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Residents dismayed as church considers sale of Fritchley village hall

Fritchley residents have been left frustrated and dismayed as the religious organisation which owns their village hall contemplate selling it off.

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Ryanair is holding two recruitment days for cabin crew.

JOB VACANCIES: Cabin crew and other roles up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

Fancy a new career that could really take off?

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Management consultant Helen Jackson is giving evidence to the government planning inquiry into the possible development on land at Bullsmoor.

Protect Belper group ready for Bullsmoor planning inquiry showdown

As the government planning inquiry into a controversial Belper development enters its second week at Ripley Town Hall, a group of determined campaigners know it will be their last stand in a battle which has taken years of their lives.

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The White Hart at Bargate has been named Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year for 2018. Landlords Sean Brentnall, left, and Rebecca Shirley, front right, received the award from CAMRA chairman Chris Rogers. Also pictured are pub staff Tom Stevenson, June Farnsworth, Ann Watkins, Hollie McConnell, Leanne Stevens, Tina Govan and Kayleigh Barker.

White Hart at Bargate retains Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year title

The couple who run a Belper pub have made it a double after discerning real ale drinkers named their establishment as the area’s best for the second year in a row.

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

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Campaign group Protect Belper say that Easter weekend flooding on land near Bullsmoor shows why a controversial industrial development should be rejected.

Belper flooding highlights issues as Bullsmoor planning inquiry begins

As the planning inquiry into a controversial Belper development began this week, flooding near the site reminded residents of problems which may lie ahead.

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Water company Severn Trent has signed up to the TUC's Dying to Work charter, which aims to protect employees with a terminal diagnosis. Front row, from left: Pauline Latham MP, Severn Trent CEO Liv Garfield, campaign founder Jacci Woodcock. Back row: Alexandra Newell and Jason Evans from Severn Trent, Colin Whyatt GMB, Lee Barron TUC.

Severn Trent back Milford woman’s Dying to Work legal rights campaign

Water company Severn Trent has backed the campaign launched by a Milford woman which aims to protect workers with a terminal illness.

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Council chiefs want to hear residents' views on the issue

Have your say on controversial plans to expand Derbyshire quarrying

Council chiefs have unveiled controversial plans for expanding quarrying in Derbyshire.

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Lacemaker Louise West, who lives in Heanor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy a high-tech laser cutter so she can sell her patterns around the world to promote the heritage craft.

Heanor lacemaker crowdfunding for laser cutter to take designs global

A pioneering lacemaker from Heanor has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to buy a laser cutter to help her keep the heritage craft alive.

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Gender pay gap: how Derbyshire companies rank

Companies in Derbyshire with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

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More than 50 per cent of those from the East Midlands who were surveyed said they'd prefer extra holiday time over a pay rise

Derbyshire workers believe they deserve £8,000 a year pay rise

Workers in Derbyshire believe they deserve to get paid an extra £8,000 a year, a new survey has found.
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Severn Trent has marked the completion of a multi-million pound project to expand Ambergate reservoir by inviting representatives from Defra, NMC Nomenca and the local community liaison group at Ambergate to see the site.

Severn Trent complete £40m Ambergate reservoir expansion project

Severn Trent has completed a multi-million pound project to expand Ambergate reservoir, which provides fresh water to homes across the region.

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McDonald’s restaurant in historic Belper building to close next month

McDonald’s restaurant in historic Belper building to close next month

The McDonald’s restaurant at the Belper Orangery is to close next month after 20 years’ trading as the building is no longer fit for purpose.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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These are difficult times for the retail sector.

Jobs threat as Carpetright announces plans to close stores amid troubled financial position

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60million.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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Photos show shocking extent of dead sea creatures washed ashore after ‘underwater storm’ on Yorkshire coast

It was a once-in-a-decade freak weather event that caused devastation to Yorkshire’s marine life.

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Amber Valley Borough Council to vote on increasing Council Tax share

Amber Valley Borough Council to vote on increasing Council Tax share

Amber Valley Borough Council is to vote on increasing its share of Council Tax by 3.19 per cent for 2018-19 at a meeting on Monday March 5.

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A new micropub could be on the way to Belper if plans are approved by Amber Valley Borough Council.

New Belper micropub plans submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council

Plans to convert a former Belper cake shop into a new micropub venture have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council.

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