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Dr Robert Hunter.

EXCLUSIVE: Derbyshire’s senior coroner claims Government civil servants conspired to topple him

One of Derbyshire’s highest judicial figures is calling for a criminal investigation over claims linked to the heart of the British Government, the Derbyshire Times can exclusively reveal.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers his Budget statement to the House of Commons.

VIDEO: BUDGET 2015 - Key things you need to know video

The Chancellor cautioned voters there would be “no gimmicks, no giveaways” in his pre-election budget - but he delivered good news for drinkers, motorists, savers and first time buyers.

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County Hall, Matlock.

Derbyshire council accused of ‘disingenuous spin’ over funding petition

Conservatives have accused a cash-strapped Labour council of “disingenuous spin” after it launched a petition urging the Government to stop “short-changing” Derbyshire residents.

Are you planning to stand in May's election?

Election advice for High Peak candidates

Residents planning to stand in this year’s High Peak parliamentary, borough or parish elections can find out more about what’s involved at two pre-nomination events.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has set out his party's immigration policy

WATCH: Nigel Farage sets out UKIP immigration policy video

UKIP leader Nigel Farage today (Wednesday 4th March 2015) outlined the party’s immigration policy.


Buxton Town Hall

High Peak councillors give green light to Derbyshire combined authority plans

High Peak Borough Council has agreed to become a member of the proposed Derby and Derbyshire Combined Authority.

Ed Miliband MP

The Power List 2015

Welcome to the Power List 2015 sponsored by HSBC - our snapshot of Doncaster’s top decision-makers, big employers and high achievers.


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