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
Calls to the police non-emergency 101 number are free of charge from today following a public campaign.
The move was announced by the Home Office and comes as police forces across the UK prepare for the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Previously, people who used the non-emergency police number were charged 15p per call. From April 1 the Home Office will cover the £7m per year it costs to fund... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:22 by Website Team
A message from the Leader - 27th March
Since last Friday we have commenced delivery of emergency food parcels and medicine to the community; called in excess of 600 residents to check their status; mobilised nearly all office based staff to work from home where possible; closed 3 leisure facilities, along with keeping essential services going and maintaining some business as usual. We... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:40 by Website Team
All Derbyshire County Council's household waste recycling centres are closed until further notice.
The safety of customers and staff is our number one priority and in accordance with current government Coronavirus guidelines of avoiding non-essential contact and preventing a risk of infection to others, the sites will remain shut. It is essential that we do all we can to slow down the spread of the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:05 by Website Team
Welcome to the Christmas edition of Derbyshire Kitchen
It's not too late to bake a cake!
Worried it's now too late to bake a Christmas cake? Fear not! Check out this last minute Christmas cake recipe which is a great way for using up tea bags that may be approaching their use by date and other store cupboard ingredients.
Christmas dinner – be prepared!
If you don't like the idea of being in the kitchen... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:35 by Website Team
The County Council has launched the first annual Your Council Your Voice survey which is open to all Derbyshire residents. The survey will be close on Sunday 1 December, the questionnaire is an online questionnaire available at
The survey combines the annual resident's budget consultation with a range of questions including asking residents what they think of the services... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00 by Website Team
Landlords Taxi Drivers and Train Users Urged To Look For Vulnerable People Who Could Be Involved In County Lines
Landlords, taxi drivers and train users are being urged to look for vulnerable people who could be involved with a 'County Lines' drugs gang.
County Lines is a term used to describe gangs and criminal networks involved in the supply of drugs in an area separate to where the ringleaders come from.
The gangs typically exploit vulnerable adults and children and use a dedicated phone line to contact users... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:28 by Website Team
Could your group run Holmewood Library? Contact Derbyshire County council now to discuss your plans: email@example.com or call 01629 536166 and leave your details. They will call you back.
Go to the Open Day at Holmewood Library on Tues 2 April 2019 – 12-6pm
More info at: derbyshire.gov.uk/librariesforderbyshire
Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:21 by Website Support
Katie Robinson is the latest Police Community Support Officer to join the local Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team.
Before becoming a PCSO, Katie was busy studying for A-Levels in Psychology, Media and P.E while working as a football coach for Chesterfield FC Community Trust at the Proact Stadium, but was interested in a career in the police and noticed the role advertised.
Since joining the team, she... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:22 by Website Support