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Proposed Road Closure

Main Street Middleton by Wirksworth at the junction of Duke Street to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Offices Sunday 11th November 2018 from 2.15pm to 3.30pm

Middleton Parish Council is making an application to Derbyshire Dales District Council for the above road closure. This is to facilitate the safe passage of a horse drawn procession along the highway on the above route as part of the commemorations... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:33 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Notice of vacancy in the office 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: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 08:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Middleton Memorial Location Consultation

At the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 24th September 2018 it was agreed to undertake a further consultation on the siting of the Middleton memorial. The consultation is being distributed to households in Middleton.

Replies must be received by 5pm Friday 12th October 2018

Following consultation and the approval of siting the memorial in the Millennium Garden a hurdle has been presented to the Parish... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:31 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Parish Council – September Report; Middleton Remembers, Casual Vacancy, Seating

There was less of the "back to school" feeling than usual to the September Parish Council meeting because a meeting had been held in August and work on the Middleton Remembers Project was on-going over the summer.

Whilst the project is dictating most of the work at present the Parish Council currently has a Casual Vacancy for one member. if you are interested in applying please contact the Clerk (details... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

Residents urged to have their say on future of bin collections

Derbyshire Dales residents are being urged to have their say on possible changes to their waste and recycling collections before a public consultation closes on 23 September.

The District Council, which organises collections across 34,000 Dales households, has started the process of shaping the future collection service ahead of the current contract with Serco ending in August 2020.

The online survey... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:29 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC

Casual Vacancy 1 Councillor

Following the advertising of the above Casual Vacancy 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 vacancy 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,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Middleton Remembers: Middleton Memorial Consultation Analysis

The Parish Council thanks all those who took the time and made the effort to reply. The broad range of views and ideas received in the responses is very welcome.

A summary of the preferences expressed in the 86 responses received (17.99%) is as follows:

  • Location; Verge near top notice board and car park near the Nelson
  • Design; 3 low panels inclined towards public view
  • Inscription; "In memory of those... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Middleton Remembers: Consultation on siting of Middleton Memorial and Heritage Research Volunteering Opportunity

A well-attended meeting at the Village Hall on 25th July 2018 heard of plans for the Middleton Memorial and proposals for the Heritage Research project.

Following the meeting, the Parish Council has written to residents to seek the views of the wider community on the siting and design of the Memorial and to invite volunteers to take part in the Heritage Research Project.

A copy of the document is available... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:58 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Roll of Honour 2018

The Parish Council will be deciding the 2018 Roll of Honour award at its meeting on Monday 10th September 2018. We are inviting nominations from residents for people who have made a significant contribution to village life.

Please email your nominations to or send by post to John Rowe, Parish Clerk, 1 Devonshire Villas, Upperwood Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Awards

Middleton Remembers; Open Meeting 6pm Wednesday 25th July 2018

There will be an open meeting about the "Middleton Remembers" project in the Village Hall at 6pm on Wednesday 25th July 2018.

The project commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War.

The meeting will be an opportunity to

  • get an update on how the project is developing
  • express your interest in getting involved
  • help shape the project

Come and find out more about the proposal to site a new memorial... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:08 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

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