It was the week that a crisis meeting on the future of Heanor hospital was held.
In Riddings the revamped cricket pavilion opened after £80,000 was spent on improvements and a plan to build homess on the now demolished Langley Mill flour mill site was revealed.
We also continued with our Pennies for Our Heroes appeal to honour the area’s brave soldiers from Wordl War One. We want to plant trees to act is living memorials to our war heroes and we need your help.
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