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A message from your MP

A quote I love that is sometimes mistakenly attributed to a hero of mine, Sir Winston Churchill, is: ‚ÄúYou make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.‚Äô‚Äô I am proud to say that this is clearly an ethos that the vast majority of people in our area embody […]

Keeping fit with Tryumph In Life

Here are the details of various events, kids’ camps and classes being organised by Becky Lyne and her team: New sessions alert ‚Äď Let’s Dance! Love to dance? But not so much strict lessons? Come along and learn some funky routines to the latest tunes. All about fun, not form. Shake out your tightnesses and […]

Community Car Scheme

Did you know that Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport offer a community car scheme? This volunteer-led service provides door-to-door transport to medical appointments for anyone living in the Derbyshire Dales and Hope Valley, and provides a valuable service for those who would otherwise struggle to attend essential healthcare appointments. A little of your time can […]

Fibre broadband update

Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council has been facilitating the improvement of the parish’s broadband network from copper to full fibre, which is faster and more reliable, by working with Openreach. Thank you to everyone who has already signed up to the voucher scheme. There have been 175 pledges which means the scheme will happen for […]

In memory of Dr Louise Jordan

An article by Sally Bowman, BBC News, East Midlands, recently has an article published about Dr Louise Jordan who was diagnosed with a rare form of MND in 2021. A Derbyshire family doctor who enabled thousands with terminal illnesses to die at home has died from a rare form of motor neurone disease (MND). Even […]

Chatsworth fireworks timetable

Chatsworth has issued a reminder of this weekend‚Äôs (27 & 28 October) fireworks displays, which take place in the garden: 17.00-19.00: Restaurant open for dinner 18.00: Gates open and entertainment starts 18.45: Bonfire lit 19.45: Children‚Äôs fireworks display (10 minutes) 20.30: Grand Finale firework display (15 minutes) 21.15: Entertainment finishes For more information visit Chatsworth’s […]

Yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain in our area, with 10-20mm forecast across the East Midlands over 23-24 October. Up to 50mm could fall in some parts of the region. While the chances of a repeat of last weekend’s impacts are rated as relatively low level, the message from partner […]

Councillor’s update

This summer has been a mix of working hard for the neighbourhoods I represent, while finding time to enjoy the many amazing things happening in the community. It was fantastic to attend events such as the Bel Canto concert in Baslow St Anne’s Church and the summer evening concert in Curbar. Visiting Calver, Froggatt and […]

Policing budget consultation

Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Angelique Foster, is consulting on proposals for the policing part of the Council Tax precept for 2023/24. Commissioner Angelique Foster is now considering the budget for the coming financial year and is asking local people for their views on the police precept ‚Äď which is the portion of the council […]

Dr Jordan to retire

Dr Jordan has announced that she will be leaving Baslow Health Centre due to an on-going health issue, as she explains in her own words: Letter to patients and staff at Baslow Health Centre¬†from Dr Louise Jordan February 2022: It is with great sadness that I have to announce my retirement¬†in May 2022.¬† This has […]

Resident Survey

Dear ResidentDerbyshire Dales District Council is undertaking a Resident Survey during September and October 2021. The Survey asks for your views on our services and the area you live in.To take part in the survey, please click the link¬†¬†and complete the survey by the 14th October 2021.Data/Information gathered from the surveys will be used to […]

Food waste collections

DDDC has published details of temporary operational changes put together by the District Council and Serco to help alleviate current bin collection disruptions. The changes will start from 26 July for a period of three months. They apologise again for the inconvenience but the aim of this plan is to ensure that all 34,000 households […]

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