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    North Derbyshire Radio

Month: July 2022

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Local News

New LGBT+ rainbow crossing unveiled at Ashgate Hospice

A zebra crossing at Ashgate Hospice has undergone a colourful transformation to celebrate diversity and show support for the LGBT+ community. The North Derbyshire charity painted the vibrant new rainbow pedestrian crossing outside its Inpatient Unit in Old Brampton, Chesterfield. It is just one of a handful of ways the hospice has been demonstrating its support and allyship for patients, staff, volunteers and supporters from the LGBT+ community. Ashgate also had a […]

todayJuly 31, 2022 8

Local Sport

North Derbyshire Radio – Weekend Football Round Up – Sunday 31st July 2022

New Mills got their 2022/23 campaign off to an excellent start as they defeated Stafford Town 4-2 away from home on the opening day of the NWCFL Division One South league. The score was level at 2-2 at half time with Darren McKnight and Adam Muir scoring for the Millers and Joshua Oultram and Henry Smith converting for Stafford. Second half goals from Akim Samms and Finley Rorke secured all […]

todayJuly 31, 2022 12

Local News

Appealing for dashcam footage after collision in Alfreton

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a car and motorbike in Alfreton. The collision between the blue Audi and grey Kawasaki motorbike happened on Saturday 23 July at approximately 12.30pm at the junction of the Watchorn roundabout and A61. The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 60s, was left with significant, serious injuries and remains in hospital receiving treatment. Officers are keen to speak to […]

todayJuly 31, 2022 13

Local News

Derbyshire nearly ran out of fire engines on day barbecues caused huge Peak District blaze

Derbyshire nearly ran out of fire engines on the day a huge Peak District blaze is thought to have been started by two disposable barbecues, prompting the fire chief to call for MP support in condemning them. As Derbyshire suffered in the searing heat of the hottest recorded UK day on July 19, the number of 999 calls increased tenfold. By 5.30pm, 33 of Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s 40 […]

todayJuly 29, 2022 36

Local News

Derbyshire Tory says bullying made her quit party

A Tory councillor has quit the Conservative Party, claiming bullying among the ranks of the North East Derbyshire group has made it a ‘very unpleasant place’. Following her resignation, Councillor Mo Potts will continue to represent Killamarsh West at North East Derbyshire District Council (NEDDC) as an independent member until the elections in May next year.  In a statement to the Local Democracy Reporting Service, she said: “Unfortunately, I have […]

todayJuly 27, 2022 22

Local News

Derbyshire schools to share £9.6m funding for expansions and repairs

More than 40 schools across Derbyshire are to benefit from a share of £9.6m funding, including £640k being spent on schools in Chesterfield. Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet looks set to allocate the funding as part of the Children’s Services Capital Programme 2022-23, which will pay for improvements including rewiring, reroofing and playground resurfacing throughout the county. The cash will also help increase capacity at five schools across the county, including […]

todayJuly 27, 2022 18

Local News

Have your say on A61 south improvements in North Derbyshire

Residents and commuters are being asked for their views as part of a project to manage congestion and reduce emissions on the A61 Derby Road between Chesterfield and Clay Cross. We are currently revising our Local Transport Plan, the document which sets priorities for investment in roads and transport across the county, and as a number of new housing and commercial developments are expected in the years ahead, this stretch […]

todayJuly 25, 2022 9