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.
Click here to find details of the Conservative candidates in the County Council elections to be held on 4 May 2017.
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… Read More
Click here to find details of your Conservative candidate for this year’s elections.
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Amber Valley Council Conservative Group,
To reduce costs whilst continuing to deliver top class services to the residents of Amber Valley.
To continue to improve where affordable, our popular refuse and recycling service.
We shall support our award-winning Leisure Centres and “Green Flag” parks.
We will take a zero tolerance approach to dog… Read More
Council Leader Alan Cox made the announcement at Amber Valley Borough Council’s Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, 20th May 2015.
Councillor Cox said: “We have a strong team, with the knowledge, experience and ability to maintain our clear focus on delivering value for money high quality services. This is a cabinet… Read More
Labour has announced it will raise Council Tax by an additional £5m, placing an unnecessary financial burden on hardworking families. Labour constantly claim Government funding has been slashed and they want a Fair Deal for Derbyshire, the same as Hampshire and Surrey Councils.
What they don’t tell you is that they… Read More