Labour says keep Derbyshire together

July 18, 2016

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

THE official consultation about Chesterfield becoming a full member of Sheffield City Region started on 1st July.  Time is running out for Chesterfield people to stay in Derbyshire.  If the proposed land grab by Sheffield goes ahead it could have massive implications for you and your family.

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Labour Council supports grants for youth activities

June 6, 2016

Cllr Damien Greenhalgh, Deputy Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Cllr Damien Greenhalgh, Deputy Cabinet Member for Children’s Services

£50,000 has been made available for development of youth activities in Derbyshire.  The grant scheme known as YOUTHINC, We Grant has been developed with Derbyshire Youth Council and will award up to £1,500 to community groups.

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Councillors facilitate skills swap

May 24, 2016

Cllr Paul Jones, Deputy Cabinet Member for Adult Care

Cllr Paul Jones, Deputy Cabinet Member for Adult Care

THE Time Swap project was set up by Labour Councillors to facilitate people swapping time and talent to help each other out.  The Government’s austerity programme means that services are becoming harder and harder for residents to access, which is why it’s so important our communities assist one another.

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