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New details revealed for Ilkeston armed forces sunset parade ceremony

Erewash residents have a very special opportunity to witness a historic beating retreat and sunset ceremony in Ilkeston next week.

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Cigarette droppers prosecuted after not paying Erewash council fines

Cigarette droppers prosecuted after not paying Erewash council fines

Erewash residents have been warned again that their money will go up in smoke if they fail to bin cigarette ends after another three litterbugs were hit with court bills up to £378.

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Ilkeston resident Michael Millen has been successfully prosecuted by Amber Valley Borough Council for fly-tipping waste on the edge of Shipley Wood

Ilkeston man hit with £818 penalty for fly-tipping in Heanor woodland

An Ilkeston resident has been ordered to pay more than £800 in fines and court costs after being convicted for fly-tipping waste in woodland.

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The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers will perform in Ilkeston's Market Place on Tuesday, June 19.

Royal Engineers band to perform military parade ceremony in Ilkeston

Ilkeston will host a military performance and ceremony this month, one of numerous events planned to mark the First World War centenary.

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Litterbugs fined by court after failing to pay Erewash council penalty

Litterbugs fined by court after failing to pay Erewash council penalty

Four litterbugs who dropped their cigarette ends onto the pavement must now pay hefty court bills after they failed to pay borough council fines.

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Catherine Atkinson, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Erewash, called for more Government investment in the region during a television debate on Sunday.

Labour candidate calls for Government investment to transform Erewash

Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Erewash has claimed the area could be come a regional leader of high-tech business if only it is given the right Government support.

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Anne Western

DERBYSHIRE: Fiery debate over library consultation

A fiery debate over the county council’s plans to hand over 20 libraries to volunteers took place at the authority’s Matlock headquarters this afternoon.

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Council leader Barry Lewis

DERBYSHIRE: Council spends thousands on new role

The county council has agreed to spend £37,000 each year by creating a new role to assist the Conservative leadership in key decision-making.

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The leader of Chesterfield Borough Council, Tricia Gilby.

Derbyshire council leaders’ dismay at ‘super council’ talks snub

Two Derbyshire council leaders have expressed their dismay about being left out of initial talks to form an East Midlands ‘super-council’.

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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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Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council campaign highlights risk of falls for older people

Derbyshire County Council and partners including Age UK and the NHS have launched the Reduce Hospital Footfall campaign to help protect older people from falls and ease pressure on healthcare services.

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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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Votes will go to the poll next month

All eyes will be on Amber Valley poll

Onlookers from across the UK will be watching the Amber Valley Borough Council elections with eager anticipation next month.

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

Derbyshire council chief pocketed more than £200k in a year

Mystery surrounds the identity of a Derbyshire council chief who pocketed more than £200,000 in the space of a year.

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The Taxpayers' Alliance releases its Town Hall Rich List every year.

List reveals Derbyshire council chiefs who raked in more than £100k in 2016-17

A list has revealed the Derbyshire council chiefs who raked in more than £100,000 during 2016-17.

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Derbyshire County Council's head office in Matlock

DERBYSHIRE: Council could lose decision-making powers

Planners fear being stripped of their powers to control mining schemes in Derbyshire.

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High Peak MP Ruth George

DERBYSHIRE: War of words over libraries

A Labour Derbyshire MP has been called “dishonest” by the county council’s Tory leader as a “war of words” broke out over libraries.

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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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Councillor Barry Lewis, leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Tory leader accuses Labour MP of misleading public over Derbyshire library plans

The Conservative leader of Derbyshire County Council has insisted no libraries will close on his watch.

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