Derby cuts: Major changes as council announces £45m cuts plan

Derby City Council today announced plans for £45m cuts in the city. Including cuts to: DARLEY Park Concert, Markeaton Park Fireworks, Moorways swimming pool, and public toilets all face the axe.

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Derby City Council has revealed how it plans to cut £45 million from its budget for running of the city in the three years from April 2016.

It is proposing to:

The authority has said it must make the cuts – from this year’s about £222 million figure – in the face of reductions to its Government grants, inflation and other pressures like the increasing cost of care.

The council will now consult with the public on its proposals. People are able to have their say online at www.derby.gov.uk/budget2016 until January 5.

Original article on the Derby Telegraph here.

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