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    North Derbyshire Radio

Month: August 2022

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Local News

North Derbyshire taxi drivers asked to help tackle child sexual exploitation

As part of national campaign Operation Aidant, Derbyshire Police are appealing to individuals and businesses who can play a crucial part in stopping Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). CSE occurs when anyone under 18 is encouraged, forced, or manipulated into sexual activity. This can sometimes be in exchange for gifts, money, or attention. Often CSE involves the transportation of victims, this is where taxi drivers can be in a unique position […]

todayAugust 31, 2022 27

Local News

North DerbyshireDad wins £20k compensation from Derbyshire police

A Derbyshire dad has won almost £20,000 compensation in damages from Derbyshire police after he was headbutted by an on-duty officer during a traffic dispute. Ben Joynes of Dronfield said he had to undergo counselling sessions after he was headbutted by former PC Mark Knights following a heated row in November 2019. The incident happened in front of one of Mr Joynes’ sons on Newbridge Road in Ambergate, near Belper, when […]

todayAugust 31, 2022 14

Local News

Markham Vale to get electric service station of the future

The service station of the future supporting more environmentally friendly energy use is the latest development to get the green light at Markham Vale.An electric vehicle charging station featuring 30 charging points as well as associated landscaping, roads, parking, retail and cafe facilities has been given the go ahead for land at Enterprise Way, Duckmanton, by Chesterfield Borough Council’s Planning Committee.The proposal, by Gridserve Sustainable Energy Ltd, includes 22 high powered […]

todayAugust 31, 2022 13

Local News

East Midlands to get elected mayor as £1.14bn devolution deal signed with Government

A £1.14bn devolution deal has been agreed to try to kick start economic development in the East Midlands and create an elected regional mayor. It means leaders will be given more power by the Government to make localised decisions. Devolution involves some key powers and funding transferring to regional politicians from Whitehall. It means more political power locally on planning, housing, roads, infrastructure and economic development. It gives councillors more decision-making ability […]

todayAugust 30, 2022 12

Local News

Skate Park money for Killamarsh

North East Derbyshire District Council has secured almost £100,000 of funding to improve the skate park in Killamarsh which will form part of the wider transformation in the town as works near completion at the leisure centre. The skate park will see almost £100,000 invested into refurbishing the existing park, providing new surfaces, re-cladding and enhancements to the whole area for our community to enjoy. This all forms part of […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 20

Local News

Man left in hospital after two incidents in Riddings

Police are appealing for information after a man was left hospitalised, and another threatened, during two separate incidents in Riddings. Both incidents took place in Church Street between around 10.30pm and 11pm on Sunday 28th August. The victim, a man in his 40s was left with serious injuries to his head after being assaulted. He remains in hospital with what are believed to be life-changing injuries. A second man, who […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 14

Local Sport

North Derbyshire Radio – Bank Holiday Monday – Football Round Up – Monday 29th August 2022

Chesterfield came from behind to beat Altrincham 2-1 away from home and move to the top of the National League. A goal on the stroke of half-time from Toby Mullarkey gave the hosts the lead but early second-half goals from Tyrone Williams and Kabongo Tshimanga secured all three points for the Spireites. Alfreton Town slipped to their first defeat of the season as they lost 2-0 at home to Chorley […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 47

Local News

Man suffers serious injuries after pepper spray assault in Chesterfield

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in which a man suffered serious injuries after being sprayed with pepper spray. Officers were called to Sheffield Road, in Chesterfield, near to Jewsons, to reports a man had been assaulted just after 5.20am on Saturday 30 July. It is believed the man had been sprayed with a CS gas or pepper type spray. The victim, a man in his late teens, […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 13

Local News

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – Chesterfield swimmer Imogen Clark talks medals and a summer of success.

A SUMMER TO REMEMBER FOR IMOGEN CLARK It's been a summer to remember for Chesterfield swimmer Imogen Clark after picking up a medal in two separate major events. Not only did Clark win a superb silver medal in the 50m breaststroke event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, she also secured a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke final at the European Aquatics Championships a few days later in Rome. […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 17