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As the county cricket season opens, Derbyshire Life meets the returning Derbyshire cricketing hero...

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Set amid the extensive grounds of Alfreton Park, Parkwood Centre is owned and operated by Derbyshire County Council. Its aim is to provide meaningful activities and opportunities for all who attend

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On his first official engagement to Derbyshire HRH Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge tours Bombardier, Rolls-Royce and The Padley Centre 
Photographs courtesy of Bombardier, Padley and Rolls-Royce

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Sue Lewis-Blake is the only Derbyshire-based artist among a dozen members of the Society of Graphic Fine Art (SGFA) whose work is currently on display in an exhibition called ‘Drawing Connections’ at the Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

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A native of Sydney, ex-Derbyshire County Cricket Club player Matt Cassar praises the advantages of living in Ockbrook, whatever the weather. Simon Burch reports

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Derbyshire Life meets the second politician to be elected to the prestigious policing post and discovers his passion for delivering justice for all

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A well-known name in the hairdressing industry, Mark Leeson and his team have won an impressive number of awards for their skill and expertise. Here, his local stylists share their top tips for achieving perfect wedding hair in 2017

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Having worked at Chatsworth for 40 years Christine Robinson has a career lifetime of fascinating stories to relate. Deborah Barham Smith reports

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Eighteen-year-old Derbyshire student Georgia Hair has enjoyed a taste of Hollywood after landing a major role in a 2017 movie which was filmed in LA

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A message from the Rt Revd Jan McFarlane, Bishop of Repton

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The new Bishop of Repton - Jan McFarlane

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Derbyshire Life meets the newly appointed Bishop of Repton, the Rt Revd Jan McFarlane

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Derbyshire Life follow the trail of the ‘Queen of Crime’

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With their gentle ways and doe eyes, reindeer seem to capture the magic of Christmas. Derbyshire Life goes in search of the elusive red-nosed reindeer and finds a herd of stars instead

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Nigel Powlson meets Derby Theatre’s illustrious Head of Wardrobe, Tim Heywood, who has remained true to his love of the theatre through bad and good times

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Derbyshire Life meets Rachel Whibley of Carrot Productions, a company which screens ‘The Snowman’ tale to audiences whilst the music is played live by musicians from the country’s leading orchestras

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Derbyshire Life meets Derbyshire-born Rachel Cutting MBE, principal embryologist at the Jessop Wing of the Hallamshire Hospital

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Any claim that Derbyshire has genuine maritime affinities could easily attract scepticism - but Peter Seddon trawls the archives to land a long-forgotten story from Britain’s maritime heritage

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Her surname may be Small but Lara, from Oakwood, Derby, has a big future ahead of her. The 30-year-old is proving herself as a leader in not one but two largely male-dominated domains and is now also making a big impression on the race track

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Folk musician and resident of Nether Heage, John Tams talks about bringing his concert version of the resounding literary, theatrical and film success to Derby

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David Marley meets Paul Cook, the National Farmers’ Union Group Secretary for Ashbourne

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