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EXCLUSIVE: Derbyshire County Council plans hundreds of job cuts over next year

Derbyshire County Council plans to make up to 260 job cuts over the next year, the Derbyshire Times has learned.
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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

All Derbyshire County Council services to be reviewed

Every Derbyshire County Council service is to be reviewed, it has been announced.
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The late Marc Maltby.

Government aims to 'transform' jail after deaths of Derbyshire inmates

The Government has published an action plan which promises to 'transform' Nottingham prison.
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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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Derbyshire Tory councillor claims Labour 'failing to tackle anti-Semitism' - sparking anger

A Derbyshire Conservative councillor faced a barrage of criticism after he accused Labour of 'failing to deal with anti-Semitism'.
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Tory and Labour politicians clash over plans to shut Derbyshire centres

A top Labour councillor has accused the Tory leader of Derbyshire County Council (DCC) of distributing 'fake news like Donald Trump'.
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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

How Derbyshire County Council plans to save £12million in 2018-19

Yesterday, cabinet members at Conservative-led Derbyshire County Council have approved £12.3million cuts to services during 2018-19. Here we take a look at what are likely to be the most controversial savings...
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Euro elections, East Midlands UKIP candidates Margot Parker

UKIP deputy leader resigns over leadership controversy

UKIP’s deputy leader has resigned in protest over Henry Bolton’s refusal to step down as head of the party.

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Councillor Barry Lewis, leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council's leader says his child is deaf - and defends services

The county council's leader has revealed he is a father and an uncle to two deaf children - as he defended his authority's educational support for youngsters with hearing impairments after a charity boss raised concerns.
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Derbyshire County Council is proposing its biggest rise in council tax in 15 years.

Derbyshire council tax rise will help 'rising numbers' of needy children

A council tax hike in Derbyshire will help 'rising numbers of children in need', according to a report.

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Derbyshire County Councils Matlock HQ.

Derbyshire poised for £12m cuts, council tax rise and job losses

Derbyshire County Council is poised to make £12.3million of cuts over the next year.
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Ruth George

High Peak MP: rail users ‘fed up’ with price hikes and poor service

High Peak MP Ruth George has branded the current rail franchising model “a licence to print money and rip off commuters”.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue representatives will be taking questions on the future of Matlock fire station this week.

Fire service to answer questions on Matlock station staffing changes

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority will be in Matlock this week to talk to the public about potential changes affecting the service.

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Sir Patrick McLoughlin

Derbyshire MP Sir Patrick McLoughlin stands down as Tory party chair

Derbyshire MP Sir Patrick McLoughlin has stood down from his role as the Conservative Party chairman as Prime Minister Theresa May continues to reshuffle her cabinet.

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Karen Bradley MP

Karen Bradley speaks of "great honour" after being appointed new Northern Ireland secretary

Karen Bradley has been appointed as the new Northern Ireland secretary in Theresa May's cabinet.
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Convicted rapist John Worboys is to be freed from jail.

Derbyshire MPs concerned about release of rapist John Worboys

Two Derbyshire MPs have signed a letter raising concerns about how John Worboys - believed to be one of the UK's most prolific rapists - is to be freed from jail.
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Mike Joseph who has set up a water-powered generator with the help of local school children to power the village Christmas lights.

Bradwell village switch on hydroelectric Christmas lights in UK first

Residents of a Hope Valley village may be dreaming of a wet Christmas, after launching what may be the UK’s first hydro-powered illuminations.

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High Peak MP Ruth George on a visit to New Mills Nursery with Tracy Brabin, shadow early years minister. Also pictured is Claire Inman, from New Mills Nursery.

High Peak MP warns over impact of free nursery places

Offering more free nursery places for children could threaten the future of some early years providers, High Peak MP Ruth George has said.

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Changes could be coming at Matlock fire station as Derbyshire Fire and Rescue seek to cut costs.

Derbyshire fire service launch public consultation on station staffing

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has launched a public consultation on options to change the way Glossop and Matlock fire stations are staffed by firefighters.

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Derbyshire MPs were asked for their views on the President's re-tweet and the issue of his State Visit to the UK

Should President Trump still visit UK? Derbyshire MP's have their say

We asked Derbyshire MPs what they thought about calls to deny Donald Trump the honour of State Visit to Britain following his controversial tweets and criticism of Prime Minister Teresa May.

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