News

RIP Lady Thatcher

Amber Valley Conservatives would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Lady Thatcher, a fantastic Prime Minister who turned the country around following the troubles we had …

Ambulance Station Closures

Councillor Kevin Buttery, as Chairman has written on behalf of the Improvement & Scrutiny Committee to Philip Milligan, Chief Executive of East Midland Ambulance Service, as a result of the …

Tea with the London Mayor.

Amber Valley Conservatives enjoy afternoon tea with London Mayor, Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson, in his own enigmatic style, entertained an appreciative audience as he outlined his vision to ensure London …

Zero Council Tax Increase

Conservative-controlled Amber Valley Borough Council announced a zero increase in Council Tax for 2013/14, the fourth year in a row. This being achieved with a budget 2.5% less than for …

Cash Boost to Ripley Groups

Two groups in Ripley have received a cash boost thanks to the efforts of Ripley Councillor Stuart Joynes. Ripley Army Cadets have received £800, whilst the newly reformed branch of the …

Providing quality, value for money services

Despite the continuing pressure on its finances, the Conservative controlled Council has made a further £737,000 of savings since the 2012/13 budget was approved in March 2012. A report to …

Keeping Green

Our new green recycling service has now been wheeled out to all residents in Amber Valley. We are proud of this achievement. This fantastic new service now includes plastics and …

Council Tax benefits

We are asking thousands of local residents to give their views on the proposed new Council Tax Benefit Scheme Amber Valley currently spends £8.6million on Council Tax benefits. A survey …

Support for Heanor Market

Following the take-over by local Businesses to run Heanor Market, Conservative Councillor Kevin Parkinson has given his full support with  a £2,000 grant from the Derbyshire Leadership Fund to help …