Here are some of the latest pictures of times gone by in the area.
As war broke out on the Western Front, horses were commandeered from farms, liveries, hunt stables and private ownership to serve on the front line.
Awards are being handed out here to technology students, we think at South East Derbyshire College, but was it in Heanor or Ilkeston?
Taking part in a production of Oliver are members of the cast of Marlpool URC, which still puts on shows today.
Young disco fans are taking part in a dancing marathon.
Children from a primary school in Selston look to have pushed the boat out when it comes to costumes for this event.
A civic leader and helpers are gathering coal as they attended the Langley Mill Boat Rally at Langley Mill Basin.
We travel back in time at Shottle Hall for this week’s Memory Lane. The historic landmark has been host to many wedding receptions, family celebrations and parties throughout its 172-year history.
It’s time to change the turbine at Milford Mill in this picture taken circa 1937. With the amount of debris coming down the Derwent the blades can easily be damaged. Courtesy of picturehtepast.org and Cyril Harrison.
It looks like there is a new boss in charge in this picture. The only details with this shot from the 1980s is that it was an event involving Ripley, Heanor and Eastwood Ladies Circle.
Before canals and railways, coal had always been transported by road and was therefore mainly for local use.
Youngsters from Heanor Rangers Football Club pose for a team picture in this 1980s photograph from our archives.
Belper Rural District Council employees are hard at work in this picture from 1930 taken in Dobholes Lane, Smalley. Picture courtesy of Bryn Roberts and www.picturethepast.org
As work begins on the new reservoir at Fritchley we hark back to this shot of workers laying a pipe for Ambergate Reservoir in the late nineteenth century. Picture courtesy of Derbyshire Record Office and www.picturethepast.org
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