Youth theatre group perform sell-out show of Bugsy Malone

Youth theatre group perform sell-out show of Bugsy Malone

Posted by: Lacey Jones

Wed 10th April 2024

A youth musical theatre group based in Derbyshire has recently put on performances of the popular production Bugsy Malone to audiences of more than 250 people at the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton. Rising Stars Musical Theatre is a per [...]
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Lots of local entertainment at borough celebrations

Lots of local entertainment at borough celebrations

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 4th April 2024

A programme of local entertainment is on the cards for a council’s 50th anniversary celebration this coming weekend. ‘The Making of Amber Valley’ celebration is set to take place in Ripley Market Place on Saturday (April 6). The ‘Sing Alo [...]
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Discount store set to close after just six months in town

Discount store set to close after just six months in town

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 2nd April 2024

A discount store in Alfreton is set to close this week after just six months of trading in the Derbyshire town. Following the closure of Wilko stores across the country last Autumn - including the store in Alfreton – Poundland then opened [...]
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Energy-saving improvements set for town’s leisure centre

Energy-saving improvements set for town’s leisure centre

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 1st April 2024

A Derbyshire town’s leisure centre is set to have a programme of energy-saving improvements thanks to Government funding. Following Amber Valley Borough Council’s successful application, Alfreton Leisure Centre, which is managed by Places [...]
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Town’s tennis courts set for a refurb

Town’s tennis courts set for a refurb

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 29th March 2024

A Derbyshire town has received a cash injection that is set to improve sports facilities in the area and give a boost to community sports events. Amber Valley Borough Council (AVBC) and The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) have partnered to b [...]
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Five year anniversary event for Callum's Voice

Five year anniversary event for Callum's Voice

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 28th March 2024

An Alfreton-based charity will be hosting a special event next month. Callum’s Voice, which is situated within Alfreton House, hosts regular crafts sessions for young people to enjoy. Founded in memory of Callum who was tragically lost to [...]
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Police up patrols due to anti-social behaviour in town

Police up patrols due to anti-social behaviour in town

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 27th March 2024

Police in a Derbyshire town have stated that have increased patrols following reports of anti-social behaviour in their neighbourhood. The announcement has been made by Derbyshire Police regarding the Mansfield Terrace area of Alfreton. A [...]
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“Challenges Accepted!” at town’s leisure centre

“Challenges Accepted!” at town’s leisure centre

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 26th March 2024

A number of leisure centre users in Derbyshire have accepted challenges to improve their health and well-being. Alfreton Leisure Centre often highlights members who have accepted such challenges. Here are just a few of those who have rece [...]
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Cash boost for youth activities thanks to pub celebration

Cash boost for youth activities thanks to pub celebration

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 25th March 2024

A celebration at a town centre pub in Alfreton has raised lots of cash towards youth activities in the area. The Bankers Tavern hosted a one year anniversary party on Sunday evening which included live music from Alfreton band Death Of The [...]
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Making a splash all in aid of charity

Making a splash all in aid of charity

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 22nd March 2024

A young swimmer in Derbyshire is gearing up to take on a Swimathon all in aid of charity. Eleven-year-old Olivia Edmunds, who swims at Alfreton Leisure Centre, will be swimming 1.5 kilometres next month in a bid to raise lots of cash for C [...]
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