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JOB VACANCIES: Cabin crew and other roles up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

Fancy a new career that could really take off?

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Management consultant Helen Jackson is giving evidence to the government planning inquiry into the possible development on land at Bullsmoor.

Protect Belper group ready for Bullsmoor planning inquiry showdown

As the government planning inquiry into a controversial Belper development enters its second week at Ripley Town Hall, a group of determined campaigners know it will be their last stand in a battle which has taken years of their lives.

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The White Hart at Bargate has been named Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year for 2018. Landlords Sean Brentnall, left, and Rebecca Shirley, front right, received the award from CAMRA chairman Chris Rogers. Also pictured are pub staff Tom Stevenson, June Farnsworth, Ann Watkins, Hollie McConnell, Leanne Stevens, Tina Govan and Kayleigh Barker.

White Hart at Bargate retains Amber Valley CAMRA pub of the year title

The couple who run a Belper pub have made it a double after discerning real ale drinkers named their establishment as the area’s best for the second year in a row.

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

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Tony Trowsdale, front, and staff at the family-run Just Jigsaws factory on the Meadow Lane Industrial Estate in Alfreton.

Alfreton firm Just Jigsaws mark anniversary as UK’s last manufacturer

The UK’s only commercial handmade wooden jigsaw manufacturer is celebrating 45 years in business in 2018, and the family who run its Alfreton workshop hope the pieces will fall into place for 45 more.

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Council chiefs want to hear residents' views on the issue

Have your say on controversial plans to expand Derbyshire quarrying

Council chiefs have unveiled controversial plans for expanding quarrying in Derbyshire.

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Lacemaker Louise West, who lives in Heanor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy a high-tech laser cutter so she can sell her patterns around the world to promote the heritage craft.

Heanor lacemaker crowdfunding for laser cutter to take designs global

A pioneering lacemaker from Heanor has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to buy a laser cutter to help her keep the heritage craft alive.

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Gender pay gap: how Derbyshire companies rank

Companies in Derbyshire with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

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More than 50 per cent of those from the East Midlands who were surveyed said they'd prefer extra holiday time over a pay rise

Derbyshire workers believe they deserve £8,000 a year pay rise

Workers in Derbyshire believe they deserve to get paid an extra £8,000 a year, a new survey has found.
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Severn Trent has marked the completion of a multi-million pound project to expand Ambergate reservoir by inviting representatives from Defra, NMC Nomenca and the local community liaison group at Ambergate to see the site.

Severn Trent complete £40m Ambergate reservoir expansion project

Severn Trent has completed a multi-million pound project to expand Ambergate reservoir, which provides fresh water to homes across the region.

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Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets on sale for Paddington 2 steam train Tornado’s Butterley visit

Tickets are now on sale for the chance to ride behind the 21st Century steam train featured in the film Paddington 2 when it visits Butterley next month.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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An architect's vision of how Heanor Park Care Home will look once work is completed at the Ilkeston Road site.

Care company begins work on new £7m Heanor care home and training base

Work on a new multi-million pound care home in Heanor has officially begun after more than six years of planning and preparation.

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These are difficult times for the retail sector.

Jobs threat as Carpetright announces plans to close stores amid troubled financial position

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60million.

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A car crashed into the front of Heanor Antiques Centre on Saturday night, just over a year after it was destroyed in a similar incident.

Heanor Antiques Centre shopfront smashed again in hit-and-run accident

The shopfront of a Heanor antiques store has been ruined in a hit and run car accident, just months after completing repairs from a similar crash.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Amber Valley Borough Council has collected more litter than ever before on its annual clean-up of verges along the A38.

Amber Valley council’s £30,000 A38 clean-up exposes growth in litter

Staff carrying Amber Valley Borough Council’s annual spring clean of verges along the A38 are on track for their biggest ever haul of litter.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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Alfreton firm David Nieper has become the first ever British fashion manufacturer to break into The Sunday Times' list of the Best 100 Companies to Work For.

Alfreton fashion firm David Nieper in Sunday Times’ 100 best employers

An Alfreton company has been named as one of the best employers in Britain as it gears up for a series of recruitment events.

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Amber Valley Borough Council to vote on increasing Council Tax share

Amber Valley Borough Council to vote on increasing Council Tax share

Amber Valley Borough Council is to vote on increasing its share of Council Tax by 3.19 per cent for 2018-19 at a meeting on Monday March 5.

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