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by LauraHammond
Thu 22 Jul 12:53 pm
Forum: Our top posts
Topic: New £100,000 fund to help voluntary and community groups tackle anti-social behaviour
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New £100,000 fund to help voluntary and community groups tackle anti-social behaviour

A new £100,000 grant scheme is being set up to help Derbyshire voluntary and community groups to tackle anti-social behaviour. Groups will be able to apply for grants of up to £5,000 from the Anti-Social Behaviour Prevention Grant scheme. The grant scheme has been set up by Police and Crime Commissi...
by LauraHammond
Thu 22 Jul 11:47 am
Forum: Our top posts
Topic: Alfreton Scarecrow Festival to return this summer
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Alfreton Scarecrow Festival to return this summer

Alfreton Town Council's annual Scarecrow Festival is set to return this summer. The festival - which is just for fun - will run throughout August. Residents are encouraged to make their scarecrows by recycling unwanted items already in their homes and then display their creations in their gardens or...
by LauraHammond
Wed 21 Jul 10:01 am
Forum: Local news for Alfreton and the surrounding areas 📰
Topic: Alfreton Male Voice Choir to return to Palmer Morewood Social Club – and you’re welcome to join them!
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Alfreton Male Voice Choir to return to Palmer Morewood Social Club – and you’re welcome to join them!

Alfreton Male Voice Choir will return to practising at Palmer Morewood Social Club this week. A few weeks ago, the group returned to face-to-face practise for the first time in 18 months and met under a marquee at South Wingfield Social Club. The choir is now preparing to return to Palmer Morewood S...
by LauraHammond
Tue 20 Jul 12:38 pm
Forum: Alfreton news
Topic: Met Office issues weather warning over thunderstorms due this afternoon
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Met Office issues weather warning over thunderstorms due this afternoon

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the region due the thunderstorms expected to take place this afternoon (Tuesday, July 20). The alert warns of the potential impact of storms on travel and power supplies. According to the latest Met Office forecast for Alfreton, we can expect th...
by LauraHammond
Tue 20 Jul 12:04 pm
Forum: Parents' Zone
Topic: Bookings open for summer holiday camp at Alfreton Leisure Centre
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Re: Bookings open for summer holiday camp at Alfreton Leisure Centre

Update on this from Amber Valley SSP - bookings for the summer sports camp close at 8pm on Wednesday (July 21) night.

by LauraHammond
Mon 19 Jul 12:42 pm
Forum: Our top posts
Topic: Organisations from across Derbyshire join forces in fight against anti-social behaviour
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Organisations from across Derbyshire join forces in fight against anti-social behaviour

A number of organisations from across Derbyshire are coming together this week to take a stand against anti-social behaviour. Amber Valley Borough Council, Derbyshire Constabulary and Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service are among the organisations to have signed the ASB Help Pledge, formalising their...
by LauraHammond
Mon 19 Jul 11:14 am
Forum: General Covid-19 news
Topic: Covid-19 cases in Alfreton continue to rise as hospital sees increase in virus-related admissions
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Covid-19 cases in Alfreton continue to rise as hospital sees increase in virus-related admissions

Cases of Covid-19 are continuing to increase in Alfreton and Amber Valley - as are virus-related admissions to Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The latest available data from the government shows that 30 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Alfreton during the seven days up to Tuesd...
by LauraHammond
Fri 16 Jul 12:49 pm
Forum: Our top posts
Topic: Free summer reading challenge for four to 11 year olds at Alfreton Library
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Free summer reading challenge for four to 11 year olds at Alfreton Library

Primary school aged children are being invited to take part in a free reading challenge at Alfreton Library during the summer holidays. All libraries in Derbyshire are taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge - run by The Reading Agency - which encourages children aged four to 11 to continue read...
by LauraHammond
Fri 16 Jul 11:49 am
Forum: Parents' Zone
Topic: Places available at Alfreton Nursery School for September
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Places available at Alfreton Nursery School for September

Alfreton Nursery School has places available for three and four year olds to start in September. The nursery school, which is on Grange Street, has spaces available for 15 or 30 hours per week. All children are eligible for 15 hours of free childcare per week the term after their third birthday. Som...
by LauraHammond
Wed 14 Jul 12:11 pm
Forum: Alfreton news
Topic: Police to host live Q&A about abuse
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Police to host live Q&A about abuse

Detectives from Derbyshire Constabulary will host a live Q&A on abuse tonight (Wednesday, July 14). They will be joined by partners from The Elm Foundation, a Derbyshire charity dedicated to supporting people who experience domestic abuse, for the live chat. Derbyshire Constabulary said: "If you wan...