News and updates
Hunt for families to fight food waste
We're looking for households in and around Chesterfield to take part in a competition to help reduce food waste and grocery bills among our readers.
We've issued advice about scarlet fever for parents
Our public health officials are warning parents to look out for the symptoms of scarlet fever in their children.
County calls for halt on M1 speed reduction
We are opposing proposals to introduce a 60mph speed limit on the M1 between junctions 28 and 31.
Extra staff brought in to tackle potholes
Our road workers are working extra hours to help fix the backlog of potholes caused by extreme wet weather in the past few weeks.
Derbyshire in Brief 4 March 2014
Latest Cabinet decisions from Derbyshire County Council.
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Pupils to get new classrooms thanks to county council cash
Plans have been drawn up to replace worn-out buildings at a Derbyshire school as we've agreed funding of £7.4m.
An evening of poetry with Derbyshire Poet Laureates past and present
There is a real treat in store for poetry lovers on Friday 14 March when our library in Chesterfield hosts an evening with Helen Mort and River Wolton.
March roads roundup
Nearly £200,000 is being invested in road repairs across the county in March.
Further jobs on horizon at Markham as food firm expands operations
More jobs are on the horizon for a flagship regeneration site after work began to expand operations for a Derbyshire food company.
Cash boost for council care leavers
Children leaving care who work in apprenticeships will be better paid thanks to us.
Council funding for organisations giving support and welfare advice
We have given a funding boost to a welfare rights organisation and a group supporting people with industrial diseases.
Budding designers host budget fashion show
Budding designers hosted a fashion show with a difference after winning £500 funding for the event.
Council leaders support NHS change day
Our Cabinet Members have all made pledges in support of NHS Change Day.