not have been predicted or prevented, but that there are recommendations for areas of improvement where agencies work together to protect children.
The 38-year-old mother and her 23-month-old son were stabbed to death in Holbrook, Derbyshire, in 2010, by Rachael's ex-partner, Andrew Cairns, who then killed himself.
15-year-old Minna Clarke, from Alvaston in Derby, was brought to tears when she discovered her 12-month-old rabbit, Lia, had been brutally decapitated by an intruder.
The mother of a teenage girl, who has been left traumatised after she woke to find her pet rabbit had been decapitated, says she cannot understand why someone would do such a thing.
Ingrid Clarke thinks the culprit is 'very ill and very sick'.