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Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

HM The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Middleton Parish Council expresses its profound sadness on hearing of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

On behalf of the people of Middleton by Wirksworth, the council would also like to extend sincere condolences to members of the Royal Family.

A book of condolence has been opened at Wirksworth Town Hall, for further details see https://www.wirksworthtowncouncil.gov.uk/... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 12:54 by John Rowe

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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: https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/environment-and-waste/climate-change2/go-green-event... 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

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 https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/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

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

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

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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