Author: Sarah Kitchener
Apply for a Derbyshire Grant
Are you part of a community group, club, local charity or non-profit organisation in Derbyshire?
If you are, your group could benefit from a Derbyshire Grant, just like Chinley community shop pictured above. As a result, the shop bought special refill scales and food dispensers, as well as heating, flooring and an access ramp.
The deadline for this round of medium Derbyshire... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 10:23 by Sarah Kitchener
Local Elections 2023
Voter ID requirements
Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 10:14 by Sarah Kitchener
Do something amazing – foster
Could you offer a home to a local child?
There are children of all ages in need of a loving, stable home and if you could change a child's life this year please get in touch with our fostering team.
There are different types of fostering to suit different existing obligations or commitments and you will be financially supported when a child is placed with you.
You don't... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 11:17 by Sarah Kitchener
Stay away from frozen water
If you have children in your family, please talk to them about the dangers of venturing onto frozen water.
We're backing Derbyshire's firefighters and Derbyshire Water Safety Partnership in appealing to people to keep off and away from areas of frozen water – no matter how safe they look.
Falling into icy water can lead to cold water shock – causing muscle cramps... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 11:36 by Sarah Kitchener
Winter roads info
When the wintry weather arrives, do you know how to find out which roads we grit?
There's lots of info on our website, and a map which tells you when a road was last gritted. We treat around half of the roads in the county, with our gritting routes split into primary, secondary and tertiary routes.
Primary routes are treated during the day and night and we will 'pre-treat' before bad... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:05 by Sarah Kitchener
We want to know what you think about a proposed East Midlands Combined Authority.
The consultation on the proposed devolution deal, which covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Nottingham, runs until 9 January.
Devolution has the opportunity to:
*Bring more funding for our area: the devolution deal will bring more funding to our region – £1.14 billion –... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 08:51 by Sarah Kitchener
Jubilee coppice created
Six trees from the iconic 'Tree of Trees' gifted to Derbyshire by the Queen's Green Canopy and dedicated to organisations and schools across the county have been planted at Shipley Country Park to create a coppice in memory of Her late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
A ceremony was held on Tuesday at our Shipley Country Park. The six trees, along with a seventh courtesy of His Majesty's... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 12:15 by Sarah Kitchener