Local from Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
£3.8 million investment approved for new road between Chesterfield train station and town centre
Local Enterprise partnership, D2N2 has approved a £3.8m grant towards the construction of the Hollis Lane Link Road in Chesterfield.
Dales residents may foot £9,000 bill to resume garden waste collections
Derbyshire Dales residents may have to foot a £9,000 bill to a private firm to pay its staff overtime in order to restart and catch-up on missed garden waste collections.
Proposals set to be finalised on new waste depot in Amber Valley
Proposals for a new bin collection depot and waste transfer station in Amber Valley are being finalised with a planning application being submitted soon.
Rescue crews confirm a climber has died after falling from cliffs in Stoney Middleton
Mountain Rescue Crews have confirmed a climber died earlier this week after falling from cliffs in the Peak District.
Doctor from ‘plague village’ takes part in own research study after catching COVID-19
Dr Nick Spittle has been speaking to Peak FM about his battle with the illness, as well as his role in looking into potential treatments for it.
Car fire causes temporary closure of M1 in North Derbyshire
A vehicle fire bought the M1 to a standstill in North Derbyshire this morning, with all lanes closed between Junctions 28 and 29 on the northbound side
Engine maker Rolls-Royce is planning to lay-off at least 9-thousand people
The news was announced earlier this morning.
Missing teen Sophie Walton sighted in New Whittington and Brimington
The teenager, who's from the Peak District originally, has been missing for over a week now.
Car driver taken to hospital after crashing into a set of traffic lights in Chesterfield
It took place yesterday afternoon in the town.