Parish council agree deal to adopt Cromford rail station

Cromford Parish Council has agreed a new arrangement to formally adopt the village rail station and secure its future in the heart of the community.

Derbyshire County Councillors Stuart Bradford (left) and John Owen celebrate the deal to save Belper Childrens Centre with mums and volunteers from Belper Early Years Fun who are to take over its services.

Mums group clinch deal to save Belper Children’s Centre

A leading Amber Valley housing provider has joined forces with a group of mums to help protect vital services for young families in Belper.

Is your fiver a fake?

How to spot a fake fiver

Check your wallets, purses and pockets, there’s some fake fivers about.

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New wave legends The Blockheads will reel off hits such as Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll.

Duffield music festival lines up star names for 2017

The organiser of an Amber Valley music festival is hoping big name acts will bring in even bigger crowds this summer, as he looks to build on the event’s early success.

Councillors will discuss the Local Plan at a meeting in Ripley next week.

Council prepare Local Plan for public consultation

Members of Amber Valley Borough Council will meet next week to put the finishing touches on an draft plan for the borough’s next decade.

The former Courtaulds factory, Belper.

Derbyshire factory workers win £1million in compensation

Former workers at a Derbyshire factory that went into administration last year have won more than £1million in compensation.

NatWests Nick Peel with Louise Byard, owner of the Alla Moda salon.

Belper beauty salon shortlisted for top makeup award

The owners of a booming Belper beauty salon and barbers are all made up after being named on the shortlist for a regional cosmetics award.

There are plenty of jobs you don't need a university degree for.

REVEALED: Five top jobs you don't need a degree for

A new survey has revealed some of the top jobs that don't require university degrees.

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Recruitment officer Nathalie Hollingworth is looking for new faces to join the team at Belpers Oxfam shop on King Street.

Belper charity shop offering volunteer opportunities

A new volunteer has joined the ranks of a Belper charity shop this week, with a mission to expand its staffing team and continue the shop’s remarkable story of success.

In the show, Negan kills one of his victims by playing "eenie meenie miny moe."

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaints

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Angela Madden, Kate Rutter from I, Daniel Blake, Pauline Snaith, Tricia Clough.

WASPI CAMPAIGN: 1950s women demand action on pensions

“Everyone has heard of ‘I, Daniel Blake’ - well we want Ken Russell to make ‘We, WASPI Women’ now.”

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An artist's impression of the new Belper River Gardens Tearooms.

Belper Tearooms project nears formal planning stage

A social enterprise group working to revitalise Belper River Gardens have met to discuss the latest developments on the new tearooms project.

Amber Valley-based David Nieper currently employs around 250 staff. Photo: Derby City Council.

Derbyshire fashion firm to create new jobs

A Derbyshire fashion manufacturer is set to create 25 new jobs over the next two years.

Business 1 are creating 100 jobs at East Midlands Airport.

100 jobs up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

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The new tipple is available at Asda from this week. Picture: Asda.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine 'Progrigio'

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike
The three stainless steel heart-shaped 3D printed bead designs on a CABLE bracelet.

Valentine's Day shoppers loving 3D printed Sheffield stainless steel jewellery

Valentine's Day shoppers are falling in love with amazing new 3D printed stainless steel jewellery made in Sheffield.
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The Greyhound in Cromford (right) is open again for food, drink and overnight stays.

Historic Cromford hotel open again after restoration

One of Cromford’s premier heritage tourism stops has reopened after a four-month refurbishment project.

Lingotot North Derby teacher Melissa Hanratty was cheering on her collegue's Dragons' Den appearance this week.

Belper language school founder enters Dragons’ Den

The boss of a Belper language school for children was glued to the television this week as the company’s founder chased the cash on Dragons’ Den.

The project is due to be completed by the end of April.

VIDEO: Amazing timelapse footage of replacement of 116-year-old bridge in Derbyshire.

Amazing timelapse video footage has captured the replacement of a 116-year-old road bridge in Derbyshire.

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