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Inspirational head believed all should have equal chance in education


 Alfreton Town Council  has recently backed a proposal  to commemorate two of the town’s great names&#x3b;   Wilfred Dawes OBE, who was the first headmaster of Mortimer Wilson School, and Alderman Mortimer Wilson, local solicitor and benefactor

Mon 21st Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

This award-winning Derbyshire footwear firm is recruiting - will you step up to the plate?


 Alfreton-based safety footwear company Rock Fall is looking to add to its sales team

Wed 9th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Dog owners warned to keep their pets away from Derbyshire park after sewage leak

Reports suggest some dogs have been taken ill after visiting Alfreton Park
Tue 8th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Why this Derbyshire pub has seen a rise in customers from the city

The landlady of the Fox and Hounds pub, in Alfreton Road, Coxbench, said it is because they scooped a prize at the Derby's Food and Drink Awards
Sat 5th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Alfreton academy opens new business focused sixth form

A new sixth form centre is to open in Alfreton this autumn, offering ambitious students specialist pathways to start careers in business.
Fri 4th Aug 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Appeal for bike owner to come forward

Derbyshire Police are keen to identify the owner of the pictured brand new Boardman Mountain Bike, which has been recovered by officers in the Leabrooks area of Alfreton.
Wed 2nd Aug 2017 by Derbyshire Times read more

Firefighters carried out inspection after laundry room fire

Firefighters from Alfreton and Ripley were called to a laundry room which was on fire yesterday (Monday, July 31).
Tue 1st Aug 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

New Derbyshire children's nursery set to open creating 15 jobs


 White House Nursery will open its latest venue in Alfreton in a former pub

Wed 26th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Police welcome neighbour from hell’s seven-year ban from Alfreton

Police hope that a seven-year ban from Alfreton for a nuisance neighbour will at long last bring peace for residents.
Tue 25th Jul 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man banned from Alfreton for seven years by court for harassment

A man has been banned from Alfreton for seven years by the court after a series of offences including harassment and breaching restraining orders.
Tue 25th Jul 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Jailed neighbour from hell is banned from his hometown for seven years

A neighbour from hell who tormented residents on a suburban cul-de-sac has been jailed for 12 months and banned from Alfreton for seven years.
Wed 19th Jul 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Alfreton school’s stage debut reveals wealth of talent

It was a hard knock week for students at an Alfreton school as they staged a series of stellar performances of a much-loved Broadway musical.
Tue 18th Jul 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Cyclist, 13, in 'serious but stable' condition following Little...

A 13-year-old boy this morning remains in a "serious but stable condition" in hospital following a collision.The teenager was riding a bike when it was in collision with a silver Volkswagen Polo on the B6179 Alfreton Road, in Little Eaton.Officers from Derbyshire police, along with paramedics and the air ambulance, were called to the incident, shortly after 6pm on Wednesday.Police Sergeant Scott Riley, the investigating officer for the incident, said the teen was taken to the Queen's...
Thu 13th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Boy, 13, in hospital with 'serious' injuries after Little Eaton...

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with "serious" injuries following a collision which left a Derbyshire road closed for several hours.Officers from Derbyshire police, along with paramedics and the air ambulance, were called to the incident, on the B6179 Alfreton Road, in Little Eaton, yesterday at about 6pm.Police Sergeant Scott Riley, the investigating officer for the incident, said it involved a 13-year-old local cyclist who was in collision with a silver Volkswagen Polo....
Wed 12th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

B6179 Alfreton Road, Little Eaton, closed after 'serious...

A Derbyshire road has been closed this evening following reports of a "serious accident". According to traffic information company Inrix, the incident has happened on the southbound side of the B6179 Alfreton Road, at Little Eaton, between Morley Lane and New Inn Lane. The firm said the accident was "serious". Police, an ambulance and the air ambulance have been called to the scene. A Derbyshire police spokeswoman confirmed that a 999 call was received at 6.09 pm to...
Wed 12th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Firefighters tackle blaze at back of Derbyshire motorcycle shop

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at the rear of a motorcycle shop in Derbyshire.Members of the public living close to the incident are being advised to close their windows due to the large amount of smoke the fire is generating.A spokeswoman said the initial emergency call was received 5.40pm on Sunday to reports of flames and smoke coming from the back of CMC Motorcycles, in High Street, Clay Cross.She said: "Pumps from Clay Cross, Chesterfield and Alfreton were initially in...
Sun 9th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Slimming World’s national charity campaign bags £3.3m

Staff at Slimming World's Alfreton head office lost 187 bags of wardrobe weight as part of a campaign raising £3.3million for charity.
Fri 7th Jul 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Potentially deadly dog disease lungworm found in Derby

A potentially deadly dog disease has been found in Derby city centre and other areas of Derbyshire.Lungworm, a parasite which can kill dogs if not treated quickly, has been confirmed in four areas of the county.An online map, created by Act Against Lungworm, reveals two cases of the infection have been found in Albert Street, near Farm Foods, in Derby city centre.The disease has also been found in Haddon Close, Alfreton.Lungworm is caused by a parasite called angiostrongylus vasorum and can...
Fri 7th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Three arrested in connection with Alfreton student ecstasy death

Police have arrested three people in connection with the death of an Alfreton student who died after taking ecstasy on a night out.Joana Burns, 22, took the drug while celebrating the end of her maths degree at Sheffield Hallam University with friends last month.Officers have asked the public not to "speculate" on the cause of Joana's death but revealed they had arrested three people in connection with their inquiry.Detective Sergeant Andy Shields from South Yorkshire Police said...
Wed 5th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Why Slimming World's Derbyshire expansion is good news for people...

The founder of a successful weight loss firm has said that a new state-of-the-art building being constructed at its Derbyshire headquarters will help more people achieve their weight loss goals. The 75,000 sq ft building, which is currently under construction in Alfreton, will eventually provide a state-of-the-art training centre for 4,500 Slimming World franchisee consultants who will run slimming groups across the country. The building will also create more space for 350 head office...
Tue 4th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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