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Longbridge Turbine working

Outside the Council House in Derby work on the newly refurbished Riverside Gardens is nearly complete.  This was originally laid out to provide a setting for the Council House, so it is good that this work is being able to … 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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