Area Community Forums

February Forums

Area Community Forums are set to take place in February:

Wednesday 3 February – Community Room, Ashbourne Leisure Centre
Wednesday 17 FebruaryAgricultural Business Centre, Bakewell
Tuesday 23 February – Town Hall, Matlock

All begin at 7pm.

Topics for discussion will include the District Council’s spending plans and there will be an update by Digital Derbyshire & BT regarding the roll-out of fibre optic in the Derbyshire Dales. All Forums will also feature the popular Question Time session.

February 2016 presentations

View the Budget presentation:


View the Digital Derbyshire presentation: 

View the Digital Derbyshire 'BT: See How It's Built' video:


Autumn 2015 forums

Previous Area Community Forums took place in October / November 2015 in Bakewell, Hulland Ward and Darley Dale.

Local residents had an opportunity to express their views on estimates projecting 6,500 new homes in the Derbyshire Dales by the year 2033 in advance of the formal consultation.

Other hot topics up for discussion included the LEADER programme, providing grants of £2,500 for small businesses and community groups in rural areas, and the District Council's street cleansing service.
The notes can be accessed below.

For further details or to be added to our added to our mailing list ring 01629 761302 or email

What are the Forums?

The Forums provide an opportunity for residents to meet representatives of the District Council and other organisations, to ask questions and air views.



You can access the notes from our previous Forums below:



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Area Community Forums

Town Hall, Bank Road
Tel: 01629 761 302
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