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UKIP ‘may not stand’ in three Derbyshire seats

The UK Independence Party is considering not contesting three Derbyshire seats.

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Voting in the Derbyshire County Council election will take place on Thursday May 4.

Derbyshire County Council election 2017: the High Peak candidates vying for your votes

Derbyshire goes to the polls on Thursday May 4 in local county elections.

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COLUMN: Time to vote once again, by Roy Bainton

Brexit and the shock of Donald Trump becoming President are the result of populism, described by the Encyclopædia Britannica as ‘a political movement that champions the common person.’

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Former Derbyshire MP sparks outcry over child hunger comments.

Former Derbyshire MP Edwina Currie has sparked controversy after she questioned why UK kids are going hungry when there’s a national epidemic of childhood obesity.

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Caitlin Bisknell will stand in the May county council election, but has ruled out a third bid for parliament.

Buxton councillor rules out standing in 2017 general election

A Buxton councillor has ruled herself out of the running for selection as the Labour parliamentary candidate for High Peak in June's general election.

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Andrew Bingham MP with Chairman of High Peak Conservatives, Coun Daren Robins.

Conservative MP Andrew Bingham to defend High Peak seat in general election

High Peak MP Andrew Bingham has confirmed he will defend his seat in the general election on Thursday June 8.
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GENERAL ELECTION: All the latest reaction from Derbyshire

Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced a General Election will be held on Thursday, June 8.

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock HQ.

Important information for Derbyshire residents

Derbyshire County Council elections will take place on May 4 - and residents have just days to check they are registered to vote.

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Jane McGrother

Tributes paid to ‘remarkable’ former High Peak mayor and councillor

Tributes have been paid to a former High Peak mayor and councillor, whose death has been described as ‘a loss for the whole community’.

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High Peak Borough Council apologises over ‘significant flaws’

High Peak Borough Council apologises over ‘significant flaws’

High Peak Borough Council has apologised after an official found ‘significant flaws’ in its evaluation of a major housing development.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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How would you spend the UK's money?

THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET: How would you spend the UK's money?

Ever thought you could do a much better job of managing the UK's money than the government?

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Derbyshire woman launches campaign to make assisted dying legal

A Derbyshire woman is campaigning for assisted dying to be legalised - following the deaths of her mother and husband.

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What will today's Budget mean for you?

BUDGET 2017 LIVE: How will you be affected?

Welcome to our LIVE blog covering the 2017 Budget.
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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Buxton leaders plan for future of the Crescent

Civic leaders and organisations from across Buxton have been developing a strategy to ensure the success of the Crescent development.

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Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister set to take taste of Derbyshire to the White House

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to take a taste of Derbyshire to the White House this week.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Campaigners build a "Wall of Solidarity" to mark concerns over US President Donald Trump's divisive policies.

Derbyshire campaigners protest over divisive policies of US President Donald Trump

Derbyshire campaigners have held protests in opposition to the divisive policies of the newly inaugurated President of America Donald Trump.

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

REVEALED: The Derbyshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Toby Perkins has been named as the top male Derbyshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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