Author: John Rowe

RNIB Postage Stamp Appeal

RNIB Postage Stamp Appeal

RNIB is one of the UK's leading sight loss charities. By collecting used stamps for them to recycle you can help raise much-needed funds to help people living with sight loss. Every kilogram of used stamps collected raises £20, which could help someone feel more confident about living with sight loss, with personalised support on a topic like reading, technology or their eye condition from our... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 17:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Casual Vacancies; 3 Councillors

The Electoral Officer of Derbyshire Dales District Council has advised the vacancies 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, address and contact details to the Parish Clerk by email or post at the address below

Closing date

9.00am Monday 2nd December 2019

Co-option will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Derbyshire Councillor of the Year Award

Derbyshire Councillor of the Year Award

Derbyshire Association of Local Councils Excellence Awards 2019

Middleton Parish Council is pleased to report that Cllr Olwen Wilson was presented with the DALC Councillor of the Year Award at the AGM held at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

Cllr Wilson was nominated by fellow Councillors in recognition of her huge commitment, zest and energy in bringing the Middleton Remembers... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers, Awards

Drive Appropriately, Park Considerately...

The Parish Council still regularly receives concerns from members of the public about inconsiderate, potentially dangerous parking and the numbers of vehicles being driven inappropriately through the village.

Instances of inconsiderate parking include Main Street opposite the allotments and near the school (at drop off/pick up time) as well as the junctions at the Village Green, with vehicles parked... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Parking

Cancellation of 9th September 2019 Parish Council Meeting

Due to unforeseen circumstances it has been necessary to cancel the meeting of the Parish Council due to have been held on Monday 9th September 2019.

The meeting will now take place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 18th September 2019 in the Committee Room of the Village Hall.

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 17:40 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Notices

Giving Derbyshire’s 50+ Community a Voice

Join the Matlock 50+ forum and get your questions answered, your voice heard. There are speakers 4 times a year on topics our members suggest, which could include you. There is time for questions.

The meetings are free and include a tea and biscuit break. You can join the 50+ group when you first come. There is no obligation to come every time we meet. The meetings are on Mondays from 2 till 4 pm, at... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

DDDC:Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

1. Notice is hereby given that Derbyshire Dales District Council (the Council) is conducting a review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall within Council's area.


2. The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary Constituency of Derbyshire Dales, will make comment on the proposals and those representations will be published on the Council's website in accordance... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:09 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC, Elections

Parish Council July Meeting Report; Dedication of the Middleton Memorial, Middleton in Bloom judging, Grant Award, White Lines, Speed Data, Public Participation Review

The last meeting before the summer break took place on Monday 8th July 2019 in the Committee Room of the Village Hall.

Cllr Peter Slack, chairing, reported that 150 people attended the dedication of the Middleton Memorial in warm sunshine on the afternoon of Sunday 30th June 2019 at the Village Green. Robert Shields DL, Chairman of Longcliffe Quarries Ltd., President of Derbyshire Royal British Legion... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report, Middleton Remembers

Middleton Remembers

Middleton Remembers

Like so many communities across the United Kingdom and around the world, the First World War
changed the lives of families in Middleton forever.

The aim of the Middleton Remembers project has been to commemorate the centenary of the end
of the First World War and create an appropriate tribute and focal point for future remembrance
and reflection.

There are a number of elements to this project which... Read More »


Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Middleton Remembers

Drive Appropriately, Park Considerately

The Parish Council receives concerns from members of the public about a number of vehicles being driven inappropriately through the village.

In addition, there have been several recent instances of inconsiderate parking. Areas highlighted include Main Street opposite the allotments and near the school (at drop off/pick up time) as well as the junctions at the Village Green. Reports include vehicles... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 02 Jun 2019 15:19 by John Rowe

Tags: Parking, Speeding