Power line consultation extended due to general election

Power line consultation extended due to general election

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 29th May 2024

A public consultation which is currently being carried out regarding new power lines across Derbyshire has been extended. National Grid is inviting communities across Derbyshire to comment on proposals for a “new clean electricity power li [...]
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Public consultation for new power line across Derbyshire

Public consultation for new power line across Derbyshire

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 20th May 2024

A public consultation is currently being carried out relating to proposals for a new 60-kilometre, high voltage electricity power line across parts of Derbyshire – including near to Alfreton. National Grid is inviting communities across De [...]
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Council seeks feedback about artisan market

Council seeks feedback about artisan market

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 6th May 2024

A town council in Derbyshire is asking people for feedback on their new monthly artisan market. Alfreton House and grounds is the venue for Alfreton Town Council’s Artisan Market which takes place on the last Saturday of each month. The s [...]
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Readers’ views on the closure of Poundland in Alfreton

Readers’ views on the closure of Poundland in Alfreton

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 3rd April 2024

We reported earlier this week that Poundland in Alfreton will be closing it’s doors on Saturday (April 6) – just six months after opening in the Institute Lane premises. A spokesman for Poundland has told the Spirit of Alfreton that the st [...]
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Council’s refusal on development plans is “welcome news”

Council’s refusal on development plans is “welcome news”

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 3rd April 2024

A campaign group has welcomed a council’s decision to refuse a large scale housing development in a Derbyshire town. We reported last week that Amber Valley Borough Council has refused Gladman Developments Ltd permission for outline planni [...]
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Police re-evaluate priorities within the community

Police re-evaluate priorities within the community

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 15th March 2024

Derbyshire Police are asking residents’ views on what priorities they should work on in the South Normanton and Pinxton area. A spokesman for Alfreton Police SNT said: “South Normanton and Pinxton SNT are re-evaluating their priorities in [...]
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Have your say on improvements to local buses

Have your say on improvements to local buses

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 4th March 2024

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) is currently carrying out a public consultation regarding local buses. The authority wants to hear what people think would improve services, and what would encourage them to use the bus more. People have unt [...]
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LETTER - “It is a green lung for the town”

LETTER - “It is a green lung for the town”

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 8th February 2024

Here we have a letter to the editor which has been sent in to the Spirit of Alfreton regarding the recent planning application for 185 new homes on land west of Chesterfield Road in Alfreton: Dear Editor, I have been lookin [...]
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Flooding, road safety and conservation are all concerns from campaign group

Flooding, road safety and conservation are all concerns from campaign group

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 30th January 2024

A group of campaigners who are dedicated to protecting Alfreton’s countryside from development are continuing to campaign to protect their area. The ‘Save Alfreton Countryside’ group are currently campaigning against three different propos [...]
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Public consultation for new division boundaries in Derbyshire

Public consultation for new division boundaries in Derbyshire

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 24th January 2024

Residents across Derbyshire are being invited to have their say on a new political map for the county. New boundaries are being proposed by the the Local Government Boundary Commission for England for council divisions in Derbyshire. The [...]
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