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
You will be aware that, as of 8.30pm last night, further measures have been put in place across the country to limit the movement of people, to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The new directions from the Prime Minister are that you may only leave your house for:
• shopping for basic necessities;
• one form of exercise a day;
• any medical need;
• travelling to and from work... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:52 by Website Team
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
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
Welcome to Live Life Better Derbyshire and say Yes to a Healthier You!
Have you tried out Derbyshire's free healthy lifestyles service - Live Life Better Derbyshire?
Live Life Better offers Derbyshire residents free, tailored support to lose weight, stop smoking, get more active and improve your general health and wellbeing.
Find out more at www.livelifebetterderbyshire.org.uk
Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 04:44 by Website Team
The Parish Council are seeking any information regarding a fly tipping incident that took place over the 18th/19th January 2020 weekend.
Fly tipping is a crime that blights our communities, it's unsightly, can be hazardous and can lead to injuries both to the public and wildlife and is costly to remove. Legal action can be taken against householders whose waste is tipped illegally (whether they know... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:53 by Website Team
This is a national campaign that aims to get communities active and it ties in with our own village Community Clean Up Initiative
We all want our village to look nicer so watch out for more information on how you can get involved
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:12 by Website Team
Neighbourhood Watch groups can transform how people feel about their community. Heath Estate setup their own last year and this has now turned into a really productive group called Heath Community. If you feel one is needed in Holmewood talk to Cllr. Vicky Maris who can share information.
Check out the attachment for more information about the work of Neighbourhood Watch.
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:33 by Website Team
If you have not yet had your say on what level of support you would be prepared to pay for the Policing element of the Council Tax, complete the quick survey below.
The closing date for you to help shape policing in Derbyshire is 8am Thursday 23 January.
Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:17 by Website Team
Our active team of community cleanup volunteers wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. For more information and to signup as a volunteer visit: www.oxomedia.co.uk/cleanup
Posted: Sun, 22 Dec 2019 11:58 by Website Team