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Derby’s new supply cable getting closer

Western 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 weld … Continue reading

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River Derwent Longbridge turbine coming on stream

  After many months watching the progress of the works to install a turbine across the Longbridge Weir in the centre of Derby, earlier this week I joined other members of the public to see and hear more. Construction of the new turbine is complete … Continue reading

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A short-term annoyance for a long-term benefit

For the last few months the ‘Riverside Path’ from behind the Council House to Bass’s Rec has been fenced off.  The signs directing people around this blockage – which is part of Sustrans Route 6 – are inadequate.   Despite Derby Cycling Group … Continue reading

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Giving fabric a second chance…

I love crafts.  Work in metal or wood, fabric or clay, paper and more, to make something beautiful or useful (and preferably both) fills me with delight.  I’m not so good with art for art’s sake; I admit I don’t always understand … Continue reading

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