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Witness appeal after double stabbing in Derbyshire nightclub

Police have launched an investigation after a suspected double stabbing in a nightclub in Swadlincote.

The venue was cordoned off by police. Credit: ITV News Central/ Pat Fenelon

Officers were called to the Empire Bar in the early hours of the morning, to find two men with serious injuries.

The venue was cordoned off while teams conducted searches. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to speak to Derbyshire Police.

Man dies after house fire in Derbyshire

A man has died after a house fire in Swadlincote in the early hours of this morning.

The fire engulfed the home, killing a man in his 30s. Credit: ITV News Central

Police and fire crews were called to South Drive in Newhall just after 1.30 am this morning.

Derbyshire Fire Service attended the location and confirmed the body of a man was discovered inside.

His family have been informed. After an investigation, the source of the blaze was discovered to be caused by cooking left unattended.

The fire happened at the property on South Drive in Swadlincote. Credit: Google Street View


Sandvik job cuts: union representatives to meet managers

360 jobs are expected to go at Sandvik Credit: ITV News Central

Union representatives will hold their first meeting with managers at Sandvik Construction in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, today after news the company is moving production to Northern Ireland.

The decision affects 360 jobs.

The plant will close during the next 12 months.

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