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Roads and paths in Derbyshire to get £27m revamp

Derbyshire County Council has approved £27m of improvements to the county's roads and paths in the next 12 months.

A council spokesperson said a total of 470 projects had been given the go-ahead across the county.

The schemes include resurfacing work and the installation of pedestrian crossings and cycle lanes.

The figure is £3.2m less than the previous year, although £6m is being spent repairing roads damaged in the severe winter.

The council is also carrying out work to improve bus stops, as well as footpaths and trails in the countryside.

A total of £2.59m is being spent in Amber Valley, £1.87m in Bolsover, £2.78m in Chesterfield, £3.7m in the Derbyshire Dales, £2.46m in Erewash, £3.85m in High Peak, £2.05m in the North East and £1.44m in South Derbyshire.

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