Etsy illustrator sensation to open first high street shop in Alfreton

A young illustrator whose work is sold around the world is opening her first shop in the Amber Valley this weekend.

Best Regional Group. (L-R) Anthony McAteer, Shaun Huxley-Duggan, Ashley Brown, Sunny Bharbwha, Ajay Bharbwha.

Derbyshire mechanics in pole position at awards

Top ratings from customers have seen two Derbyshire garages presented with accolades at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Amber Valley Borough Council's planning board will meet in Ripley tonight to decide on the first detailed plans for Lily Street Farm in Swanwick.

Swanwick housing development: concerns over relocation of new school

Amber Valley Borough Council is set to decide the fate of a major new housing development in Swanwick which continues to cause controversy.

Zoopla's new online tool will tell you when your house might hit the million pound mark.

How to find out when your Derbyshire home will be worth £1 million

Online estate agent Zoopla has launched a new calculator that allows homeowners to see when their property will be worth a million pounds.

Across the UK as a whole, 634,116 new companies were formed last year.

Almost 6,000 new companies created in Derbyshire last year

Nearly 6,000 new companies were formed in Derbyshire last year, statistics show.

Colin Hampton of the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centres hopes the service will return to Heanor in future.

Heanor welfare advice centre shuts after county council funding cut

A welfare support charity has suspended activities in the Heanor area following a £92,000 funding cut from Derbyshire County Council.

A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

A610 closed near Ripley following three vehicle collision

Drivers are being advised to avoid the A610 Nottingham Road near Ripley following a multi-vehicle traffic accident.

Environment Agency officers have been closely monitoring the impact of a cyanide spill in Shipley Country Park.

Heanor chemical spill: early toxicology results show low risk to birds

Environment Agency officers have been working at Adam’s Pond in Heanor all weekend following an accidental chemical spill.

East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of November according to figures released this morning.

Media outlets and brands are currently facing unexplained and challenging outages on Facebook

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.
Derbyshire swing band Kal's Kats on stage in the Oscar-nominated film Phantom Thread.

Derbyshire swing band reveal role in Oscar nominated Phantom Thread

A band of amateur musicians from Erewash and Amber Valley could be about to become the height of fashion, after revealing their role in a major new Hollywood film.

New Look

New Look stores in Derbyshire could be under threat as retailer looks to save on rent costs

New Look stores in Derbyshire could be at risk of closure as the retail look to save money.
Futures Housing Group money advice team has helped one customer from Amber Valley secure benefits worth �11,057 to help reduce her crippling debts

Housing association money advisors ease Amber Valley carer’s debt fear

A housing association advice service has helped an Amber Valley care secure benefits worth £11,057 a year and a route out of crippling debt.

Tesco is selling Quality Street tins for a bargain price

Tesco selling Quality Street tins for bargain price

Christmas may be over but eagle-eyed shoppers looking for a chocolate fix have been snapping up a bargain at Tesco.


Heavy traffic after collision on A38

Police are warning motorists to avoid the A38 this morning after a collision between two cars.

Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

Buxton railway station.

Northern trains reveal timetable for three-day strike in East Midlands

Northern has released its revised timetables for the three days of RMT strike action in January.

Workers were asked to vote for the office jargon they hate the most.

Is this ALREADY the most irritating phrase heard in Derbyshire offices in 2018?

Coming back to work after Christmas is always difficult but the annoying office phrases certainly don't help matters.
The M1 in Derbyshire.

‘No fuel left’ at M1 services

A service station on the M1 has run out of fuel.

David Sanderson, Christmas pudding Chef at Matthew Walker in Heanor, which produces seasonal puddings for major retailers including M&S

Heanor food firm serves up two new Christmas pudding creations for M&S

The countdown to Christmas has been underway for some time at one Amber Valley company whose products will take a central place on millions of dining tables come December 25.

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