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.

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.”

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 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.

Holbrook residents are hoping to take  back control of village pub The Spotted Cow and run it as a social enterprise.

Holbrook residents bid £450,000 to buy village pub

Residents of Holbrook have submitted a £450,000 bid to buy the village’s disused pub and bring it back into use as a community enterprise.

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PCC Hardyal Dhindsa thanked Bill and Jean Dilks for hosting officers and policing partners at Holly House Farm.

Rural policing team hold training summit in Shottle

Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner joined some of the force’s officers in a special training day in Shottle in an effort to beef up rural policing.

Mid Derbyshire MP backs business debt advice service

Mid Derbyshire MP backs business debt advice service

Mid Derbyshire’s MP has given her support to a charity offering free advice and guidance services to small businesses and the self-employed.

Photo by @DerbyshireRPU

Smart motorway a ‘recipe for disaster’ says ex-cop

A retired Derbyshire traffic officer says the section of smart motorway on the M1 is a ‘recipe for disaster’.

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