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Month: September 2021

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Local News

National Monument Against Violence and Aggression ‘The Knife Angel’ is to visit Chesterfield

Chesterfield is the latest town to be chosen as one of the locations across the country hosting the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression. The visit follows the monument’s other visit to the county in October 2019, when more than 200,000 people came to see the structure outside Derby Cathedral Known as the ‘Knife Angel’, the spectacular 27ft sculpture, made from up to 100,000 bladed weapons collected in knife banks […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 1

Local News

Long-term vision to cut congestion on A61 Derby Road

A long-term vision to tackle congestion on a busy main road running through North East Derbyshire is beginning to take shape – and local people are being asked to get involved. Derbyshire County Council, North East Derbyshire District Council and Lee Rowley MP have been working together to draw up plans to improve traffic flow on the A61 Derby Road to cut congestion and journey times in and around Wingerworth, […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021 5

Local News

Appeal to help identify elderly woman involved in collision in Eckington.

Derbyshire Police are appealing for help to identify an elderly woman who was involved in a collision in Eckington yesterday (27 September). The incident took place at 3.30pm in Church Street between the junctions with Sheffield Road and Mill Road. The woman, who suffered very serious injuries, is described as White, around 80 years of age, and of proportionate build. She has white collar length hair and was wearing a […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021 7

Local News

Derbyshire’s public services continue to operate.

Derbyshire’s Local Resilience Forum – which is made up of the emergency services, councils, the NHS and other public sector organisations from across the county and city - have met to discuss the current issues around fuel availability being experienced in some parts of the country. All organisations have stocks of fuel and are able to run services, so Derbyshire residents will be able to get help in an emergency […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021 4

Local News

13 arrested as officers carry out warrants on alleged county lines gang.

Officers have arrested 13 people in a series of warrants in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. The warrants are the culmination of months of work into an alleged county line drugs gang moving heroin and crack cocaine from Sheffield into the North Derbyshire area. Officers carried out eleven warrants in the Deepcar, Heeley, Shire Green and Ecclesfield areas of Sheffield and the Newbold area of Chesterfield over Wednesday and Thursday last […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021 7

Local News

Bolsover Council on the search for “pilots”

Could you lend a hand to older people… and get that feel-good factor as well? We are on the look-out for volunteers to become ‘pilots’ for our new triobike, which helps older people get out in the fresh air and reconnecting with their community. We have invested in the trio bike (essentially a settee on wheels) which is a battery operated bike for transporting people! It’s a two-seater taxi bike […]

todaySeptember 27, 2021 8

Local News

Shorts launches new microsite to support Derbyshire businesses with R&D tax relief.

The Radius team at Shorts Chartered Accountants has launched a new R&D tax relief microsite to help boost the finances of local businesses. The microsite is designed to help raise greater awareness of R&D tax reliefs, which are generous, government-backed tax breaks for innovative companies. This tax relief is often worth around 25% of qualifying R&D expenditure. As the region’s business community continues to adapt to the ongoing difficulties presented […]

todaySeptember 27, 2021 5

Local News

Week-long initiative launched to help Derbyshire people feel more connected.

A project aiming to break down the barriers around ‘social connectedness’ has launched an initiative encouraging people to share what they have done to feel less lonely and isolated. Derbyshire Voluntary Action’s (DVA) Feeling Connected project has launched ‘Feeling Connected Week’, taking place between 25 September and 2 October. The aim of the initiative is to inspire people to talk about what they have done to make themselves or others feel […]

todaySeptember 27, 2021

Local News

Volunteers required for the 2021 Redbrik Foundation Chesterfield 10k

Charity partners of the 2021 Redbrik Foundation Chesterfield 10k are on the lookout for volunteers to get involved with this year’s event, which takes place on 17th October, beginning at 10am from Queen’s Park, Chesterfield. Volunteer marshals will help to play a key role in the success of the event and will be stationed at various points around the 10k course, assisting and supporting participants, local residents and spectators. John Timms, Event […]

todaySeptember 27, 2021 4