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    North Derbyshire Radio

Month: June 2022

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Local News

5 new train stations planned for Derbyshire

Two projects to reopen existing rail lines to passengers bringing the potential to build up to 5 new train stations in Derbyshire are steaming ahead with project leaders working with Network Rail to get the plans moving. Just a handful of projects nationally have been invited to submit an outline business case for funding as part of the government’s £500 million Restoring Your Railway programme to reinstate closed local rail […]

todayJune 29, 2022 14

Local News

Man dies following collision in the High Peak.

A man has died in hospital following a collision near to Chapel-en-le-Frith yesterday (Monday 27 June). Officers were called just after 2.10pm to reports of a collision at the roundabout where the A6 meets the A624 at Chapel-en-le-Frith, near The Fickle Mermaid pub. One vehicle was involved, and a man was taken to hospital for treatment, but he died later that night. The man’s family is aware, and they are […]

todayJune 29, 2022 14

Local News

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner invites the public to share their views on crime and safety

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster has launched a county-wide survey to help her strengthen the policing services local people receive. As part of her commitment to improving frontline policing and ensuring Derbyshire Constabulary delivers a top-quality service to the public, Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster is inviting residents to share their views about their community safety. The Listening to You survey, which will run throughout the year, […]

todayJune 27, 2022 6

Local News

Confrontations in Derbyshire Dales over travellers site.

Gypsy and Traveller families have parked a number of caravans on a consecrated Derbyshire site set to become a burial ground. The site, in Derby Road, Doveridge, bordering the A50, had a fence with padlock and a number of large concrete blocks in place to prevent illegal entry. However, late on Saturday night and early Sunday morning (June 25/26), the padlock on the gate was broken open and the concrete […]

todayJune 27, 2022 11

Local News

New petition for road safety measures outside North Derbyshire school.

A petition for more traffic calming measures outside a Derbyshire school has been launched, as campaigners say action needs to be taken to protect the community. Councillor Donna Hales, who represents Bolsover North and Shuttlewood at Bolsover District Council, has been campaigning for something to be done about the traffic outside Brockley Primary School, in Clowne Road, Shuttlewood, which she claims is a danger to youngsters and adults alike. She […]

todayJune 27, 2022 22

Local News

Residents in Chesterfield urged to swim against loneliness in new campaign

Volunteers are needed to sign up to take part in a sponsored swim to help in fighting loneliness this summer. The event called Swim Against Loneliness will be taking place at Queen’s Park Sports Centre from 4 to 9 July 2022 and anyone can take part. On Saturday 9 July, an event will be held aimed at children who are registered on the sports centre’s Learn to Swim programme. The […]

todayJune 26, 2022 10

Local News

Appeal to find vandals who caused damage at Chesterfield park.

Park-goers in Chesterfield are being asked for their help to find vandals who have damaged furniture and public toilets in Holmebrook Valley Park - forcing the closure of the toilet facilities whilst repairs are undertaken. The incident, that took place on the evening of Thursday 23 June, has also seen extensive areas of the park coved in broken glass and litter. The pavilion also appears to have been broken in […]

todayJune 26, 2022 14

Local News

Plans for Chesterfield Canal aqueduct revealed.

Designs for an ‘impressive’ aqueduct can be drawn up in the latest stage of the ambitious multi-million pound Chesterfield Canal restoration project. The Chesterfield Canal Trust will now be inviting tenders to design the aqueduct, which will be 37 metres long and stand ten metres above the River Doe Lea, at Staveley. The cost of the designs will be met with £91k funding from Chesterfield Borough Council, however the group […]

todayJune 25, 2022 19

Local News

New £5million rail innovation centre set for Chesterfield.

It’s hoped a new rail training facility will be a driving force behind the regeneration of a former industrial town, bringing skills and employment opportunities to its population. The Derbyshire Rail Industry Innovation Vehicle (DRIIVe) centre, will be located on land at the back of Barrow Hill Roundhouse and is one of the key aspects of the £25million Staveley Town Deal, from which is has been allocated £3.735m funding. Chesterfield […]

todayJune 25, 2022 12