Tags: Community

Action Grants: Cash for Community Activities

Derbyshire County Council Action Grants are available to local voluntary groups, clubs and charities throughout Derbyshire in support of their activities that benefit local people.

There is a rolling programme of applications and grants will be awarded until the end of May 2020. There are 2000 grants of up to £500 and a smaller number of £5,000 and £10,000 grants. There is currently... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 May 2019 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DCC, Grants

Weight Restriction Monitoring

Vehicles breaking the weight restriction through the village can be reported to Derbyshire Country Council Trading Standards Service by email to trading.standards@derbyshire.gov.uk or by post to Derbyshire County Council, Cultural and Community Services Department, Chatsworth Hall, Chesterfield Road, Matlock DE4 3FW.

Reports should include the time and date seen, vehicle registration number, location... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

The Great Birtish Spring Clean 23rd March - 23rd April 2019

The Great Birtish Spring Clean takes place between 22nd March and 23rd April 2019. Organised by Keep Britain Tidy who are asking people to help "turn the tide on litter polution" full details are available from their website.

Locally, DDDC is supporting the campaign by loaning litter pickers (subject to availability), providing sacks and collecting the waste afterwards if prior notification (7 days)... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:58 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Road Closure: Main Street Sunday 11 November 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Derbyshire Dales District Council, under the powers of Section 21 of The Town Police Clauses Act 1847, and having consulted Derbyshire County Council and the Emergency Services, has authorised the above temporary (rolling) road closure between the hours of 2.15pm and 3.30pm to facilitate the Remembrance Day Parade. The area of closure will be from the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust building to the junction... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Middleton Remembers

DCC Action grants programme

Derbyshire County Council's Action grant's programme is focusing on local communities and aims to encourage groups with good ideas to make their communities better places to live.

Funding is available for

  • 750 Youth Activity Grants (500 Universal: 250 Enhanced)
  • 500 Community Safety Grants
  • 375 Community Activity
  • 375 Physical Activity and Sport Grants

Groups are welcome to apply, including:

Posted: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:13 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Chair's Report 2018

The Annual Meeting of the Parish Council took place on Monday 14th May 2018 where Cllr Dawn Greatorex was re-elected Chair and Cllr Rob Rawlinson vice Chair.

Cllr Greatorex gave a report on the work of the Parish Council over the last year.

"My key starting point is to say that it has been a very busy year for Middleton Parish Council. Another year has flown by and it's time to reflect on what we have... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 11:38 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Cinema Middleton is in the frame...

At the December meeting of the Parish Council Cllr Dawn Greatorex congratulated Cinema Middleton on their success in securing a National Lottery Awards for All grant of £9,132 which will go some way to making the project a reality.

Since then we have learned that the group has secured a further £1000 from Central England Co-operative from its Making a Difference Community Dividend fund.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Dec 2017 16:51 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Cinema Middleton

Plans are advancing for Middleton to have film showings at it's own cinema in the Village Hall. Under the Cinema for All community film society the Cinema Middleton Plan includes:
permanently mounted and electronically operated screen
digital projector
sound system - integrated with the existing induction loop
new seats
blackout blinds

There are lots more details at https://middleton-wirksworth.co.uk/cinema/... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community