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The Shrovetide ball ‘turned up’ by Willie Tucker

Here is the moment that Willie Tucker 'turned up' the ball at this year's Royal Shrovetide Football game in Ashbourne. Blood, sweat and laughter... Your guide...

Blood, sweat and laughter…

Ashbourne's Royal Shrovetide Football game is well underway today. Despite the freezing conditions and the rain, hundreds turned up to play and watch the ancient...
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Tastes good…grand Shrovetide football lunch

Ashbourne's Royal Shrovetide Football lunch before the start of the game today.

Here we go! Ashbourne’s Royal Shrovetide Football game starts

Ashbourne's Royal Shrovetide Football game started at 2pm today. More than 40 University of Derby journalism students were on hand to record the game. The featured...

Will our trains be safe in the future?

Train company Northern and the RMT union have been in dispute over the future role of the conductor on their trains. Northern have expressed their...

Wow…camping concert tickets sold out

Music-lovers have snapped up all of the early bird camping tickets for Derbyshire’s free music festival, Osfest – just three weeks after they went...

12 new jobs to be created at hair and beauty salon

Entrepreneur Claire Leach says she is planning to open a new salon and beauty business creating approximately 12 jobs for hairdressers and beauty therapists.   Claire,...

Derelict building dens for drug-users ‘high’ on Black Mamba

Just a ten minute walk from the centre of Derby, lies a foreboding building, a remnant of a bygone age. Towering over its surroundings, what...

From Russia with love for volleyball

The Athletic Union association at the University of Derby has invested in a new head coach for the women’s volleyball 1st team. Viktoria Glazewska, 33,...

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