Summer fun at our leisure centres!

Six weeks of summer holiday fun kick off at our four leisure centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth on 25 July.

And our Super Summer Saver Membership entitles you to unlimited activities at all four leisure centres featured in our Summer Holiday Programme - for just £70!

The deal includes Sports Mania Days, Rookie Lifeguard crash course, swimming lessons, Balanceability, badminton, gymnastics and much more!

Excluded from this membership is cycling, roller disco (Arc only), junior canoeing (Arc only), 1-2-1 sessions and Sports Hall bookings.

Book at any of our leisure centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock or Wirksworth - now!

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Missed bin collections

Apologies: Some scheduled bin collections have been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances caused by our waste and recycling contractor experiencing resource issues.

Collection teams will be working on Saturday 25 June in an attempt to clear some of the missed collections - and we're working with the contractor to resolve all remaining issues as quickly as possible. 

The situation will be reviewed on Monday (27th) and every effort will be made to clear any backlog. A temporary suspension has been put on container and liner deliveries to enable the Saturday collections, but these will resume from Monday.

If your collection has been missed please report it to us and leave your container(s) at the edge of your property until collected.

If you have been missed and your next scheduled collection is due to take place in the next few days your missed container may be emptied at that time. Waste and recycling can also be taken to one of the household waste recycling centres across the district.

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EU Referendum count - Arc Leisure Matlock

The Derbyshire Dales narrowly voted LEAVE in the EU Referendum on Thursday 23 June, winning 51.6% of the local electorate vote to Remain's 48.4%.

After polling stations closed across the Dales at 10pm, the count kicked into action at Arc Leisure Matlock, from where, at shortly before 4am, it was announced that Leave had polled 24,095 votes to Remain's 22,633 from a total Dales electorate of 46,728. The turnout of almost 82% was the highest in any election or referendum here since 1992.

Star performers in the Derbyshire Dales were the people of Atlow, where 71 people voted from a registered electorate of 76 (93.42%), followed by Snelston, where 121 people voted from registered electorate of 130 (93.08%).

Lowest individual turnout in the Derbyshire Dales was Matlock Hurst Farm with 59.96% - 532 voters from 887 local electorate.

The busiest Derbyshire Dales polling station was Bakewell Town Hall, where 1,274 people voted, followed by Ashbourne Town Hall (1,223).

Referendum result

EU Referendum count at Arc Leisure Matlock

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Matlock Bus Station closing times consultation

Increased levels of vandalism at Matlock Bus Station toilets and waiting room mean local council tax payers are having to fund repairs. This

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