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Roll of Honour 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Roll of Honour award are invited from residents for people who have made a significant contribution to the life of the village.

Nominations must include the name of the person you are nominating and why you feel they should be awarded the 2020 Roll of Honour. You should also include your name, address, telephone number and email address.

Please email or post your nominations... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:10 by John Rowe

Tags: Roll of Honour

No Date for Trent Barton 6.1 Bus Return

Concerns have been raised with the Parish Council that the 6.1 bus service has not been restored to Middleton. We have contacted Trent Barton Customer Services but they could not advise us as to when the service will be restored.

They report they have taken a substantial hit from coronavirus with passenger numbers currently about one fifth of what they were pre-lockdown. At the height of the lockdown... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:10 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Middleton Parish Council Annual Report 2019-20

The following report was given to the remote meeting of the Parish Council held on Monday 13th July 2020 by Cllr Peter Slack.

"I would like to thank all Councillors for their work on behalf of Middleton over the last year. We welcome Cllr David Morris, who was co-opted in March. I would especially like to thank Cllr Olwen Wilson, who has recently stepped down from the Council, for her unstinting work... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Sponsor Middleton Village Green Area Flower Display

Over the last 20 years the Middleton Village Green has been funded by Charity Plant Sales and kind donations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Charity Plant Sales has not operated and as a result the Village Green Committee are inviting donations or sponsorship

In this year of Coronavirus and lock down we feel the need to put colour in to Middleton and not to be put down by coronavirus.

Single hanging... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:07 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Village Green

Letter from Chief Superintendent Barnett

We have received the following from Divisional Commander Hayley Barnett:

As the Divisional Commander responsible for policing in your area, I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with a brief overview of what you can expect from your local police during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the policing role with regards to the current Government restrictions.

I would firstly like to reassure you... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

DCC Welfrare Rights Support for Residents

Derbyshire County Council has a host of information on welfare rights support for residents at the following link:

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 12:16 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Future Middleton Parish Council Meetings: COVID-19

The current HM Government restrictions mean that future meetings of the Parish Council are under review and will be considered on a case by case basis.

The Annual Parish Meeting (which is not a meeting of the Parish Council) and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council both of which were to have taken place on Monday 11th May have been cancelled.

In case of questions or queries please contact the Clerk... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 11:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Notices

DDDC: Call to register clinically vulnerable residents

We have received the following from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

It has been brought to our attention that many of our most vulnerable residents may be missing out on essential support because they haven't responded to a recent NHS letter, delivered to them as they are classed as being clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.

Unfortunately, as a district council, we have no way of knowing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 11:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Sign up for the Digital Edition of the Village Pump

As you may be aware the Village Pump can't be produced in print format at the moment but the good news is that it is available digitally. You can sign up for digital copies at the following link

Posted: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 15:20 by John Rowe

Tags: Village Pump

DDDC: Coronavirus - please don't light bonfires

Derbyshire Dales District Council has issued the following appeal to residents

"We're appealing to households across the Derbyshire Dales to think of others and to not light bonfires during the current coronavirus lockdown.

The effects of bonfires at this time are likely to be much more serious and have a bigger impact. Coronavirus is known to cause serious respiratory problems, which could be made much... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 15:15 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

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