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Derbyshire County Council granted funds to fix three dangerous roads

Three major Derbyshire roads, which are considered to be among the most dangerous in the UK, are set to be revamped as part of the government’s new ‘Safer Roads Fund’.

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Sue Wilkins, a self-published author living in Matlock, has just won a national award from Acquisitions International as children's storybook author of the year 2018.

Matlock children’s author wins national business excellence award

Matlock resident Sue Wilkins has been named Best Children’s Storybook Author of 2018 at the Acquisition International Business Excellence Awards.

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National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

A national public transport organisation is to hold an event in Matlock later this month to show its support for efforts to re-establish rail services on the line towards Buxton.

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Derbyshire set to be hit hard as Rolls Royce announces 4,600 job cuts

Engineering firm Rolls Royce is to cut 4,600 jobs - with many of the roles affected expected to be at its Derbyshire base.
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Traders like painters and plasterers will be hit by the rise

DERBYSHIRE: Trusted Trader price hikes

Derbyshire County Council has unveiled plans to increase the price it charges painters, plasters, scaffolders and other companies to be on its Trusted Trader scheme.

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Councillor Lewis Rose has said he will fight any attempt to remodel the current structure of local government in the region which would weaken powers at district level.

Derbyshire Dales leader criticises secrecy of ‘super authority’ plans

The leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council has called for more transparency from larger authorities in talks over forming a new East Midlands ‘super authority’.

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PICTURES: Five-bedroom farmhouse with stunning views of Peak District National Park on the market for £2.25 million

A five-bedroom country house with stunning views of the Peak District National Park is currently on the market, with a guide price of over £2 million.

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Stagecoach has won the tender to operate two local bus services in Matlock. From left, Drivers Kay Bayliff, Jonny Axe, and Dave Roberts will be running the route.

Stagecoach wins tender to run two Matlock town centre bus routes

Stagecoach has announced it has won the tender to operate two bus services in Matlock with a trio of friendly, regular drivers serving the routes.

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Bakewell's RBS branch will close later in the year.

Two Derbyshire RBS branches among 162 set to close this year

Two Derbyshire Royal Bank of Scotland branches are among 162 across England and Wales that will close this year.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Almost 800 jobs will be lost

RBS to close 162 branches and 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales

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IN PICTURES: 10K run for Helen’s Trust at Chatsworth

More than 900 runners laced up their trainers at Chatsworth on Sunday in the biggest fundraising event of the year for a Derbyshire charity.

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Derbyshire Dales council to vote on outsourced leisure centre operator

Derbyshire Dales council to vote on outsourced leisure centre operator

A not-for-profit leisure trust which operates across the UK is in line to win the contract to run Derbyshire Dales District Council’s four leisure centres.

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Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business owners have been invited to attend a series of workshops this week to learn about a new overseas marketing project.

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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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From left, pool manager Fluer Fern, Sheila Kirland's daughter Sarah Millington, Mayor of Wirksworth Alison Clamp, and the pool's chair of trustees Dave Baker.

Wirksworth swimming pool reopens with new name in tribute to supporter

Wirksworth swimming pool officially reopened last weekend after a major revamp made possible by a former customer who died in 2016.

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Fritchley Congregational Church, on the village green, was founded in the 1840s and has Grade II listed status.

Residents dismayed as church considers sale of Fritchley village hall

Fritchley residents have been left frustrated and dismayed as the religious organisation which owns their village hall contemplate selling it off.

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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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Pictured at the launch of the Tracking Our Heritage project, from left: Peak Rail trustee Roy Mackinlay, project team leader Catherine Croney, Mick Bond from the Peak Rail Association, chairman of the trustees David Lathrope, and project manager Richard Godley.

Heritage Lottery Midland Mainline rail project seeks Dales volunteers

The organisers of a new Lottery-funded rail heritage project are appealing for Matlock, Darley Dale and Rowsley residents to help set the wheels in motion.

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