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CORONA VIRUS - Update
DUWC offers Help, Advice and Representation on Benefits and Credits
The safety and well-being of our staff, clients and volunteers is very important to us.
Our Service is now closed to the public for face-to-face enquiriesClick on the attachment for more information
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:22 by Website Team
This area is now out of use to the public, please avoid using it
Social distancing measures are in place to reduce the social interaction between people. This will help reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). To assist with these measures the floodlights will be switched off until further notice
NO GROUP GATHERINGS AT THIS SPACE
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:12 by Website Team
North East Derbyshire District Council and Rykneld Homes, have set up a Community Support Team to help provide advice and support to those affected by the Covid-19 virus (this will take over and co-ordinate the Community SOS scheme currently in place).
The purpose of the Team will be to:
* Identify those in need
* Match the emerging needs of the community to existing support across the district
* Re-direct... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:59 by Website Team
What scams are we seeing?
The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived.
Other frauds being reported include ticket fraud, romance fraud, charity fraud and lender loan fraud.
We have also received over 200 reports of coronavirus-themed phishing emails. These attempt... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:11 by Website Team
With the ongoing response to coronavirus in the UK you may have seen a change in the way our Police officers are working.
In line with the current Government advice (as of 18 March) we have stopped a small amount of engagement activity – such as visiting schools or events like Cuppa With A Copper – to help combat the spread of coronavirus.
This does not mean that there is a reduced service... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 10:21 by Website Team
Following the latest published guidance, the 8th April Parish Council meeting will be cancelled.
Current legislation does not currently allow for decisions to be made other than at a quorate face to face meeting.
Therefore, discussions will now take place with members about the Parish Councils delegated powers to ensure all Parish Council services and projects can continue.
Parish Clerk to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:26 by Website Team
DCC have setup up a Covid-19 Community Response Unit to bring agencies and volunteers across the county together and support residents and businesses as they tackle the infection and its effects.
County Council Leader Councillor Barry Lewis announced the new response unit as the council's Cabinet agreed to an initial £1m coronavirus fund to help support vulnerable residents and affected businesses.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:07 by Website Team
Join us for the Great British September Clean
11-27 September 2020
Everyone at Keep Britain Tidy has been absolutely blown away by your support for this year's Great British Spring Clean. Together – volunteers, local authorities, charities and businesses – have shown tremendous commitment to the campaign and to each and every one of you we would like to say a huge big thank you.
Our first... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:57 by Website Team
The community workers in Heath & Holmewood have setup a Community SOS service which supports people to keep an eye on their elderly and socially isolated neighbours.
During this time of crisis please check on your neighbours and offer to help them if appropriate.
(Do not make unnecessary physical contact with at risk groups).
Please call the number below if you are concerned about someone in your... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:39 by Website Team
- For further reading, the Local Government Association has published a very useful list of different government advice sources
Posted: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:28 by Website Team