From Thursday 5 November the Government has announced a month-long lockdown across the whole of England. From Thursday the new national lockdown rules will replace the current tier 2 high alert measures across the county. Stay safe – do it for Derbyshire.
It’s Scams Awareness Fortnight from 15 to 28 June 2020 and this year’s campaign is focusing on the scams that opportunists have set up during the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Essential waste only’ restrictions at our recycling centres have been dropped from today (11 June 2020) – but residents will still only be allowed in on certain days to help with social distancing.
A brand new state-of-the-art care home is now open and ready to welcome its first Derbyshire residents to rest and recuperate after suffering from coronavirus.
Residents in need of help and support to get food or prescriptions can still register for help if they have no friends or family to call on.
A Derbyshire man has received a 2 year suspended jail sentence for making and selling fake military medals and supplying poppy pin badges following a successful prosecution by our trading standards team.
We are to hold our next meeting of Full Council online for the first time due to the continuing coronavirus situation.
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is developing a programme to collect the stories, experiences and objects relating to everyday life in Buxton during lockdown for Covid-19 and the weeks afterwards.
Residents who are not online but still want to find information about our library service, get help with enquiries or basic digital skills are being encouraged to ring a dedicated call-back information line for support.
Temporary changes to our Gold card – the county’s concessionary travel scheme for older and disabled people - will come to an end on Monday 15 June.
Huge efforts by staff who have stepped up to support vulnerable people across Derbyshire during the coronavirus outbreak have been hailed by county council leader Barry Lewis.
The results of our consultation on the future of 10 of our homes for older people will be considered at a Cabinet meeting on 4 June 2020.
It’s Volunteers’ Week and we are sending a huge thank-you to all those residents who volunteer and make such a difference to their local communities –showing true Derbyshire Spirit.
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery has welcomed Arts Council emergency response funding to support local artists and improve its digital channels during the coronavirus outbreak.
Our libraries are supporting this year’s summer reading challenge which is going digital – with events and activities happening online.
We are urging visitors to our countryside sites and parks to take their litter home with them.
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