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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.