Author: Sarah Kitchener

Community News May 2022

Community News May 2022

Decision on homes for older people
A decision has been made to close seven of our care homes, which need major refurbishment to bring them up to modern care standards.

The decision follows a public consultation on future options for the homes which need significant repairs including replacing boilers, heating systems, refitting all kitchens and bathrooms, roofing works and installing sprinkler systems.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 09:37 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Community News 2022 04 29

Online support for Ukraine
Have you had an application approved to host a Ukrainian family? Perhaps you already have refugees staying with you? Or maybe you're unable to offer accommodation but have other ways in which you would like to help? If so, you'll find a wide range of helpful information on our website.


We've gathered together information covering a number of areas in one place so that the process... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2022 13:53 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Mental Health Awareness Week 9th-15th May


Mental Health Awareness Week (9th – 15th May)


It's #MentalHealth awareness week & this year it's all about getting connected and combating loneliness. Get advice and tips online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/GetConnected

This year's #MentalHealth awareness week is about loneliness and what we can all do to help reduce it. Get some ideas here: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/GetConnected

During #MentalHealth... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2022 11:09 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Road Closure Notice

Map showing the road closure

The B5010 from the A6005 down to its junction past Thulston will be closed on the 3rd May 2022 9:30 to 15:30

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 09:38 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Highways

Derbyshire County Council Community News 04 2021

Health and social care careers website
If you, or someone you know, is looking for a job, change of career or have retired early but would like to try something new, check out a new website promoting careers in care across Derbyshire and Derby.

Jobs in both the NHS and in the social care sector, including with Derbyshire County Council, have been brought together on one website to give residents easy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 14:01 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Derbyshire County Council Community News 30th March 2022

Setting out our priorities for Derbyshire
Last year we revealed our new Council Plan for 2021-25 presenting our key priorities, ambitions, challenges, opportunities, achievements and headline initiatives. We update the plan each year, and the 2022-23 refreshed plan has now been published.

The refreshed plan, with a new foreword by county council leader Councillor Barry Lewis, details our key accomplishments,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 10:42 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Derbyshire County Council Community News

Let's recognise our Net Zero Heroes
Do you know someone who is helping to cut carbon emissions by changing their lifestyle or taking positive environmental action?

We want to say thank you to everyone doing their bit to help by giving them the recognition they deserve.

Anyone can be nominated as a Net Zero Hero if they:

*live, work or attend school in Derbyshire
*aren't paid officials in an environmental... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:23 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Proposed Road Closure

28th March - 31st March

Derbyshire County Council will be installing traffic lights on Station Road, Borrowash.

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 11:42 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Proposed Road Works

Planned for the 15th March - 18th March 2022 on Flood Street Ockbrook.

Temporary traffic lights will be installed whilst Western Power provide new electricity connections

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 15:08 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community

Community News 2022 03

Help if you were affected by flooding
If your home or business has been affected by flooding last week you may be entitled to financial support.

A number of homes and businesses in Derbyshire were affected following heavy rain which fell last week, closing some roads and causing local disruption.

In response we've set aside £20,000 to reinstate our Derbyshire Floods Hardship Funds for residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Mar 2022 14:46 by Sarah Kitchener

Tags: Community