60% of people killed on Britain's roads die on rural roads, and new research shows many more drivers are needlessly putting themselves at risk of an accident.
A shocking 25% of drivers report having had a near miss on a country road, while 40% have been surprised by an unexpected hazard, such as an animal. A third also confess to taking a bend too fast.
Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:15 by Charlotte Taylor
The vaccinations are a great step forward in tackling Covid-19 but there's still work to be done. Preventing further spread is still important so carry on wearing face coverings to protect others.
To get the facts, not fiction, about Covid-19 visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/covidfacts
Posted: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 14:48 by Charlotte Taylor
North East Derbyshire District Council are asking people for their views on the licensing of sex shops, sex cinemas and sexual entertainment venues across the District.
North East Derbyshire District Council is considering adopting schedule 3 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (as amended by section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009) so that we can license sex shops, sex... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 10:28 by Charlotte Taylor
Unpaid carers across Derbyshire who do not live with the people they care for can now benefit from free PPE.
If you would like to access your free PPE, then Derbyshire County Council can help. Simply place your order via the link provided below.
If you have queries or problems with completing your online request, please email: email@example.com
If you are unable to use this online option because... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:44 by Charlotte Taylor
Wingerworth Parish Council have reported two incidents of fly tipping in the village over the weekend to the District Council.
Hillhouses Lane - large flatscreen TV
Watson Lane - garden waste
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 10:36 by Charlotte Taylor
Sometimes dog waste bins get full prior to them being emptied. If you spot an overflowing dog waste bin whilst out and about, you can notify the District Council using Self Service.
They will then review the information to see if resources are available to empty the bin sooner than scheduled.
Posted: Sun, 28 Feb 2021 15:58 by Charlotte Taylor
The District Council have announces new household recycling collection arrangements. These have been implemented on an emergency basis as the Council's former recycling contractor has gone into administration.
The Council has therefore moved to in-house recycling collection arrangements and is aiming to maintain services and minimise disruption as far as possible.
As arrangements are finalised, there... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:28 by Charlotte Taylor
Dog mess on our pavements is unsightly, no one wants to see it, so by reporting this matter to NEDDC online they can help to keep our local community clean by removing the dog mess. In hot spot areas they can deploy our dog wardens to investigate.
You can report instances online via the link below.
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:51 by Charlotte Taylor
The Derbyshire Police Fraud Team have put together a leaflet to try and highlight some of the frauds being encountered in Derbyshire at the moment, although not every fraud can be highlighted it does give a taster.
The leaflet also has information about Rural Actions Derbyshire's 'Cyber Buddy' scheme of volunteers providing one-to-one digital support for those who struggle using the internet. In addition,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:10 by Charlotte Taylor
The Parish Council have been notified that some of the ash trees on the Deer Park may be showing early signs of having ash dieback.
The trees are monitored by a qualified tree surgeon who is registered with The Arboricultural Association. When it is confirmed that they have developed the fungus and we are advised that they need to be removed we will do so, along with looking at a replacement programme... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:47 by Charlotte Taylor