Author: Sarah Kitchener
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
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
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
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
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