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Ilkeston engineering firm celebrate multi-million pound gas contract

An Ilkeston welding and engineering company is celebrating after winning its biggest ever order, which has created 50 extra jobs.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has given his support to Morley Primary School pupils' campaign to improve road safety measures in the area.

Police commissioner backs Morley school pupils’ road safety campaign

Road safety campaigners from Morley Primary School have presented their case to Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa for speed reduction measures.

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Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed Laura Wigg-Bailey as its fundraising manager for the ambitious �60million restoration project.

Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust appoint fundraiser for £60m project

The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed a dedicated fundraiser to drive its £60million plans to revive the Derby Canal.

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Erewash MP Maggie Throup and EMH Group chief executive Chan Kataria survey the plans for a development of 85 affordable homes on the site of a former factory in Ilkeston.

Work begins on affordable homes scheme at former Ilkeston factory site

Construction workers have broken ground on a new development of 85 affordable homes at the site of a former factory in Ilkeston.

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The One Stop store on Charlotte Street, Ilkeston, has repeatedly been targeted by robbers.

Police at Ilkeston convenience store previously hit by armed robbers

Police vehicles surrounded an Ilkeston convenience store on Sunday morning amid reports it had once again been targeted by robbers.

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Chaucer Junior School won the education categoy in Erewash in Bloom 2017, could they repeat the feat this year?

Erewash Borough Council to launch In Bloom 2018 at town centre stalls

Erewash Borough Council is once again planting a seed in the mind of community gardeners as they prepare this year’s In Bloom campaign.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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Ryanair is holding two recruitment days for cabin crew.

JOB VACANCIES: Cabin crew and other roles up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

Fancy a new career that could really take off?

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

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Council chiefs want to hear residents' views on the issue

Have your say on controversial plans to expand Derbyshire quarrying

Council chiefs have unveiled controversial plans for expanding quarrying in Derbyshire.

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Gender pay gap: how Derbyshire companies rank

Companies in Derbyshire with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

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More than 50 per cent of those from the East Midlands who were surveyed said they'd prefer extra holiday time over a pay rise

Derbyshire workers believe they deserve £8,000 a year pay rise

Workers in Derbyshire believe they deserve to get paid an extra £8,000 a year, a new survey has found.
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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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Ilkeston precision laser cutting company FC Laser Limited has secured �1.1million in funding from Lombard and NatWest to invest in new machinery. Pictured, from left, are Lombard relationship manager Veronica Wales, FC Laser managing director Danny Fantom, and NatWest relationship manager Steve Smith.

Ilkeston laser cutting company secures £1.1m boost for new machinery

A Ilkeston precision laser cutting company has secured a £1.1m investment package to upgrade its manufacturing base with new machinery.

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These are difficult times for the retail sector.

Jobs threat as Carpetright announces plans to close stores amid troubled financial position

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60million.

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An ambitious plan to restore a 'golden mile' of the Derby Canal through Draycott has nearly reached its first fundraising milestone.

Draycott canal leisure attraction plans close to fundraising milestone

The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust has nearly reached its first major milestone in the ambitious £352,000 restoration of a ‘golden mile’ of canal in Draycott.

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Gemma Worthington at the opening of the new Bare Feet Wellbeing Lounge.

Ilkeston’s first wellbeing lounge opened by park café businesswoman

An Ilkeston woman has opened the town’s first wellbeing lounge, in an effort to rejuvenate the high street as well as residents’ lives.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Councillor Richard MacRae said the crossing was paid for 18 months ago, but has still not materialised.

Stapleford residents hold street protest to demand pedestrian crossing

Stapleford residents have staged a street protest to demand a pedestrian crossing they were promised as part of a housing development.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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