Herbert Strutt Charity

The Herbert Strutt Charity was set up in 1986 to benefit the residents of Belper. The Trust is advised by a management committee made up of six Belper Town Councillors and six Amber Valley Borough Councillors. These councillors have always been appointed by the two councils in accordance with the…

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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…

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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…

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Swanwick election win

Amber Valley Conservatives are pleased to announce that Cllr. David Wilson held Swanwick in the ward’s delayed election yesterday.

Cllr Wilson commented: “I would like to thank all residents that voted for me. I fought a campaign on scrutinising the Labour controlling group, ensuring value for money services, reducing traffic and…

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Increased Cost of Running the Council.

The Socialist administration on Amber Valley Borough Council has increased the cost of running the Council by more nearly 11%.  The Council, in a press release, highlighted a reduction in the number of cabinet members.  Although the number of cabinet members has reduced by one saving £3,947 per year, the…

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