Public Health in Derbyshire have commissioned training for hairdressers, barbers and beauty professionals so that they can support their customers’ mental health.
Recycle more and recycle better is the message for the 18th annual Recycle Week which starts on Monday 20 September.
Our libraries have launched a poetry competition to mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 7 October 2021.
We have been highly commended in a national award for our outstanding response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The first Libraries Connected Awards 2021 were launched earlier this year and aim to celebrate the achievements of people working in libraries, acknowledging excellence and showcasing good practice.
Five new statues have been added to the ‘Walking Together’ mining memorial at our Markham Vale Business Park, commemorating miners who tragically lost their lives in 3 major disasters at Markham Colliery.
Plans for the UK’s only inland freeport have taken a major step forward after an outline business case was submitted to the Government.
Parents of year 6 pupils living in Derbyshire can from today (Monday 13 September 2021) apply for their child’s secondary school place for September 2022.
A year after the coronavirus pandemic swept through Derbyshire, the economic impact is still being felt right across the county.
A new project we have funded will see Derbyshire football clubs delivering weight management projects to men.
Proposals for a memorial park to remember and honour local people who died from Covid-19 were given the go-ahead by Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet members.
We have appointed a new Executive Director of Children’s Services.
We have announced a proposal to establish a permanent Managing Director role, following the decision in December 2020 to appoint a Managing Executive Director on a temporary one-year basis.
Our Clay Cross Community Testing team is one of hundreds of deserving groups to receive a Beacon of Hope award.
Our councillors have extra funding available this year to help local groups in their area.
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