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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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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Councillor Richard MacRae

Stapleford residents force council to review speed limits

A Broxtowe borough councillor has welcomed news that authorities are to review speed limits along one of Stapleford’s residential roads.

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Dr Duncan Gooch of Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group

Erewash gets £2m NHS boost for wellbeing partnership

An NHS pilot programme to promote wellbeing across Erewash has been given a new lease of life with a funding injection of more than £2million.

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Campaigners build a "Wall of Solidarity" to mark concerns over US President Donald Trump's divisive policies.

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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MP boosts Erewash radio station’s digital ambitions

MP boosts Erewash radio station’s digital ambitions

Maggie Throup MP has backed calls for community radio stations such as Erewash Sound to join the DAB network.

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HS2 project directors are to hold events in Long Eaton and Trowell so the public can find out more about the plans.

HS2 planners to hold community information events

HS2 planners are to stage community information events in Trowell and Long Eaton in the coming weeks, to discuss the project’s impact.

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Ilkeston pub fishes £1,500 out of toilet for charity

Ilkeston pub fishes £1,500 out of toilet for charity

An Ilkeston pub manager who has fished more than £1,500 out of the urinals this week, says he will give the money to a military veterans’ charity.

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Planning row rolls on over Stapleford supermarket

Planning row rolls on over Stapleford supermarket

Plans for a new supermarket in Stapleford are in disarray after councillors upheld a requirement that ten houses be built as part of the project.

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Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

Drawing reveals new details of Toton HS2 station plans

The Government has released a new image showing an artist’s impression of what the proposed HS2 East Midlands hub at Toton will look like.

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Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash MP welcomes £1.4m pothole repair fund

Erewash’s MP has welcomed news that Derbyshire road users are set to benefit from a £1,462,000 pothole fund courtesy of central government.

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MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

MP renews call for safety action on Morley school roads

The roads around an Ilkeston school have been brought to the attention of transport ministers by an MP concerned for constituents’ safety.

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Vandals have targeted the public toilets on Strutt Street, Belper.

Plea to council over use of ‘rundown’ land in Ilkeston

Calls have been made to develop a ‘rundown’ area of land in Ilkeston.

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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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