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Drug-fuelled driver spared prison after 96mph chase through Derbyshire

A father-of-one who led police on a terrifying 96mph eight-mile chase while more than SIX times the legal limit for cocaine has escaped an immediate prison term.
Judge Shaun Smith QC told Ryan Oakley he would be “faithful to what he said” when he infor…

'Drunk' driver leaves a trail of damage through Derby

A man was arrested on Thursday night after crashing a car into a road sign in Normanton.
There were reports he had also hit a wall and other cars minutes before the crash.
Derbyshire Police have confirmed that an investigation is ongoing following the …

Suspected illegal migrants who caused Brewers fans delays taken into care

Suspected illegal migrants who caused Brewers fans to miss the biggest game in the club’s history have been taken into care, it has emerged.
Some Brewers fans did not get to the Etihad Stadium in time to see their team demolished 9-0 by Manchester City…

No-deal Brexit will cost Derbyshire’s Toyota factory ‘millions’, top boss warns

A no-deal Brexit could result in “stop-start production” for weeks or months at Toyota’s UK car plant at a cost of millions of pounds, an executive at the Japanese motor giant has warned.
Tony Walker, deputy managing director of Toyota Europe, made the…