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Langley Mill Community Litter Pick

Recently Heanor & Langley Mill Safer Neighbourhood Team organised a community litter pick in Langley Mill. This was supported by Conservative County Councillor Alex Stevenson & Conservative Borough Councillor Henry Thompson. In total 26 bags of litter were collected. Councillors Stevenson and Thompson would like to thank everybody who came out to help. Volunteers included […]

Amber Valley Borough Council Asset Management Plan

Conservative-run Borough Council is supporting over £5 million ambitious local projects Local Conservatives are supporting capital investment in our Borough by progressing 30 regeneration projects total £5.44 million. Many of these are aimed at regenerating our towns, creating new job opportunities and supporting local residents into high quality affordable housing, Some key highlights include the […]

Local Plan

The Conservative-run Borough Council is progressing with a sustainable Local Plan for our area. The Local Plan, which will set out a vision and a framework for the future development of the borough up to 2028 and will include policies and proposals to address needs and opportunities in relation to housing, the economy, community facilities […]

Conservatives take control of Derbyshire County Council

The Conservatives have taken control of Derbyshire County Council from Labour winning 37 of the 64 seats up for election. Congratulations to the winning candidates in Amber Valley – Trevor Ainsworth, Ron Ashton, Kevin Buttery, Richard Iliffe, Peter Makin, Chris Short, Alex Stevenson and David Taylor.

Core Strategy update

At its meeting on Wednesday 15 July Amber Valley Borough Council approved certain changes to its Local Plan following the refusal of planning permission for 400 houses at Kedleston Road. In 2013, Amber Valley submitted its Core Strategy to the Planning Inspector. At that time research indicated it needed fewer than 7,000 dwellings to fulfil its […]

Is Council Leader About to Break Promise on Council Tax.

Cllr Paul Jones, the then leader of the opposition on Amber Valley Borough Council, gave an interview on Radio Derby last May in which he promised not to increase Council Tax if Labour gained control of the Borough Council in the forthcoming elections. The self-styled Socialist leader of the Borough Council has now put forward […]