Local News

Just Under a Month until Burton Bridge Works Begin

Work to ensure the long-term sustainability of Burton Bridge will begin on Monday, 18th June 2018.

Staffordshire County Council has now confirmed its final plans for the engineering due to take place over the summer which are as below:

Valleyview Care Home Gets 'Good' CQC Rating

Tuesday, 8th May 2018 saw the Care Quality Commission rate the Valleyview Care Home in Highfield Street, Swadlincote as 'Good'.

You can find full details of the inspection report here.

Opening of Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Garden

Heather attended the official opening of the Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Garden last Sunday joining with the Chairman and Chief Executive of South Derbyshire District Council, Cllr Michael Stanton and Mr Frank McArdle, and the Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker.

Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital has today been given £6.5 million by the Department of Health as part of Derbyshire’s NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

Great British Litter Pick in Church Gresley

Last weekend, MP for South Derbyshire, Heather Wheeler MP, joined forces with many local people as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Litter Pick campaign in Castleton Park, Church Gresley.

English Tourism Week Comes to Swadlincote

Heather Wheeler, Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire, joined with Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre and Chairman of South Derbyshire District Council, Cllr Michael Stanton, to highlight South Derbyshire’s tourism industry during English Tourism Week which runs from 17th-25th March 2018

Lottery Funding for Barrow-on-Trent Church

South Derbyshire MP, Heather Wheeler, has welcomed the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of nearly £600,000 for the Transformation of St Wilfrid’s project.