Like much of England, Derbyshire has a number of Roman links. The first human settlement of Derby was by the Romans who built a fort on high ground around Belper Road, overlooking the River Derwent, one of a line of forts seeking to protect the first boundary of their newly-conquered province.

10 reasons to be proud you come from Derbyshire

Derbyshire was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution – and here are some of the best reasons to be proud about coming from our great county.

Wednesday, 9th September 2020, 1:07 pm

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