As Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire, I have created a brand new dedicated funding stream aiming to cut down antisocial behaviour in response to feedback from local residents, parish and town councils and community groups.
My new Antisocial Behaviour (ASB) Prevention Grant scheme is worth a total of £100k, and is designed to help local groups and organisations, including parish and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:53 by Sarah Kitchener
Derbyshire's support for Afghan people
We've all been moved by the scenes in Afghanistan of desperate people, who had been employed locally, fleeing the Taliban.
We, and district and borough councils in the county, stand ready to take part in the government's scheme to relocate Afghan nationals who have made it to the UK.
The scheme will be funded by the government, with councils being asked to provide... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 11:03 by Sarah Kitchener
FUNDING and GRANTS INFORMATION
Erewash Voluntary Action CVS – Erewash Small Grant Scheme
The Erewash Small Grant Scheme is funded by Derbyshire County Council Public Health, Derbyshire County Council Adult Care Services and Erewash Borough Council.
Community groups and organisations can apply for up to £1,500.
The Erewash Small Grant Scheme has three priority themes and applicants... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:19 by Sarah Kitchener
he Autumn Footprints Festival offers a great choice of 29 guided walks from 11th - 26th September 2021. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everybody of all abilities.
Set in picturesque Derbyshire, the festival takes place in an area known for its natural beauty and superb scenery. Popular with both novice and experience walkers wanting to enjoy the beautiful colours... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 10:04 by Sarah Kitchener
Beacon of Hope winners unveiled
We can now reveal the people and groups across the county who have been successfully nominated to receive a Derbyshire Beacon of Hope award.
Beacon of Hope Awards logo
More than 120 groups and individuals across the county, and dozens more in the city, are receiving one of the prestigious awards, launched earlier this year by Derbyshire's Lord Lieutenant Elizabeth Fothergill... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 22 Aug 2021 11:00 by Sarah Kitchener
Next-generation broadband on the way
Live in the countryside? You'll be glad to hear that more than 67,000 rural homes and businesses across Derbyshire are to get next-generation gigabit broadband as part of Government plans to level up internet access across the UK.
Homes and businesses in Derbyshire that currently have the slowest connections will be prioritised for the upgrade, helping boost broadband... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 10:26 by Sarah Kitchener
Are you or do you know a senior citizen living in Borrowash, Breaston, Draycott or Ockbrook?
Rotary Club of Church Wilne invite you to be their guest at their
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE
Saturday 4th September at Spondon Village Hall, Sitwell Street, Spondon DE21 7FG
This event is totally free
We can also arrange for you to be picked up, however please make your own way there if at all possible,
Please... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:07 by Sarah Kitchener
THE DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984
(A6096 ILKESTON TO DERBY CITY BOUNDARY)
(30MPH AND 50MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 2021
Derbyshire County Council hereby gives notice that it proposes to make an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be, in respects of roads in the Borough of Erewash no person shall drive any motor vehicle at speeds exceeding 30... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 13:00 by Sarah Kitchener
Please follow this link to see the proposed road closure on the Ridings, Ockbrook 10th August-13th August 2021
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 11:21 by Sarah Kitchener
Save money while going green
Do you run a business in Derbyshire? As the UK gears up for the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow in November, now is the chance to go that One Step Greener and commit your business to reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 10:09 by Sarah Kitchener