5 hrs ago
Singing loud and proud in community choir project
Sat in a semi-circle of school chairs, the people attending the Big Sing Thing were not sure what from this first of four workshops.
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9 hrs ago
The festival in full swing..Moira Canal Festival 2004.
HISTORIC re-enactments and a unicycle ride over water will form part of the entertainment at a popular canal festival.
13 hrs ago
Bust to bonanza - the rise and rise of retail
AS many towns continue to struggle due to the economic downturn, Swadlincote is bucking the trend.
16 hrs ago
Hosuing payments 'let people dodge the benefit cap'
EMERGENCY funding set aside by councils to help struggling families should not be used to support people who have had their benefits capped, the Taxpayers Alliance has said.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Compensation boost for asbestos victims
A HOST of asbestos victims in Burton and South Derbyshire who can't trace a liable employer or an employers' liability insurer will soon be able to apply for compensation packages worth an average of 123,000.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Glory days to return as park revamp work starts
Contractor Jack Moodys Limited will move on to Eureka Park in Swadlincote as part of a bid to revamp the area thanks to a 500,000 grant awarded to South Derbyshire District Council from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund through their Parks for People programme.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Women get together to inspire the next generation
South Derbyshire MP, Heather Wheeler, Jo Smith, chief executive of South Derbyshire CVS, Olympic torch bearer, Karen Creswell, and Angelica Duncan, founder of Chameleon School of Constructions gave speeches to school girls as part of a International Women's Day yesterday.
Rise in people smoking sees 'kick the habit' plea
SMOKERS in South Derbyshire are being urged to prepare for battle and give up cigarettes forever as part of a national day of action to help people 'kick the habit'.
Crimestoppers - South Derbyshire
We have also received calls about other crimes not even mentioned in the column, which is really good and shows that people are feeling confident in ringing Crimestoppers knowing their identity is never questioned.
For sale: nuclear bunker that has never been used
For as little as 2,000 people can get their hands on the relic from the cold war that can be found in the middle of a South Derbyshire field.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
AS the days are getting longer, it's time to end our winter hibernation and get out and about again.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Have your say on growth in South Derbyshire
PEOPLE living in South Derbyshire are being invited to have their say on how the district grows over the coming years.
Amy Winehouse Foundation to teach addiction course in South Derbyshire
SCHOOLS across South Derbyshire will form part of a programme a drug and alcohol education programme organised by a foundation set up in memory of a popstar who struggled with substance abuse before her death.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Recycling banks could go due to success of green bin scheme
South Derbyshire District Council would keep 10 of its 83 centres in order to save 50,000, which would then meet the costs of its pioneering green bin scheme.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
MP demands action after error leads to rapist's parole date
SOUTH Derbyshire's MP has asked for 'appropriate action' to be taken after a mistake means a child rapist could be freed just months after he was refused parole.
Investigation launched following blaze on a boat in Church Gresley
A JOINT investigation has been launched by police and fire chiefs after a boat went up in flames - in the back garden of a South Derbyshire home.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Firefighters called to fire at factory of coffee giant
FIRE crews were called to the South Derbyshire factory of a coffee giant in the early hours of this morning.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Cops reveal link between car blaze and burglary
POLICE investigations have revealed that a car which was set alight in a field had been stolen during a raid on a home in South Derbyshire.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pupils walking or cycling could be a solution to ongoing parking problems
CHILDREN at Pennine Way Junior Academy in Church Gresley could be encouraged to walk or cycle to school in an attempt to help reduce a build-up of traffic in the area.
Suspected illegal meat is seized in Uttoxeter raid
PACKAGED meat products have been seized from a private property in Uttoxeter as part of a bid to close down a suspected illegal production operation.