Author: Website Team

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

The Derbyshire Young Carers Service

The Derbyshire Young Carers Service

The Derbyshire Young Carers Service are still taking referrals and offering support to families during the COVID-19 lockdown.

If you'd like to make a referral please go to www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk/young-carers-service to download our referral form.

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:38 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Young Carers, community support

A quick guide to safe shopping

A quick guide to safe shopping

This guide will help you to stay safe and protect others when shopping for essentials. Please note that this guide is based upon current advice at the time of publication (31 March 2020).

No reported cases of COVID-19 have been linked to contaminated food. The main risk to shoppers is coming into contact with an infected person. You are urged to wash your hands frequently, maintain good hygiene practices... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:37 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, community guidelines, shopping

How to report Corona Virus breaches

How to report Corona Virus breaches

If a member of the public is putting others at risk due to coronavirus please report this

Is it an emergency? Is there a threat to life (including road traffic incidents where someone is injured or the road is blocked) does it feel like the situation could get heated or violent very soon? is there a risk of serious damage to property? is a serious offence in progress there's serious disruption to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 09:05 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, Police

Coronavirus – No burning or garden bonfires

Coronavirus – No burning or garden bonfires

With the current Government advice for people to stay at home North-East Derbyshire District Council is providing extra advice on garden bonfires and the burning of waste to keep our residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Residents across the District are being asked to think of others and not light bonfires during the current pandemic.

It is important to be especially considerate at this time,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 09:00 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), bonfires, community, fires

More funding for businesses welcomed

More funding for businesses welcomed

Extra funding released by the Government to support local small businesses during the coronavirus outbreak was today welcomed by Councillor Barry Lewis, the leader of the council.

To qualify, Derbyshire businesses need to:

  • be in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief as of 11 March AND
  • occupy property.

Businesses that qualify should not have to apply but if they are worried they haven't... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:49 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), business support, community

Support for veterans

Support for veterans

Would You Or Someone You Know Benefit from Support By Veterans UK

The organisation has helped over 750 individuals in the first 10 days since lockdown.

The staff, who are now remote working, will continue to deliver the best service possible to our most vulnerable veterans.

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:39 by Website Team

Tags: Coronavirus (Covid-19), Coronavirus (Covid-19) Important Facts, community support, support, veterans