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Month: August 2021

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£200 fine for discarded waste in Shirebrook.

A Shirebrook resident has been handed a 200 pound fine for discarded waste. The council and local authority officials are warning people to make sure they don't get caught out in the future. In July 2021 our enforcement team found evidence in the discarded waste in Shirebrook. The householder failed in their duty of care to check that the person who collected this waste from their property was licensed to carry […]

todayAugust 31, 2021 9

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North Derbyshire residents urged to take up bumper Adult Education courses.

Learning opportunities are available for people across Chesterfield and Derbyshire, both online and face to face this autumn as part of Derbyshire County Council’s adult community education service.  During the pandemic many of the classes offered by the council’s adult community education service had to be moved online. This worked successfully in lots of subject areas so as the service gears up for the new term starting in September it […]

todayAugust 31, 2021 2

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North Derbyshire students warned of loans scams.

North Derbyshire students heading to University are being warned to be on the lookout for loans scams. Around the three loan payment dates in September, January and April, fraudsters target students in an attempt to trick them into disclosing personal information - with the aim in accessing their online accounts and to potentially steal their money. There is often an increase in scam phone calls around this time of year, […]

todayAugust 31, 2021 8

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Whaley Bridge Cenotaph restoration unveiled.

The Cenotaph in the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge has been officially unveiled after an £38,700 restoration project following damage which was caused by a falling tree. High Peak Borough Council appointed TFW, a Derbyshire-based traditional stonemasonry practice specialising in fusing skills handed down through generations with modern day technology, to carry out the work. And now it's complete, the Council's Deputy Leader, Councillor Damien Greenhalgh, joined John Baker from […]

todayAugust 30, 2021 4

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Eckington Leisure Centre set to be ‘greenest’ in the area with £1.5m investment

£1.5m is set to be invested into Eckington Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, slashing its carbon emissions by 66%, making it the greenest leisure centre in the area. The project supports the council’s efforts to decarbonise energy sources in public buildings to achieve net zero by 2030. This includes the use of solar panel technology, replacing gas powered boilers with air source heat pumps and a new air handling system […]

todayAugust 28, 2021 50

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North East Derbyshire Residents given help to get online safely with Digital Connect – Listen for more details.

A new initiative by Citizens Advice and North East Derbyshire Derbyshire District Council is helping older residents to get help and advice to get online safely and tackle the new trends of online shopping and online banking as well as help with using smartphones and tablets. The scheme is called Digital Connect. Naz Premji from North Derbyshire Radio spoke to Jordan Waite about the scheme. The number to call for […]

todayAugust 28, 2021 7

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Get ready for 123rd Matlock Bath Illuminations.

Tickets are on sale for Matlock Bath Illuminations, which returns for an eight-week season every weekend from 11 September after last year's event was cancelled due to the pandemic. Organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council, the 123rd Illuminations will then run until Halloween, Sunday 31 October, with the Derwent Gardens and Lovers’ Walks bedecked with colourful lights throughout the season. Tickets went on sale on 20 August and the District […]

todayAugust 28, 2021 3

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Derbyshire Dales Council working with EMH Care volunteers.

Derbyshire Dales District Council is working with volunteers from EMH Care & Support who provide day opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism. Two groups of volunteers are working with the council to provide help with parks maintenance. One has been working in Derwent Gardens in Matlock Bath and Hall Leys Park in Matlock, weeding, planting and litter picking. The second group in Bakewell are working in Riverside Gardens […]

todayAugust 28, 2021 2