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We all pay when key infrastructure is damaged

Print PageOver the last couple of years I’ve reported a lot about the new electricity cables feeding power into Derby.  The multi-million pound project has ensured that Derby should not have a major blackout due to cable failure in the … Continue reading

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Derby Uni students ask – and I answer.

Print PageJust had an exciting lunchtime – and early afternoon tweeting answers to Derby Uni students’ questions. For the NUS it’s the start of the General Election campaign.  Derby has been the guinea pig university for what I gather will … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Print PageLike many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside … Continue reading

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Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Print PageNote: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have … Continue reading

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