Author: 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
Derbyshire County Council remembers
We marked Remembrance Day at County Hall with a service in remembrance of those who lost their lives while fighting for their country, including all fallen Derbyshire County Council officers.
A two-minute silence was observed and wreaths were laid at the memorial inside County Hall by council Civic Chairman Councillor Jean Wharmby, leading councillors and staff, union... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 11:18 by Sarah Kitchener
Bid success for green entrepreneurs
Two new carbon-cutting projects have become the first to get funding from our Green Entrepreneurs Fund as part of a countywide drive to help tackle climate change.
We launched the £2 million fund in partnership with the University of Derby in March to support green economic recovery across Derbyshire by offering financial assistance to businesses and organisations... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 12:38 by Sarah Kitchener
November Parish Council Surgery
At the Parish Office, on the 1st November 2021 from 19:00
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 14:12 by Sarah Kitchener
Your Council Your Voice – win £100
We want you to take part in a wide-ranging survey asking for your views on our services and how our budget should be prioritised for the year ahead.
Our annual Your Council Your Voice survey runs until Sunday 28 November and we'd really like you to fill it in so that we can hear your views on how we spend your money, as well as on a number of other topics... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:53 by Sarah Kitchener
St Chads Local Nature Reserve - Temporary Closure for essential bridge replacement works from 1st November
We will be closing St Chads LNR from Monday 1st November for approx. 1 week to remove the existing wooden bridges and replace them with purpose built metal and composite wood structures.
The car park AND reserve will be closed to all members of the public for visitors safety.
We will keep you updated... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 10:43 by Sarah Kitchener
Erewash Borough Councils community household waste collection dates for 2021/22 are:
20th November 2021
12th February 2022
This will be held at St Hughes Parish Hall Car Park, Derby Road, Borrowash.
Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:49 by Sarah Kitchener
Journey to Net Zero Derbyshire
With UN climate change conference COP26 scheduled to take place in Glasgow later this month, we've launched a social media campaign to highlight what we and our partners are doing to help tackle climate change.
We'd love it if you could give our posts a like or a share.
The campaign, called 'Journey to net zero Derbyshire', aims to:
* highlight the council's practical action... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:37 by Sarah Kitchener