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Final preparations are underway to get Derbyshire County Council’s latest state-of-the-art care home ready for its first permanent residents. Staff have ensured the new Ada Belfield Care Centre in Belper is fully operational and deep cleaned following its temporary use as a Nightingale Care Home to support Derbyshire people recuperating from the coronavirus. Its first […]

Derbyshire County Council has approved ambitious plans for the future of local government in the county. The ground-breaking plans include the establishment of an East Midlands Combined Authority to ensure the region is on an equal footing to the West Midlands and Greater Manchester. In addition, the council has given, in an approach known as […]

To help the people of North Derbyshire complete their Virtual Sparkle Night in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare, Spire Radio will be live from 6 pm on Saturday 19th September with an all-request show dedicated to everyone taking part in this year’s event. The Sparkle Night Walk is Ashgate Hospicecare’s biggest fundraising event of the year, […]

Parents of Year Six pupils living in Derbyshire can now apply to Derbyshire County Council for their child’s secondary school place for September 2021. Around 9,000 year six primary school children – who were born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 – have been sent information about the application process. The deadline to […]

Derbyshire County Council has announced ambitious plans for the future of local government in the county. The move comes in preparation for the local government and devolution white paper expected to be released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in the coming weeks. The plans prioritise, in an approach known as Vision […]

Chesterfield single-use plastics campaign group, Plastic Free Chesterfield, is to hold an online meeting to highlight how the Environment Bill, currently going through Parliament, has the opportunity to address the plastic pollution crisis. The Environment Bill is a piece of legislation aimed at replacing European environmental legislation, including issues around waste and recycling. Campaigners from […]

Over 50 Derbyshire schools are set to benefits from building improvements thanks to a £1.9 million Derbyshire County Council funding initiative.

A two-mile stretch of the A61 near Dronfield will be re-surfaced by Derbyshire County Council in a bid to reduce excess noise levels. The work will start on Friday 11 September at 6 pm and will continue until Monday morning, and then again on the following two weekends. The road will be completely re-surfaced and re-lined, the crash barriers will […]

Derbyshire’s new Chief Constable paid a first visit to Chesterfield in her new role – taking the opportunity to walk around the Town Centre to see first-hand the issues facing the police and partner agencies.  Rachel Swann was joined by Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa, and welcomed by the Leader of Chesterfield Borough […]

The Vanarama National League fixtures have been released today and Chesterfield have been handed an away game on the opening day of the season, with a trip to newly-promoted Wealdstone on Saturday, October 3. Spire Radio are looking forward to covering matches in our sports show every Saturday from 2pm. The first home game is […]

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