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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

Parish Council Report - November 2020

The November meeting had a busy agenda with almost a dozen matters for decision and two planning consultations.

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

Initial discussions have taken place between the Parish Council and the District Council to examine the options for the use of Community Payback and the provision of play equipment at the Playing Field. We hope... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:25 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Remembrance Service Sunday 8th November 2020 - Cancelled

Due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 the Middleton Remembrance Service planned to take place at the Village Green has been cancelled.

Details and timing of the service to be held via Zoom can be found at

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 10:07 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Notice of Vacancy in the Offie of Parish Councillor

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that ONE CASUAL VACANCY exists in the office of Councillor for the said Parish Council.

An election to fill the vacancy will be arranged on receipt of a valid request in writing from ten local government electors for the Parish.

If no such request is made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Parish Council.

Requests... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

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