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Casual Vacancies 2 Councillors

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: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

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

Closure of A5012 Via Gellia Rd Cromford

The Parish Council has raised concerns with DCC Highways that the closure of the Via Gellia road has led to many more vehicles coming through the village than usual, including vehicles in excess of the weight limit. We have received the following response:

"[DCC is] aware of the problem and [has] asked a for enforcement of the weight limit to take place, it would be helpful to us if we receive photographs/registration numbers/.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:41 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

County Councillor's Report

We have received the following from CCllr Irene Ratcliffe

"Dear Residents

It has been an eventful summer in the village with many being able to participate and enjoy a variety of activities in the community.

I am also pleased to hear of the intention to set up a village film club and to be able help fund this along with my fellow district councilors.

Following concerns over parking and speeding, reported to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:15 by John Rowe

Tags: Parking, Speeding

Derbyshire Dales District Council Car Park Consultation

The District Council's consultation on its car parking policy is now live and taking place across the district until 18 September 2017.

The review comes about following recommendations by the Community & Environment Committee, 16 March to review various aspects of the car parking policy. These include:

  • charges for season tickets
  • charges for permit holder car parks
  • charges for 3- and 7-day permits
  • bringing some.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:12 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC

Derbyshire Gold Card Holders - Renewal Reminder

Gold Card holders are reminded to check validity dates on their cards as thousands are due to expire in the next few months.

Gold Card is Derbyshire's equivalent of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) which allows older and people with certain disabilities to travel free-of-charge, off-peak on local buses.

It can also be used to get discounts at around 700 local shops and businesses and to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:01 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

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