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Derby City Council’s Cycling Champion

I was surprised and amazed tonight.  Derby City Council made me their cycling champion, and the position wasn’t even on the agenda! I don’t think of myself as a keen cyclist, it’s just that cycling is a really good way … Continue reading

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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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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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Keeping Derby dry

Like 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 these … Continue reading

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