Derbyshire Drop-In Events with Gigaclear

The Parish Council has received the following message from Gigaclear:

I am writing to you today to firstly, introduce myself as the new Community Engagement Manager for Gigaclear, where I will be directly responsible for upholding Gigaclear's commitment to engaging communities throughout the build phase. Ensuring both you as councillors and local residents are made aware of the work we are doing to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 08:33 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Pumpkin dumping a scary threat to wildlife this Halloween, warns the Woodland Trust

Pumpkin dumping a scary threat to wildlife this Halloween, warns the Woodland Trust

With Halloween looming the Woodland Trust has issued an urgent plea to witches, wizards and spooks everywhere not to endanger wildlife by dumping pumpkins in woodland.

The UK's largest woodland conservation charity has spotted a worrying trend in recent years for Halloween pumpkins to be taken to the nearest wood and left, in a well-meaning but misguided attempt, to provide food for birds and woodland... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 11:14 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

DDDC Energy Efficiency Survey

Are you interested in improving the energy efficiency of your home?

Did you know it could make it more comfortable, reduce your carbon emissions and may save money on your energy bills too?

We are committed to supporting residents to ensure their homes are fit for the future – more energy efficient and ready for a changing climate.

We are currently undertaking a survey to understand what that support... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 10:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

HM The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Middleton Parish Council expresses its profound sadness on hearing of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

On behalf of the people of Middleton by Wirksworth, the council would also like to extend sincere condolences to members of the Royal Family.

A book of condolence has been opened at Wirksworth Town Hall, for further details see Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 12:54 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Roll of Honour – Nominations Invited

The Parish Council will be deciding the 2022 Roll of Honour Award at its meeting on Monday 12th September 2022. We are inviting nominations from residents for people who have made a significant contribution to village live.

Please email

or post your nominations to:

Parish Clerk: John Rowe 1 Devonshire Villas, Upperwood Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire DE4 3PD.

to arrive... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 16:55 by John Rowe

Tags: Roll of Honour

Go Green!

Go Green!

DDDC are organising a "Go Green" event in Matlock on 30th July 2022

The free-to-enter event will showcase solutions to the climate and biodiversity crisis encouraging residents, businesses and visitors to reduce their carbon footprint by making lifestyle changes such as reducing energy use, generating less waste and becoming more active.

More details here: Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:57 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Derbyshire Dales Annual Electoral Registration Canvass 2022

DDDC is in the process of starting its annual electoral registration canvass and we have been asked to help them inform local residents of this.

"As an overview the annual canvass ensures that Derbyshire Dales District Council can keep the electoral register up to date. It aims to identify any residents who are not registered to vote so that they can be encouraged to do so.

It is anticipated that the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:08 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Elections

Middleton Parish Council Annual Report 2021-22

I would like to begin by saying that it has been a very busy year for Middleton Parish Council, and this is a good time to reflect on what has been achieved and what the future holds.

We would like to thank Tina Hymas-Taylor, who left the Council in June 2021 for her contribution during her time as a member. The Parish Council currently has three casual vacancies, and it is important that we fill these... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 18:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Time to get walking again!

At this time of year we start to think about the mud drying up and getting out to walk in the beautiful English Countryside again, but where to find new and interesting walks?

Walking in Derbyshire has hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, details of all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 06 Feb 2022 17:42 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Commonwealth Games Baton Bearers Nominations Sought

Nominations are being sought for Batonbearers to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on 28 July 2022.

Organisers are looking for individuals who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • - Always willing to take on a challenge and has a unique and inspiring story
  • - Has made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts,... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 06 Feb 2022 17:36 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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