Tags: Community

DDDC: Coronavirus - please don't light bonfires

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

Tags: Community, DDDC

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Launches New Support Line

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

Tags: Community

Recycling Statement from DDDC

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

Tags: Community, DDDC

COVID-19 DDDC Housing, Benefits or Employment Links

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
Email: homelessness@derbyshiredales.gov.uk


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

Tags: Community

COVID-19: DCC Community Response Unit Launched

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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