Derbyshire Police say on one particular night around 90 hoax calls were made to their emergency contact centre while they dealt with other serious crime. Acting Superintendent Tracy Harrison, who oversees the police call centre in Ripley, spoke to ITV News Central.
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The "Beast from the East 2" blew into the region overnight, with some places seeing several centimetres of the white stuff.
Most places will be dry, with any snow showers dying away overnight. Very cold, risk of widespread ice.
A rather cloudy night is expected with most areas becoming dry with easterly winds continuing to slowly decrease in strength.