Derbyshire

Chesterfield referendum proposal confirmed by council leader

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 15:59
Residents of Chesterfield could be asked for their views on membership of the Sheffield City Region in a referendum.
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Quilts with a story to tell at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:32
A pair of quilts embroidered with the wartime history of Derbyshire is set to go on display.
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See Buxton Museum's transformation taking shape

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:00
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is about to re-open after closing for a £1.5m refurbishment.
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New council outlines its priorities and vision for the future

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:21
Delivering quality services that people need and working efficiently and effectively to provide value for money are two major priorities that were outlined at our Annual General Meeting this week (24 May 2017).
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Deaf people in Derbyshire to benefit from new sign language service

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:58
Getting in touch with us is about to get easier for deaf people thanks to the introduction of a new video-based sign language system.
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Dementia Awareness Week

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:38
To mark Dementia Awareness Week, our designate Cabinet Member for Adult Care, Councillor Jean Wharmby came together with national charity Making Space to launch the Tree of Life.
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Council Leader sets out vision

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:49
Our new Leader Councillor Barry Lewis sets out his vision for the council over the next four years.
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First planning application received for shale gas exploration in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 13:51
Oil and chemical firm INEOS has applied to us for planning permission to explore shale gas reserves on an area of land in North East Derbyshire.
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INEOS confirms plans to carry out a shale gas survey in Derbyshire and beyond

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 13:36
Oil and chemical firm INEOS has sent formal notification to us that it intends to carry out a 3D seismic survey across parts of Derbyshire for six months from early June.
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Find advice and support during Dementia Awareness Week

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:16
People will have the chance to learn more about dementia and local support services as we support events for Dementia Awareness Week 2017.
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Recycling centre charges removed in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:56
Charges for residents taking building and demolition waste to our nine household waste recycling centres have been removed.
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Artists urged to enter Derbyshire Open Arts Competition

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:47
Artists and aspiring artists are being urged to enter our annual Open Art Competition.
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New Cabinet announced

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:07
Our newly elected controlling group has announced its key appointments ahead of the annual general meeting on 24 May 2017.
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Art Fund award for museum and art gallery

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 15:04
Collections at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery are set to get a boost after an Art Fund grant of £40,000.
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Our Time Swap scheme signs up 100th Erewash member

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:50
An innovative community project which encourages residents to help each other by swapping time and skills has reached a major milestone - signing up its 100th member.
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Derbyshire parents encouraged to claim extra free childcare

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 17:45
Working families across Derbyshire are being urged to check if they are entitled to extra free childcare.
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Brothers admit cigarette sale to 16-year-old girl

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:20
Two brothers have been fined after admitting selling cigarettes to an underage buyer from their New Mills newsagents.
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Potential foster carers invited to drop in to talk events

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:25
Potential foster carers are being invited to a series of drop-in events organised by us as part of Foster Care Fortnight.
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Register now to get county council election result alerts

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:27
Voters will go to the polls on Thursday 4 May 2017 to elect a new Derbyshire County Council for the first time in four years.
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New high tech signage at Swarkestone Causeway

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:41
Work to install high tech signage near to Swarkestone Causeway to deter drivers of overweight lorries from using the bridge is set to start next week.
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