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New anti-HS2 groups to be created to battle revised route

New anti-HS2 campaign groups are set to be created across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire following the high-speed train line route being revised.

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VIDEO: ‘Whatever your view on the devolution deal, get involved’

Chesterfield Borough Council’s leaders are encouraging as many people as possible to get involved in the consultation on the Sheffield City Region devolution deal.

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County council leader Anne Western.

‘Sheffield Mayor shouldn’t be in charge of council services in Chesterfield’

Derbyshire County Council has raised concerns over a public consultation about plans to put a Sheffield Mayor in charge of key services in Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire Dales MP, Patrick McLoughlin.

RESHUFFLE: Derbyshire MP given party chairman role

A Derbyshire MP has been moved into a new cabinet role by Prime Minster Theresa May.

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Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

A petition calling for a second EU referendum which was signed by tens of thousands of voters in the East Midlands will be debated in Parliament.

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Chesterfield Town Hall

‘Keep Derbyshire together’ says county council leader

The leader of Derbyshire County Council has warned there will be ‘no easy way back’ if Chesterfield joins the Sheffield City Region devolution deal.

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

COLUMN: Toby Perkins MP on Labour, Brexit and HS2

For as long as I am the MP for Chesterfield, I will always have two priorities - the best interests of Chesterfield and the Labour Party.

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Sitwell Arms in Renishaw

Top hotel saved from demolition by HS2 change - but new housing estate under threat

A popular hotel on the outskirts of Sheffield has been saved from potential demolition due to changes to the HS2 line.

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The council says it needs to build 7,600 homes by 2031. Stock picture.

Opinion divided over 300 planned homes for Chesterfield – WITH ONLINE POLL AND Q&A SECTION

Opinion is divided over a new housing masterplan for Chesterfield.

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How will Brexit affect your summer holiday abroad?

How will Brexit affect your summer holiday abroad?

SINCE Britain voted to leave the EU last week, questions have been asked as to what the decision actually means for us.

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The UK voted to leave the EU by 52 per cent to 48 per cent in Thursday's referendum.

COLUMN: Amid the mental health crisis, help is at hand if the EU referendum outcome is getting you down

So, it’s the day after history was made.

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

Chesterfield MP ‘disappointed’ over referendum result

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has spoken of his ‘disappointment’ after the constituency voted to leave the European Union.

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Andrew Lewer MEP

East Midlands MEP calls vote ‘remarkable and historic’

An East Midlands MEP has said he ‘welcomes’ the region’s ‘remarkable and historic’ decision to leave the European Union.

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Erewash MP Maggie Throup.

Derbyshire MP calls for unity after ‘Brexit’ vote

A Derbyshire MP has called for unity after the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union.

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Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham.

EU’s ‘refusal to reform’ brought about Brexit says Derbyshire MP

A Derbyshire MP has said that the European Union brought the UK’s historic ‘Brexit’ vote on itself as a result of its ‘refusal to reform’.

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Don’t panic over ‘Brexit’ says estate agency

Don’t panic over ‘Brexit’ says estate agency

An estate agency has urged people in the East Midlands not to panic about the possible impact the referendum result may have on the housing market.

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East Midlands MEP, Emma McClarkin.

East Midlands MEP says ‘future is bright’ after historic leave vote

An East Midlands MEP has said that Britain will be ‘freer, more democratic and more prosperous’ as a result of voting to leave the European Union.

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George Galloway.

George Galloway and anti-EU rally WILL come to Chesterfield after library ‘ban’

An anti-EU rally WILL be held in Chesterfield – but not at the town’s library.

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Roy Pugh with the ill-fitting door at his Pasteur Avenue home.

New door battle for Derbyshire war hero

A Ripley war hero who uses a wheelchair to get about has been left not knowing if he can get into or out of his house after ‘shoddy’ repair work to his front door.

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