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Don’t get caught out with your rubbish

Derbyshire Dales residents are being reminded that their recycling bins won’t be emptied if paper and cardboard recycling is mixed with other recyclable materials for household collections. Homes across the district currently recycle 57% of all household waste – the best percentage in the county. Residents can recycle paper and cardboard, glass bottles and jars, […]

Derbyshire Dales District Council awards leisure contract to Freedom Leisure

Derbyshire Dales District Council has awarded Whealdon Leisure Limited, trading as Freedom Leisure, to operate the following leisure centres:  Bakewell Swimming Pool Arc Leisure Matlock Ashbourne Leisure Centre Wirksworth Leisure Centre Together with Derbyshire Dales District Council the company aims to support a happy, healthy community, enabling more people to be more active more often. […]

NEW CHARGES FOR REPLACEMENT BINS

From 1 April 2017 Derbyshire Dales District Council will be charging for some replacement bins and refuse sacks. The DDDC is introducing charges in response to further cuts in central government funding, although all replacement recycling containers (including blue-lid bins, inserts, blue bags, kerbside and kitchen caddies) will remain free of charge. The cost of […]

DDDC Leisure Centres Consultation

Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) is inviting local people to take part in a consultation exercise as part of the process of out-sourcing the management of its four leisure centres as a package to a new service provider. In December 2016, DDDC’s councillors voted unanimously to start the process for a specialist leisure operator to […]

Recycle your old electrical items

New recycling banks for old electrical items Derbyshire Dales residents can now recycle small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) at electricals recycling banks located in three District Council car parks. Items accepted at the banks include small electrical appliances such as irons, kettles, hairdryers and fairy lights, small electrical devices such as mobile phones […]