Tag Archives: Mackworth

Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Note: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have now … Continue reading

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Can we make crossing the A38 in Mackworth easier?

This short section of the A38 has a 40 mph limit as it goes between two roundabouts, at Ashbourne Road (A52) and the ‘grand canyon’ where it joins the A5111 Derby ring road.  At busy timesslow moving queues can reach all the way along the … Continue reading

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Labour in rush to stop recycling

Labour allowed just one week for wider consultation on scrapping recycling collections for 138 city centre streets before publishing a Cabinet report which would confirm this proposal.   At the Neighbourhood Overview and Scrutiny Board at the end of April, councillors were told that … Continue reading

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Threat to transport vision for Derby

Back in the late 1990s the Council consulted local people on their priorities for Derby, including transport in the city centre.  The result was “Connecting Derby” a bold vision to remove through traffic from the city centre to make it … Continue reading

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