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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.
Apologies, but overnight snow and ice has caused the cancellation of today's scheduled Bakewell stall market.
Apologies, but overnight snow and ice has caused the cancellation of today's scheduled Bakewell stall market.
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.
Entry to the last two Saturdays of the 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations season will be by advance online ticket only as we anticipate a sell-out.
Entry to the last two Saturdays of the 2017 Matlock Bath Illuminations season will be by advance online ticket only as we anticipate a sell-out.
Local Air Ambulance funds have been boosted by more than £2,100 thanks to a charity auction organised on Monday (9 October) by the Civic Chairman of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter.
Local Air Ambulance funds have been boosted by more than £2,100 thanks to a charity auction organised on Monday (9 October) by the Civic Chairman of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter.
The District Council's full council meeting on 12 October will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
The District Council's full council meeting on 12 October will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
Watch again the live broadcast on our YouTube channel of the final Area Community Forum in the autumn 2017 series, which took place at Matlock Town Hall on Wednesday 8 November.
Watch again the live broadcast on our YouTube channel of the final Area Community Forum in the autumn 2017 series, which took place at Matlock Town Hall on Wednesday 8 November.
Your District Council is looking to help dog lovers in Matlock to clean up after their four-legged friends by trialling a new dog waste bag dispenser.
Your District Council is looking to help dog lovers in Matlock to clean up after their four-legged friends by trialling a new dog waste bag dispenser.
A project manager has been appointed to help create a masterplan for the regeneration of the Derbyshire Dales' biggest housing estate.
A project manager has been appointed to help create a masterplan for the regeneration of the Derbyshire Dales' biggest housing estate.
The Civic Chairman of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter is holding a charity auction in aid of the local Air Ambulance Service at Matlock Town Hall on Monday 9 October.
The Civic Chairman of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Steve Flitter is holding a charity auction in aid of the local Air Ambulance Service at Matlock Town Hall on Monday 9 October.
Nominations close at 4pm on Friday 29 September to stand as a candidate to represent Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne South Ward.
Nominations close at 4pm on Friday 29 September to stand as a candidate to represent Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashbourne South Ward.
Your District Council has started to roll out a state-of-the-art upgraded CCTV system in some of the area's busiest locations.
Your District Council has started to roll out a state-of-the-art upgraded CCTV system in some of the area's busiest locations.
Your District Council has successfully worked through all responses to a six-week consultation on modifications to the draft Local Plan.
Your District Council has successfully worked through all responses to a six-week consultation on modifications to the draft Local Plan.
Driving rain didn’t deter six teams that took part in a new challenging event last Friday evening (15 September).
Driving rain didn’t deter six teams that took part in a new challenging event last Friday evening (15 September).
Teenager Isabel Fox-Wood has scooped the top prize for the second year in a row in the Matlock Bath Illuminations showpiece event – the famous parade of decorated boats.
Teenager Isabel Fox-Wood has scooped the top prize for the second year in a row in the Matlock Bath Illuminations showpiece event – the famous parade of decorated boats.
A six week public consultation has begun on the Private Water Supplies Regulations 2017, open until 24 October.
A six week public consultation has begun on the Private Water Supplies Regulations 2017, open until 24 October.
Local people and visitors to the Derbyshire Dales are being asked for their views on the future delivery of public toilets in the district.
Local people and visitors to the Derbyshire Dales are being asked for their views on the future delivery of public toilets in the district.
Your District Council's Matlock Bath Illuminations burst into life on Saturday 9 September with yet another fabulous parade of decorated boats on the River Derwent and a fantastic fireworks finale.
Your District Council's Matlock Bath Illuminations burst into life on Saturday 9 September with yet another fabulous parade of decorated boats on the River Derwent and a fantastic fireworks finale.
Officers from the Tissington and Carsington Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team are taking to the road again to offer more residents advice and discounted crime prevention materials.
Officers from the Tissington and Carsington Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team are taking to the road again to offer more residents advice and discounted crime prevention materials.
Worthy causes in the Matlock area are being invited to apply to Derbyshire Dales District Council for funds from the historic Ernest Bailey Charity.
Worthy causes in the Matlock area are being invited to apply to Derbyshire Dales District Council for funds from the historic Ernest Bailey Charity.
A new processing system means leisure centres in Ashbourne and Bakewell will not be able to deal with Gold Card applications after 25 September.
A new processing system means leisure centres in Ashbourne and Bakewell will not be able to deal with Gold Card applications after 25 September.
It’s a special year for the man known as the voice of Matlock Bath Illuminations as the 2017 season gets underway with a fireworks spectacular on Saturday 9 September.
It’s a special year for the man known as the voice of Matlock Bath Illuminations as the 2017 season gets underway with a fireworks spectacular on Saturday 9 September.
We are looking to recruit suitable people to carry out household visits as part of our annual Household Canvass.
We are looking to recruit suitable people to carry out household visits as part of our annual Household Canvass.
Volunteers are being invited to stick their oar in at this year's Matlock Bath Illuminations - by rowing the leading craft in the event's showpiece parade of decorated boats.
Volunteers are being invited to stick their oar in at this year's Matlock Bath Illuminations - by rowing the leading craft in the event's showpiece parade of decorated boats.
Your District Council is asking local people for views on possible changes to our car parking policy.
Your District Council is asking local people for views on possible changes to our car parking policy.
A man and a woman have been evicted from a house in Ashbourne following repeated complaints about anti-social behaviour.
A man and a woman have been evicted from a house in Ashbourne following repeated complaints about anti-social behaviour.
Wye Bakery in Bakewell has plans to grow with help from our business advice service.
Wye Bakery in Bakewell has plans to grow with help from our business advice service.
Last year’s Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Tom Donnelly, raised more than £4,800 for the local Air Ambulance during his 12 months in office.
Last year’s Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales, Councillor Tom Donnelly, raised more than £4,800 for the local Air Ambulance during his 12 months in office.
Contrary to rumours circulating on social media, Derbyshire Dales District Council did not revoke the Premises Licence that enables Y Not festival to operate. These rumours are totally incorrect.
Contrary to rumours circulating on social media, Derbyshire Dales District Council did not revoke the Premises Licence that enables Y Not festival to operate. These rumours are totally incorrect.
Parking in the Derbyshire Dales has been made even easier following additional improvements to council owned car parks.
Parking in the Derbyshire Dales has been made even easier following additional improvements to council owned car parks.
The spotlight will shine again this year on individuals and groups that make a real difference to the sporting life of the Derbyshire Dales.
The spotlight will shine again this year on individuals and groups that make a real difference to the sporting life of the Derbyshire Dales.
Residents in some of the more rural villages surrounding Ashbourne have been learning all about how to protect their property following a crime prevention roadshow.
Residents in some of the more rural villages surrounding Ashbourne have been learning all about how to protect their property following a crime prevention roadshow.
Your District Council's July full council meeting, which takes place on Thursday 27th, will be available to view live on our YouTube channel from 6pm.
Your District Council's July full council meeting, which takes place on Thursday 27th, will be available to view live on our YouTube channel from 6pm.
Saturday 22nd July saw the opening of a fantastic new multi-use games area (MUGA) in Hall Leys Park in Matlock.
Saturday 22nd July saw the opening of a fantastic new multi-use games area (MUGA) in Hall Leys Park in Matlock.
A fund-raising market stall idea that originated from his year as civic chairman of the Derbyshire Dales has seen local councillor Peter Slack receive a community award after raising more than £14,000 for charity.
A fund-raising market stall idea that originated from his year as civic chairman of the Derbyshire Dales has seen local councillor Peter Slack receive a community award after raising more than £14,000 for charity.
Youngsters at a junior school in Ashbourne have been celebrating becoming the latest Safer Neighbourhood Stars.
Youngsters at a junior school in Ashbourne have been celebrating becoming the latest Safer Neighbourhood Stars.
Our Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world – for the 10th consecutive year.
Our Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world – for the 10th consecutive year.
Picturesque Cromford Meadows is to be the venue for a new challenging event on the evening of 15 September, pulling together workmates in the Derbyshire Dales.
Picturesque Cromford Meadows is to be the venue for a new challenging event on the evening of 15 September, pulling together workmates in the Derbyshire Dales.
Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 -23 July) and tell the world why you love your park.
Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 -23 July) and tell the world why you love your park.
Villagers living in the Ashbourne area are being offered discounted crime prevention materials and advice to help them keep their homes secure as Operation Illuminate takes to the road.
Villagers living in the Ashbourne area are being offered discounted crime prevention materials and advice to help them keep their homes secure as Operation Illuminate takes to the road.
Your District Council’s next Bakewell Farmers’ Market will take place one week early this month to make way for the setting up of Bakewell Show.
Your District Council’s next Bakewell Farmers’ Market will take place one week early this month to make way for the setting up of Bakewell Show.
Work has started to repair the pedestrian footbridge at the District Council's Arc Leisure Matlock.
Work has started to repair the pedestrian footbridge at the District Council's Arc Leisure Matlock.
A six-week consultation on modifications to the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan started on Monday 3 July.
A six-week consultation on modifications to the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan started on Monday 3 July.
Free business advice has enabled a family-owned Darley Dale company to expand and create new jobs.
Free business advice has enabled a family-owned Darley Dale company to expand and create new jobs.
Derbyshire Dales councillors have unanimously approved the specification for the service provider that will manage as a package the district’s four leisure centres in a year’s time.
Derbyshire Dales councillors have unanimously approved the specification for the service provider that will manage as a package the district’s four leisure centres in a year’s time.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has pledged cash to kick start projects for a by-pass for Ashbourne and plans for the redevelopment of Matlock.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has pledged cash to kick start projects for a by-pass for Ashbourne and plans for the redevelopment of Matlock.
Work started on 26 June, to convert one of the tennis courts in Matlock's Hall Leys Park into a new multi-use games area (MUGA).
Work started on 26 June, to convert one of the tennis courts in Matlock's Hall Leys Park into a new multi-use games area (MUGA).
Local businesses are being invited to spend a penny or two on community loos in an arrangement that could raise the profile of their company.
Local businesses are being invited to spend a penny or two on community loos in an arrangement that could raise the profile of their company.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is once again flying the flag for our Armed Forces.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is once again flying the flag for our Armed Forces.
View the meeting live on YouTube as Derbyshire Dales councillors debate the specification for the service provider that will manage as a package the district’s four leisure centres in a year’s time.
View the meeting live on YouTube as Derbyshire Dales councillors debate the specification for the service provider that will manage as a package the district’s four leisure centres in a year’s time.
Your District Council is organising two free business improvement workshops aimed at local businesses that are looking for advice on how to grow.
Your District Council is organising two free business improvement workshops aimed at local businesses that are looking for advice on how to grow.
The company that supplies your District Council's 56 pay and display parking machines has now converted them all to accept the new £1 coin.
The company that supplies your District Council's 56 pay and display parking machines has now converted them all to accept the new £1 coin.
Your District Council has converted a first floor community room at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre in an exciting project to create a dedicated group exercise studio and functional training space.
Your District Council has converted a first floor community room at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre in an exciting project to create a dedicated group exercise studio and functional training space.
Well done to Derbyshire Dales voters who once again recorded the top turnout of all the Derbyshire constituencies at last week's General Election.
Well done to Derbyshire Dales voters who once again recorded the top turnout of all the Derbyshire constituencies at last week's General Election.
SURVEY | Have your say on a proposal to move Ashbourne's Saturday stall market to a successful new location trialled by the town's Thursday stall market.
SURVEY | Have your say on a proposal to move Ashbourne's Saturday stall market to a successful new location trialled by the town's Thursday stall market.
Sir Patrick McLoughlin has held the Derbyshire Dales constituency seat for the Conservatives. The declaration was made at 3.40am on Friday 9 June.
Sir Patrick McLoughlin has held the Derbyshire Dales constituency seat for the Conservatives. The declaration was made at 3.40am on Friday 9 June.
Young Derbyshire Dales businesses that have been trading for less than 24 months can take advantage of free professional advice to take the next step forward.
Young Derbyshire Dales businesses that have been trading for less than 24 months can take advantage of free professional advice to take the next step forward.
Young Derbyshire Dales entrepreneur Sheree White’s sports coaching business has been given a kickstart thanks to free business support.
Young Derbyshire Dales entrepreneur Sheree White’s sports coaching business has been given a kickstart thanks to free business support.
We are helping to fund a grants scheme as part of the Pedal Peak for Business initiative to support Derbyshire businesses offer good quality experiences for all types of cyclists and stimulate the cycling economy.
We are helping to fund a grants scheme as part of the Pedal Peak for Business initiative to support Derbyshire businesses offer good quality experiences for all types of cyclists and stimulate the cycling economy.
Long standing Matlock councillor Steve Flitter is Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader in the coming year.
Long standing Matlock councillor Steve Flitter is Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader in the coming year.
Your District Council’s support to a Tideswell haulier carried a lot of weight – 30 tonnes to be precise!
Your District Council’s support to a Tideswell haulier carried a lot of weight – 30 tonnes to be precise!

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