Cash Boost to Ripley Groups

Two groups in Ripley have received a cash boost thanks to the efforts of Ripley Councillor Stuart Joynes. Ripley Army Cadets have received £800, whilst the newly reformed branch of the …

Providing quality, value for money services

Despite the continuing pressure on its finances, the Conservative controlled Council has made a further £737,000 of savings since the 2012/13 budget was approved in March 2012. A report to …

Keeping Green

Our new green recycling service has now been wheeled out to all residents in Amber Valley. We are proud of this achievement. This fantastic new service now includes plastics and …

Council Tax benefits

We are asking thousands of local residents to give their views on the proposed new Council Tax Benefit Scheme Amber Valley currently spends £8.6million on Council Tax benefits. A survey …

Support for Heanor Market

Following the take-over by local Businesses to run Heanor Market, Conservative Councillor Kevin Parkinson has given his full support with  a £2,000 grant from the Derbyshire Leadership Fund to help …

Faster Broadband – Investing in our future

Derbyshire Conservatives are championing the ‘Digital Derbyshire’ programme to improve Derbyshire’s broadband infrastructure to allow better connection speeds. Broadband access in Derbyshire is poised for its biggest ever transformation after …

Leisure at its Best

Amber Valley Leisure Centres are considered amongst the best in the country following a £22 million investment. Three of the Borough’s leisure centres have won prestigious national awards for excellence. …

Top Marks for Amber Valley Parks

  Four of Amber Valley’s parks have been awarded prestigious Green Flag Awards. These are Belper Parks, Belper River Gardens, Pennytown Ponds in Somercotes and Crossley Park in Ripley. The Green …