Eleven 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 three major disasters at Markham Colliery.
Derbyshire residents have just over a week to give their views on our budget and services in a wide-ranging survey.
Residents can now sign-up to learn something new in the new year with Derbyshire County Council’s adult education service.
An arts charity we fund has commissioned a community poetry film for the county on the theme of hope.
Calls by Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health Dean Wallace to stick to government restrictions have been echoed by an Amber Valley woman suffering from long covid.
Our Trading Standards officers are backing a campaign to raise awareness of loan sharks so that residents can protect themselves.
Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health is urging residents to be cautious about the risk of spreading coronavirus when rules are relaxed at Christmas.
An urgent letter has been sent to 10 Downing Street by the Leader of Derbyshire County Council and signed by all the county’s district and borough council leaders urging the Prime Minister to put Derbyshire into tier 2 ‘high alert’ under the government’s COVID-19 alert system.
We have announced that we propose to appoint a Managing Executive Director for the next 12 months to lead the ongoing response to the pandemic and drive the changes needed to meet the increasing expectations on local government.
The £1.2m expansion project will provide additional art and design teaching accommodation for both 11 to 16 and sixth form pupils through re-modelling 3 of the existing buildings.
An online consultation is now underway for people to have their say on 3 potential routes for a possible Ashbourne bypass.
Trading standards officers are urging Derbyshire residents thinking of buying a pet online to be extra cautious and do their research after receiving dozens of complaints.
Residents from across the county are being asked to take part in online focus groups which will help to shape our services and budget priorities for the year ahead.
Industry leaders met with MPs, the Leader of Derbyshire County Council and representatives from Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire last week to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on tourism in the county.
We expect to start on building a new care home next year.
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