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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 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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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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Councillor Andy Slack. Picture: Chesterfield Borough Council.

ANTI-SEMITISM ROW: Hasland councillor ‘has brought Chesterfield into disrepute and should resign’

A Hasland councillor who says he ‘unintentionally’ shared an anti-semitic post on his personal Facebook page has brought Chesterfield into disrepute and should resign immediately, according to a campaigner.

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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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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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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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Derbyshire foster families needed for refugee children

Derbyshire foster families needed for refugee children

Derbyshire residents who can provide a loving home for unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children are being urged to contact the county council.

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Toby Perkins, Labour MP for Chesterfield.

Toby Perkins: ‘Labour now needs to come together’

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has said Labour needs to ‘come together’ – after Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as the party’s leader.

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Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

Private school head says grammar plans “tinkering around the edge”

A Long Eaton headteacher has said Government plans to create new grammar schools will not go far enough towards raising standards for all.

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