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Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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More than 30,000 passengers have used Ilkeston rail station since it opened in April, exceeding all expectations.

Ilkeston station event to celebrate passenger milestone

Ilkeston station has seen more than 30,000 passenger journeys since it opened in April, and rail operators are making plans to celebrate.

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Doctors say 17% of pregnant women smoking in Erewash

Doctors say 17% of pregnant women smoking in Erewash

New research has revealed that almost one in five pregnant women in the Ilkeston and Long Eaton areas continue to smoke through to the time they give birth.

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Many pupils families took time out to attend the picnic and celebrate the community values which Jo Cox MP sought to promote.

Primary school picnic is a day to remember Jo Cox MP

A Kirk Hallam school joined groups across the nation last month in a special community event in tribute to the memory of Jo Cox MP.

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Apprentice mechanic Jonny Davies has been named as the best in his year.

Erewash council fleet mechanic wins training award

An Erewash Borough Council mechanic Jonny Davies has scooped an award for being the best apprentice this year on his training scheme.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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The Fitzgeralds were among the many Ilkeston families to bring a picnic to the park to share with neghbours while they enjoyed the entertainment.

Ilkeston enjoys Great Get Together in tribute to MP

Ilkeston residents joined with communities up and down the country for the Great Get Together, inspired by the memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

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Chan Kataria, chief executive of housing provider EMH Group, has been awarded an OBE by the Queen.

Chief executive of regional housing group awarded OBE

The chief executive of a top regional housing providers has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for his services to the industry.

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Three Derbyshire constituencies changed hands in last week's general election.

ELECTION 2017: Young and older voters were a potent combination

Three out of 11 constituencies changed hands across Derbyshire last week.

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Animal rights activists protest Awsworth circus show

Animal rights activists protest Awsworth circus show

Animal rights activists were out in force in Awsworth last week as they sought to call public attention to the practices of a controversial circus.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

POLL: Would you like to see Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he can 'still be Prime Minister' - amid calls for a second General Election.
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Prime Minister Theresa May.

MAY POLL: Should the Prime Minister stand down?

After failing to deliver a Conservative majority in Thursday's General Election, Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to resign.
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Erewash Partnership chief executive Ian Viles.

Erewash Partnership offer free business startup support

A new programme has been launched to help aspiring entrepreneurs in Erewash get their ideas off the ground with access to free support.

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General Election 2017: Ilkeston’s re-elected Conservative MP bids for better HS2 deal for Erewash

General Election 2017: Ilkeston’s re-elected Conservative MP bids for better HS2 deal for Erewash

Ilkeston’s re-elected Conservative MP Maggie Throup says social care and better compensation for those affected by HS2 are her top priorities after her victory in the Erewash constituency.

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General Election 2017: Business chief slams ‘yet more uncertainty’ from hung parliament

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire business leaders says the outcome of the General Election means ‘yet more uncertainty’ for the country.

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What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

Britain has a hung parliament, after Labour’s surge in the polls made it impossible for any party to reach the 326 MPs required to achieve an absolute majority in the House of Commons.

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We'll be bringing you live updates on the General Election

General Election 2017 - Live updates, news and reaction

Voters went to the polls yesterday (Thursday) to select the country's new government.
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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

After the polling miss at the 2015 general election, many politicians and journalists loudly declared they would never trust polls again. Two years later, opinion polls have regularly been leading the election news. First they foresaw a Conservative landslide, including a resurgence in Scotland, and more recently they’ve pointed to a shock Labour fightback.

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What are the odds on the election?

What are the odds on the election?

With just hours to go before the polls open we take a look at who the bookies think will be your next MP....

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