Candidates for the new East Midlands Mayor

Candidates for the new East Midlands Mayor

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 12th April 2024

The candidates for the new East Midlands Mayor elections have been announced. Residents across Derbyshire, as well as across Nottinghamshire, are set to vote for their new East Midlands Mayor on Thursday, May 2. A spokesman for the new au [...]
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Damaged handrail forces council to close pedestrian footbridge

Damaged handrail forces council to close pedestrian footbridge

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 11th April 2024

A footpath in a Derbyshire village is currently closed due to a damaged handrail across its route. Public Footpath No 33 (part) in South Wingfield is currently temporarily closed, as from April 4, and could remain closed up until June 11. [...]
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County council sets out plans for year ahead

County council sets out plans for year ahead

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 10th April 2024

Derbyshire County Council has set out its plans for the year ahead. DCC’s updated ‘Council Plan for 2024 to 2025’ has now been published after it was agreed by the council’s latest Full Council meeting. A spokesman for the council said: “ [...]
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“We know our roads remain a key issue”

“We know our roads remain a key issue”

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 9th April 2024

Derbyshire County Council has issued a further update on its ongoing work to fix potholes across the county. The message to residents across the county was issued via the council’s Facebook page. A spokesman said: “Following our recent op [...]
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In full voice to celebrate council’s five decades

In full voice to celebrate council’s five decades

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 9th April 2024

Two choral entertainment groups from the Alfreton area were among others across the borough who helped a council with its 50th anniversary celebration at the weekend. ‘The Making of Amber Valley’ celebration took place in Ripley Market Pla [...]
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Neighbourhood watch in village goes online

Neighbourhood watch in village goes online

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 3rd April 2024

A neighbourhood watch scheme in a Derbyshire village has gone on to the world wide web. Tibshelf Parish Council has announced that their Neighbourhood Watch scheme now has its own Facebook page where any issues within the village can be di [...]
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Councillor vacancy at South Normanton Parish Council

Councillor vacancy at South Normanton Parish Council

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 2nd April 2024

A councillor vacancy has arisen at South Normanton Parish Council. The council has issued a notice of vacancy in office of councillor for the parish of South Normanton (East Ward). A spokesman for the council said: “Pursuant to Section 87 [...]
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Meet the borough mayor at council celebration

Meet the borough mayor at council celebration

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 1st April 2024

People across Amber Valley are being invited to meet the borough mayor as part of the area’s anniversary celebrations in April. The invitation, which also includes a tour of the council’s chambers, has been made by Amber Valley Borough Cou [...]
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Council refuses 185 homes planning application

Council refuses 185 homes planning application

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 29th March 2024

A housing developer has been given the red light for their plans to build 185 new homes in Alfreton. Gladman Developments Ltd had been seeking permission from Amber Valley Borough Council for outline planning for the erection of up to 185 [...]
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Still time to have your say on boundary changes

Still time to have your say on boundary changes

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 28th March 2024

Residents across Derbyshire still have time to have their say on proposed boundary changes. New boundaries are being proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England for council divisions in Derbyshire. The Commission want [...]
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