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Police and Crime Commissioner Election 5 May 2016

The Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election takes place on Thursday 5 May, and here's information about the candidates and polling stations.

Information about the candidates can be found in this booklet [PDF 187KB].

Derby City Council is the lead authority for these elections. Voters in 41 police force areas in England & Wales, excluding London, will elect a Police and Crime Commissioner for their force area.

Associated documents for the PCC election in Derbyshire

The election run in the area of the Derbyshire Dales will be managed by Dorcas Bunton, Local Returning Officer (LRO). For more information about the election within the Derbyshire Dales please contact  

Visit the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner website for further information about the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

How can I vote in PCC Elections?

You must be registered to vote and also meet the following criteria:

  • be 18 years of age or over on polling day
  • be a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the European Union
  • be resident in the UK
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote
  • You can apply to register to vote at You will need your National Insurance Number to hand. You can also apply to register by contacting us on 01629 761335
    To vote on 5 May 2016 you must be registered on the electoral role or have applied to register by Monday 18 April 2016.

    If you want to vote by post you must be registered and we must have received your completed postal vote application form by 5pm Tuesday 19 April 2016.


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Promotions and special offers

Our 80s' Fitness Party at Arc Leisure Matlock on Monday 9 May is FREE for Fitness Freedom members and just £1 for non-members!

80s Fitness Party, May 9th

Start your fitness journey with our 80s themed taster session! 

From 7.15pm until 9.30pm, Arc Leisure Matlock are hosting an 80s Fitness Party for members and non-members to get a taste of all the classes on offer in one night. The event is a £1 for non-members and free for Fitness Freedom members! 

The evening has a fancy dress theme! However it's optional. There will be prizes for the best dressed, as well as membership offers:

Offer 1:

Attend the event and get involved and take out a Fitness Freedom membership on the night and either:

  • Get £100 off a yearly cash upfront membership


  • Don’t pay anything until June if a Direct Debit membership

Offer 2:

If you’re already a Fitness Freedom member, attend the event with a friend who joins in and signs up to Offer 1 on the night and get 2 free Personal Trainer sessions.

On the night, there will be a range of classes from the folllowing:

  • Body tone
  • Piyo
  • Insanity
  • Ashtanga yoga
  • Zumba
  • Boxercise
  • Metafit
  • Kettlebells
  • Clubbercise
  • Combat
  • Circuits

The event is for ages 14+


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Local Plan Consultation

You are invited to have your say on the draft Derbyshire Dales Local Plan in a six-week public consultation running from 7 April to 19 May

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Aviva Women's Tour

Derbyshire will welcome the Aviva Women's Tour for the first time this June, as the world's top racers head to the county for Stage Three

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Excess recycling

Whether you use a blue-lid bin for recycling at your property or a combination of blue bags and blue box, we will take additional material

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