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Closure of Main Street 24th-25th April 2021

We have received a notification from Derbyshire County Council of a Temporary Road Closure at Main Street between No.25 and the junction with Chapel Lane in order tot facilitate a gas connection.

The alternative route is Porter Lane, The Hill, Water Lane, Chapel Hill, Via Gellia Road, New Road Middleton By Wirksworth and vice versa.

You can view the order on this link Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:44 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

Brush up on the 3 ‘R’s for 2021

Brush up on the 3 ‘R’s for 2021

As it's a New Year it's a good time to brush up on the 3 'R's to help make the world a cleaner, greener place. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle are an important part of sustainable living as they help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away.

  • Reduce the amount of waste you produce
  • Reuse items as much as you can before replacing them
  • Recycle wherever possible

The 3 'R's will save you money, energy and will... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Middleton Parish Council Report January 2021

Derek Renshaw has been co-opted to the Parish Council. Two casual vacancies remain – please see below for details of how to apply. Members welcomed Cllr Renshaw to the Council.

A report by DCC Planning Service Enforcement and Rights of Way Officers following a meeting with the Manager of Dene Quarry about the restoration of the paths at Dene Hollow has been received. A meting with Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Transport for COVID-19 vaccinations

Derbyshire Connect Active Travel Ashbourne, telephone 01335 342951, will, take residents to Medical Centres and hospital appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations. The service is subject to vehicle and driver availability.

Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Chapel Lane Play Area Consultation

Chapel Lane Play Area Consultation

DDDC is consulting residents of the types of play equipment they would like to see at the Chapel Lane Play Area. Please have a look at the documents below, make your choices and email them to by Friday 29th January 2021.

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Plea to the public as pressure increases on local hospitals

Plea to the public as pressure increases on local hospitals

The directors of public health in Derby and Derbyshire issue a plea to the public to follow regulations as the NHS deals with busiest period so far during the pandemic.

Derbyshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF), which brings together councils, emergency services and health organisations to tackle the pandemic have seen a significant increase on the pressure placed on our NHS following a steep rise in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 07:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Stay Local

Stay Local

The Parish Council has received the following message from DDDC:

Going into this lockdown weekend please remember it's against the law to meet socially with family or friends unless they are part of your household or support bubble.

You cannot leave home for recreational or leisure purposes (such as for a picnic or a social meeting).

So you should minimise time spent outside your home, but you can leave... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:35 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Middleton Parish Council Report December 2020

Work has been completed to trees at the Millennium Garden and the Village Green.

Cllr Irene Ratcliffe has raised the Parish Council's concerns with DCC Rights of Way and Minerals Officers about the steep gradient of the Dene Quarry Footpath restoration. The Parish Council was advised that Tarmac has been instructed to return the path to a more gradual gradient.

Derbyshire Dales District Council is undertaking... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:27 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Casual Vacancies

The Parish Council currently has three casual vacancies, and nominations are invited from individuals interested in being co-opted to the Parish Council. If you'd like to discuss what the role entails please contact the Parish Clerk on 07717 137 526. Co-option will be by short interview at the next available meeting of the Parish Council, these are held at 6.45pm on the second Monday of the month.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 13:27 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Covid-19 preventative behaviour and symptoms study

We have received the following from Dr Richard Clarke a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine, Univeristy of Southampton.

"I work on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research project based at the University of Southampton. We're looking to recruit members of the public to take part in a large international survey on the preventative behaviours people are taking to avoid catching... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 09:17 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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