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Somercotes housing plans refused over fears of toxicity

Plans to build nearly 100 homes on a Somercotes site where there are harmful contaminants leaking from nearby toxic tips have been refused.
Tue 8th Sep 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Somercotes housing plans set for approval despite fears of toxicity

Nearly 100 homes are set to be approved on a Somercotes site despite the developer confessing there are harmful contaminants leaking from nearby toxic tips.
Fri 4th Sep 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Amber Valley council set to approve plans for new bin collection depot on Somercotes industrial estate

Plans for Amber Valley Borough Council's new bin collection depot are set to be approved next week as the authority begins resumes control of waste services.
Thu 3rd Sep 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Update on Man Found In Car In Somercotes

Police are not treating the death of a man found in a car in Somercotes as suspicious.
Thu 13th Aug 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Body of a man has been found in a car in Somercotes

The body of a man has been found in a car in Somercotes
Wed 12th Aug 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Alfreton construction roofing supplier celebrates record-breaking sales amid COVID-19

A Somercotes construction supplies firm has seen its most successful early summer ever despite the troubled business environment caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Fri 3rd Jul 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Appeal for information following assault on teenage girl

Police Officers investigating the assault of a teenage girl in Somercotes are appealing for the publics help.
Fri 5th Jun 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Man arrested following street disorder incident in Somercotes

A 20 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of damage and affray following an incident in Somercotes on Friday evening.
Thu 4th Jun 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Renewed appeal after sighting of missing man in Alfreton

Police are issuing a renewed appeal for missing Somercotes man Paul Finney, after receiving a report of a sighting of him at a Lidl supermarket in Alf
Fri 29th May 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Teenaged boy dies in Somercotes

A 17-year-old has died after falling ill in a Somercotes street.
Fri 29th May 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Developer revives plans for more new homes near Somercotes site of former toxic waste dump

A housing developer has submitted new plans for 99 homes on land near a former toxic waste dump in Somercotes after the High Court overruled opposition from local residents earlier this year.
Thu 7th May 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Derbyshire woman wants to pamper her pooch after £30,000 Postcode Lottery win

It was a super Saturday for one person in Somercotes who got the good news they’d netted themselves a £30,000 cash prize all thanks to their lucky postcode.
Mon 16th Mar 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Children in danger outside Somercotes school, say parents

Alarmed parents and teachers fear that children are in daily danger outside a Somercotes school because of drivers jumping red lights.
Thu 20th Feb 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

iMacs stolen from business in Somercotes

Were appealing for information after a number of iMac computers were stolen during a burglary at a business in Somercotes.
Wed 5th Feb 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Derbyshire family raises funds for disabled children after tragic loss of son

A Somercotes mum is organising a series of fundraising activities for disabled children after the tragic loss of her son. 
Thu 16th Jan 2020 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Change of name for Somercotes choir - appeal for new members

Somercotes Choral Society has changed its name, and after 60 years will be known as Somercotes Community Singers.
Sat 11th Jan 2020 by Amber Valley Info read more

Somercotes busieness pledge to raise money for charity which helped rebuild baby's heart

After the children’s charity Heart Link provided lifesaving heart surgery to the managing director of a Somercotes business granddaughter the company has pledged to raise funds for them throughout 2020.
Tue 10th Dec 2019 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man suffers broken jaw in an unprovoked attack

A man has been left with a broken jaw following a serious, unprovoked assault in Somercotes.
Tue 3rd Dec 2019 by Amber Valley Info read more

Man left with broken jaw in 'unprovoked' Derbyshire attack

A man has been left with a broken jaw following a serious, unprovoked assault in Somercotes.
Mon 2nd Dec 2019 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Plans for new dog day care, training, and boarding centre in Derbyshire

Plans for a dog day care, training, café and boarding centre in Somercotes have been submitted.
Mon 25th Nov 2019 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

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