Derbyshire Dales: New chairman looks forward to beautiful future

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Good health and promoting the outstanding beauty of the Derbyshire Dales are the themes adopted by a new council chief.

Councillor Carol Walker, of Bakewell, has succeeded Cllr Peter Slack as chairman of the Derbyshire Dales District Council.

She said: “Health and beauty in our community is the theme of my civic year.”

Cllr Albert Catt has been appointed vice chairman of the district for the coming year.