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New bus depot café serves up a journey back in time

A new café has opened at the Belper bus depot, with its owners promising a taste of times past.

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Wendy Warwick and Sanna Haanpaa working on new designs for new womenswear label Essential Noir, which manufactures all products in the UK.

Fashion designers launch British-made womenswear label

A pair of Belper-based designers are hoping to storm the women’s fashion world after launching a brand of British made all-black basics.

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Staff at HL Plastics in Denby will be proud to fly the Queens Award flag in recognition of their companys innovation.

Denby firm wins Queen’s birthday award for innovation

A Denby manufacturer has been named among the winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, the UK’s highest business accolade.

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An artist impression of how the former thorntons factory will look if it becomes a care home and library.

Council approve £16m plans for former factory site

Amber Valley Borough Council have approved plans to turn a former chocolate factory in Belper into a £16million care home and public library.

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Belper bucks regional trends with high street growth

Belper bucks regional trends with high street growth

A new report has found that Belper’s high street is in rude health with the highest rate of business growth in the East Midlands during 2016.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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Ian Dent (second from front) and cycleway supporters hope to see the riverside path transformed.

Cycleway campaign creates map to show Belper potential

Campaigners who want to establish an off-road cycling route through Belper have produced a new map to highlight the need for the project.

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An architects vision for a new tearooms building which could replace the derelict 1906 building if funding is found.

River Gardens tearoom company seeking offers of support

The group leading a campaign to build a modern tea room in Belper River Gardens has issued a new call for sponsors to help boost the project.

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The new yurt at Tannenbaum Campsite in Alderwasley is perfectly positioned to make the most of the spectacular scenic views.

Alderwasley campsite adds luxury yurt to stunning views

The owners of an Alderwasley campsite are to open their new luxury yurt this weekend, offering some home comfort to their stunning landscape views.

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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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The first train arrives into the station. Photo: Tony Shaw.

PICTURES: A bird's eye view of Ilkeston's new railway station

Here's the opening of Ilkeston Station, as you've never seen it before...

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Crich museum rolls back the years for 1940s event

Crich museum rolls back the years for 1940s event

Crich Tramway Village will transport visitors back in time for the Second World War Home Front event on Sunday and Monday, April 16 and 17.

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Train stops at Ilkeston station for first time in 50 years

Fifty years is a long time to wait for a train, but today, for Ilkeston, that wait is over.

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Ilkeston & District Scouts turned out in force to see off the first train.

PICTURES: Ilkeston welcomes first arrival at new railway station

Crowds of people lined the platforms to welcome the first arrival at Ilkeston’s new railway station on Sunday.

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Six ways to lower your fuel consumption - and save cash!

With the cost of fuel an ever-present concern for motorists, making even the smallest savings can boost the household budget.

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Land off Crich Lane Belper where an application for 185 houses has been made

New plans submitted for Crich Lane housing development

Plans to build 185 new homes on green belt land north of Belper have been submitted for consideration by Amber Valley Borough Council.

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Customers should return the product to store for a full refund.

Marks and Spencer recall soup due to possible contamination

Marks and Spencer is recalling its Chicken and Vegetable Soup as a precautionary measure over fears of contamination.
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Belper Leisure Centre staff past and present were joined by family and friends to celebrate Sues retirement

Belper Leisure Centre says goodbye to long-serving star

A woman who has worked at Belper Leisure Centre for 32 years clocked out for the final time last week, with colleagues throwing a retirement party to wish her well.

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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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All you need to know about the new £1 coin

Check your change from today to catch a glimpse of a shiny new £1 coin in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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