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  • 18 September 2017

    A South Derbyshire park has a chance of being named one of the top ten in the country.

  • 14 September 2017

    There’s a tasty weekend coming up in Swadlincote next month (October) when the International Food and Drink Festival returns for a third successive year.

  • 11 September 2017

    Places to go in South Derbyshire for a great night out are being highlighted in a new leaflet now available from the Tourist Information Centre in Swadlincote.

  • 11 September 2017

    People dining out in South Derbyshire are being reminded that not only can they easily take their leftovers home, they can even win themselves a prize for doing so!

  • 7 September 2017

    The South Derbyshire Sports Awards celebrate talented athletes and unsung heroes going above and beyond.

  • 1 September 2017

    A business in South Derbyshire has been fined £20,000 after failing to take sufficient steps to stop its activities having an unreasonable effect on others in the local area.

  • 1 September 2017

    People of all ages can get on target with a Beginner’s Guide into Archery course at Rosliston Forestry Centre which is being launched in September.

  • 1 September 2017

    News that faster broadband speeds have been introduced in two South Derbyshire villages with more to follow has been welcomed by South Derbyshire District Council.

  • 30 August 2017

    The audience at South Derbyshire’s popular Last Night of the Proms this year will be shaken and stirred by music celebrating the world of that most famous of secret agents, James Bond.

  • 22 August 2017

    Equipment for all ages and abilities is available for free, fun, fresh-air fitness at another South Derbyshire park.