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Amber Valley photographer represents UK at European mental health show

A photographer from Riddings will be the focus of continental attention this week, after being selected to represent Britain in a special exhibition.
Sat 2nd Dec 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Gang rob shop in Riddings

We're appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a shop in Riddings.
Wed 29th Nov 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

Warning about doorstep fish sellers who cold call at homes following reports in Riddings

Police are reminding residents to protect themselves from doorstep crime following reports of doorstep fish sellers calling at homes in Pilsley, Stone
Mon 27th Nov 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Warning about doorstep fish sellers who cold call at homes following reports in Pilsley, Stonebroom and Riddings

We're reminding residents to protect themselves from doorstep crime following reports of doorstep fish sellers calling at homes in Pilsley, Stonebroom and Riddings.
Fri 24th Nov 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

Help police solve Riddings burglary

Merciless burglars reportedly helped themselves to cash, jewellery and a host of valuable electrical equipment after forcing entry to a house in Derby.
Fri 6th Oct 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

Concern grows for missing Derbyshire teenager Sara Gillott

Derbyshire police are growing concerned for a teenager who has not been seen for almost a week. According to officers, Sara Gillott, 16, from Heanor, has not been in contact with her family since Saturday, June 24. It is believed that Sara was heading to the St Ann's area of Nottingham when she left her sister's house in Riddings at around 10am on the morning of her disappearance. She is described as being white, 5ft 8ins and having long, straight, blonde hair. Last time she was seen she...
Fri 30th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Fuel stolen from vehicles in the Riddings area

Police are appealing for information and encouraging drivers to consider security after fuel was stolen from a number of vehicles in the Riddings area
Tue 20th Jun 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Police appeal after fuel is stolen from vehicles in Riddings

Police are appealing for information after fuel was stolen from a number of vehicles in Riddings.
Mon 19th Jun 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Fuel stolen from vehicles in the Riddings area

We are appealing for information and encouraging drivers to consider security after fuel was stolen from a number of vehicles in the Riddings area.
Mon 19th Jun 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

General Election 2017 - Amber Valley will be contested by these...

There are five candidates competing for Amber Valley - a seat held by Nigel Mills since 2010. But which one will receive the most votes in the 2017 General Election? Here is a look at the candidates who will line up on your ballot paper - if you live in the wards of Alfreton, Codnor and Waingroves, Heage and Ambergate, Heanor and Loscoe, Heanor East, Heanor West, Ironville and Riddings, Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook, Langley Mill and Aldercar, Ripley, Ripley and Marehay, Shipley Park,...
Mon 5th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Strange noise over Derbyshire, similar to trumpet-like booming...

A reader has turned to the Derby Telegraph for help after hearing a "strange noise" coming from the sky over Derbyshire. The reader tweeted the Telegraph and police to ask what the explanation could be for "trumpet-like booming sounds" which he said occurred over Riddings, near Alfreton, on Sunday. It is the second time in a month the noises have been reported in the East Midlands after Calvin Kirlew captured a video of a similar noise in Nottingham – and hundreds...
Thu 25th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Sandi the Police Dog visits youngsters at Riddings Infant and Nursery School

Sandi the Police Dog has been to see the youngsters at Riddings Infant and Nursery School as they learn all about ‘dogs that help us’.
Tue 11th Apr 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Golden milestone for caring couple

A surprise celebration to mark the golden wedding of a Riddings couple was held at the village community centre for 80 guests.
Fri 31st Mar 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Caring and sharing proves recipe for success for Riddings’ golden couple

A surprise celebration to mark the golden wedding of a Riddings couple was held at the village community centre for 80 guests.
Tue 28th Mar 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Appeal over a number of thefts in the Riddings and Ironville area

Were appealing for information after a number of thefts in the Riddings and Ironville area on the same night.
Wed 1st Feb 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Four teens filmed themselves smashing dead cat's head and boasted...

Four teenage boys "egged each other on" as they smashed a rock on the head of a dead cat and tied it up with a rope.A court heard how the boys, aged 15, 15, 16, and 17, then boasted about their appalling act on Snapchat.Now a judge has warned against people taking further vigilante action against the four who had already had their homes targeted and were forced to live in hotels.The incident happened in Riddings Park at 2.30pm on August 11 after the cat had died from bite wounds...
Wed 14th Dec 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

Horse rescued from metal gate in Riddings

Fire crews and a vet was on hand to rescue a horse which had become stuck in a metal gate.
Mon 12th Dec 2016 by Derbyshire Times read more

Husband stabbed wife to death before causing explosion at their...

A husband stabbed his wife to death before he doused himself in petrol and set fire to himself and his Derbyshire home, causing a massive explosion that blew out the bedroom wall.But an inquest into the deaths of Simon and Shelly Saxton-Cooper heard it was not possible to know exactly what happened inside their house in the hours before the blast.The explosion at their Riddings home blew a uPvc window unit 43ft across the street and demolished the house's gable wall.Assistant coroner James...
Tue 22nd Nov 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

Husband talked about suicide in weeks before explosion ripped...

A man who died when an explosion ripped through his home was depressed and had talked about suicide in the weeks before his death, an inquest was told.Shelley and Simon Saxton-Cooper were found dead with stab wounds at their home in Riddings after the explosion in September last year. Yesterday, the inquest in Chesterfield heard that Mrs Saxton-Cooper, 45, died from severe stab wounds inflicted before the blast and fire but her husband died as a result of burns and smoke inhalation and not the...
Tue 22nd Nov 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man engulfed in 'big ball of flames' after explosion ripped...

A witness has described seeing a man in a "big ball of flames" after an explosion ripped through a house in a Derbyshire street.Shelley and Simon Saxton-Cooper were found dead with stab wounds after the explosion wrecked their home in Riddings in September last year.An inquest into the couple's death heard Mrs Saxton-Cooper, 45, had 18 wounds to her upper body and her husband, Simon Saxton-Cooper, had a stab wound in his lower back, which could have been inflicted by the same...
Mon 21st Nov 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

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