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Sign up for adult learning with Derbyshire County Council

Residents are being invited to sign up to learn something new this summer with Derbyshire County Council Adult Community Education Service.

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Parents find out if kids have got places at Derbyshire schools

Parents who have applied to Derbyshire County Council for a primary school place for their child will soon know the outcome.

Council launch sex health survey

Residents are being invited to have their say about Derbyshire County Council’s plans to develop sexual health services.

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Conservatives win by-election

Voters took to the polls to choose a new district councillor for Coal Aston in a by-election.

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Voters take to the polls in by-election

Voters are taking to the polls to choose a new district councillor for Coal Aston in a by-election.

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Nick Clegg suggests county council is ‘overstaffed’

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) was unexpectedly thrown into the national spotlight last night after Nick Clegg suggested the authority was overstaffed live on TV.

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The proposed HS2 speed rail link will come through Derbyshire.

PM believes HS2 will be a boost for Derbyshire

Prime Minister David Cameron believes Derbyshire will receive a boost from the HS2 high speed rail plan despite criticisms that it will rip up the region.

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The National Union of Teachers members went on strike on March 26

PM criticises teachers’ strike after schools closed in Derbyshire

Prime Minister David Cameron has criticised the teachers’ one-day strike during an interview with the Derbyshire Times as “unnecessary and unjustified”.

Prime Minister David Cameron of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government.

PM shares ground-breaking pension changes with the DT

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken with the Derbyshire Times today, Thursday, March 27, on ground-breaking changes to pensions.

Council speed up pothole repairs

Two specialist ‘jetpatcher’ machines are to be hired in by Derbyshire County Council to speed up repairs to potholes across the county.

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Derbyshire County Council set priorities for years ahead

A plan has been drawn up by Derbyshire County Council to set out its key priorities for the next three years.

Council say cash is ‘not enough’

Derbyshire County Council say that extra cash from the Government to fix potholes across the county is ‘not enough’.

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YOUTH VOICE: Councillor Damien Greenhalgh, Derbyshire County Council's Deputy Cabinet Member for Children and Young People celebrates with the new Derbyshire Youth Council at County Hall, Matlock.

New Derbyshire Youth Council announced

More than 21,000 youngsters have cast their votes to decide the line-up of the next Derbyshire Youth Council.

Former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn during a Spireites' match.

Our Tony to be laid to rest at Westminster

Deceased former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn is to spend his last night in Parliament after it has been agreed for his body to be laid to rest in the Palace of Westminster.

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