Increased Cost of Running the Council.

The Socialist administration on Amber Valley Borough Council has increased the cost of running the Council by more nearly 11%.  The Council, in a press release, highlighted a reduction in …

Conservative Council Leader Steps Down.

Amber Valley Borough Council long serving Leader, Councillor Stuart Bradford is due to relinquish his role at the Council’s Annual Meeting on 11 June, due to a change in political …

Council Offers Office Options for New Businesses

Conservative controlled Amber Valley Borough Council is considering how to support new and start-up businesses by offering them the opportunity to use the Council Offices in Ripley. This could involve simply …

Conservatives invest in Ripley

At last night’s meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council, the Conservative group proposed a multi million £ Town Sustainability Fund.  Up to £5 million of this was set aside for …

Crime Commissioner attends Council Meeting

Labour Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire, Alan Charles, addressed Amber Valley Borough Council last night.  He said that the P&CC system is a “far better way of governance of …

Ambulance Station Closures

Councillor Kevin Buttery, as Chairman has written on behalf of the Improvement & Scrutiny Committee to Philip Milligan, Chief Executive of East Midland Ambulance Service, as a result of the …

Tea with the London Mayor.

Amber Valley Conservatives enjoy afternoon tea with London Mayor, Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson, in his own enigmatic style, entertained an appreciative audience as he outlined his vision to ensure London …

Zero Council Tax Increase

Conservative-controlled Amber Valley Borough Council announced a zero increase in Council Tax for 2013/14, the fourth year in a row. This being achieved with a budget 2.5% less than for …