Tradespeople invited to provide quotes for work at Alfreton drop-in sessions

Tradespeople invited to provide quotes for work at Alfreton drop-in sessions

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Mon 6th February 2023

Sisu Derbyshire is inviting tradespeople to offer quotes for renovations to the old Yorkshire Bank in Alfreton. The group will host two drop-in sessions - February 14 between 11am and 3pm, and February 25 between 10am and 12pm - when bus [...]
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Police launch bid to find victim of Somercotes robbery

Police launch bid to find victim of Somercotes robbery

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Thu 2nd February 2023

Police investigating a robbery in Somercotes have launched an appeal to find the victim of the crime. The robbery took place on Sleetmoor Lane between 4pm and 4.20pm on January 11. Posting on Facebook on Thursday (February 2), Alfreto [...]
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Tell us your news and help us showcase what's happening locally

Tell us your news and help us showcase what's happening locally

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Thu 2nd February 2023

Our website is designed to celebrate and showcase all that Alfreton, South Normanton and the surrounding areas have to offer - but there's so much going on and we need your help to do this! The Spi [...]
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Advance warning of overnight part closure of A38 at South Normanton

Advance warning of overnight part closure of A38 at South Normanton

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Wed 1st February 2023

Part of the A38 at South Normanton will temporarily close for roadworks in March. The road will be closed at night for 1.2km in a north-east bound direction - towards Mansfield - from Junction 28 of the M1. The closure will take place [...]
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Library service launches short story writing competition for children

Library service launches short story writing competition for children

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Tue 31st January 2023

Budding young authors in Derbyshire are being invited to take part in a short story writing competition. Derbyshire Libraries launched the competition in celebration of National Storytelling Week 2023, which started on Monday (January 30 [...]
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Proposal to increase council tax by 3.75 per cent

Proposal to increase council tax by 3.75 per cent

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Mon 30th January 2023

Derbyshire County Council is proposing to increase council tax by 3.75 per cent for 2023/24. The proposed increase would support adult social care costs (1.25 per cent)  and general council expenditure (2.5 per cent). The proposed inc [...]
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Rail strikes to affect EMR services next Wednesday and Friday

Rail strikes to affect EMR services next Wednesday and Friday

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Wed 25th January 2023

There will be no East Midlands Railway (EMR) services on Wednesday and Friday next week due to rail strikes. EMR, which runs services through Alfreton, has said it will not be able to operate a [...]
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Explore the past with Pinxton and South Normanton Local History Society

Explore the past with Pinxton and South Normanton Local History Society

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Tue 24th January 2023

If you're interested in delving into the past and exploring bygone times, then you might want to hear more about Pinxton and South Normanton Local History Group. The group meets on every third Monday of the month at 7.30pm the Post Mill [...]
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Have you seen Inky? He's been missing since November

Have you seen Inky? He's been missing since November

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Mon 23rd January 2023

Inky the cat has been missing from his home in South Normanton since November. His owners are offering a £100 reward for his safe return. [...]
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Police to offer free number plate security kits with fitting next week

Police to offer free number plate security kits with fitting next week

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Fri 20th January 2023

Local police officers will offer free number plate security kits in various locations next week. Anyone wanting a free kit will also be able to ask to have it fitted for them. Posting on Facebook, Alfreton Police SNT [...]
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