Category Archives: Planning

Derby ideas help JCB

Print PageThis morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was … 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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Can we make crossing the A38 in Mackworth easier?

Print PageThis short section of the A38 has a 40 mph limit as it goes between two roundabouts, at Ashbourne Road (A52) and the ‘grand canyon’ where it joins the A5111 Derby ring road.  At busy timesslow moving queues can reach all the way along … 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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