Derbyshire

School's out but Derbyshire has plenty to keep kids busy this summer

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:06
From pottery and woodland crafts to treasure hunts and detective work, there's a wide range of activities for children to get stuck into at some of our venues around the county this summer.
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Senior management review

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:22
In a bid to save more than £300,000 a year on management costs Derbyshire County Council has approved a proposal to do without the role of chief executive and to reduce its top management team.
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Overnight road closures on Hasland by-pass

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:19
Overnight closures on the A617 Hasland by-pass continue this week while we finish off work to improve the road.
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Markham miners remembered with memorial unveiling 80 years after first tragedy

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:28
Eight new life-size steel figures have been unveiled as part of a memorial to miners who lost their lives at Markham Colliery marking 80 years since the first disaster at the site.
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Derbyshire parents urged to claim extra free childcare

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:48
Working families across Derbyshire are being reminded to apply for extra free childcare.
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Council tax freeze and more money for roads in revised budget

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:01
Residents look set to benefit after we agreed to move forward with plans to freeze council tax and put an extra £6m towards improving roads.
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Extra cash for Derbyshire rail stations

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:41
Five High Peak and Hope Valley-based community groups are to receive grants to improve surroundings and promote activities at Derbyshire railway stations.
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Summer Reading Challenge launched

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:25
This year's Summer Reading Challenge has been launched.
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Derbyshire adult education rated as 'good' by Ofsted

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:27
Our Adult Community Education Service has been rated as good by government inspectors.
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Three good reasons to visit Derbyshire's parks

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:40
It's three in a row again this year as we've retained prestigious Green Flag awards for our countryside sites.
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Rail success for Ilkeston

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:53
An afternoon of commemorative events and celebrations was held yesterday to mark the success of Ilkeston Station.
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We set out the way forward with revised budget

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:50
An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are just two changes being proposed in a revised budget that we're considering.
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Three weeks left for exhibitors to sign up for county's largest careers event

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:52
Employers, colleges, training providers and voluntary organisations are being reminded they only have three weeks left to book their place at this year's Derbyshire Skills Festival. 
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Popular Derbyshire Connect bus services extended

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:10
Bus passengers can now make extra trips on Derbyshire Connect after its running times were extended.
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Motorists reminded of weekend closures on Hasland by-pass

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:05
Motorists are reminded that the A617 Hasland by-pass is due to close this weekend while road improvements are carried out.
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Hundreds of new jobs on the way as Markham Vale welcomes Gist

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:12
Up to 200 new jobs are set to be created at Markham Vale as supply chain specialist Gist Limited announces it's opening new premises at our flagship regeneration site.
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Successful 'Made in Derbyshire' campaign registers 1,000th member

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:52
A successful campaign to celebrate everything that's great about Derbyshire has achieved its 1,000th business member.
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Derbyshire road reopens ahead of schedule following rock fall closure

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 16:08
A main Derbyshire road has reopened ahead of schedule following an emergency closure when a 150 tonne boulder became loose.
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Busy summer planned for our libraries

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 14:02
Children and families can enjoy more than 80 free events in our libraries this July, August and September 2017.
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Senior management review at Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 13:34
In a bid to save more than £300,000 a year on management costs Derbyshire County Council is considering a proposal to do without the role of Chief Executive and to reduce our top team from five to four senior directors.
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