John James pointing out a bad pothole in Castle Square in Melbourne
Community campaigner, John James, pointing out one of the potholes in Castle Street, Melbourne

There is a plague of potholes across Derbyshire.  They damage vehicles. The government says it has provided money to the council to fix the potholes - but there are still thousands of them.

Fill the potholes

We call on the County Council to address the plague of potholes and use the government's pothole money now.

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When the team have been out and about, we report not just potholes but also missing road signs, lamp posts not working, yellow lines that have become unstuck, blocked gullies, and faded or unclear markings.

Anyone can report these to the County Council at: Report a road fault or ask about a road issue - Derbyshire County Council or using an app on your phone such as and through their website where you can also see what has already been reported.

Lucy Care photographing and reporting potholes

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