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Millennium Wood path formally opened by Mayor of Derby

Print PageEarly rain cleared to leave a bright day for the opening of the new path through Millennium Wood, near Heatherton, on Friday 15th March.  As its name suggests, the park has been there for nearly 20 years, providing a … Continue reading

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Saving the 35 bus

Print PageThe 35 bus carries mostly older people to do their shopping, to visit friends, the doctors or the hospital and similar trips – during the middle of the day.  But back in July this was due to end. Since … Continue reading

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Could social housing be as personal as private ownership?

Print PageCould chains in social housing – Council or Housing Association homes – help more tenants to have the home they’d like? People who’ve bought or sold houses know about ‘chains’.  Estate agents will advertise ‘no chain’ against a property … Continue reading

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Wearing Theresa May’s shoes…

Print PageImagine if last summer you were in Theresa May’s shoes; you’d just inherited a party and country that had voted to Leave the EU, while you had (reluctantly?) voted to Remain. Setting aside your own preferences, but remembering that … Continue reading

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