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Car parks at Derbyshire County Council countryside sites will re-open from Wednesday 13th May 2020

Shops, cafes and visitor centres, hire of all-terrain mobility scooters and bikes, play equipment and outdoor gym equipment at our countryside sites will all remain closed.

Toilets will not be re-opened, and there will be no ice cream vans or coffee concessions.

Visitors are asked to adhere to social distancing rules and stay at least 2 metres away from anyone from another household, to take any litter... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 08:16 by Karen Howe

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), community

Important information about how victims of domestic abuse can, safely, contact the police

This poster provides information regarding how victims can contact the police when in danger but are unable to speak.

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 13:26 by Karen Howe

Tags: Community support, Domestic abuse

Derbyshire County Council - Emergency road repairs

To facilitate urgent water main repair works, delays are expected on the A6175, Heath Road until 7th May 2020

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 09:45 by Karen Howe

Tags: Derbyshire, Highways

Free Corona Virus Anxiety Workbook

Free Corona Virus Anxiety Workbook

Download this very useful free guide which is a tool to help you build greater resilience during difficult times.

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:32 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, anxiety, community support, mental health

Community Wellbeing & Support Advice

Community Wellbeing & Support  Advice

Public Health England's 'Every Mind Matters' campaign has been repurposed specially for all who want to try and keep on top of their emotional wellbeing at this tricky time.

Their website also includes resources for those with existing mental health conditions, and vulnerable groups such as the elderly who may be isolated from their closest friends and family.

There are tips on working from home, looking... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:40 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, community support, mental health, wellbeing

Award winning safety app

Award winning safety app

To mark the end of Stalking Awareness Week, we would like to encourage people across Derbyshire to download a free personal safety app to their smartphones to help them feel safe in vulnerable situations.

HollieGuard is an app that can track a person's location as they are out for exercise, or simply going about day to day tasks.

If they feel unsafe, all they need to do is shake their phone to send an... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:34 by Website Team

Tags: HollieGuard, community, community safety, stalking

Increase in bicycle thefts

Increase in bicycle thefts

If you have a bike please keep it safe and secure- that's our advice following a recent number of thefts of bicycles across Derbyshire.

Our officers are investigating 20 reports of bikes which have been stolen over the past four weeks, from homes and outside businesses in Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, the Amber Valley, Derbyshire Dales and the High Peak.

In many of the incidents, bikes have been... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:26 by Website Team

Tags: Community, police, theft

VE Day - Garden Party

VE Day - Garden Party

We are looking for families to decorate their gardens/houses to show their respect to VE Day 75th Celebration - 8th May, 2020

Please follow social distancing guidelines and avoid family/friends gathering.

Check out the flyer for more information.

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:54 by Website Team

Tags: VE Day, community, events, garden party

Playground and MUGA update

The playgrounds at:

- Heath Estate Park

- Searston Avenue

- Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) - Holmewood

Will continue to remain closed and out of bounds during the current lock down period. Please be advised the police are periodically checking these areas and will ask challenge you or your children if you use them

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 12:46 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, community safety, play areas

Self Isolation Advice

Self Isolation Advice

If there's a chance you could have coronavirus, you may be asked to stay away from other people (self-isolate).

Self-isolation means you should:

- stay at home
- not go to work, school or public places
- not use public transport or taxis - ask friends, family members or delivery services to do errands for you
- avoid visitors to your home - it's OK for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off items... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 05:13 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), community support

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