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Casual Vacancy 1 Councillor

Following the advertising of the above vacancies in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, and no poll being claimed, the Electoral Officer of Derbyshire Dales District Council has advised the vacancies should be filled by co-option.

Nominations are invited from individuals interested in being co-opted to the Parish Council. Please send your nomination, to include your name, address and contact.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Heritage Researcher Vacancy "Middleton Remembers"

68 residents and 100,000 headstones; Middleton remembers those who died in World War 1

Applications are invited for the position of Heritage Researcher - Freelance
Closing date 12 noon Monday 28th May 2018

Follow this link for further details.

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 11:11 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

National Lottery support for Middleton Remembers First World War project

Middleton Parish Council has received a National Lottery grant of £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Middleton Remembers project. Awarded through HLF's First World War then and now programme, the project will find out as much as possible about the soldiers of Middleton who died during the First World War in time for the centenary of the end of the war in November this year.

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Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 18:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Chair's Report 2018

The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council took place on Monday 14th May 2018 where Cllr Dawn Greatorex was re-elected Chair and Cllr Rob Rawlinson vice Chair.

Cllr Greatorex gave a report on the work of the Parish Council over the last year.

"My key starting point is to say that it has been a very busy year for Middleton Parish Council. Another year has flown by and it's time to reflect on what we have achieved as a Council, what has gone.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 11:38 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Estimates invited for the repainting of the Millennium Garden Gates

THIS TENDER HAS NOW CLOSED

The Parish Council is seeking priced estimates for the repainting of the Millennium Garden Gates and arch, Millennium Garden, Middleton by Wirksworth.

Work to include:

  • Removal of existing treatments and cleaning (this may require removal from site and subsequent reinstatement)
  • Treat with apppropriate primer
  • Treat with appropriate top coat

To be considered, detailed, priced breakdown of your proposal to the.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Tenders

Cinema Middleton is in the frame...

At the December meeting of the Parish Council Cllr Dawn Greatorex congratulated Cinema Middleton on their success in securing a National Lottery Awards for All grant of £9,132 which will go some way to making the project a reality.

Since then we have learned that the group has secured a further £1000 from Central England Co-operative from its Making a Difference Community Dividend fund. This is more terrific news.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Dec 2017 16:51 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Cinema Middleton

Plans are advancing for Middleton to have film showings at it's own cinema in the Village Hall. Under the Cinema for All community film society the Cinema Middleton Plan includes:
permanently mounted and electronically operated screen
digital projector
sound system - integrated with the existing induction loop
new seats
blackout blinds

There are lots more details at www.cinemamiddleton.co.uk.

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Christmas Lights Switch On - Friday 24th November 2017

Middleton Village Green Committee are proud to announce the switch on of the Christmas Lights will take place at the Village Green at 6.30pm on Friday 24th November 2017.

  • There will be lots of fun for the whole family including:
  • A children's carousel
  • Christmas carols accompanied by the BMW band
  • Mince Pies, mulled wine and children's refreshments
    and, of course...
  • A visit from Santa himself!

Roll up! Roll up!! Tickets are now on sale at The.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Village Green

Roll of Honour 2017

The 2017 Roll of Honour Award was decided at the October Parish Council Meeting

Jane Monaghan receives the 2017 award, nominations included the following commendations;

Jane has supported many village activities by providing a room in the Nelson free of charge for groups to meet, including the choir, band, gardening club, pub-art, yoga, knit & natter and Monday lunches all of which benefit so many residents.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:31 by John Rowe

Tags: Roll of Honour

East Midlands in Bloom - Middleton scoops Silver Gilt Award

"Low cloud and intermittent showers did not stop this enthusiastic group of residents and gardeners showing off their gem of a village…" so begins the 2017 East Midlands in Bloom Judges Report.

The judging route included the wildflower meadows at Middleton Top, the school garden and the floral delights of the Village Green. The judges were particularly impressed by the renovation works at the Millennium Garden.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:17 by John Rowe

Tags: Bloom

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