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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 […]

RIP Lynne Watson

We are incredibly saddened by the death of Cllr Lynne Watson, an active member of Swanwick’s community, where she chaired the Parish Council. Our condolences go out to her family during this difficult time. Nigel Mills said: “I was very saddened to hear the news of Lynne’s sudden death. I had known her since 2004 […]

Chancellor visits Amber Valley

Amber Valley Conservatives played host to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, who visited the Denby Bank development site on the border of Denby and Marehay. Mr Osborne came to visit the new-build site, which also incorporates new affordable and Social Housing to talk about the Help to Buy scheme, which has been launched by the Treasury […]