Derbyshire Council News Feed

We're taking an ambitious new direction

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:19
An ambitious new approach which will set our future direction is to be discussed by our Cabinet at a meeting on 22 February 2018.
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Footpath improvements outside Chesterfield leisure park continue

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:52
Motorists are advised of changes to traffic flows while work connected to improving a footpath opposite a Chesterfield leisure park continues.
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Contamination reducing in polluted pond at Shipley Country Park

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:30
Levels of contamination in a pond at Shipley Country Park are continuing to reduce following a liquid cyanide spillage which leaked into the water last week.
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Derbyshire trading standards allergy warning to food outlets

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:14
Trading standards are warning restaurants and takeaways to take extra care when preparing food after samples of meals for customers with egg allergies were found to contain unsafe levels of egg protein.
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Proposals to keep home open due to be considered

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:18
Proposals to keep a care home in Cotmanhay open while plans for a replacement are drawn up are due to be considered by our Cabinet.
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Walkers urged to steer clear of ponds following chemical leak

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 14:24
We're warning walkers to stay away from two ponds in Shipley Country Park following a cyanide leak from a nearby industrial estate earlier this week.
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Ceremony creates county's first honorary Alderman and Alderwomen

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:21
Six former councillors who have made a significant contribution to Derbyshire County Council are now Honorary Aldermen and Alderwomen.
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New museum exhibit puts the spotlight on the story of a Derbyshire Hill

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:06
Hill is the story of one Derbyshire hill told in photography, film, sculpture, poetry and song.
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Thousands more street lights to be upgraded in south Derbyshire

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:12
A further round of work to switch to new-style street lights which will save us £1.2m per year is to begin in south Derbyshire.
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Budget plans agreed for year ahead

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:21
Plans to achieve a balanced budget for the year ahead have been agreed at a meeting of all members this week.
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Still time to give views on schools library service proposals

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:51
Schools have until the end of this week to give their views on a proposal to close the Derbyshire and Derby City Schools Library Service.
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Build a career with our adult community education service

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:14
Residents interested in learning construction skills are being invited to sign up to a range of courses with our Adult Community Education Service.
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Contractor appointed to build new care home in Belper

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:47
A developer has been chosen to carry out the first phase of work on a new 40-bed care home and library in Belper.
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Bramleymoor Lane recommendation rejected by planning committee

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 07:17
Planning committee members at Derbyshire County Council yesterday (5 February 2018) voted by a majority of nine to one to reject the recommendation of council planning officers that an application by oil and chemical firm INEOS would be acceptable if strict planning controls are put in place.
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Rate your local household waste recycling centre

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:09
Every year we invite Derbyshire residents to give feedback about their local household waste recycling centre.
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Watch the Bramleymoor Lane meeting online

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 13:31
People interested in a meeting being held to decide on Derbyshire County Council's position over a proposal to explore shale gas reserves near Eckington will be able to watch it live online.
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Our funding will help new trust promote physical activity in Derbyshire

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:13
We're helping to fund a new trust that aims to get more people involved in sport and activities.
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More than fifty schools secure repairs funding

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:17
Pupils at schools across Derbyshire are set to see playgrounds patched up and classrooms repaired with the help of our funding.
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County to advise Planning Inspector on shale gas application

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 13:21
Planning committee members at Derbyshire County Council will hear the views of interested groups, including local residents, at a meeting next week before deciding on the council's position over a proposal to explore shale gas reserves near Eckington, which is subject to a planning appeal.
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Essential safety work on an Ashbourne road means three week closure

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:38
An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out.
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