Help make sure your residents views are fully represented by Derbyshire Police
Derbyshire is a hugely diverse County. Different areas require a different approach to policing and will have different priorities. The needs of residents in Erewash will not be the same as those in High Peak.
It's important to me as Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner that the priorities I set for policing, community... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 13:56 by Sarah Kitchener
Protect Yourself Online
Whether you are a child, a parent / carer or an older adult, if you use a device to go online you could be a target for fraudsters. Luckily, there is a wealth of very useful information available for you to reduce the risk of you being a target.
• Protect your device – ensure the latest updates are installed as this helps to prevent it being vulnerable
• Don't... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 11:30 by Sarah Kitchener
Derbyshire Grant applications now open
Community projects, groups and charities that support people across Derbyshire can now apply for extra funding through our new £1.5m Derbyshire grants scheme.
To be eligible, projects need to support one or more of the council's five main priorities and help local communities to thrive.
These priorities are:
* Helping residents feel safe
* Supporting young people... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Feb 2022 11:57 by Sarah Kitchener
Levelling up in Derbyshire and Derby
Derbyshire and Derby have been recognised as national 'Levelling Up' leaders with the government announcing on Wednesday that we have secured a County Deal set to bring substantial investment to our area.
Together with Derby City Council, and working alongside the eight other district and borough councils in the county, we have been awarded 'pathfinder' status by... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 14:30 by Sarah Kitchener
Grants to boost local communities
Community projects, groups and charities that support people across Derbyshire are invited to apply for grants.
Our Cabinet agreed to the funding so that we can support the vital work being done by community groups, local enterprises and volunteers in the county.
There are five main priorities for the funding which has been set aside to support the vital work being done... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:28 by Sarah Kitchener
Please find details of the proposed road closure and temporary suspension of the one way Order for New Street, Ockbrook, on the 15th and 16th February 2022.
You can view the order details on this link https://one.network/?tm=127231259
Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:06 by Sarah Kitchener
If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.
If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment.
The parent or carer of the person attending... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:27 by Sarah Kitchener
Wellbeing at the touch of a button
Ready to make some healthy changes in 2022, but not sure where to start? Why not take a look at our health and wellbeing apps library. There are hundreds of apps to download at the touch of a button.
We're working with Orcha – The Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications – to provide an online library of digital health and wellbeing support.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 14:53 by Sarah Kitchener
Information for local groups, societies, clubs, parish and town councils.
This is our last issue of community news for 2021, we do hope you have found our newsletter useful this year.
We'd like to wish all community groups, who do so much for our communities across the county, a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
The council leader, Councillor Barry Lewis, has just issued a Christmas... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 09:21 by Sarah Kitchener
View live traffic cameras on our website
If you do need to travel and the weather looks bad, did you know that you can view live pictures from traffic cameras that we have across the county?
We have cameras at eight places in Derbyshire, or just outside, and the pictures on our website show the condition of each road. Each picture is updated at least every 20 minutes, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 10:30 by Sarah Kitchener