Monthly Archives: July 2018

Mobile Speed Camera Locations Week Commencing 30th July 2018

Here are the camera locations for 25th July – 15th August in Derbyshire.


 Nottingham Rd, Chaddesden  B6179 Little Eaton
 A619 Chesterfield  A5111 Derby
 A57 Glossop  B6019 Alfreton & South Normanton
 A6096 Kirk Hallam  A514 Derby
 A511 Swadlincote  A61 Chesterfield
 A5012 Via Gellia  A515 Buxton to Ashbourne
 B6052 Chesterfield Rd, Eckington  B6050 Cutthorpe
 London Rd, Derby  London Rd, Shardlow
 Ball Lane, Thulston  B6179 Little Eaton
 Hillside Rd, Linton  Draycott Rd, Sawley
 A623 Peak Forest  Sheffield Rd, Glossop
 A6 Duffield  Hayfield Rd, Birch Vale
 Albion Rd, New Mills  B600 Nottingham Rd, Alfreton
 The Green Rd, Ashbourne  Coleridge St, Derby
 Pastures Hill, Littleover  A608 Derby Rd, Heanor
 Sancroft Rd, Spondon  B5036 Wirksworth
 A517 Belper to Ashbourne  Acorn Way, Chaddesden
 A6 Bakewell to Buxton  Manor Rd, Brimington
 St Johns Rd, Buxton  Storrs Rd, Chesterfield
 A57 Snake Pass  A623 Watergrove
 High Holborn Rd, Ripley  Old Rd, Heage
 B6014 Tibshelf  B6521 Grindleford
 A625 Calver  Church Rd, Quarndon
 Burley Lane, Quarndon  The Common, Quarndon
 Holmgate Rd, Clay Cross  B6014 Morton


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Mobile Speed Camera Locations Week Commencing 16th July 2018

Here are the camera locations for 11th – 25th July.

 Nottingham Rd, Chaddesden  B6179 Little Eaton
 A619 Chesterfield  A5111 Derby
 A57 Glossop  B6019 Alfreton & South Normanton
 A6096 Kirk Hallam  A514 Derby
 A511 Swadlincote  A61 Chesterfield
 A615 Tansley  A615 Wessington
 B600 Alfreton  B5023 Idridgehay
 Blenheim Drive, Allestree  B6374 Heage Rd, Ripley
 Ball Lane, Thulston  A517 Belper to Ashbourne
 Storrs Rd, Chesterfield  Sancroft Rd, Spondon
 A515 Ashbourne to Buxton  Burlow Rd, Harpur Hill


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Ten Spiders You’re Likely to Find in Your Home

Wonder what that little eight-legged creature you see lurking in the corner of your home really is? Find out with our guide.

Here’s a round up of Britain’s top 10 house spiders to look out for. Arachnophobes, look away now…

1. Giant house spider

Size: Up to 12cm wide
Habitat: Most commonly found in sheds and gardens.
Appearance:Typically dark orange, brown or beige.
Does it bite?They do possess potent venom and can bite, but don’t usually pose a threat to humans.

2. Zebra Jumping Spider

Size:Up to 8mm
Appearance: Distinctive white and black markings.
Habitat:Found on external walls, as well as indoors, where they will enter through open doors and windows.
Does it bite?Yes, but like most spiders are more likely to run away from larger prey.

3. Cupboard Spider (Steatoda grossa)

Size:Up to 10mm
Appearance: Can vary slightly from dark purple, to brown to black.
Habitat:As the name suggests, usually found in cupboards inside out buildings and houses.
Do they bite?Yes, but they are not usually aggressive and the bites themselves have minor symptoms.

4. Daddy Long Legs

Size:Do vary in size, but can reach up to 45mm
Habitat:Lives in a variety of habitats, including forests, meadows, caves, and wetlands.
Appearance: Bodies are round or oval in shape, and of course have trademark long legs.
Does it bite?Rumoured to be the most venomous invertebrates in our houses, there are actually no cases of the spider biting a human and causing long-lasting damage.

5. Money Spider

Size:Smallest in the UK growing no more than 5mm
Appearance: In most cases they have grey or black bodies, although some do have distinctive markings.
Habitat:Usually found in low growing vegetation and piles of leaves.
Does it bite?These spiders are considered so harmless to humans it is believed if such a spider is seen running on you, it will bring with it financial fortune. We’ll let you decide if that’s good luck…

6. Lace Web Spider

Size:Up to 12mm
Habitat:Common and widespread throughout the UK, although less so in the far north. Usually found on outdoor walls and fencing.
Appearance: Brown with yellow markings in the abdomen.
Does it bite?Yes, bites are reported to be painful but symptoms usually ease off after 12 hours.

7. Missing Sector Orb

Size: Up to 7mm
Appearance:A silver-grey coloured abdomen with a brown oak leaf pattern on the back.
Does it bite?No, it isn’t usually harmful to humans.

8. False Widow Spider

Size: 20mm
Appearance: Dark brown with a bulbous abdomen.
Habitat:They love conservatories, window frames, porches, lofts and garages, and tend to live beneath kitchen appliances and cupboards.
Does it bite?Often referred to as ‘ Britain’s most venomous spider’, female False Widow Spiders are known to have bitten humans, although they are not usually aggressive and attacks are rare.

9. Cardinal Spider

Size: Largest spider in the UK, growing up to 14cm
Appearance: Reddish brown, but young spiders can be much paler up to their last moult.
Habitat: Lives mostly in buildings or walls.
Does it bite?Bites are rare, and painless. Legend has it that Cardinal Thomas Woolsey was terrified by this species at Hampton Court back in the 16th century.

10. Tube Web Spiders

Size: Up to 23mm
Appearance: Has six eyes arranged in three groups of two, with an iridescent green jaw.
Habitat: Under stones or logs, and in holes in walls, trees and wooden fences
Does it bite?Yes, this spider has a painful bite, with a sensation lasting several hours.


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