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Council reject housing plans in World Heritage Site zone

Campaigners have welcomed the news that plans for 118 new homes near the World Heritage Site boundary have been rejected by councillors.

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Jacci Woodcock who is campaigning for a change in the law to protect people with terminal illnesses.

Council back Jacci’s campaign on terminal illness at work

A Milford woman’s campaign to improve employment rights for people with terminal illness has won the support of Derbyshire County Council.

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Amber Valley council crush Daily Mail bin snooping story

Amber Valley council crush Daily Mail bin snooping story

Amber Valley Borough Council has sought to set the record straight after a national newspaper accused them of ‘snooping’ in residents’ bins.

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Derbyshire County Council needs to save 85million by 2022.

Derbyshire County Council 'needs to cut extra £5m after Tory spending'

Derbyshire County Council must cut an extra £5million because of Tory spending over the last three months, it has been claimed.
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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

EXCLUSIVE: Explosive claims about Derbyshire County Council fiercely denied

Derbyshire County Council's Tory leader has strongly denied claims the authority is 'operating illegally', in 'chaos' and facing 'disaster'.

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Ian Stephenson.

Derbyshire County Council's chief exec leaves job after it is AXED

Derbyshire County Council's chief executive has left his post - after the cash-strapped authority agreed to cut its management team.

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Kathryn Stone is to be the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. (Photo: Angela Easterling)

Denby woman appointed watchdog for MPs’ conduct

A Denby woman has been appointed to a powerful role at the House of Commons, tasked with regulating MPs’ conduct and propriety.

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The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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Pauline Latham MP

Mid Derbyshire MP joins arthritis charity’s campaign

Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham has pledged to work with charity Arthritis Research UK to better represent the thousands of people in the constituency affected by the condition.

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Around 10,000 people are expected to take to the streets of Belper on Sunday, for what food-sellers say is one of the best festivals in the region.

Belper festival to serve feast of fun, food and music

The streets of Belper will be sizzling once again this weekend as the town’s ever-popular food festival returns with a feast of mouth-watering delights.

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Jessica Grocutt has been recruited by Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire for a project on market towns.

Tourism board’s new recruit to help boost market towns

Belper businesses have a new ally in their bid to boost trade and visitor numbers thanks to the appointment of a regional marketing expert.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Mid Derbyshire MP praises care home after visit

Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham visited the Bankwood Care Home in Duffield for a special activities day on Friday, June 16.

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Three Derbyshire constituencies changed hands in last week's general election.

ELECTION 2017: Young and older voters were a potent combination

Three out of 11 constituencies changed hands across Derbyshire last week.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

POLL: Would you like to see Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he can 'still be Prime Minister' - amid calls for a second General Election.
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Prime Minister Theresa May.

MAY POLL: Should the Prime Minister stand down?

After failing to deliver a Conservative majority in Thursday's General Election, Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to resign.
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East Midlands Chamber : 2015 East Midlands International Trade Expo & Conference (E-ITEC) : Photograph by �Lionel Heap 07977 597674.

General Election 2017: Business chief slams ‘yet more uncertainty’ from hung parliament

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire business leaders says the outcome of the General Election means ‘yet more uncertainty’ for the country.

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What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

Britain has a hung parliament, after Labour’s surge in the polls made it impossible for any party to reach the 326 MPs required to achieve an absolute majority in the House of Commons.

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We'll be bringing you live updates on the General Election

General Election 2017 - Live updates, news and reaction

Voters went to the polls yesterday (Thursday) to select the country's new government.
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