Author: John Rowe

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

DDDC: Operational changes for bin collections from 26 July

We have received the following important update about temporary changes to bin collections from DDDC:

"These are the temporary operational changes put together by the District Council and Serco to help alleviate current bin collection disruptions. The changes will start from 26 July for a period of three months.

We apologise again for the inconvenience but the aim of this plan is to ensure that all 34,000... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC

DDDC: Important waste & recycling message

The following media release has been received from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

We want Derbyshire Dales residents to be aware that we are back in an emergency situation with waste & recycling collections.

Residents' patience and understanding at the start of the pandemic when bin collections were disrupted due to staff absences caused by Covid isolations was much appreciated.

The staffing situation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC

20's Plenty for Middleton?

The Parish Council has been contacted by the 20's Plenty campaign and we'd welcome your views on whether to participate. Contact the Parish Clerk if you wish to comment.

Do your residents contact you about inappropriately high speeds? Residents from across Derbyshire have united to campaign for 20mph mandatory speed limits where pedestrians and cyclists mix with vehicles. We ask for an update to Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Speeding

Emotional Support Helpline

Emotional Support Helpline

The Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service offer an Emotional Support Helpline to ANYBODY who feels they would benefit from having someone to talk to about things they might be having difficulty with. You can call the helpline on 01773 734989 and press option 2.

The helpline is open 9 – 7 Monday to Friday and 9 – 5 Saturday and Sunday.

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 16:54 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

"Street Meets" are back!

Received from Derbyshire Police

We are excited to be getting back into our communities and hosting a few street meets in June! It would be greatly appreciated, if you could help us spread the word so that we can reach as many people within our communities as we can.

PCSO Hunt and Mattison will be at the following locations;

Sunday 06/06/2021 Matlock Bath @12pm-2pm.

Tuesday 08/06/2021 Wirksworth Market... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 16:36 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Dealing with Cold Callers

Dealing with unexpected callers at your door
A distraction burglary is where a criminal calls at your home posing as an official or asks for your help with something. They can make up a story to get in to your home.

Burglars need not go to the trouble of breaking in if they can just knock on your door and be invited in. Always be on your guard when anyone you're not expecting - a man, woman or even... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 16:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Community