Amber Valley Info Local News Feed Amber Valley Info Local News Feed en-us Amber Valley Info 2021 Sun, 28 Feb 2021 06:01:11 EST 240 Amber Valley Borough Council Secures £700,000 grant towards carbon neutrality by 2030 Amber Valley Borough Council has been awarded a grant of £700,000, by the Government, to help it achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. Sat, 27 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752937 Derbyshire people go back for second helping of Covid-19 vaccines People all across Derbyshire are going back for a second helping of Covid-19 vaccine, as the largest vaccination programme in NHS history enters yet a Sat, 27 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752935 PCC urges dog owners to take part in new survey on theft Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has unveiled a new survey to understand the risk and impact of dog theft across the county. Sat, 27 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752936 Use of unregistered waste removal company results in prosecution Darren Steele of Everest Drive in Somercotes, appeared before Derby Magistrates Court on 22 February charged with failing to dispose of his household Sat, 27 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752938 "The Queens words still carry a significant amount of influence - she is the mother of the nation" It is very rare for members of the Royal Family to make any statement about their health. It is regarded as a private matter and an exception to this rule is only made in the most exceptional circumstances. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 20:46:00 GMT AVM4752940 You can see a full Snow Moon this weekend - heres what to watch out for The night sky will be dominated this weekend by 2021s Snow Moon. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 16:05:00 GMT AVM4752915 Sainsburys pledges to give staff a pay rise and a third bonus since the pandemic started Supermarket chain Sainsburys has announced that it will increase staff pay and offer bonuses to frontline workers. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:41:00 GMT AVM4752887 Scientists are working on Covid vaccine pills and nasal sprays The researchers behind the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine are looking into the possibility of using pills or nasal sprays as an alternative. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:12:00 GMT AVM4752888 Y Not organisers hopeful popular Derbyshire festival will go ahead after PMs roadmap announcement The organisers of popular Derbyshire festival Y Not say they are hopeful the event will go ahead this year after the Prime Minister announced a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions over the coming months. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 12:28:00 GMT AVM4752889 Prince Harry says he stepped back from royal duties because UK press was destroying his mental health Prince Harry has spoken out about his decision to step away from royal duties, saying he did so because the UK press was "destroying" his mental health. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:52:00 GMT AVM4752850 Harry Potter actress Emma Watson is rumoured to be retiring - heres why Harry Potter actress and womens rights activist, Emma Watson, is rumoured to be giving up her acting career after her agency reported that she was dormant. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:44:00 GMT AVM4752851 Lady Gagas dog walker was shot and her bulldogs stolen - heres why A dog walker employed by pop star Lady Gaga has been shot and two of her dogs stolen in an apparent hit and run attack. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:40:00 GMT AVM4752852 CUTE PHOTOS! Dog bottle feeds abandoned calf at Derbyshire estate A week ago, Penelope was born in a frozen lake and faced certain death. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:37:00 GMT AVM4752853 Keeping windows open in primary schools will stop Covid spread better than wearing masks Making sure that windows are left open to allow maximum ventilation is a more effective way of reducing the spread of Covid in primary schools than requiring young children to wear face coverings, according to one of the Governments scientific advisors. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:24:00 GMT AVM4752854 Children more interested in a career in science than ever as a result of the pandemic The pandemic has created a generation of schoolchildren interested in a career in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing, research has revealed. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:06:00 GMT AVM4752855 East Midlands workers put in £1.3 billion worth of unpaid overtime during the pandemic Workers in Bassetlaw and the rest of the East Midlands have put in more than £1.3billion worth of unpaid overtime during the pandemic. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:06:00 GMT AVM4752856 600,000 more people who were shielding have been invited for a Covid vaccine A further 1.7 million people were advised by the Government to shield earlier this month, with hundreds of thousand now invited to receive a Covid vaccination. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:53:00 GMT AVM4752857 Martyns law is being considered in honour of Manchester attack victim - heres what it covers A consultation has been launched on Martyns law, which would require venues to improve security measures against terror attacks. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:53:00 GMT AVM4752858 Jewish celebration Purim is here - here are its origins and how to say Happy Purim From sunset on 25 February until nightfall on the 26th, Jews around the world are celebrating Purim. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:51:00 GMT AVM4752859 Campaign launched for extra bank holiday to celebrate end of lockdown - and honour NHS Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing calls to grant the UK a bank holiday to celebrate the end of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, and to honour frontline care workers. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:50:00 GMT AVM4752860 The Chinese Lantern Festival is being celebrated today - heres what it signifies The Lantern Festival marks the end of the Chinese New Year holiday. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:20:00 GMT AVM4752861 Universal Credit payment set for £20 a week boost for 6 months - who is eligible? Universal Credit claimants are expected to get a £20 a week boost to payments over the next six months under government plans. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:12:00 GMT AVM4752862 Fascinating Aida announce Sheffield show here is when tickets go on sale Musical cabaret trio Fascinating Aida will be performing in Sheffield, promising a selection of songs you havent heard before and some you wish you hadnt heard in the first place. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 08:20:00 GMT AVM4752978 Jodie Prenger stars in Sheffield Crucibles online show The Band Plays On West End star Jodie Prenger is among the actors to be cast in The Band Plays On which will be filmed at Sheffields Crucible Theatre for an online audience. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 06:50:00 GMT AVM4752833 Appeal after electric scooter robbery in Ripley Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in which an electric scooter was stolen in Ripley. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752821 Man Charged With Arson After An Incident In Heanor A man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after an incident in Heanor, last week. Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752820 Missing teenager Jaida Cooke found Missing 14-year-old Jaida Cooke from Kilburn has now been found safe and well by officers. Derbyshire Police would like to thank you to everyone who s Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT AVM4752822 Best fitness trackers 2021: from Fitbit to Garmin, these are the best fitness watches to help you achieve your fitness goals Whether youre looking to kickstart a new fitness regime or achieve a personal best, a smart fitness tracker will provide added incentive and a wealth of statistics to aid you with your workouts Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:49:00 GMT AVM4752825 How to cure chapped lips: healing sore, flaky, or bleeding lips, and the best balms to condition them Its freezing, the central heating is running as often as our conscious and wallets allow, theres less moisture in the air. Conditions are just right to leave most of us with dry, cracked, tight lips. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:41:00 GMT AVM4752826 These contraceptive pills may soon be sold over the counter for the first time Two types of contraceptive pills may soon be sold over the counter for the first time in the UK following public consultation. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:32:00 GMT AVM4752807 SsangYong Tivoli review The SsangYong Tivoli is worthy of note for a couple of reasons. It was the first compact SUV from a brand known for large and fairly agricultural 4x4s and since its launch in 2015 has become the South Korean firms best-selling model. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:30:00 GMT AVM4752808 UKs Covid alert level has been lowered from 5 to 4 - heres what that means NHS Englands National Medical Director and the UKs four Chief Medical Officers have lowered the UKs Covid alert level to 4. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:27:00 GMT AVM4752809 Students in England wont have to wear masks at school - but its highly recommended Children will not be required to wear face coverings in school once they reopen in England on 8 March, although they will be highly recommended, according to a government minister. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:24:00 GMT AVM4752810 This is when the next leap year falls and why we have them As the end of February approaches, many are wondering when the next leap year is and how often they occur. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:21:00 GMT AVM4752811 Home EV charging explained: from wallboxes to kW and cables to costs By 2030 a rel="nofollow" href=""all new petrol and diesel cars will be banned/a and well all be swanning around in a rel="nofollow" href=""electric cars/a. Thats the theory anyway. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:05:00 GMT AVM4752778 This is when you could stay overnight with family in England - and the current socialising rules The Prime Ministers roadmap announcement included dates for the reopening of shops and hospitality and changes to measures on travel and socialising. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:03:00 GMT AVM4752779 A think tank is proposing a £150 per head voucher scheme post-Covid - but its unlikely to happen UK residents would be given a £150 voucher to spend in shops to boost post-lockdown high street spending, if a think tanks idea went ahead. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:01:00 GMT AVM4752780 Antibiotics made with cannabis could soon be prescribed on the NHS - how they work A cannabis-based antibiotic could be subscribed by the NHS in just five years, according to a leading neurologist. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:56:00 GMT AVM4752781 These could be the 10 cutest dog breeds - do you agree? Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, with different facial features and personality quirks. But are some breeds cuter than others? Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:26:00 GMT AVM4752782 NHS prescriptions charges are increasing again - heres how much youll have to pay NHS prescription charges are due to increase in England again, leaving thousands of people at risk of being unable to afford vital medication. Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:08:00 GMT AVM4752784