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Month: May 2022

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Local News

Countryside events for all and Derbyshire Woodland Festival

As summer approaches Derbyshire County Council are offering a wide range of events at our countryside sites across the county. And looking a bit further ahead September sees the 21st Derbyshire Woodland Festival – an ever-popular weekend at Elvaston Castle Country Park.  The events and workshops are held at our country parks, industrial heritage sites and canal-side venues, designed to appeal to all the family with some offering the chance to learn […]

todayMay 31, 2022 73

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Glossop farmer fined for leaving dead animals on a bonfire

A Derbyshire farmer has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of failing to correctly dispose of animal carcasses which could have posed a risk to public and animal health. David Arthur Naylor, (69), of Blackshaw Farm, Glossop received the fine after being found guilty of 2 charges relating to his failure to deal with dead livestock in accordance with Animal By Products legislation by a jury at Derby Crown […]

todayMay 31, 2022 20

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Dronfield Sports Centre set to be one of the first facilities to be carbon neutral in UK

North East Derbyshire District Council has received £1.33m funding to de-carbonise Dronfield Sports Centre and the improvements are set to make it one of the first existing facilities to reduce its carbon emissions by 100% in the UK. The project will see old gas-powered boilers replaced with air source heat pumps, the installation of solar panels helping offset 25% of the centres energy, which is already sourced from renewable energy, […]

todayMay 30, 2022 9

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Derbyshire Dales celebrates the Jubilee

Derbyshire Dales District Council has issued grants to 74 towns and villages across the Dales to help finance celebrations of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee over the coming long bank holiday weekend. Street parties, picnics and afternoon teas, barbecues, bands and dancers will help the celebrations to ring out in Dales communities, from Abney, Alkmonton and Ashford in the Water to Winster, Wirksworth and Youlgrave. In February this year District councillors […]

todayMay 29, 2022 103

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Dashcam appeal after crash involving pursued car near Killamarsh

Police investigating a collision in which the driver of a car being pursued by officers managed to escape are appealing for dashcam footage to help with their enquires. A Ford Focus, that was being pursued by police collided with another car, a Volvo XC70, just after 10.35am this morning in Station Road, close to the Screwfix store in Halfway, just over the border in South Yorkshire. The driver of the […]

todayMay 29, 2022 8

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Chesterfield lose in the National League Play Off Semi Finals

Chesterfield's season came to an end on Sunday afternoon after they were beaten 3-1 by Solihull Moors away from home in the National League play-off semi-final. The Spireites got off to the perfect start when the returning Joe Quigley finished off an excellent team move after just seven minutes to put Paul Cook's side in front. However, Solihull found a quick equaliser when a through ball split Chesterfield's defence and […]

todayMay 29, 2022 44

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New Civic Chairman looks forward to busy ambassador role at Derbyshire County Council.

A former soldier and businessman with more than 20 years of experience as a councillor has been appointed as the new Civic Chairman at Derbyshire County Council. Councillor David Wilson, who is the county councillor for Alfreton and Somercotes, accepted his new position at our AGM on 25 May and was presented with his official chain by outgoing Civic Chairman Councillor Jean Wharmby. The Civic Chairman’s role is to act […]

todayMay 27, 2022 26

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Longest-serving Derbyshire school crossing patrol retires after 43 years

Derbyshire’s longest serving school crossing patrol Suzanne Wetton will hang up her yellow jacket and sign for good on Friday. Mum-of-3 Suzanne has been helping school children cross the road in Crich for 43 years and to mark her retirement she was presented with a bouquet of flowers from the county council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Communities Councillor Carol Hart. Over the years the 75-year-old has helped thousands of […]

todayMay 27, 2022 10

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Derbyshire continues fight against knife crime after Op Sceptre success

Derbyshire Constabulary had a busy Operation Sceptre, a week dedicated to tackling and preventing knife crime, that took place between Monday 16 and Sunday 22 May. Activities took place around the county, including amnesties, community meetings and enforcement operations. Public engagement was a key focus, with anti-knife messaging at Derby County football ground and hard-hitting radio messages being broadcast on local stations. A key success of the week was the […]

todayMay 27, 2022 29