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A new supplementary planning document has been adopted to complement policies in the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan.
A new supplementary planning document has been adopted to complement policies in the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan.
Buoyant business leaders have taken to the stage to explain why they are inspired by the Peak District.
Buoyant business leaders have taken to the stage to explain why they are inspired by the Peak District.
The specification for a new waste and recycling contract for the Derbyshire Dales was approved unanimously by councillors on 14 March.
The specification for a new waste and recycling contract for the Derbyshire Dales was approved unanimously by councillors on 14 March.
The Spring edition of our Dales Matters publication is dropping through letterboxes across the Derbyshire Dales this week.
The Spring edition of our Dales Matters publication is dropping through letterboxes across the Derbyshire Dales this week.
The voluntary work of Derbyshire Dales people who go the extra mile for their communities was celebrated at an awards evening on Tuesday (12 March).
The voluntary work of Derbyshire Dales people who go the extra mile for their communities was celebrated at an awards evening on Tuesday (12 March).
Alternative facilities are being made available for local people and visitors during the upcoming two week closure of Bakewell's main toilet block.
Alternative facilities are being made available for local people and visitors during the upcoming two week closure of Bakewell's main toilet block.
A parking permit allowing local residents to park free in Derbyshire Dales District Council car parks for 19 hours every day is in the post this week.
A parking permit allowing local residents to park free in Derbyshire Dales District Council car parks for 19 hours every day is in the post this week.
Local people are being invited to assist in the ongoing search for an appropriate permanent site for Gypsies and Travellers in the Derbyshire Dales.
Local people are being invited to assist in the ongoing search for an appropriate permanent site for Gypsies and Travellers in the Derbyshire Dales.
Derbyshire Dales councillors have voted unanimously to increase by 10p a week the amount the average local household will pay from 1 April for District Council services.
Derbyshire Dales councillors have voted unanimously to increase by 10p a week the amount the average local household will pay from 1 April for District Council services.
The specification for a new waste and recycling contract for the Derbyshire Dales will be considered by the District Council on 14 March.
The specification for a new waste and recycling contract for the Derbyshire Dales will be considered by the District Council on 14 March.
Our Commercial Board will be asked on 13 March if the District Council should pursue the idea of potentially investing in a modest programme of up to 50 new Council Houses for affordable rent and shared ownership.
Our Commercial Board will be asked on 13 March if the District Council should pursue the idea of potentially investing in a modest programme of up to 50 new Council Houses for affordable rent and shared ownership.
Your District Council is proud to have once again played its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football.
Your District Council is proud to have once again played its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football.
WATCH the broadcast on 7 March as meeting considers increasing by 10p a week the amount the average Derbyshire Dales household pays for District Council services.
WATCH the broadcast on 7 March as meeting considers increasing by 10p a week the amount the average Derbyshire Dales household pays for District Council services.
 Derbyshire Dales District Council has once again pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has once again pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
VIDEO | Do you have the X-factor to stand as a candidate in the local elections here in the Derbyshire Dales in May 2019?
VIDEO | Do you have the X-factor to stand as a candidate in the local elections here in the Derbyshire Dales in May 2019?
Local people are being invited to comment on a draft neighbourhood development plan that sets out a vision for the future of Darley Dale.
Local people are being invited to comment on a draft neighbourhood development plan that sets out a vision for the future of Darley Dale.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 runs from 25 February to 10 March, highlighting the need to look after the food we love and the people who grow it.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 runs from 25 February to 10 March, highlighting the need to look after the food we love and the people who grow it.
Your District Council is again offering a free health check to local residents.
Your District Council is again offering a free health check to local residents.
There's a new offering from a popular health scheme for Derbyshire Dales residents wanting to explore new locations.
There's a new offering from a popular health scheme for Derbyshire Dales residents wanting to explore new locations.
Online bullying, grooming and the dangers of social media are being brought to life in a thought provoking theatre show for students at secondary schools in the Derbyshire Dales.
Online bullying, grooming and the dangers of social media are being brought to life in a thought provoking theatre show for students at secondary schools in the Derbyshire Dales.
Andrew Holmes's dreams of going it alone as a village butcher have come true - only months after he sought free start-up business advice.
Andrew Holmes's dreams of going it alone as a village butcher have come true - only months after he sought free start-up business advice.
The beautiful Derbyshire Dales is the 10th best place to live in the whole of the UK according to an annual survey carried out by the Halifax.
The beautiful Derbyshire Dales is the 10th best place to live in the whole of the UK according to an annual survey carried out by the Halifax.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has stepped in to support one of the region's premier tourist attractions.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has stepped in to support one of the region's premier tourist attractions.
A local classic car enterprise that specialises in the restoration of vehicles is planning for the future, thanks to free business advice.
A local classic car enterprise that specialises in the restoration of vehicles is planning for the future, thanks to free business advice.
Local business leaders are being invited to sign up for a free workshop on how companies can better control their margins.
Local business leaders are being invited to sign up for a free workshop on how companies can better control their margins.
Your District Council's January full council meeting will be broadcast live on YouTube from 6pm on Thursday 24th.
Your District Council's January full council meeting will be broadcast live on YouTube from 6pm on Thursday 24th.
Shop owners, occupiers and developers are being urged to have their say on new design guidelines drawn up for anyone planning to alter or replace a shop frontage in the Derbyshire Dales.
Shop owners, occupiers and developers are being urged to have their say on new design guidelines drawn up for anyone planning to alter or replace a shop frontage in the Derbyshire Dales.
Derbyshire Dales residents are reminded that their recycling bins won't be emptied if paper and cardboard recycling is mixed with other recyclable materials for household collections.
Derbyshire Dales residents are reminded that their recycling bins won't be emptied if paper and cardboard recycling is mixed with other recyclable materials for household collections.
New design guidelines have been adopted by your District Council for anyone planning to convert a farm building.
New design guidelines have been adopted by your District Council for anyone planning to convert a farm building.
Derbyshire Dales residents will get an overview of your District Council’s spending plans for 2019/20 at a series of public meetings.
Derbyshire Dales residents will get an overview of your District Council’s spending plans for 2019/20 at a series of public meetings.
Derbyshire Dales District Council’s 2018 Matlock Bath Illuminations recorded a 10% increase in visitor numbers.
Derbyshire Dales District Council’s 2018 Matlock Bath Illuminations recorded a 10% increase in visitor numbers.
From 7 January your District Council will be helping you recycle your real Christmas trees.
From 7 January your District Council will be helping you recycle your real Christmas trees.
We can confirm that a Court Order instructing Travellers to move on from an unauthorised encampment at Ashbourne Leisure Centre car park was presented to them before Christmas.
We can confirm that a Court Order instructing Travellers to move on from an unauthorised encampment at Ashbourne Leisure Centre car park was presented to them before Christmas.
Derbyshire Dales District Council can confirm that officers met Travellers on Monday after the family moved from an unauthorised encampment at Fishpond Meadows in Ashbourne to the town's leisure centre car park.
Derbyshire Dales District Council can confirm that officers met Travellers on Monday after the family moved from an unauthorised encampment at Fishpond Meadows in Ashbourne to the town's leisure centre car park.
Only a year after launching, the couple behind Peak District Deli are realising their delicious vision of creating a new, innovative and exciting independent business selling high quality local produce.
Only a year after launching, the couple behind Peak District Deli are realising their delicious vision of creating a new, innovative and exciting independent business selling high quality local produce.
Energy saving measures introduced at three Derbyshire Dales leisure centres will save in the coming year enough gas to power 11 houses, electricity to feed 824 TVs and water for 22,654 showers.
Energy saving measures introduced at three Derbyshire Dales leisure centres will save in the coming year enough gas to power 11 houses, electricity to feed 824 TVs and water for 22,654 showers.
Watch again the broadcast of a special meeting of our Community & Environment Committee  on 10 December that was updated in respect of a Gypsy and Traveller family who have presented themselves as homeless.
Watch again the broadcast of a special meeting of our Community & Environment Committee on 10 December that was updated in respect of a Gypsy and Traveller family who have presented themselves as homeless.
The December full council meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm on Wednesday 5 December.
The December full council meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm on Wednesday 5 December.
Councillors have unanimously approved a familiar look to waste and recycling collections as the Derbyshire Dales prepares for a new contract from August 2020.
Councillors have unanimously approved a familiar look to waste and recycling collections as the Derbyshire Dales prepares for a new contract from August 2020.
The meeting at 6pm on Thursday 29 November at which councillors will decide the future direction of waste & recycling collections here in the Derbyshire Dales will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
The meeting at 6pm on Thursday 29 November at which councillors will decide the future direction of waste & recycling collections here in the Derbyshire Dales will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
Expressions of interest are being invited from businesses, charities or special interest groups interested in using Derbyshire Dales District Council's award-winning Hall Leys Park to enhance visitors' experience.
Expressions of interest are being invited from businesses, charities or special interest groups interested in using Derbyshire Dales District Council's award-winning Hall Leys Park to enhance visitors' experience.
Councillors will be asked to approve a familiar look to waste and recycling collections as the Derbyshire Dales prepares for a new contract coming into force in August 2020.
Councillors will be asked to approve a familiar look to waste and recycling collections as the Derbyshire Dales prepares for a new contract coming into force in August 2020.
We took part in #OurDay on 20 November 2018 - the 24 hour social media marathon giving everyone who works or volunteers in public services the chance to share how they improve the quality of life for residents.
We took part in #OurDay on 20 November 2018 - the 24 hour social media marathon giving everyone who works or volunteers in public services the chance to share how they improve the quality of life for residents.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK on 1 December – and Derbyshire Dales District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK on 1 December – and Derbyshire Dales District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
Your District Council is encouraging people to ‘shop local’ this Christmas by introducing free parking across the district from 1st December.
Your District Council is encouraging people to ‘shop local’ this Christmas by introducing free parking across the district from 1st December.
Pedal Peak for Business, a joint project by the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire Dales District Council, has offered grants totalling £104,000 to nearly 50 local businesses since launching in 2017.
Pedal Peak for Business, a joint project by the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire Dales District Council, has offered grants totalling £104,000 to nearly 50 local businesses since launching in 2017.
Fireworks
Here's the list of Derbyshire Dales events that have registered with our Bonfire and Firework Safety scheme this year:
Your District Council has just completed a series of safeguarding and child sexual exploitation awareness training sessions for taxi drivers it licenses.
Your District Council has just completed a series of safeguarding and child sexual exploitation awareness training sessions for taxi drivers it licenses.
The Autumn edition of our Dales Matters publication is dropping through letterboxes across the Derbyshire Dales this week.
The Autumn edition of our Dales Matters publication is dropping through letterboxes across the Derbyshire Dales this week.
Please tell us how you currently access our services and how you think we could improve in our online survey.
Please tell us how you currently access our services and how you think we could improve in our online survey.
If you have your waste & recycling collected on a TUESDAY, please be aware that collections will start earlier than usual this week to enable the crews to attend a work colleague's funeral.
If you have your waste & recycling collected on a TUESDAY, please be aware that collections will start earlier than usual this week to enable the crews to attend a work colleague's funeral.
New grants of between £2,000 and £50,000 available to Derbyshire Dales business will be explained at a morning workshop in Bakewell on 25 October.
New grants of between £2,000 and £50,000 available to Derbyshire Dales business will be explained at a morning workshop in Bakewell on 25 October.
Internet safety and cyber bullying are being brought into the spotlight for youngsters as an educational theatre show has reached more than 1,300 pupils in the Derbyshire Dales.
Internet safety and cyber bullying are being brought into the spotlight for youngsters as an educational theatre show has reached more than 1,300 pupils in the Derbyshire Dales.
Nominations close on 17 January - so don't leave it too late to say thank you to those community champions who make your neighbourhood tick.
Nominations close on 17 January - so don't leave it too late to say thank you to those community champions who make your neighbourhood tick.
2,629 people responded to a survey on possible changes to your waste and recycling collections when a new contract starts in August 2020.
2,629 people responded to a survey on possible changes to your waste and recycling collections when a new contract starts in August 2020.
Two Dales landmarks - Matlock Town Hall and the Jubilee Bridge in Matlock Bath - are turning pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018.
Two Dales landmarks - Matlock Town Hall and the Jubilee Bridge in Matlock Bath - are turning pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018.
The full council meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council on Thursday 27 September is available on our YouTube channel.
The full council meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council on Thursday 27 September is available on our YouTube channel.
A new business workshop prompted two Matlock women to use their joint skills to help local people experiencing mental health issues, memory problems or emotional distress.
A new business workshop prompted two Matlock women to use their joint skills to help local people experiencing mental health issues, memory problems or emotional distress.
Matlock town centre was hit by flash floods in the early hours of Friday morning. Thankfully the floodwater had gone by the morning rush-hour and the focus for our streets and parks teams during the day on Friday is clearing and cleaning post flood debris and mud.
Matlock town centre was hit by flash floods in the early hours of Friday morning. Thankfully the floodwater had gone by the morning rush-hour and the focus for our streets and parks teams during the day on Friday is clearing and cleaning post flood debris and mud.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is inviting local people to comment on its revised Statement of Community Involvement (SCI).
Derbyshire Dales District Council is inviting local people to comment on its revised Statement of Community Involvement (SCI).
Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views on charging the owners of long term empty properties up to four times the amount of Council Tax as regular home owners.
Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views on charging the owners of long term empty properties up to four times the amount of Council Tax as regular home owners.
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.
We're urging you to have your say on possible changes to your waste and recycling collections before a public consultation closes on 23 September.
We're urging you to have your say on possible changes to your waste and recycling collections before a public consultation closes on 23 September.
Our 121st Matlock Bath Illuminations burst into life at the weekend with fireworks and rave reviews for the famous parade of decorated boats.
Our 121st Matlock Bath Illuminations burst into life at the weekend with fireworks and rave reviews for the famous parade of decorated boats.
A successful bid for almost £10,000 National Lottery Funding is helping your District Council run a 'healthy holidays' project for youngsters who live on the area's biggest housing estate in Matlock.
A successful bid for almost £10,000 National Lottery Funding is helping your District Council run a 'healthy holidays' project for youngsters who live on the area's biggest housing estate in Matlock.
VIDEO | The District Council's 2018 Matlock Bath Illuminations launched in spectacular style on Saturday (8 September) with a magical parade of decorated boats, capped off with a fabulous fireworks finale.
VIDEO | The District Council's 2018 Matlock Bath Illuminations launched in spectacular style on Saturday (8 September) with a magical parade of decorated boats, capped off with a fabulous fireworks finale.
Universal Credit, a benefit for working age people that includes help towards housing costs, comes to Matlock on 12 September.
Universal Credit, a benefit for working age people that includes help towards housing costs, comes to Matlock on 12 September.
Matlock Bath Illuminations celebrate their 121st birthday this year as the 2018 season gets underway with a grand switch-on and fireworks spectacular on Saturday 8 September.
Matlock Bath Illuminations celebrate their 121st birthday this year as the 2018 season gets underway with a grand switch-on and fireworks spectacular on Saturday 8 September.
We're asking for feedback from local people on possible new approaches to the way we manage the land and property we own.
We're asking for feedback from local people on possible new approaches to the way we manage the land and property we own.
Ashbourne councillor Tony Millward BEM lost his long battle against cancer in the early hours of this morning (3 September) at St Oswald's Hospital in the town.
Ashbourne councillor Tony Millward BEM lost his long battle against cancer in the early hours of this morning (3 September) at St Oswald's Hospital in the town.
Local people are being urged to show their love for Matlock’s award-winning Hall Leys Park as part of a UK-wide awards scheme.
Local people are being urged to show their love for Matlock’s award-winning Hall Leys Park as part of a UK-wide awards scheme.
WATCH as future options for waste and recycling collections were discussed on Monday 10 September at the first of a series of community forums across the Derbyshire Dales.
WATCH as future options for waste and recycling collections were discussed on Monday 10 September at the first of a series of community forums across the Derbyshire Dales.
Your District Council has successfully recovered a housing benefit overpayment of £9,878 fraudulently claimed by a Matlock woman.
Your District Council has successfully recovered a housing benefit overpayment of £9,878 fraudulently claimed by a Matlock woman.
Free coaching workshops are on offer in September for would-be entrepreneurs thinking of starting or growing a business in the Derbyshire Dales.
Free coaching workshops are on offer in September for would-be entrepreneurs thinking of starting or growing a business in the Derbyshire Dales.
Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are being asked to give their views on the collection of waste and recycling in the district to help shape the future collection service.
Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are being asked to give their views on the collection of waste and recycling in the district to help shape the future collection service.
VIDEO | Our Sports Development Team are organising a Family Rounders & Picnic in Matlock on Sunday 2 September between 3-6pm.
VIDEO | Our Sports Development Team are organising a Family Rounders & Picnic in Matlock on Sunday 2 September between 3-6pm.
On Wednesday 1 August not-for-profit leisure trust, Freedom Leisure, started its 10-year contract with Derbyshire Dales District Council, to operate its four leisure facilities.
On Wednesday 1 August not-for-profit leisure trust, Freedom Leisure, started its 10-year contract with Derbyshire Dales District Council, to operate its four leisure facilities.
Derbyshire Dales District Council on 26th July 2018 resolved to 'make' the Doveridge Neighbourhood Development Plan under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Derbyshire Dales District Council on 26th July 2018 resolved to 'make' the Doveridge Neighbourhood Development Plan under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
The full council meeting on Thursday 26 July will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm.
The full council meeting on Thursday 26 July will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm.
Strategic discussions - including business growth and Brexit - were on the agenda as some of the biggest companies in the Derbyshire Dales met for a business breakfast this week in Cromford.
Strategic discussions - including business growth and Brexit - were on the agenda as some of the biggest companies in the Derbyshire Dales met for a business breakfast this week in Cromford.
Long standing Matlock councillor Steve Flitter's fund-raising year as Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader really took off - boosting the local Air Ambulance service's coffers by £5,501.
Long standing Matlock councillor Steve Flitter's fund-raising year as Derbyshire Dales District Council’s civic leader really took off - boosting the local Air Ambulance service's coffers by £5,501.
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 are on sale for the final weekend of our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations - and both nights could sell out.
Discounted online tickets are on sale for the final weekend of our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations - and both nights could sell out.
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.

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