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22/12/2022: Any borough resident having entered Derbyshire County Council's short-stories competition will be disappointed after none were named in the winner and runners up places.
Pictured: (from L-R): Andy Brooks (Peak Running), Linda Philo (Jog Derbyshire), Andrea Kemp (Shift), Chris Hopkinson (Peak Running), Jennie Derbyshire (Jog Derbyshire), Danielle De Simone (Peak Running), Lucy Bartles (Jog Derbyshire)
20/12/2022: Jog Derbyshire, the county’s highly successful network of jogging groups, is being given a new lease of life.
Chris Hobson from the East Midlands Chamber
20/12/2022: A statement from the East Midlands Chamber has said that chronic under-investment from central Government had demonstrated that it was time for policymakers to “back the East Midlands to back the UK”.
19/12/2022: Derbyshire County Council wants to make sure that health care appointments are as easy to access as possible for Derbyshire residents so has set up a three month scheme offering free transport to a variety of routine health appointments including vaccination appointments and some screening programmes, and is open to all ages and is not means tested so you do not need to be receiving benefits to be eligible.
Department for Transport
19/12/2022: Passengers are being encouraged to 'Get Around for £2' by bus from January to March 2023, with bus operators having launched a campaign to promote the Government fare cap scheme.
Chris Hobson from the East Midlands Chamber
16/12/2022: Regional businesses believe that devolution could hold the cards to a more prosperous East Midlands economy – but many have said they want to see Leicestershire at the table with Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. 
16/12/2022: Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is set to be either rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the Government’s School Rebuilding programme.
Maggie Throup MP
16/12/2022: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has welcomed the announcement that Kirk Hallam Community Academy and Saint John Houghton Catholic Volunteer Academy have been selected as two of the latest 239 schools that will be rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the fourth round of the Conservative Government’s School Rebuilding Programme.
Office of Rail and Road
15/12/2022: Information released by the Rail Delivery Group has revealed the total passenger revenue figure for the latest quarter for 2022.
15/12/2022: Around a quarter of adults in England were obese in 2021, according to the latest Health Survey for England.