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DVLA

Warning as paper driving licence changes take effect

Motorists are being warned to be aware of changes taking effect in just over two weeks time as the paper counterpart for the driving licence will no longer be issued by the DVLA.

Councillor Lewis Rose (centre, front) pictured with fellow councillors outside the Town Hall, Matlock.

Derbyshire Dales stalwart Rose to stay on as district council chief

The only councillor to serve continuously since the inception of Derbyshire Dales District Council 41 years ago is to continue to lead the authority.

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Conservatives seize power on High Peak Borough Council

The Conservatives have swept to power on High Peak Borough Council, winning 11 seats to take overall control.

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Conservatives remain in control of Derbyshire Dales District Council

The Conservatives have retained control of Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Chamber Chief Executive George Cowcher

Firms welcome election certainty

Nottinghamshire and Derbsyhire Businesses will welcome the stability and certainty that a majority Government can provide, according to the East Midlands Chamber.

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Derbyshire Dales count, Patrick McLoughlin

VIDEO: Conservative Patrick McLoughlin clinches resounding Derbyshire Dales victory video

The Conservative Party consolidated its position nationally in the General Election as Derbyshire Dales Tory Patrick Mcloughlin secured a further term as the region’s MP.

Ollie Wroe, 2 with his polling card

Sheffield toddler is youngest voter in UK – after receiving polling card!

He must be the youngest listed voter in the country – but sadly toddler Ollie Wroe can’t back his favourite character Postman Pat.

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The High Peak parlimanetary candidates (anti-clockwise from top left): Andrew Bingham (Conservative), Caitlin Bisknell (Labour), Charlotte Farrell (Green Party), Ian Guiver (UKIP), Stephen Worrall (Liberal Democrat).

ELECTION 2015: The High Peak parliamentary candidates on why YOU should vote for them

The General Election is now just days away and in the High Peak, there are five candidates vying to become the borough’s next Member of Parliament.

A list of the High Peak Borough Council wards and candidates.

ELECTION 2015: High Peak Borough Council election candidates vying for your votes

As well as choosing their next Member of Parliament, High Peak residents will also be electing their borough, town and parish councillors on May 7.

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