Author: John Rowe
We have received the following from Divisional Commander Hayley Barnett:
As the Divisional Commander responsible for policing in your area, I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with a brief overview of what you can expect from your local police during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the policing role with regards to the current Government restrictions.
I would firstly like to reassure you... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:02 by John Rowe
Derbyshire County Council has a host of information on welfare rights support for residents at the following link:
Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 12:16 by John Rowe
The current HM Government restrictions mean that future meetings of the Parish Council are under review and will be considered on a case by case basis.
The Annual Parish Meeting (which is not a meeting of the Parish Council) and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council both of which were to have taken place on Monday 11th May have been cancelled.
Posted: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 11:00 by John Rowe
We have received the following from Derbyshire Dales District Council:
It has been brought to our attention that many of our most vulnerable residents may be missing out on essential support because they haven't responded to a recent NHS letter, delivered to them as they are classed as being clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.
Unfortunately, as a district council, we have no way of knowing... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 11:30 by John Rowe
As you may be aware the Village Pump can't be produced in print format at the moment but the good news is that it is available digitally. You can sign up for digital copies at the following link
Posted: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 15:20 by John Rowe
Derbyshire Dales District Council has issued the following appeal to residents
"We're appealing to households across the Derbyshire Dales to think of others and to not light bonfires during the current coronavirus lockdown.
The effects of bonfires at this time are likely to be much more serious and have a bigger impact. Coronavirus is known to cause serious respiratory problems, which could be made much... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 15:15 by John Rowe
Here at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we recognise the toll that the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on our communities and the impact that the pandemic is having on the emotional and psychological wellbeing of people in Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new telephone-based support line for local people of all ages and their carers who are experiencing... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 16:48 by John Rowe
We have received the following statement from Derbyshire Dales District Council:
"GOOD NEWS! From the middle of next week (Wednesday 15 April) Serco, our waste collections & recycling partners, aim to resume normal collections of recyclable waste although garden waste collections will remain temporarily suspended.
They will be taking as much excess recycling waste as they can, utilising the vans... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 16:46 by John Rowe
The District Council's Housing Advice and Homelessness Service, including Home-Options
Main contact numbers for the homelessness team is:
01629 761 287 (normal office hours)
Out of hours number: 01629 532600
Derbyshire Dales Age UK Independent Housing Advice Service
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/derbyandderbyshire/our-services/information-and-advice-services/housing-options/... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:57 by John Rowe
The Community Response Unit has been officially launched by Derbyshire County Council and is now ready to take requests for assistance from members of the community who don't have friends or family able to help them.
Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:38 by John Rowe