Councillors at Derbyshire County Council have voted to press ahead with the process to set up a combined county authority for the East Midlands which would allow some decision-making powers to be devolved from Government to a local level – bringing in at least £1.14 billion of funding to the region.
Government inspectors have praised our Adult Community Education Service (DACES) for their ‘dedicated support’ of learners and their commitment to ensuring apprentices develop the skills they need to be successful at work.
The Leader of Derbyshire County Council has hailed Derby’s success as winner of a national Government competition to become the home of new public sector body Great British Railways.
News announced in today’s budget that the government intends to provide highways authorities with an extra £200 million to repair and maintain local roads has been warmly welcomed by us.
A major road between Buxton and Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire has fully reopened to traffic following major repairs.
Derbyshire County Council’s Leader, Councillor Barry Lewis, has praised council workers, the emergency services and volunteers for helping deal with the extreme weather conditions last week.
Local residents and businesses are invited to have their say in the final round of public consultation about a new Minerals Local Plan for Derby and Derbyshire outside the Peak District National Park.
On-street electric vehicle charging points could be installed on lamp posts in Derbyshire if proposals are given the green light by our Cabinet Members this week.
The results of a consultation on devolution proposals for the East Midlands have been published, showing substantial support for the plans.
We have stepped up efforts to fix the county’s potholes following cold then wet weather at the beginning of the year.
We are working in partnership with Chesterfield Football Club to promote mental health and wellbeing.
A hazel tree gifted to us by the Queen’s Green Canopy has been planted at our headquarters in Matlock.
We have submitted proposals for the first phase of a new waterside development in Staveley for planning approval.
Pupils at Breadsall CofE Primary School were welcomed back after half-term to a new school building following the handover of the project to us.
Smokers in Derbyshire are being urged to give quitting a go ahead of No Smoking Day as research shows those who smoke are more likely to develop dementia.
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