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Month: July 2021

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Local News

Welcome return of Derbyshire Woodland Festival.

Plans are shaping up for the return of our popular Woodland Festival to Elvaston Castle Country Park on Sat 18 and Sun 19 September. Now in its 20th year, the Woodland Festival is a weekend feast of entertainment for all the family celebrating traditional and contemporary woodland crafts but with much more on offer as well. Professional demonstrators and performers showcase their skills alongside outdoor theatre, storytelling, working horses, arts and crafts, and […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 37

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Knowing your limits when it comes to drinking and behaviour.

With the first pay day weekend since nightclubs reopened coming up, we are issuing a reminder to know your limits when it comes to drinking and behaviour. We want everyone to enjoy their night out – and remember it for all the right reasons. Always keep your drink with you, if you are offered a drink by someone you do not trust, remember that you do not have to accept […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 7

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Dronfield Hall Barn works with local school to improve links with a range of businesses.

Dronfield Hall Barn has formed a partnership with year 12 business students at Eckington School, who have been able to help the team form strong links with the local business community. In 2019, the first group of Year 12 business students began researching how the Barn could become more attractive to business users. By understanding the needs of local businesses, the Barn has seen a gradual increase of commercial bookings […]

todayJuly 29, 2021 1

Local News

Chesterfield theatre company to perform a musical about the famous Crooked Spire

A brand-new murder mystery play is in the works, focusing on Chesterfield’s most famous landmark, the Crooked Spire. Songs from the medieval-based musical will be performed by community interest company, Ashgate Heritage Arts (AHA) in the historic church on the afternoon of Saturday, 16th October 2021. This is set to be followed by a full production of the musical at the Pomegranate Theatre in May 2022. Peter Gray, one of […]

todayJuly 29, 2021 4

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Chesterfield Borough Council achieves Silver Award for Armed Forces support.

Chesterfield Borough Council has received a Silver Award for its support of the Armed Forces. The council was given the award through the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) which encourages employers to implement human resources policies that support members of council staff who are also part of the Armed Forces community while inspiring others to do the same. Dr Huw Bowen, the council’s Chief Executive, said: “I am […]

todayJuly 29, 2021 12

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Condolences from Derbyshire in wake of German floods.

A heartfelt letter of support has been sent to the President of Germany from our Leader to express his deepest condolences following severe flooding which claimed the lives of at least 171 people in western Germany. In the letter addressed to President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Councillor Barry Lewis extended an offer of assistance following the devastating floods which saw two months’ worth of rain fall in two days, leaving more than […]

todayJuly 28, 2021

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Holiday activities for children across Derbyshire – 60,000 sessions available

Parents and carers can now find out about holiday activities available in their area during the summer school holidays. Derbyshire County Council website has information on activities in more than 100 different places across Derbyshire with more than 60,000 sessions. They are all free for families who claim benefit-related free school meals. All the holiday activities are run by organisations on our behalf with the money provided by the Department […]

todayJuly 26, 2021 1

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Love, respect and protect our parks and stay safe in Derbyshire.

National campaign Love Parks Week starts on Friday with a call to ‘love, respect and protect’ our parks throughout the summer of 2021 and beyond. We, along with Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service, are backing the campaign and urging visitors to stay safe while out enjoying the county’s parks and countryside. There are lots of opportunities to enjoy the Derbyshire countryside whether it’s taking part in organised summer holiday activities for the […]

todayJuly 26, 2021 4

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Community Chesterfield expands training offering.

Community Chesterfield is expanding the offering of its most popular training programme by providing subsidised tickets to anyone in Derbyshire. The project, a National Lottery funded partnership between Derbyshire Voluntary Action (DVA) and the University of Derby which supports local community and voluntary groups within the health and social care sector in Chesterfield, launched its Training and Tea sessions – 45-minute bite size introductions to a range of topics – […]

todayJuly 25, 2021 6