Category Archives: Economy

How many betting shops are too many?

Print PageThe answer undoubtedly depends on who you ask. In Chaddesden, Derby there are already four betting shops; one on Wiltshire Road, one on Wood Road and two on Nottingham Road.  William Hill have recently submitted an application for a betting shop, … 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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Derby’s new supply cable getting closer

Print PageWestern Power Distribution is continuing its work to replace the main electricity supply cables into Derby.  The ducting is now in place and cables have started being pulled through. Looking into the big access holes they have left to … Continue reading

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Losers – and winners

Print PageLet me tell you a story. “The school summer fair was in full swing when the family arrived.  The eldest was allowed to go around on her own.  She was eight now, it was her school – and she’d … Continue reading

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