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Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as world class – for the 11th consecutive year.
Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as world class – for the 11th consecutive year.
Discounted online tickets have gone on sale for our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations.
Discounted online tickets have gone on sale for our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations.
Your District Council is set to ask local people what they think about the principle of the authority establishing a joint venture with a private company to further its corporate aims for affordable housing, employment and regeneration needs.
Your District Council is set to ask local people what they think about the principle of the authority establishing a joint venture with a private company to further its corporate aims for affordable housing, employment and regeneration needs.
Your District Council is to consider the merits of commissioning a business case to evaluate the commercial potential of buildings it owns in Bakewell, Matlock and Matlock Dale.
Your District Council is to consider the merits of commissioning a business case to evaluate the commercial potential of buildings it owns in Bakewell, Matlock and Matlock Dale.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has launched a new consultation on the draft charging schedule for its proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
Derbyshire Dales District Council has launched a new consultation on the draft charging schedule for its proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
Your District Council has played a key role in the completion by Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) of 33 new homes at Ward Close in Wirksworth.
Your District Council has played a key role in the completion by Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) of 33 new homes at Ward Close in Wirksworth.
Well over 500 new affordable homes for local people are in the pipeline across the Derbyshire Dales.
Well over 500 new affordable homes for local people are in the pipeline across the Derbyshire Dales.
Some bad news for a hot weekend... our engineers have inspected the splash pads in our Ashbourne Recreation Ground today (6 July) and unfortunately there is no quick fix.
Some bad news for a hot weekend... our engineers have inspected the splash pads in our Ashbourne Recreation Ground today (6 July) and unfortunately there is no quick fix.
Your District Council has worked with Nottingham Community Housing Association and Westleigh Partnerships to create 33 new affordable homes in Ward Close, Wirksworth.
Your District Council has worked with Nottingham Community Housing Association and Westleigh Partnerships to create 33 new affordable homes in Ward Close, Wirksworth.
This summer we're offering a fabulous range of activities at our four leisure centres so children can keep fit and, above all, have fun!
This summer we're offering a fabulous range of activities at our four leisure centres so children can keep fit and, above all, have fun!
Vicky Sellers has realised her dream of opening her own day nursery - thanks to free business advice from your District Council.
Vicky Sellers has realised her dream of opening her own day nursery - thanks to free business advice from your District Council.
Your District Council has given the Ashbourne Sports and Community Partnership the commitment of a long term lease and a £70,000 cash injection to help transform the Pavilion complex on the town’s Recreation Ground.
Your District Council has given the Ashbourne Sports and Community Partnership the commitment of a long term lease and a £70,000 cash injection to help transform the Pavilion complex on the town’s Recreation Ground.
Are you organised, methodical, confident with technology and, most importantly, good at dealing sensitively with a wide range of people in an official capacity?
Are you organised, methodical, confident with technology and, most importantly, good at dealing sensitively with a wide range of people in an official capacity?
Local residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a draft document that aims to provide guidance on how new developments can meet the aims and objectives of the recently adopted Derbyshire Dales Local Plan.
Local residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a draft document that aims to provide guidance on how new developments can meet the aims and objectives of the recently adopted Derbyshire Dales Local Plan.
We're asking for your views on food waste recycling in an online survey.
We're asking for your views on food waste recycling in an online survey.
Work starts on 25 June to install a new top quality floor in the sports hall at your District Council's Wirksworth Leisure Centre.
Work starts on 25 June to install a new top quality floor in the sports hall at your District Council's Wirksworth Leisure Centre.
Check out the latest job vacancies here at Derbyshire Dales District Council.
Check out the latest job vacancies here at Derbyshire Dales District Council.
As part of National Food Safety Week, we're partnering with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and the team working behind the scenes in the Derbyshire Dales
As part of National Food Safety Week, we're partnering with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and the team working behind the scenes in the Derbyshire Dales
Aspiring Derbyshire Dales entrepreneurs can follow in the footsteps of new local business owner Bethan Boam – by signing up to free coaching workshops this month.
Aspiring Derbyshire Dales entrepreneurs can follow in the footsteps of new local business owner Bethan Boam – by signing up to free coaching workshops this month.
There are some great shots of the stunning Derbyshire Dales in a new short video about the picturesque Derwent Valley rail line.
There are some great shots of the stunning Derbyshire Dales in a new short video about the picturesque Derwent Valley rail line.
The driving force behind a Wirksworth action group is the last of this year's Derbyshire Dales Community Award recipients.
The driving force behind a Wirksworth action group is the last of this year's Derbyshire Dales Community Award recipients.
Derbyshire Dales residents are being reminded they won’t be able to use the Allpay facility to pay council bills at local post offices and shops from 30 June.
Derbyshire Dales residents are being reminded they won’t be able to use the Allpay facility to pay council bills at local post offices and shops from 30 June.
Hathersage and Eyam ward member Councillor Jean Monks is Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader in the coming year.
Hathersage and Eyam ward member Councillor Jean Monks is Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader in the coming year.
A man who started his career at 16 on the bottom rung of the local government ladder has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Derbyshire Dales District Council.
A man who started his career at 16 on the bottom rung of the local government ladder has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Derbyshire Dales District Council.
The Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council is calling for more transparency from larger authorities involved in talks about a new East Midlands "super authority".
The Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council is calling for more transparency from larger authorities involved in talks about a new East Midlands "super authority".
The second annual Active Workplace Corporate Games event was a big winner at a sunny Cromford Meadows on 17 May.
The second annual Active Workplace Corporate Games event was a big winner at a sunny Cromford Meadows on 17 May.
Our administrative offices are closed on Monday 28th May, re-opening on Tuesday 29th. Listed below you can find a bin collection timetable, opening hours of our leisure centres and markets, and how to report stray dogs and a homeless emergency issue.
The appointment of the next Chief Executive of Derbyshire Dales District Council will be decided on Thursday 24 May at a meeting to be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
The appointment of the next Chief Executive of Derbyshire Dales District Council will be decided on Thursday 24 May at a meeting to be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
A brand new drinks event is coming to beautiful Bakewell on 22 & 23 June.
A brand new drinks event is coming to beautiful Bakewell on 22 & 23 June.
There was cross-party approval as councillors voted unanimously on 3 May to award the contract for managing four Derbyshire Dales leisure centres to a not-for-profit leisure trust.
There was cross-party approval as councillors voted unanimously on 3 May to award the contract for managing four Derbyshire Dales leisure centres to a not-for-profit leisure trust.
Your District Council is offering a free health check to local residents.
Your District Council is offering a free health check to local residents.
There was praise at a meeting on Monday for community groups, town and parish councils that have taken over responsibility for operating public toilets in the Derbyshire Dales.
There was praise at a meeting on Monday for community groups, town and parish councils that have taken over responsibility for operating public toilets in the Derbyshire Dales.
Following the publication of the independant Examiner's report the District Council has agreed to move forward on 14 June 2018 to a referendum on the Doveridge Neighbourhood Plan.
Following the publication of the independant Examiner's report the District Council has agreed to move forward on 14 June 2018 to a referendum on the Doveridge Neighbourhood Plan.
A meeting to decide who wins the contract to manage our four leisure centres will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm on Thursday 3 May.
A meeting to decide who wins the contract to manage our four leisure centres will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm on Thursday 3 May.
There's a stark message to councillors in a report recommending closure of as many as 11 public toilets in the Derbyshire Dales. The 30 April meeting will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
There's a stark message to councillors in a report recommending closure of as many as 11 public toilets in the Derbyshire Dales. The 30 April meeting will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
One of the largest developments ever of affordable homes in the Peak District National Park has been approved - supported by the biggest ever capital grant for building local needs housing of £500,000 from Derbyshire Dales District Council.
One of the largest developments ever of affordable homes in the Peak District National Park has been approved - supported by the biggest ever capital grant for building local needs housing of £500,000 from Derbyshire Dales District Council.
Your District Council's Local Projects Fund has enabled a group of local residents, supported by Matlock in Bloom and the town's Civic Association, to reinstate a garden on the site of an historic landmark.
Your District Council's Local Projects Fund has enabled a group of local residents, supported by Matlock in Bloom and the town's Civic Association, to reinstate a garden on the site of an historic landmark.
The monthly full meeting of the District Council was broadcast live on 12 April and can be viewed again on our YouTube channel.
The monthly full meeting of the District Council was broadcast live on 12 April and can be viewed again on our YouTube channel.
Councillors will discuss the future operational leadership of Derbyshire Dales District Council next week following the announcement that Chief Executive Dorcas Bunton is to retire on 31 May.
Councillors will discuss the future operational leadership of Derbyshire Dales District Council next week following the announcement that Chief Executive Dorcas Bunton is to retire on 31 May.
Free business advice from Derbyshire Dales District Council has enabled the highest pub in the county to improve dining facilities for customers.
Free business advice from Derbyshire Dales District Council has enabled the highest pub in the county to improve dining facilities for customers.
Work has started to further upgrade Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
Work has started to further upgrade Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
The final piece of the jigsaw is now in place on a new multi user trail for walkers and cyclists from Matlock to Rowsley thanks to a project led by Derbyshire County Council.
The final piece of the jigsaw is now in place on a new multi user trail for walkers and cyclists from Matlock to Rowsley thanks to a project led by Derbyshire County Council.
As part of English Tourism Week your District Council has launched a brand new guide to the Limestone Way.
As part of English Tourism Week your District Council has launched a brand new guide to the Limestone Way.
It’s back! The inaugural Active Workplace Corporate Games event last year was such a success that it is returning in 2018.
It’s back! The inaugural Active Workplace Corporate Games event last year was such a success that it is returning in 2018.
Unfortunately snow and ice have forced us to take the decision to cancel our Bakewell stall market scheduled for Monday 19 March.
Unfortunately snow and ice have forced us to take the decision to cancel our Bakewell stall market scheduled for Monday 19 March.
A parking badge allowing local residents to park free in Derbyshire Dales District Council car parks for 19 hours every day was posted with Council Tax bills.
A parking badge allowing local residents to park free in Derbyshire Dales District Council car parks for 19 hours every day was posted with Council Tax bills.
From Shutts Lane in Bakewell to the Sahara Desert... brothers Richard and Jamie Corbridge are making a name for themselves in the red-hot world of exporting.
From Shutts Lane in Bakewell to the Sahara Desert... brothers Richard and Jamie Corbridge are making a name for themselves in the red-hot world of exporting.
The licensees of a Derbyshire Dales pub have been fined a total of £10,000 and ordered to pay £600 costs after pleading guilty to two breaches of a planning enforcement notice for failing to remove a static caravan from their premises.
The licensees of a Derbyshire Dales pub have been fined a total of £10,000 and ordered to pay £600 costs after pleading guilty to two breaches of a planning enforcement notice for failing to remove a static caravan from their premises.
Local volunteers put off by weather conditions earlier in the month, were not deterred this last weekend when they re-arranged their litter picks and clean ups as part of this year’s Great British Spring Clean.
Local volunteers put off by weather conditions earlier in the month, were not deterred this last weekend when they re-arranged their litter picks and clean ups as part of this year’s Great British Spring Clean.
Your District Council has joined in the 'Fly the Flag' tribute to mark Commonwealth Day.
Your District Council has joined in the 'Fly the Flag' tribute to mark Commonwealth Day.
The public are being urged to make their views known on the possible closure of some Derbyshire Dales loos as talks continue with parish and town councils that could take them over.
The public are being urged to make their views known on the possible closure of some Derbyshire Dales loos as talks continue with parish and town councils that could take them over.
Your District Council has been delighted to support Matlock’s first nightmarket in our Market Hall from 6-9pm on Friday 9 March.
Your District Council has been delighted to support Matlock’s first nightmarket in our Market Hall from 6-9pm on Friday 9 March.
We completed the catch up of recycling collections on Friday 16 March but our crews are working on Saturday to finish off a few domestic waste and food collections.
We completed the catch up of recycling collections on Friday 16 March but out crews are working on Saturday to finish off a few domestic and food waste collections.
Councillors from across the political divide - including Independents - voted unanimously on Monday night to increase the District Council's share of Council Tax by 2.99%, which means Dales households will pay on average 11p more a week for our services in 2018/19.
Councillors from across the political divide - including Independents - voted unanimously on Monday night to increase the District Council's share of Council Tax by 2.99%, which means Dales households will pay on average 11p more a week for our services in 2018/19.
Apologies, but due to road and weather conditions we have made the decision to cancel Monday's scheduled Bakewell stall market. We'll be back next week.
Apologies, but due to road and weather conditions we have made the decision to cancel Monday's scheduled Bakewell stall market. We'll be back next week.
11:00 2 March: Agencies - led by Derbyshire Constabulary - dealing with the extreme weather conditions have issued the following urgent appeal: Do not attempt to drive on the following roads, which are impassable and will be closed for the next 24 hours:
11:00 2 March: Agencies - led by Derbyshire Constabulary - dealing with the extreme weather conditions have issued the following urgent appeal: Do not attempt to drive on the following roads, which are impassable and will be closed for the next 24 hours:
The wintry blast continues to impact on our services, with all waste & recycling collections again suspended on Friday. Matlock Town Hall and all four of our leisure centres are open as usual.
The wintry blast continues to impact on our services, with all waste & recycling collections again suspended on Friday. Matlock Town Hall and all four of our leisure centres are open as usual.
Watch live on our YouTube channel as Derbyshire Dales councillors consider a radical overhaul of public loos across the district in a bid to cut costs.
Watch live on our YouTube channel as Derbyshire Dales councillors consider a radical overhaul of public loos across the district in a bid to cut costs.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March, highlighting the need to look after the food we love and the people who grow it.
Your District Council has adopted a new strategy setting out the supply and demand requirements for indoor sports facilities, playing pitches and open space.
Your District Council has adopted a new strategy setting out the supply and demand requirements for indoor sports facilities, playing pitches and open space.
Your District Council is proud to be once again playing its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football.
Your District Council is proud to be once again playing its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football.
Your District Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2018.
Your District Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2018.
Residents will hear this week that Derbyshire Dales District Council proposes to increase its share of Council Tax bills by 2.99%.
Residents will hear this week that Derbyshire Dales District Council proposes to increase its share of Council Tax bills by 2.99%.
Your District Council has been shortlisted for the UK housing sector’s premier awards.
Your District Council has been shortlisted for the UK housing sector’s premier awards.
Work has started to further upgrade Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
Work has started to further upgrade Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
At our closest meeting to Holocaust Memorial Day, councillors will tonight (25 January) light candles & pause to remember the millions murdered during the Holocaust.
At our closest meeting to Holocaust Memorial Day, councillors will tonight (25 January) light candles & pause to remember the millions murdered during the Holocaust.
The video of our January full council meeting can be viewed now on our YouTube channel.
The video of our January full council meeting can be viewed now on our YouTube channel.
Residents were given an overview of the District Council’s proposal to increase by 2.99% Council Tax for 2018/19 at the first of a series of public meetings, which is available to view now on YouTube.
Residents were given an overview of the District Council’s proposal to increase by 2.99% Council Tax for 2018/19 at the first of a series of public meetings, which is available to view now on YouTube.
Our 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations did not hit its budget target -  but the 120th season was still operated by us at no cost to local Council Tax payers.
Our 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations did not hit its budget target - but the 120th season was still operated by us at no cost to local Council Tax payers.
Your District Council has agreed to provide £200,000 to help accelerate the creation on a new link road at Ashbourne Airfield Industrial Estate - the district's largest employment location.
Your District Council has agreed to provide £200,000 to help accelerate the creation on a new link road at Ashbourne Airfield Industrial Estate - the district's largest employment location.
The Chairman of the District of Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter, is fulfilling his promise to revive the Derbyshire Dales Community Awards.
The Chairman of the District of Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter, is fulfilling his promise to revive the Derbyshire Dales Community Awards.
A £100,000 upgrade of CCTV systems is now complete in some of the Derbyshire Dales’ busiest locations.
A £100,000 upgrade of CCTV systems is now complete in some of the Derbyshire Dales’ busiest locations.
From 8 January your District Council will be helping you recycle your real Christmas trees.
From 8 January your District Council will be helping you recycle your real Christmas trees.
Staff at the YHA's national offices in Matlock have taken big steps to improve their fitness - thanks to your District Council.
Staff at the YHA's national offices in Matlock have taken big steps to improve their fitness - thanks to your District Council.
The internationally famed parkrun activity is being launched here in the Derbyshire Dales.
The internationally famed parkrun activity is being launched here in the Derbyshire Dales.
Matlock’s Boxing Day Raft Race spectators urged to spare a thought for the environment.
Matlock’s Boxing Day Raft Race spectators urged to spare a thought for the environment.
Your District Council and Bagshaws Auctioneers have signed a new deal that guarantees the future of Bakewell's landmark Agricultural Business Centre (ABC) for at least the next 25 years.
Your District Council and Bagshaws Auctioneers have signed a new deal that guarantees the future of Bakewell's landmark Agricultural Business Centre (ABC) for at least the next 25 years.
The adoption of a new Local Plan for the Derbyshire Dales was hailed on Thursday evening (7 December) as “an historic moment”.
The adoption of a new Local Plan for the Derbyshire Dales was hailed on Thursday evening (7 December) as “an historic moment”.
Take advantage of our buy-one-get-one-free caddy liner promotion during December!
Take advantage of our buy-one-get-one-free caddy liner promotion during December!
We're reminding Derbyshire Dales residents that Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean bin collections for most households will be one day later than usual over the festive fortnight - with one exception.
We're reminding Derbyshire Dales residents that Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean bin collections for most households will be one day later than usual over the festive fortnight - with one exception.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK this Saturday (2 December) – and your District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK this Saturday (2 December) – and your District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
The District Council's full council meeting on 30 November was broadcast live on our YouTube channel and can be viewed again.
The District Council's full council meeting on 30 November was broadcast live on our YouTube channel and can be viewed again.
A new CCTV camera system has been installed in Hathersage to help protect local residents and businesses from crime and keep the area safe.
A new CCTV camera system has been installed in Hathersage to help protect local residents and businesses from crime and keep the area safe.
Derbyshire police officers have been visiting pubs and clubs in Ashbourne, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Bakewell and Buxton with a police dog to check for illegal drug use.
Derbyshire police officers have been visiting pubs and clubs in Ashbourne, Matlock, Matlock Bath, Bakewell and Buxton with a police dog to check for illegal drug use.
Your District Council took part in the annual #OurDay tweetathon on 21 November, showcasing the things we do to improve the quality of life for Derbyshire Dales residents.
Your District Council took part in the annual #OurDay tweetathon on 21 November, showcasing the things we do to improve the quality of life for Derbyshire Dales residents.
For the 10th year in a row, we're encouraging you to ‘shop local’ this Christmas thanks to FREE parking across the district throughout December.
For the 10th year in a row, we're encouraging you to ‘shop local’ this Christmas thanks to FREE parking across the district throughout December.
Your District Council has agreed to a change of direction for failing stall markets in Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth.
Your District Council has agreed to a change of direction for failing stall markets in Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth.
Local people are being invited to have their say on proposals aimed at making public spaces across the Derbyshire Dales safer and more enjoyable places to visit.
Local people are being invited to have their say on proposals aimed at making public spaces across the Derbyshire Dales safer and more enjoyable places to visit.
Councillors will debate this evening (Thursday 16 November) the future of stall markets in Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth that are currently costing local Council Tax payers almost £64,000 a year to keep open.
Councillors will debate this evening (Thursday 16 November) the future of stall markets in Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth that are currently costing local Council Tax payers almost £64,000 a year to keep open.
Possible changes to Derbyshire Dales District Council’s car parking policy will be considered by councillors on 5 December - and the meeting will be broadcast live online.
Possible changes to Derbyshire Dales District Council’s car parking policy will be considered by councillors on 5 December - and the meeting will be broadcast live online.
Watch live webcast 6pm Thursday 7 December as councillors consider adopting the The Derbyshire Dales Local Plan – designed to guide development in the district for the next 17 years.
Watch live webcast 6pm Thursday 7 December as councillors consider adopting the The Derbyshire Dales Local Plan – designed to guide development in the district for the next 17 years.
The coundown has begun to the 23rd annual Victorian Matlock Christmas Weekend & Markets, which takes place in our fabulous Hall Leys Park from 1-3 December.
The coundown has begun to the 23rd annual Victorian Matlock Christmas Weekend & Markets, which takes place in our fabulous Hall Leys Park from 1-3 December.
Police officers in the Ashbourne area had day of meeting local residents alongside Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner during the latest Operation Illuminate tour.
Police officers in the Ashbourne area had day of meeting local residents alongside Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner during the latest Operation Illuminate tour.
Ashbourne's Saturday Market moves to the newly named Shrovetide Walk to facilitate Christmas activities in the Market Place on 25 November and 9 December.
Ashbourne's Saturday Market moves to the newly named Shrovetide Walk to facilitate Christmas activities in the Market Place on 25 November and 9 December.
Residents of Doveridge are being invited to have their say on a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan that has been prepared for the parish.
Residents of Doveridge are being invited to have their say on a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan that has been prepared for the parish.
The Conservatives have held the District Council's Ashbourne South Ward in a by-election held on 26 October.
The Conservatives have held the District Council's Ashbourne South Ward in a by-election held on 26 October.
View the online version of the autumn edition of our Dales Matters publication, which is dropping through letterboxes across the district this week.
View the online version of the autumn edition of our Dales Matters publication, which is dropping through letterboxes across the district this week.
Another upgrade is on the menu at Matlock’s popular Café in the Park thanks to free business advice from your District Council.
Another upgrade is on the menu at Matlock’s popular Café in the Park thanks to free business advice from your District Council.
The village of Winster is to get new affordable homes for local people thanks to a partnership between Derbyshire Dales District Council, Winster Parish Council and the Peak District Rural Housing Association.
The village of Winster is to get new affordable homes for local people thanks to a partnership between Derbyshire Dales District Council, Winster Parish Council and the Peak District Rural Housing Association.
There is another chance for residents in rural villages around the Ashbourne area to get hold of crime prevention advice and discounted security items next week.
There is another chance for residents in rural villages around the Ashbourne area to get hold of crime prevention advice and discounted security items next week.

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