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2014 – the year of the Town’Ard?


It’s a time for looking forward. Ashbourne had a rough year last year. Not much went right for the town. Decisions about our future were made which defied belief and it would be tempting to fall into the “there’s nothing … Continue reading

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When Lewis Rose To The Christmas Challenge


“Now Lewis” said Santa as they walked to the sleigh “Are you certain your planning is ready today?” Good question indeed for with gifts far and wide One tiny mistake and there’s nowhere to hide. But Lewis insisted, as they … Continue reading

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Lone Star’s threat to Ashbourne democracy


There is a now real threat to our Town. In the last week the appeal by Lone Star Land LLP against Derbyshire Dales District Council’s decision was upheld and so the outline planning permission for houses off Wyaston Road has … Continue reading

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A public apology to Councillor Lucy Green…I want a Neighbourhood Plan


Way back in July I wrote a piece praising Jeffrey Phillips from the Ashbourne Partnership for attempting to rally support for a Neighbourhood Team http://bit.ly/S55Wo2. He raised it on a fine night for Ashbourne democracy – 200 people attended a … Continue reading

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