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.

New Leader and Cabinet for Amber Valley Borough Council

Cllr Kevin Buttery is now Leader of Amber Valley Borough Council and has announced his new Cabinet. Cllr Kevin Buttery said: “I’m hugely proud to have been chosen by my fellow councillors to lead Amber Valley Borough Council at this challenging, but exciting time. “My priorities are very much about economy, housing, skills and job creation. […]

Labour Councillors Block Plans to Save £250,000

At the meeting of Amber Valley Borough Council on 18 November the Conservative administration put forward a proposal to change the council’s election cycle. Currently, elections are held in three years out of every four with one-third of the councillors being elected on each occasion. The proposal was to change this to having an election […]

Conservatives Cut Councillors’ Allowances

At last night’s Council meeting the ruling Conservative administration on Amber Valley Borough Council voted to cut the level of allowances paid to its councillors. The effect of this was to reduce the annual amount voted in by Labour in January this by £7,940 (3.5%). After the meeting Cllr Alan Cox, Leader of the Council, […]