Tag Archives: Derby

Derby ideas help JCB

This 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 particularly … Continue reading

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Derby Uni students ask – and I answer.

Just 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 be … Continue reading

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How many betting shops are too many?

The 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, which … Continue reading

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Nicer road. Maybe safer cycling and motorcycling?

The most frequent concern from people returning slips from the recent Chaddesden Focus leaflet was the state of Chaddesden Lane. I’m not surprised.  The road has been uneven and pot-holey for years, but the cost (£650,000) for the renewal of drainage … Continue reading

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