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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: DCC, Community, Grants

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

If you've ever thought about a job in adult care, but never acted on it, then now is the time.

A new national campaign – Every Day is Different - is launching this month and it aims to encourage more people to take up a career in care.

In adult social care, no two days are the same – you could be supporting people of all ages, with different abilities and needs. But whatever the role, you'll... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:49 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

Closure of A5012 Via Gellia Rd Cromford

The Parish Council has raised concerns with DCC Highways that the closure of the Via Gellia road has led to many more vehicles coming through the village than usual, including vehicles in excess of the weight limit. We have received the following response:

"[DCC is] aware of the problem and [has] asked a for enforcement of the weight limit to take place, it would be helpful to us if we receive photographs/registration... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:41 by John Rowe

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Derbyshire Gold Card Holders - Renewal Reminder

Gold Card holders are reminded to check validity dates on their cards as thousands are due to expire in the next few months.

Gold Card is Derbyshire's equivalent of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) which allows older and people with certain disabilities to travel free-of-charge, off-peak on local buses.

It can also be used to get discounts at around 700 local shops and businesses... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:01 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

Derbyshire County Council Electrical item recycling

Help our recycling efforts and you could win £££s

Have you got any broken or unwanted electricals? Dig them out and take them to your local household waste recycling centre in the New Year for your chance to win one of fifteen £100 cash prizes. From hair-dryers to hedge-trimmers, fairy lights to fridges and toasters to TVs, there's a wide range of household appliances you can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:15 by John Rowe

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