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    North Derbyshire Radio

Month: January 2022

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Local News

Robert Woodhead Ltd gifts a defibrillator to Whitwell community

Bolsover Council's house-building partnership with Robert Woodhead Ltd is one of the most ambitious housing programmes in the country that provides energy efficient properties, built to the ‘highest standards and meets local communities housing needs’. The contractor has committed to a number of social value initiatives throughout the programme and in the company’s latest efforts towards building social value, Robert Woodhead Ltd have gifted the Whitwell community with a new […]

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Avant Homes announces plans for 141-home development in Holmewood

Leading housebuilder Avant Homes has purchased a nine-acre parcel of land in Holmewood, Chesterfield where it will deliver a £30m development of 141 design-led homes. Located on Chesterfield Road southeast of the town centre, Avant Homes secured planning approval for the site from North Derbyshire District Council in December 2021. Initial groundworks are due to commence in January with the first homes set to be launched for sale in early […]

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World News

Sue Grays report into Downing Street lockdown parties in full

Here is Sue Gray’s report into the “partygate” allegations of lockdown-busting gatherings in No 10 and Whitehall in full. 1. On 8 December 2021 the Prime Minister asked the Cabinet Secretary to carry out an investigation into allegations reported in the media relating to gatherings in No10 Downing Street and the Department for Education during November and December 2020. 2. On 17 December 2021 the Cabinet Secretary recused himself from […]

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World News

Actor Leonard Fenton who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders has died at the age of 95

The family say they're heartbroken Actor Leonard Fenton, who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders, has died at the age of 95. He appeared in the first episode of EastEnders in February 1985, with his last scenes airing in 2019. A statement from his family said: “The family of the actor Leonard Fenton are heartbroken to announce his death at the age of 95 on Saturday January 29. Best known […]

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World News

No 10 to publish limited Sue Gray report but does not commit to full version

The investigation into Downing Street parties will be published today Downing Street has said the limited version of the partygate inquiry that Sue Gray handed to Boris Johnson will be published on Monday afternoon, but would not commit to publishing a fuller report after police have finished investigating. No 10 said the pared-back report into allegations of lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street will be published on Monday afternoon in the […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 12

Local Sport

North Derbyshire Radio – Weekend Football Round Up

A sensational 89th minute goal from Curtis Weston secured a much needed three points for Chesterfield on Saturday evening. A dour and flat game looked certain to end as a goalless draw but an absolutely superb volley in the nick of time from Weston gave the Spireites a vital 1-0 win away from home against Eastleigh. The win sent Chesterfield back to second position in the National League and the Spireites sit […]

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Local News

Peak District ranger led walks are back.

National Park Rangers are welcoming walkers to their new programme of guided walks. The popular Peak District walks are back and available to book online now, with walks throughout the year from January to December. Engagement ranger Paul Wetton said: “We are delighted to offer our guided walks again and we’re looking forward to helping visitors explore the Peak District’s hills and dales once more. “Lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions in […]

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Local News

CCTV images released after a robbery in Barlborough.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to as part of their  investigation into a robbery in Sheffield Road, Barlborough. The incident happened at approximately 10.30pm on Thursday 13 January at Bridgehouse Garage. A man driving a silver hatchback, entered the petrol station and took money from the till. The image of the face is not clear, but police hope that someone may recognise […]

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World News

Hundreds attend commemoration event to mark 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration event to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thirteen civil rights protesters were shot dead by British soldiers on January 30 1972 in the city. Another man shot by paratroopers on the day died four months later. While many consider him the 14th victim of Bloody Sunday, his death was formally attributed to an inoperable brain tumour. As part of the commemorative […]

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