North East Derbyshire

North East Derbyshire is a local government district in Derbyshire, England. It borders the districts of Chesterfield, Bolsover, Amber Valley and Derbyshire Dales in Derbyshire, and Sheffield and Rotherham in South Yorkshire.

The district offices are based outside the district, in the town of Chesterfield, which the district surrounds on three sides, and thus acts as the shopping and work centre for much of the district.

Settlements in the district include:

  • Arkwright Town,
  • Ashover
  • Barlow
  • Calow
  • Clay Cross
  • Dronfield
  • Eckington
  • Grassmoor
  • Holmesfield
  • Holymoorside
  • Holmewood
  • Killamarsh
  • North Wingfield
  • Pilsley
  • Renishaw
  • Ridgeway
  • Shirland
  • Spinkhill
  • Stonebroom
  • Tupton
  • Wingerworth

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972. It was a merger of the Clay Cross and Dronfield urban districts along with all but one parish of Chesterfield Rural District.

Read more about North East Derbyshire:  Coal Mining, Regeneration

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