This is fantastic news for Derbyshire.
Boosting our local economy is at the top of our agenda so anything we can do to improve tourism and open up our county’s beautiful countryside to attract new visitors is most welcome.
We will consult fully with local people on each of the routes and we will need to gain planning permission before any work can start.
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After a cold start with the odd freezing fog patch, Thursday should be mainly dry and bright with some sunny spells and light winds.
A fine day on Thursday with plenty of sunny spells and light winds. Temperatures will be close to normal for late February.
The new storage hub at the centre of KFC's chicken delivery problems has not yet been granted registration to legally operate.