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Ilkeston Food and Drink Fair returns to help hospice

The popular Ilkeston Food and Drink Fair returns next month, with more than 50 of the finest regional producers lined up to take part.

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Trowell Parish Council call for HS2 route rethink

Trowell Parish Council call for HS2 route rethink

Trowell Parish Council has raised serious concerns over the potential impact of HS2 on life in the village following a recent consultation event.

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Sajid Javid and Maggie Throup

Stanton development plans given Government support

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has welcomed news that a project in Stanton-by-Dale is to be part of a £63million regional development initiative.

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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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Council approves law on public urination in town centres

Council approves law on public urination in town centres

Erewash Borough Council has given the green light to a new byelaw to prevent people urinating and defecating in public town centre spaces.

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L-R: Erewash MP Maggie Throup, Trent Bartons Jeff Counsell and Mayor of Erewash Councillor Abey Stevenson.

Ilkeston Flyer bus service gets £150,000 upgrade

An important Ilkeston bus route is to become more frequent and more luxurious after a £150,000 investment by the service operator.

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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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Councillors want more money invested in improving Langley Mill station.

Councillors call for investment in Langley Mill station

Local councillors are pressing the case for investment at Langley Mill station as part of a wider transit plan around Ilkeston’s new rail terminal.

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Erewash Borough Council has approved the conversion of the upper floors of Ilkeston's former Co-op store.

Council set to approve department store apartment plans

Erewash Borough Council is set to consider final plans for converting a former Ilkeston department store into a residential apartment complex.

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Erewash Borough Council are looking to enact a new law to prevent town centre streets being used as public toilets.

Council move to introduce public urination byelaw

Erewash Borough Council is to debate the introduction of a new bylaw to fine anyone urinating in public in Ilkeston and Long Eaton town centres.

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Coun Richard MacRae has opposed two Broxtowe developments and been overruled by Government inspectors.

Government overrule council on Broxtowe development plan

A government inspector has overturned Broxtowe Borough Council’s refusal of planning consent for a former golf course site in Bramcote Hills.

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Up and coming fashion designer Michael Wallace is to create a bespoke dress for the High Sheriff of Nottingham.

Fashion designer to dress Sheriff after winning contest

A fashion designer from Ilkeston who is taking the catwalk world by storm has won a special commission from the High Sheriff of Nottingham.

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John Korchak, director of operations at Inform Direct.

Derbyshire boasts strong new business growth for 2016

New figures from the Inform Direct Review of UK Company Formations show that companies are starting up at a significant rate in Derbyshire.

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The new look �2million Lidl store on Station Road, Sandiacre.

New look £2million supermarket opens in Sandiacre

A Sandiacre supermarket has reopened following a major £2million rebuilding project which will set the standard for the company’s future.

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Derbyshire County Councillor Dave Allen at the Derbyshire Money Week roadshow with Natalie Davidson (left) and Sam Whawell of the councils welfare benefits team.

Council’s financial advice roadshow to visit Ilkeston

Derbyshire County Council will be hosting a financial advice surgery at Ilkeston market on Thursday, February 16, 10am to 3.30pm.

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The new mayor of Erewash, Councillor Abey Stevenson.

Mayor of Erewash seeking teams for charity golf day

Golfers are being invited to tee-off for a charity golf day being hosted by Mayor of Erewash Councillor Abey Stevenson on Friday, April 28.

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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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Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister set to take taste of Derbyshire to the White House

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to take a taste of Derbyshire to the White House this week.

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