Author: John Rowe

Bin collections impacted by coronavirus outbreak

Bin collections impacted by coronavirus outbreak

The Parish Council has received the following news release from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

Bin collections in the Derbyshire Dales are being impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Staff absences due to self-isolation measures mean garden waste collections will be suspended from Friday 28th March 2020 to enable our teams to focus on recycling and general household waste collections.

Food waste will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 12:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Middleton Covid-19 Support Group

If you are self-isolating due to Covid-19 the Middleton Covid -19 Support Group can help with:
Picking up shopping
Posting mail
A friendly phone call
Urgent supplies

Telephone 01629 352 018

Posted: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 11:31 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Parish Council Report - February 2020

Streetscene issues were very much to the fore at the Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 20th February 2020.

Since the January meeting CCllr Irene Ratcliffe has met with DCC Officers to discuss streetscene and highways issues, including the request to have the Middleton Road switched off streetlights returned to service, white-lining and ways to reduce inconsiderate parking in the village.

The Parish... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 14:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Report

February 2020 Parish Council Rescheduled

The February meeting of the Parish Council has been retimed and rescheduled for 7.15pm on Thursday 20th February 2020. The retiming is due to an earlier booking at the Village Hall.

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 19:47 by John Rowe

Tags: Parish Council Notices

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 March 2020

Co-option will take... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Casual Vacancies

Roll of Honour

The Parish Council will be deciding the 2019 Roll of Honour Award at its meeting on Monday 10th February 2020. We are inviting nominations from residents for people who have made a significant contribution to village live.

Please email or post your nominations to the Parish Clerk to arrive no later than 5pm Friday 7th February 2020.

Parish Clerk: John Rowe, 1 Devonshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 08:55 by John Rowe

Tags: Awards

Please pick up after your dog

The Parish Council has approved a resolution to "support and encourage residents, the school, its governing body, parents, the Environment Group, Middleton in Bloom, the Village Green Committee in their effort to improve the village and their efforts to reduce fouling by dogs." and will be working with the School and others to promote responsible dog ownership, so please be considerate of others and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 08:50 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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

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: Awards, Middleton Remembers

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