Faster Broadband – Investing in our future

Derbyshire Conservatives are championing the ‘Digital Derbyshire’ programme to improve Derbyshire’s broadband infrastructure to allow better connection speeds. Broadband access in Derbyshire is poised for its biggest ever transformation after the Conservative Government approved ambitious £15 million plans led by Derbyshire County Council. Derbyshire is one of the first authorities in the country to be […]

Leisure at its Best

Amber Valley Leisure Centres are considered amongst the best in the country following a £22 million investment. Three of the Borough’s leisure centres have won prestigious national awards for excellence. Ripley Leisure Centre, William Gregg VC Leisure Centre in Heanor and Alfreton Leisure centre have all achieved a Quest rating of ‘excellent’. Only seven awards […]

Top Marks for Amber Valley Parks

  Four of Amber Valley’s parks have been awarded prestigious Green Flag Awards. These are Belper Parks, Belper River Gardens, Pennytown Ponds in Somercotes and Crossley Park in Ripley. The Green Flag Award, is a sign to visitors that the park is well-maintained and well-managed, with excellent facilities. Belper Parks are celebrating their fourth consecutive award […]