Hundreds of men and women from Alfreton are members of a website that specialises in helping people line up extra-marital affairs, the News can reveal.
The UK’s largest dating site for those who are married, IllicitEncounters.com, says Alfreton tops the poll in amber Valley for the number of people signed up to the website who are looking to start an affair with 707 people.
Ripley and Heanor are both much lower with 204 apiece, according to the website.
Owners of the site revealed the numbers as part of a web application for people to search and discover how many people are looking for an affair on their website.
A spokesman said Maidenhead had claimed the title of the most ‘illicit town’ in Britain, with Bournemouth being declared most faithful.
In Derbyshire, neighbouring towns such as Ilkeston has 434 members and Belper 472.
Spokesperson for IllicitEncounters.com, Mike Taylor said: “It is fascinating to see the breakdown of how many people are looking for affairs in your local area, who wouldn’t want to see if they live in a hotspot?
“We have already had thousands of people visiting the site looking to see where their home town ranks.”
The index allows people to search a postcode and discover how many local people are registered.
In Matlock there are 304 members of the website.
A snapshot of some of other towns in the area reveals that there are 492 people looking for an affair through the website in Hucknall and 444 in Bulwell.
In both Beeston and Stapleford the application says there are 702 members.