Derbyshire

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Derbyshire

(ˈdɑːbɪˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a county of N central England: contains the Peak District and several resorts with mineral springs: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the city of Derby, which became an independent unitary authority in 1997. Administrative centre: Matlock. Pop (excluding Derby city): 743 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Derby city): 2551 sq km (985 sq miles)
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Der•by•shire

(ˈdɜr biˌʃɪər, -ʃər; Brit. ˈdɑr-)

n.
a county in central England. 988,800; 1060 sq. mi. (2630 sq. km).
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The Environment Agency and Derbyshire County Council have been working in partnership to identify a solution to repair the damage to the culvert, which was discovered after recent heavy rain and flooding in the area.
The team will work with John Fawcett, assistant county secretary at Derbyshire County Council, who has been leading the legal work on the project to date, and High Peak's head of legal and democratic services, Rosemary Stafford.

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