We mourn with the nation Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, pictured here on a Royal visit to Matlock with the Queen in July 2014.
All our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family at this sad time.
The Union Flag at Derbyshire Dales District Council's Matlock Town Hall headquarters and the flag at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale will continue to fly at half mast as a mark of respect.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:58 by Ian Adkin
In the last year you may have noticed pink bin bags appearing across the District. These are from local residents who while on their regular walks want to pick up litter and help keep their environment clean. The bags are supplied by the Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) and are pink in colour to distinguish them from fly tipping. Many of the bags are left by our litter bins but where there... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:08 by Ian Adkin
Council support and funding - including your District Council's own Local Projects Fund - is helping children create a community garden in Darley Dale's Church Road.
The nearby Churchtown CE Primary School is leading the way by getting involved in developing a redundant area of land at the Church Road allotment site.
Clearance work has taken place, fulfilling the vision of Darley Dale town councillor... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:36 by Ian Adkin
The Government has announced a roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England.
From 8 March all children and students returned to face to face education in schools and colleges.
Road Map – step by step plan to ease restrictions in England
Step 1 - 29 March 2021 (Easter)
- Only take away and click and collect services can open.
- Outdoor gatherings of either 6 people or 2 households are allowed,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:16 by Ian Adkin
As of 1st April 2021 Derbyshire Dales residents need to opt in to the Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) Garden Waste subscription scheme if you want your green bins to be emptied. For information on how to subscribe to the service visit the DDDC website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/subscribe-to-garden-waste.
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:24 by Ian Adkin
In January 2021 6 million people in the UK were claiming Universal Credit which is a 98% increase on figures from March 2020 when the Coronavirus pandemic started to affect the UK. If you are in need of financial help during these difficult times and need information about how to claim Universal Credit and eligibility visit https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit/ for more information.
Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 15:05 by Ian Adkin
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Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 10:24 by Ian
Do you know that the Town Council includes a sum of money in its budget for grant aid to clubs and organisations in the area?
Applications for grant aid are now being invited and should be submitted to the Town Clerk by 12th March 2021 .
The application must be submitted on an application form, which can be obtained from the Town Clerk by email email@example.com or downloaded here
If you are... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:56 by Ian Adkin
WHEN: Sunday 14th February 2021 09:00 to 17:00
WHERE: Main Road Darley Bridge B5057 at no 12 between Darly Bridge junction and Oldfield Lane junction.
REASON: To facilitate Repair to Carriageway.
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Main Road, Station Road, Dale Road North, Bakewell Road, B5056 Elton Road, Wensley Road, Eversleigh Rise Darley Bridge and vice versa. Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:03 by Ian Adkin
On 6th January 2021, the Whitworth Centre celebrates 130 years of service, having been formally opened on Tuesday 6th January 1891.
Over these 130 years, the Whitworth Centre has faced and overcome many challenges. The current Covid 19 pandemic has been no exception but with incredible financial help from the Town and District Councils, crowd-funding, donations from individuals and support from our... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:59 by Ian