If your property is at risk of flooding *internally* right now, please contact our switchboard on 01629 761100, then press 5. We're going to staff the line for as long as it takes, reviewing the situation hourly.
We've cancelled our scheduled Governance & Resources Committee meeting this evening due to the increased flood threat across areas of the Dales and in the interests of the safety of members who need to travel to Matlock.
BIN COLLECTIONS | Unsurprisingly, although all our bin crews have been out today (Friday 8 November) as usual, they have experienced problems with collections in Baslow, Beeley, Darley Dale, Edensor, Rowsley and Stoney Middleton due to road closures and flood water.
FLOODS UPDATE 5.45am Friday | River levels were anticipated to reach their high point around now and flooding has extended downstream to Matlock and Matlock Bath, where Hall Leys Park is flooded throughout.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has set up a Climate Change Task Group following our unanimous decision in May 2019 to declare a Climate Change Emergency. Here's more information including a link to the Carbon Trust website.