Amber Valley Conservatives

What Labour don’t want you to know

  The controlling self-styled Socialist administration on Amber Valley Borough Council have removed information from a Cabinet report that they would rather residents did not have. A report on a consultation exercise on the future of the Garden Waste collection scheme was published on 22 August. However, less than a week later this report was […]

Labour Cabinet finally agrees to meet the public.

Following direct questioning by Conservative Cllr Stuart Bradford of the socialist Leader of Amber Valley Borough Council (Cllr Paul Jones) at the last Council meeting 23 July, it was hurriedly announced yesterday (29 July) that the first ‘Have Your Say’ event of his administration will be at Alfreton on Wednesday 3 September 2014 from 6pm […]

Herbert Strutt Charity

The Herbert Strutt Charity was set up in 1986 to benefit the residents of Belper. The Trust is advised by a management committee made up of six Belper Town Councillors and six Amber Valley Borough Councillors. These councillors have always been appointed by the two councils in accordance with the political balance of each Council. […]

Additional Strategic Sites for Amber Valley Core Strategy – Belper

At a meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 23 July Cllr C. Emmas-Williams, the Deputy Leader of the self-styled Socialist Council, proposed to add additional strategic sites to those already agreed in the Core Strategy. The paper before the meeting identified three sites in the Belper Urban Area amounting to 570 extra dwellings. The […]

Additional Strategic Sites for Amber Valley Core Strategy – Ripley

At a meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 23 July Cllr C. Emmas-Williams, the Deputy Leader of the self-styled Socialist Council, proposed to add additional strategic sites to those already agreed in the Core Strategy. The paper before the meeting identified three sites in the Ripley Urban Area amounting to 350 extra dwellings. Local […]

Garden Waste Collection

At a meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 23 July, the Socialist Cabinet Member for the Environment refused to rule out a future charge to collect garden waste. The previous Conservative administration introduced the current scheme which started in Spring 2013. This has proven very successful with 12,500 homes belonging to the scheme and […]

Lily Street Farm

At the meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council held on 23 July, Cllr C Emmas-Williams, the deputy leader of the self-styled Socialist group sprang a massive surprise during the debate on the Core Strategy. The papers which were published with the agenda showed that an additional 13 sites were recommended to provide 2,260 extra houses. […]

Additional Strategic Sites for Amber Valley Core Strategy – Alfreton

At a meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 23 July Cllr C. Emmas-Williams, the Deputy Leader of the self-styled Socialist Council, proposed to add additional strategic sites to those already agreed in the Core Strategy. The paper before the meeting identified four sites in the Alfreton Urban Area amounting to 790 extra dwellings. On […]