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Buxton councillor rules out standing in 2017 general election

A Buxton councillor has ruled herself out of the running for selection as the Labour parliamentary candidate for High Peak in June's general election.

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Andrew Bingham MP with Chairman of High Peak Conservatives, Coun Daren Robins.

Conservative MP Andrew Bingham to defend High Peak seat in general election

High Peak MP Andrew Bingham has confirmed he will defend his seat in the general election on Thursday June 8.
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Dennis Skinner

Dennis Skinner: Theresa May called an election because of Tory fraud investigation

MP Dennis Skinner has claimed the Prime Minister called an early election because of the investigation into Tory election expenses.

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins.

GENERAL ELECTION: Chesterfield MP will stand again

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has confirmed he will be the Labour candidate in the constituency for the forthcoming General Election.

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GENERAL ELECTION: All the latest reaction from Derbyshire

Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced a General Election will be held on Thursday, June 8.

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Plans for Chesterfield gym are rejected

The future of a gym hangs in the balance after plans for the business were rejected.

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock HQ.

Important information for Derbyshire residents

Derbyshire County Council elections will take place on May 4 - and residents have just days to check they are registered to vote.

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Greenfield site off The Common in Crich.

Idyllic Derbyshire village earmarked for yet more housing

The residents of an idyllic Derbyshire village have vowed to fight plans to build yet more homes on nearby fields.

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High Peak Borough Council apologises over ‘significant flaws’

High Peak Borough Council apologises over ‘significant flaws’

High Peak Borough Council has apologised after an official found ‘significant flaws’ in its evaluation of a major housing development.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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How would you spend the UK's money?

THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET: How would you spend the UK's money?

Ever thought you could do a much better job of managing the UK's money than the government?

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Toby Perkins.

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins back at home after stay in stroke unit

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins is back at home after a stay in hospital.
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Derbyshire woman launches campaign to make assisted dying legal

A Derbyshire woman is campaigning for assisted dying to be legalised - following the deaths of her mother and husband.

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What will today's Budget mean for you?

BUDGET 2017 LIVE: How will you be affected?

Welcome to our LIVE blog covering the 2017 Budget.
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Dennis Skinner is also known as the 'Beast of Bolsover'. He has represented the Derbyshire town since 1970.

VOTE: Which Dennis Skinner speech is the best?

Dennis Skinner, the firebrand Labour MP for Bolsover, has raised plenty of laughs - and objections - in Parliament over the years.

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, with the Spire Juniors' school council and school governor, Councillor Keith Miles.

Chesterfield headteacher to do Great North Run to plug £19,000 funding shortfall

A ‘deprived’ Chesterfield school which is facing huge funding cuts has resorted to charity to pay the bills.

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YOUR SAY: How would Chesterfield vote if the EU referendum was today?

YOUR SAY: How would Chesterfield vote if the EU referendum was today?

It's been more than seven months since Britain voted to leave the European Union and let's face it, we're still not much clearer on what the decision actually means.

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The UK and EU flags flying together.

THE GREAT BREXIT DEBATE: How would you like yours?

Would you like your Brexit hard or soft? Or maybe you would prefer it quick rather than slow?

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Veteran MP Dennis Skinner, The Beast of Bolsover, finished in 576th place.

VIDEO: Dennis Skinner compares Donald Trump to Hitler and Mussolini

Fireband Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner has said Donald Trump is a fascist and likened him to Hitler and Mussolini during a speech in the House of Commons.

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