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Inspection finds Derbyshire Police are improving

The latest Police Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy (PEEL) inspection report from His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS) has found that Derbyshire Constabulary is continuing to make progress, but in some areas further improvement is needed. The inspection, which took place earlier this year, found: The force needs to improve the time it takes to respond to emergency calls and ensure repeat victims are recorded, in a timely way Improvements have been made in identifying and […]

todayNovember 25, 2022 4

Local News

Derbyshire preparing for the anti-violence bee tour

Derbyshire is preparing for the arrival of a thought-provoking anti-violence monument as it begins its county-wide tour this weekend. Originally created for Manchester, the 11ft tall monument was created using various weapons, including knives and firearms, seized from the city’s streets. The monument represents a firm stance against all forms of violence and the visit is set to highlight the force’s dedication to preventing, and talking about, acts of violence. Whilst it is in Derbyshire, officers will be on hand […]

todayNovember 25, 2022 2

Local News

Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving in Chesterfield

A man has been jailed after the car he was driving struck a woman on a pedestrian crossing in Chesterfield and killed her. Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving Support worker and cleaner Ann McTighe had been walking home following a shift at a local care home at around 2.20pm on Wednesday 6 January 2021. The 60-year-old was crossing the A61 Derby Road at the pedestrian crossing just after Redvers Buller Road and Sherwood Street, having waited for […]

todayNovember 23, 2022 2

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North Derbyshire Radio Weekend Football Round Up – Sunday 20th November 2022

Chesterfield maintained their excellent run of form on Saturday afternoon as they beat Solihull Moors 2-0 at The Technique Stadium. Joe Quigley scored in the 15th minute to give the Spireites the lead before Bailey Clements killed the game off after 72 minutes. Paul Cook's side remain in third position in the National League but are now just six points behind leaders Wrexham with a game in hand. Chesterfield Ladies demolished Belper Town Ladies 14-0 in the second round of […]

todayNovember 20, 2022 8

Local News

North Derbyshire Radio – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Preview with World Cup Correspondent Khai Smith

For the first time ever in November we are getting ready for the start of the FIFA World Cup. 32 nations will do battle for the greatest prize in football and 64 games later we will know the identity of the World Champions. North Derbyshire Radio will be keeping you updated throughout the tournament with previews and updates of all the action in the Middle East from the first game to the final. Here's our tournament preview with World Cup […]

todayNovember 20, 2022 18

Local News

“Don’t be the only one”: stark message sent over airways during national knife crime campaign

A stark message has been played over Derbyshire’s airwaves as part of a national knife crime campaign. “Don’t be the only one” is an anti-knife crime message created by Derbyshire C to supplement Operation Sceptre, a twice-yearly week of action, during which residents across all areas in Derbyshire will see additional policing activity, which is showcasing the force’s work on preventing knife crime. Beginning with simply wanting to fit in, the recording follows a fictional male character who, through simply […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 4

Local News

Chesterfield drugs gang jailed for two decades

A drugs gang who dealt thousands of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine in Chesterfield have been jailed for a combined total of more than 20 years. Two members of the eight strong gang were also involved in a conspiracy to sell a sawn-off shotgun. The gang’s activity was thwarted when officers stopped leader, Ja’neal Dennis, outside a block of flats in Arundel Close, Chesterfield on 9 June 2021. He was found in possession of 30 wraps of heroin […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 3

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700 responses to police staff survey on sexual harassment in workplace

An internal survey asking Derbyshire police staff if they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace has yielded 700 responses. Derbyshire police chiefs say improvements are being made after hundreds of anonymous staff were invited to raise issues of sexual harassment at work. Chief Constable Rachel Swann is seen in a video telling the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner that the force is taking a “very proactive” stance on sexual misbehaviour within the force. Derbyshire police’s most senior officer was […]

todayNovember 16, 2022 3

Local News

£1million grant to continue Peak District moorland restoration

A moorland restoration scheme has been awarded more than £1million to continue its important work improving the biodiversity of the Peak District’s uplands for the benefit of the nation’s environmental recovery. In a report to the Peak District National Park Authority, Chief Executive Phil Mulligan announced the Moors for the Future Partnership has been allocated the funding through the National Peatland Grant Scheme, as part of the Government’s commitment to restore 35,000 hectares of moorland by March 2025. To that […]

todayNovember 15, 2022 5

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