Author: John Rowe

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

Use Streetsafe To Report Your Concerns

The Council has received the following from the police via Neighbourhood Alert:

If you feel unsafe in a certain area of your community, we want you to report it.

A new online tool enabling people to pinpoint public spaces where they feel most at risk of crime has been launched by the Home Office.

As part of the 16 Days of action against domestic abuse we are promoting StreetSafe, which was launched as... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 12:38 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Remembrance Parade Sunday 14th November 2021

Proposed Temporary Road Closure: Remembrance ParadeMain Street Middleton by Wirksworth from Holy Trinity Church to the Village Green

Approximately 1545 to 1600 Sunday 14th November 2021

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 the Remembrance Parade procession along the highway on the above... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Casual Vacancies 3 Councillors

The Electoral Officer for Derbyshire Dales District Council has advised the above vacancies should be

filled by co-option.

Applications are invited from individuals interested in becoming members of the Parish Council.

If you would like further details please get in touch

To apply contact the Parish Clerk by email or post

at the address below.

Closing date

5.00pm Friday 3rd December 2021

Co-option will take... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Local Govenment Boundaries Commission Consultation - Have Your Say

Have your say on the Local Government Boundary Commission's second consultation on ward boundaries within the Derbyshire Dales District Council area here. The consultation closes on 26th October 2021.

Middleton Parish Council has submitted the following comments:

"To the members of the Electoral Boundary Commission:

We are very concerned to note that the amended proposals for new boundaries in Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Elections