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DOOMED: 32 Derbyshire children’s centres face the axe

Cash-strapped council chiefs could controversially shut scores of children’s centres across Derbyshire.

Julie Ward, left, and Tricia Clough who are involved with the WASPI campaign.

Derbyshire women fight for pension ‘justice’

A group of campaigning women from Derbyshire travelled to Parliament this week to complain about changes to their state pension age which they say have cost them thousands of pounds.

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Almost 100 new homes planned for Chesterfield site

Developers are planning to build almost 100 new homes on a ten-acre plot of land in Chesterfield.

Derbyshire County Council has already made �170million of savings since 2010.

Council tax to rise by four per cent and services face cuts of £35million in Derbyshire this year

Council tax is set to rise by four per cent and services slashed by £35million over the next year in Derbyshire.

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Tax returns are due

Intimate waxing? The top five worst tax return expense claims revealed

As the seven-day countdown to the self-assessment deadline begins, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Service have revealed the top five most outrageous personal expenses claims included in last year’s returns.

Derbyshire Labour group leader Anne Western.

Derbyshire County Council to consider more budget cuts

​​The latest proposals to reduce services have been outlined by Derbyshire County Council as it prepares to enter the seventh year of Government austerity cuts to local council budgets.

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