Economy, Jobs and Transport

We will help businesses to set up and thrive in Derbyshire and make sure people have the right skills and training they need to work and earn a decent living. We will invest in the road, bus and rail network to enable people to travel for work and leisure. We will lobby to make sure Derbyshire receives a fair share of government funding.

Ilkeston gets a new railway station

April 1, 2016

Cllr Dean Collins, Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Infrastructure

Cllr Dean Collins, Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Infrastructure

LABOUR-LED Derbyshire County Council is leading on a project to bring a new railway station to Ilkeston.  The town has been without a railway station for around 50 years, but residents are delighted that construction for a new station will begin next week.

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Ilkeston to get a new railway station

June 24, 2013

Joan Dixon the Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy, Transport says that a new railway station for Ilkeston is essential for a Fair Deal for Derbyshire.

Joan Dixon the Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy, Transport says that a new railway station for Ilkeston is essential in getting a Fair Deal for Derbyshire.

 

Derbyshire County Council has been given the go-ahead to build a new station in the town.

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Markham Vale jobs boost for Derbyshire

June 24, 2013

Joan Dixon the Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy, Transport says that creating jobs is the key purpose of a Fair Deal for Derbyshire.

Joan Dixon the Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy, Transport says that creating jobs is the key purpose behind a Fair Deal for Derbyshire.

260 jobs have been created in Derbyshire in the last month as a Northern Ireland based company is moving to Derbyshire County Council’s flagship employment site at Markham vale.

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£5m Cut From Roads Budget

February 1, 2013

This year, Conservative-led Derbyshire County Council will take another £1.9million from the road maintenance budget, as it imposes more Government cuts on the people of Derbyshire.


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