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Month: June 2021

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Local News

Ashbourne regeneration scheme reaches milestone.

A multi-million pound scheme to unlock land for employment and housing in Ashbourne has taken another step forward with the completion of a new roundabout that will link the development to the A52. The project, which also involves building a new link road to serve the proposed new Ashbourne Business Park and provide a much-needed second access to the existing Ashbourne Airfield Industrial Estate. The project is part of a […]

todayJune 28, 2021 4

Local News

Campaign group calls on the Chesterfield public to take the Plastic Free July challenge.

Chesterfield-based campaign group, Plastic Free Chesterfield is calling on the community of Chesterfield to join the Plastic Free July challenge and make at least one swap away from single-use plastic throughout July. The Plastic Free July challenge helps millions of people take small, daily actions and is proven to significantly avoid landfill waste and lower the risk of plastic polluting the environment. Given the use of some single-use plastic for […]

todayJune 24, 2021 5

Local News

Chesterfield Digital High Street project helps small businesses to join the online revolution.

The online revolution has been a key feature of the pandemic – and now small and microbusinesses in Chesterfield can embrace these digital trends in an innovative new support scheme. The Chesterfield Digital High Street project helps those reliant on bricks and mortar to transition into an online world by creating highly visible e-commerce websites equipped with the latest forms of payment, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, and […]

todayJune 24, 2021 6

Local News

Helping to kickstart the careers of young people in Derbyshire.

Two events aimed at helping 16-24 year olds gain valuable work experience are being launched by Bolsover District Council, in partnership with North East Derbyshire District Council and Chesterfield Borough Council. The special social media events are being planned through the government’s Kickstart scheme. Launching on 28 June and 12 July at 10am, the two one-hour events will be hosted by the councils across social media channels and Kickstart opportunities […]

todayJune 23, 2021 1

Local News

Trading Standards say ‘no’ to rogue traders in regional crackdown

‘Just Say No’ is the message from our Trading Standards to residents faced with aggressive doorstep callers and rogue traders. The message was issued as Derbyshire’s trading standards officers joined forces with other East Midlands trading standards teams to work together on Operation Rogue Trader, an initiative co-ordinated by Trading Standards East Midlands. The aim of Operation Rogue Trader, which was held last week, was to target rogue traders and […]

todayJune 21, 2021 9

Local News

New county council Civic Chairman to fly the flag for Derbyshire.

Derbyshire County Council has a new Civic Chairman who is looking forward to the year ahead and intends to fly the flag for Derbyshire and proudly promote all that the county has to offer over the next 12 months. Councillor Jean Wharmby accepted her new role at our AGM and was presented with her official chain of office by her husband, former county councillor George Wharmby, who has been Council Chairman […]

todayJune 21, 2021 2

Local News

Chesterfield businesses encouraged to take up free membership of crime-fighting partnership.

Chesterfield businesses can now access free membership of crime-fighting partnership run by East Midlands Chamber and Derbyshire PCC after funding from Chesterfield Borough Council. Up to 2,000 businesses in Chesterfield and Staveley can now sign up for free to an East Midlands Chamber-run scheme that helps to reduce town centre crime and anti-social behaviour – as new figures show the cost of crime is rising for retailers. Starting this month, […]

todayJune 21, 2021 6

Local News

Driver jailed after topping 160mph in M1 pursuit in Derbyshire.

A teenaged motorist who drove at more than 160mph down the M1 during a police pursuit has been jailed. Usman Kiani was behind the wheel of an Audi A3 on the night of 26 April when he failed to stop for officers in West Yorkshire. He then embarked on a pursuit that crossed five counties before ending in a crash in Leicestershire. Our roads policing unit tried to bring him […]

todayJune 21, 2021 26