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Derbyshire campaigners protest over divisive policies of US President Donald Trump

Derbyshire campaigners have held protests in opposition to the divisive policies of the newly inaugurated President of America Donald Trump.

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Chesterfield Town Hall.

SHEFFIELD DEVOLUTION: Mayoral election ‘postponed to 2018’

The Sheffield City Region mayoral election long-planned for this May has been postponed until 2018.

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One of the new Enviro200 buses which now run Trent Bartons Nines route.

Alfreton council raises safety fears over new buses

Alfreton Town Council has raised concerns over safety and congestion ahead of the introduction of a new bus fleet against residents’ wishes.

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

REVEALED: The Derbyshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Toby Perkins has been named as the top male Derbyshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

It’s been one hell of a year, Brexit, Trump, sporting successes, celebrity deaths and much more but how much attention have you paid to what’s hit the headlines?

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Ripley Town Hall and the headquarters of Amber Valley Borough Council.

Solar power helps Amber Valley council cut costs

Solar panels installed on the roof of Amber Valley Borough Council’s headquarters in Ripley are helping reduce its energy costs.

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Chesterfield Waterside illustrative drawings (Image: Bond Bryan Architects).

Major Chesterfield development finally set for go-ahead

The first part of a Chesterfield development 11 years in the making could finally be given the green light next week.

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Chesterfield Town Hall.

Report considered selling off Chesterfield Town Hall

Council chiefs will receive a report next week which seriously considered selling off Chesterfield Town Hall.

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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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Whitwell colliery development site.

Huge new development planned for former colliery site

A developer wants to build 450 new homes on the site of a former colliery that has been left empty for 30 years.

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Staff to be consulted on Amber Valley council office closures

Amber Valley offices in three towns across the borough could be set to close under new plans drawn up by council chiefs.

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Derbyshire County Council leader Anne Western.

DEVOLUTION: Anne Western decries ‘creeping takeover’ of Derbyshire services

A council leader has said that a plan put forward by the Sheffield City Region amounts to a ‘creeping takeover’ of services in Derbyshire.

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Picture posed by a model.

EXCLUSIVE: Vulnerable Derbyshire teens placed in ‘very dodgy’ B&Bs

A council has breached policy by placing vulnerable young people in bed and breakfasts, the Derbyshire Times can exclusively reveal.

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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Watch out for roadworks.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Derbyshire County Council says it has a duty to ensure all residents can access its services and information.

Derbyshire County Council defends spending almost £30k on translation services

Cash-strapped Derbyshire County Council has defended spending nearly £30,000 of taxpayers' cash on translating English into foreign languages over the last two years.

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Chesterfield Town Hall.

Sheffield City Region hails Chesterfield in masterplan

A masterplan has identified Chesterfield as an 'important driver of economic growth' in Sheffield City Region.
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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Councillor Andy Slack. Picture: Chesterfield Borough Council.

ANTI-SEMITISM ROW: Councillor Andy Slack punished for 'insidious' Facebook post

A councillor has been punished by Chesterfield Labour Group for sharing an anti-semitic post on his personal Facebook page.
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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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