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Derbyshire County Council to appoint new bosses ahead of service changes and job cuts

Three new bosses earning a combined total of up to £250,000 per year are to be appointed by Derbyshire County Council as the organisation 'enters a new world'.
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EXCLUSIVE: Derbyshire County Council plans hundreds of job cuts over next year

Derbyshire County Council plans to make up to 260 job cuts over the next year, the Derbyshire Times has learned.
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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

All Derbyshire County Council services to be reviewed

Every Derbyshire County Council service is to be reviewed, it has been announced.
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The late Marc Maltby.

Government aims to 'transform' jail after deaths of Derbyshire inmates

The Government has published an action plan which promises to 'transform' Nottingham prison.
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Members of the Fire Brigades Union Derbyshire branch in Crown Square, Matlock, on Saturday.

Firefighters claim public support for campaign against Matlock cuts

Firefighters received significant support from members of the public as they staged a demonstration in Matlock against planned station cuts.

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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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The Fire Brigades Union are holding a demonstration in Matlock town centre on Saturday, February 10, to highlight their opposition to planned cuts.

Councillor backs Matlock firefighters’ protest against station cuts

A Matlock councillor on the Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority has voiced support for firefighters holding a demonstration this weekend.

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Derbyshire Tory councillor claims Labour 'failing to tackle anti-Semitism' - sparking anger

A Derbyshire Conservative councillor faced a barrage of criticism after he accused Labour of 'failing to deal with anti-Semitism'.
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Tory and Labour politicians clash over plans to shut Derbyshire centres

A top Labour councillor has accused the Tory leader of Derbyshire County Council (DCC) of distributing 'fake news like Donald Trump'.
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Matlock firefighters to stage protest against station staffing changes

Matlock firefighters to stage protest against station staffing changes

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced plans for a public demonstration to voice its opposition to proposed staffing changes in Matlock.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council hopes to increase its take from Council Tax in 2018/19 to offset the impact of more central government cuts.

Derbyshire Dales District Council look to raise Council Tax by 2.99%

Derbyshire Dales District Council is contacting residents this week to inform them of proposals to increase its share of Council Tax bills.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council is up for a top housing sector award for its work to develop affordable homes in the area.

Derbyshire Dales District Council shortlisted for UK Housing Awards

Derbyshire Dales District Council has been named as one of eight on the shortlist for the title of strategic local authority of the year at the UK Housing Awards.

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock headquarters.

How Derbyshire County Council plans to save £12million in 2018-19

Yesterday, cabinet members at Conservative-led Derbyshire County Council have approved £12.3million cuts to services during 2018-19. Here we take a look at what are likely to be the most controversial savings...
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Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment, pledging his support to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust

Derbyshire Dales MP makes pledge to honour Holocaust Memorial Day

Derbyshire Dales’ MP has renewed his commitment to supporting Holocaust Memorial Day and educational work carried out by survivors.

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Councillor Barry Lewis, leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council's leader says his child is deaf - and defends services

The county council's leader has revealed he is a father and an uncle to two deaf children - as he defended his authority's educational support for youngsters with hearing impairments after a charity boss raised concerns.
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Derbyshire County Council is proposing its biggest rise in council tax in 15 years.

Derbyshire council tax rise will help 'rising numbers' of needy children

A council tax hike in Derbyshire will help 'rising numbers of children in need', according to a report.

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Derbyshire County Councils Matlock HQ.

Derbyshire poised for £12m cuts, council tax rise and job losses

Derbyshire County Council is poised to make £12.3million of cuts over the next year.
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Ofsted tell Wirksworth school to speed up progress on improvement plan

Ofsted tell Wirksworth school to speed up progress on improvement plan

A Wirksworth school has been told to fast-track its improvements by Ofsted amid the upheaval following a highly critical report in 2017.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council hope to steer the Matlock Bath Illuminations on a better financial path in 2018.

Matlock Bath Illuminations profits miss council target by £37,000

Derbyshire Dales District Council have revealed that the crowd-pleasing 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations season did not hit its budget target.

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Derbyshire Dales District Council chairman Councillor Steve Flitter and his wife Ann.

Derbyshire Dales District Council open community award nominations

Derbyshire Dales District Council chairman Steve Flitter is inviting nominations for the Derbyshire Dales Community Awards.

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