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We launched our Pennies for Our Heroes appeal this week.

We are aiming to raise enough money to plant trees to honour our World War One heroes by asking readers to donate their spare change.

Stuart Joynes the vice-chairman of the Ripley branch of the RBL, Richard Hodgkinson of Amber Valley Borough Council, Coun. Peter Makin and Ripley RBL chairman Dean Fowler who are backing a campaign to plant commemorative trees in Crossley Park.
Stuart Joynes the vice-chairman of the Ripley branch of the RBL, Richard Hodgkinson of Amber Valley Borough Council, Coun. Peter Makin and Ripley RBL chairman Dean Fowler who are backing a campaign to plant commemorative trees in Crossley Park.

It was also the week that a top doctor called for Heanor hospital to be saved and incidents of the craze whereby people dress as the creepy clown from the Stephen King horror novel It had caused upset, police revealed.

Derbyshire County Council also voted on where massive cuts to save £157 million by 2018 would hit.

To read more on these stories as well as many others, including sport and entertainments, pick up your copy of the paper today.

 

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