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Month: November 2021

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Local News

Council updates on plans to reopen Lea Road in Cromford.

Councillors from around the local area have seen for themselves the damage caused by the latest landslip at Lea Road, near Cromford. Derbyshire County Councillors were joined by councillors from local parish and town councils. They organised the visit to update councillors on progress to find a solution in order to get the road re-opened Lea Road had a further landslip in early November, when a large part of the […]

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Teenage girl assaulted in Buxton.

Police are appealing for witnesses following reports a teenage girl was assaulted in Buxton At around 9.50pm and 10.10pm on Wednesday 17 November a 16-year-old was walking through the Pavilion Gardens when a man approached and assaulted her. The man was described as white, aged between 40 and 50 years old around 5ft 10, with stubble. He was wearing a dark cap, dark puffer jacket and had a local accent […]

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Local News

Four men charged with murder after death of man in Somercotes

Four men have today been charged with the alleged murder of a man in Somercotes last week. Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a disturbance near the Co-op in Somercotes Hill at about 1.40am on Thursday 25 November. The victim, Peshang Sleman, 22, of Nottingham Road, Somercotes, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham but was pronounced dead by doctors. His family have been informed […]

todayNovember 30, 2021 18

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CCTV image released of man missing from Chesterfield

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Jahvon Simmons have released a CCTV image of him on the night that he went missing. The 28-year-old had been in the Association with a friend on Thursday night but they became separated and Jahvon left alone. Officers investigating his disappearance have since discovered that he was last seen in Brewery Street, Chesterfield, at 2.45am on Friday morning. The CCTV image released today show the […]

todayNovember 30, 2021 20

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IPOC update on investigation into Derbyshire Constabulary contact with Gracie Spinks before her death.

Five Derbyshire Police officers under investigation over their handling of reports before Gracie Spinks death.   The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has made good progress on our investigation into police contact with Gracie Spinks prior to her death in Duckmanton, Derbyshire earlier this year. We are investigating the circumstances of contact between Ms Spinks, 23, and Derbyshire Constabulary in the months leading up to her death on 18 June 2021. Ms Spinks […]

todayNovember 26, 2021 13

Local News

New Derbyshire road on track to open before Christmas

Work needed to complete the construction of a new road linking Woodville and Swadlincote resumed this week in a push to get the route open before Christmas. We stepped in as principal contractor to co-ordinate the works after the previous contractor, North Midland Construction, went into administration bringing the project to a halt in early October. Firms that worked on the project previously under sub-contract to North Midland Construction have […]

todayNovember 26, 2021 15

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Ofsted praises support service for young people leaving care in Derbyshire

Government inspectors have praised Derbyshire County Council's ‘passionate and skilled’ workforce for showing ‘ambition and determination to secure the best outcomes’ for young people leaving its care. Inspectors from Ofsted spent two days in October visiting us to review the quality and performance of our Leaving Care service. They also spoke to staff, partnership agencies and care leavers themselves. The inspection focused on the service since the we brought it […]

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Derbyshire Police support White Ribbon Day.

Derbyshire Constabulary is standing against male violence this White Ribbon Day. White Ribbon Day and the following 16 Days of Action is a global movement to end male violence against women and girls.   We will be supporting this message with our ongoing Controlling and Coercive behaviour campaign, and will be highlighting signs of this kind of behaviour and signposting where you can get help.   If you’ve not already, […]

todayNovember 26, 2021 13

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Murder investigation launched as man dies after Somercotes serious assault

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally injured following a serious assault in Somercotes, in the early hours of Thursday 25 November. Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a disturbance near the Co-op in Somercotes Hill at about 1.40am. Two men were found injured at the scene and taken to hospital. One of the men, who was 22, sadly died in hospital. The […]

todayNovember 26, 2021 20