Tags: Community

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

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County Lines Spot The Signs

Received via Neighbourhood Alert

What is County Lines?
A term to describe Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) involved in the supply of illegal drugs. Typically this is from large cities into smaller communities, such as towns and villages.

What is cuckooing?
A vulnerable persons home, often a person with drug dependency, is taken over and used as a place to sell drugs from.

Spot the Signs
Frequent or high... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 15:52 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Brush up on the 3 ‘R’s for 2021

Brush up on the 3 ‘R’s for 2021

As it's a New Year it's a good time to brush up on the 3 'R's to help make the world a cleaner, greener place. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle are an important part of sustainable living as they help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away.

  • Reduce the amount of waste you produce
  • Reuse items as much as you can before replacing them
  • Recycle wherever possible

The 3 'R's will save you money, energy and will... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Transport for COVID-19 vaccinations

Derbyshire Connect Active Travel Ashbourne, telephone 01335 342951, will, take residents to Medical Centres and hospital appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations. The service is subject to vehicle and driver availability.

Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Chapel Lane Play Area Consultation

Chapel Lane Play Area Consultation

DDDC is consulting residents of the types of play equipment they would like to see at the Chapel Lane Play Area. Please have a look at the documents below, make your choices and email them to emma.mortimer@derbyshiredales.gov.uk by Friday 29th January 2021.

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Plea to the public as pressure increases on local hospitals

Plea to the public as pressure increases on local hospitals

The directors of public health in Derby and Derbyshire issue a plea to the public to follow regulations as the NHS deals with busiest period so far during the pandemic.

Derbyshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF), which brings together councils, emergency services and health organisations to tackle the pandemic have seen a significant increase on the pressure placed on our NHS following a steep rise in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 07:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Stay Local

Stay Local

The Parish Council has received the following message from DDDC:

Going into this lockdown weekend please remember it's against the law to meet socially with family or friends unless they are part of your household or support bubble.

You cannot leave home for recreational or leisure purposes (such as for a picnic or a social meeting).

So you should minimise time spent outside your home, but you can leave... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:35 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Covid-19 preventative behaviour and symptoms study

We have received the following from Dr Richard Clarke a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Medicine, Univeristy of Southampton.

"I work on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research project based at the University of Southampton. We're looking to recruit members of the public to take part in a large international survey on the preventative behaviours people are taking to avoid catching... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 09:17 by John Rowe

Tags: Community