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Councils in North East Derbyshire help to fund new speed detection device

Posted on 9th June 2015

Three councils in North East Derbyshire have joined forces alongside local police to tackle speeding and increase roads safety, by contributing towards a new speed detection device.

Holmesfield, Eckington and Killamarsh Parish Councils clubbed together to help fund the new equipment, which officers will use to combat speeding vehicles on the areas roads.

Safer Neighbourhood officers will use the kit to carry out enforcement checks and help to educate motorists on the dangers of speeding.

Sergeant Aidan Stones, who oversees Safer Neighbourhood policing in the area, said: "We are delighted to receive the new device and I would like to thank members of the parish councils greatly for their contributions towards it.

"It will be of great value to local officers who are working to ensure the area's roads are safe and that motorists are abiding by driving laws."

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