Final weekend of our 2019 Matlock Bath Illuminations this Saturday & Sunday. Book cheaper advance tickets here to avoid disappointment
All waste and recycling collections this week (commencing 28th March) will be one day later than
Along with other partner agencies, we operate a voluntary Bonfire and Firework Safety registration
We are pleased to be able to confirm that the rock scaling works being undertaken by our
Derbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from local community groups, businesses and
It's official. The UK's best new housing is in Matlock. A contemporary building that has
The District Council's Hall Leys Park in Matlock has confirmed its status as one of the very best in
A four-week public consultation on the future of a vandalism-hit Ashbourne skate park starts this
Tuesday 7pm | The gym and sports hall at our Arc Leisure Matlock have re-opened thanks to a
Four charities have benefited to the tune of £7,226 thanks to the fund-raising efforts of Carol
Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked to help shape the local council's targets and spending
Bookings have opened for this year's Matlock Bath Illuminations, ending weeks of uncertainty.
Our apologies, but this year's Summer of Sport event at Carsington Water - scheduled for this
A fitness instructor and a gym member at Arc Leisure Matlock are each planning to row the
The fact that more people than ever are getting a kick out of the Walking Football craze hit home as
Young recyclers are benefitting from a blooming marvellous community fund.
Local residents are to get an overview of Derbyshire Dales District Council's priorities following the
Residents of Bakewell are being invited to take part in a local Housing Needs Survey being
Applause broke out in a packed meeting at Matlock Bath's Grand Pavilion on Wednesday night as
Today (22 June 2015) leaders from the public and private sector, represented by Sheffield City
A free insight into new opportunities for manufacturing and engineering businesses in the
The District Council has scheduled a public meeting next week to update traders and the general
We are delighted to announce that Mrs Sara Mackie from Cromford is the lucky winner of our ...
The District Council's Sports Development team are organising a fun-packed Family Sports Day at the
A geological report on deteriorating limestone cliff faces in Matlock Bath has forced the closure of an
There is lots going on in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales to celebrate National Bike Week 13-21 June.
Derbyshire Dales businesses are being urged to take advantage fast of a free event this week
Are you interested in making an active contribution to public life in Derbyshire Dales? We are
Derbyshire Dales cyclists who take part in group rides on some of the district's trails every week
An historic charity has unveiled three new affordable houses in Longford's Sepycoe Lane - built to
Derbyshire Dales District Council’s newly appointed Deputy Leader Councillor Albert Catt will also
A record number of competitors entered this year's Aggregate Bouldering Competition on The Face
Promotional days will take place in Derbyshire Dales parks during the Spring Bank Holiday week to
The only councillor to serve continuously since the inception of Derbyshire Dales District Council 41
View the full list of Derbyshire Dales well dressings and open gardens in our 2015 Floral Dales
Here's a round-up of the results of the 7 May 2015 Parliamentary, District, Town and Parish
The beautiful village of Tissington leads the way here in the Derbyshire Dales as another blooming
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the contested Matlock Town Council wards.
The result of the Wirksworth Town Council election, counted today (Saturday).
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Cromford Parish Council election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Calver Parish Council election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Youlgrave Parish Council election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Ashbourne Town Council St Oswald's ward election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Shirley Parish Council election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Hathersage & Eyam Parish Council election.
Counting took place today (Saturday) in the Bradley Parish Council election.
The Conservatives have retained control of the District Council with a convincing majority.
At the end
Following the overnight count at Arc Leisure Matlock for the Derbyshire Dales Parliamentary seat,
The count for the 7 May Parliamentary and local elections will affect opening hours at our Arc
Everything you need to know about the Parliamentary and local elections on Thursday 7 May,
The Peak District & Derbyshire Summer of Cycling is a programme of cycling events, entertainment and
Did you know that our four leisure centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth offer
The completion of eight new homes for local people was celebrated in Youlgrave on Friday 10th April.
The annual delivery of free food caddy liners to properties across the Derbyshire Dales will start
Six candidates will fight the Derbyshire Dales Parliamentary seat at the 7 May General Election.
Derbyshire Dales firms were given sound advice on how to get bigger and better at a series of free
Derbyshire Dales District Council is organising all elections in the Dales on 7 May, including
Nominations to stand as a candidate in May's Parliamentary, district, town and parish elections
A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 7
Families are being urged to discover a fabulous challenge in Ashbourne and Darley Dale during the
Your District Council is lighting the touchpaper to ensure our 2015 Matlock Bath Illuminations
It was great to see the good people of Tissington leading the way as Community Clear Up Day
Wirksworth's Tuesday market, the oldest in the Derbyshire Dales, is about to get a new lease of
Your District Council has published a full list of sites affected by new dog orders that become
Your District Council is working with the Peak District National Park Authority to offer a 25%
The District Council is to introduce the Living Wage for all our employees from 1 April.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has joined in the 'Fly the Flag' tribute to Commonwealth Day.
Water will be a key ingredient - Carsington Water to be exact - as Fairtrade chefs battle it out to
Two national campaigns are being combined at our four leisure centres for a week from this Sunday (8
There was a great turnout – and an age range of over 70 years – as your District Council joined
Derbyshire Dales District Council is urging local businesses, parish councils and community sports and
A Derbyshire Dales "upcycling" charity that gives a new lease of life to old furniture is
A special meeting of our southern area planning committee has rejected plans for five 100m high
Derbyshire Dales firms will get sound advice on how to give their business a boost at a series of
Your District Council has responded to the views of local people on proposed dog orders that could
Derbyshire Dales District Council is proud to be playing its part in this year's Royal Shrovetide Football
There's a different kind of football coming to Ashbourne very soon - and it's nothing to do with
Following the announcement that Dales police stations face closure in Ashbourne and Bakewell,
Here's an update to put you in the picture about how we're catching up through the difficult road
Derbyshire Dales District Council has joined forces with local GPs and ramblers to pilot a
More businesses than ever are joining a campaign that puts the Peak District at the heart of what
Thursday February 5 is National Voter Registration Day, and Derbyshire Dales District Council is
We've set the record straight on inaccurate media reports claiming the District Council has
We'll be tackling usual Wednesday waste and recycling collections tomorrow after good progress on
Some more good progress today (Monday 2 February) following the snow disruptions catch-up work
Derbyshire Dales residents will hear for the first time this evening (Monday 2 February) that your
The good news is that our crews have made good progress catching up on missed bins by working
Our popular Bakewell Farmers' Market is all set to go ahead as usual tomorrow (Saturday) together with
After a delayed start due to overnight snow, our crews left the depot before 9am this morning to
Today's scheduled bin collections and those missed yesterday are currently on hold due to the
The aim tomorrow will be to start regular Friday collections and catch up with Thursday properties missed
Heavy snow has forced the suspension of all today's scheduled waste and recycling collections -
Although overnight snow is affecting roads on higher ground in the Derbyshire Dales, our waste and
There's nothing better than a warming stroll with good company on a chill winter's day - and your
Our bin crews have largely caught up today (Saturday) with missed waste and recycling collections caused by
Our crews will once again be working on Saturday this week to catch up on missed waste and
Some headlines regarding this week's snow-affected waste and recycling collections:
Your District Council has responded to requests from local sports clubs by organising a
The snow overnight on Tuesday into Wednesday meant that many rounds were unsafe and inaccessible for our
Despite the overnight snow, Derbyshire Dales District Council's recycling crews have left the
All four of our leisure centres opened on schedule today - but please take care of snow and ice on
Because of the overnight snow, today's scheduled waste and recycling collections are on hold.
After months of uncertainty, your District Council has officially unveiled an externally funded
Some of the Derbyshire Dales' most promising sports performers have been handed a share of £2,000 in
Sub-zero temperatures combined with compacted snow and ice in the north of the district mean it is
Local residents will soon get an overview of our spending plans for 2015/16 – including a Council Tax
The good news is the vast majority of this week's scheduled waste and recycling collections are
We've had to cancel our Bakewell stall market scheduled for today (Monday) due to high winds - but
High winds have forced the cancellation of our Ashbourne stall market scheduled for today
High volumes continue to slow down scheduled domestic waste collections this week and this may
Young people aged 14-19 are urged to sign up to show some New Year resolution by joining in weekly
Our bin teams have now completed the catch up both of domestic waste and previously stated
The swimming pool at the District Council's Ashbourne Leisure Centre is set to reopen on Monday 12
Usual waste and recycling round schedules re-start today after the Christmas and New Year bank
District Council Leader Councillor Lewis Rose OBE has given his reaction to the statement by Local
Apologies but we've had to close our Bakewell pool today (Saturday) due to circumstances beyond
Although our waste & recycling collections crews have been out every day this week, poor road
Our waste and recycling crews managed to do some collections yesterday (Monday), but it's slow
Continuing poor weather conditions mean that our scheduled stall market today (Monday) in Bakewell is
With poor road conditions continuing, the big message for the coming week is please leave out/put out
All four of our leisure centres opened on schedule today (Saturday) despite heavy snowfalls on
Something is missing from Matlock's Crown Square - the famous centrepiece silver crown!
To help people stay safe during this festive season, we're supporting the Food Standards Agency
A £4.2 million new affordable housing development by Waterloo Housing Group, in partnership with
A crèche facility could continue at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre - provided by the local community.
The Leader of the District Council has spoken out against central government planning policy
The Derbyshire Dales has hosted a special event in the continuing success of the countywide Heart of
A benefits cheat who dishonestly claimed almost £12,000 from Derbyshire Dales District Council has
A healthy future beckons for our Ashbourne Leisure Centre after the ribbon was cut on a £60,000
Small Business Saturday UK comes to the Derbyshire Dales this Saturday (6 December) - and we're
A £60,000 upgrade of the fitness suite at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre is to be unveiled on
Your District Council is co-ordinating the Sportivate funding pot for sports clubs and groups
You have an opportunity to have your say on proposed dog orders which could become law in public
The deadline is approaching for local people to have their say on additional land your District
The Derbyshire Dales' growing reputation as one of the best cycling areas in the UK is moving up
Matlock Bath Illuminations - one of the region's top annual visitor attractions - has once again
Helping local people to STAY local continues to be the top priority identified by you, the people of
The District Council's Village Hall grant scheme has helped to create a sustainable energy system at
Local views are being invited after Wirksworth submitted its draft Neighbourhood Plan to
Clubs across the Derbyshire Dales are winners on and off the field of play after taking advantage of a
An Ashbourne woman who dishonestly claimed benefits totalling £9,926 has been sentenced to a 12
We're staging a Halloween Xplorer special "navigational challenge" event on Tuesday 28 October.
Derbyshire Dales District Council needs to find additional land for housing and other uses over
Local people will get an opportunity to hear at first-hand about the new community-led approach to
A headline on the front page of this week's Matlock Mercury newspaper 'Illuminations Under Review'
Visitors are being urged to plan ahead for the last night of Matlock Bath Illuminations this
Inconsiderate Derbyshire Dales dog owners who don't get to grips with a messy problem could soon be
Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are getting a £25 surprise - thanks to their recycling
We're making sure local over 50s get a kick out of the latest sporting craze - walking football!
Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Caroline Povey retained the top honour as the Derbyshire Dales
A problem with our phone lines on Tuesday morning caused by a fire at a local telephone exchange has now
Derbyshire Dales District Council is to advise the Planning Inspectorate of its intention to
Our Ashbourne Leisure Centre is fighting back in the face of adversity with news of a £60,000
Derbyshire Dales District Council is supporting Stoptober - the national 28-day stop smoking
Derbyshire Dales residents have an early opportunity to have their say on their local council's
Visitors are being urged to plan ahead as Matlock Bath Illuminations prepares for its busiest
Peak District business can get stronger together – that was one of the big messages to come out of
We marked the 10th anniversary of our successful Walking for Health scheme by staging a festival day -
A Government Planning Inspector's view of the number of new homes he believes need to be built in
Worthy causes in the Matlock area are being invited to apply to Derbyshire Dales District Council for
Boat builders Christine Dence, Richard Wood and Pete Hartshorn once again dominated the main
Disability sport in the Derbyshire Dales is set to receive a welcome boost after the Rural
The District Council is staging a big celebration of our Walking for Health scheme, to marks its
As Matlock Bath Illuminations stalwart Paul Henshall looks ahead to his 40th anniversary as a
Contractors and insurance assessors have this week revealed that fire damage at Derbyshire Dales
Businesses big and small are encouraged to sign up for Business Peak District's free annual
We're stepping out to stage a charity dance show in our Matlock Hall Leys Park on Bank Holiday
An investigation into fire damage to the plant room at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre has revealed that
A statement from Councillor Lewis Rose OBE:
"Following receipt of the Examining Inspector's note,
Two workers who help to keep the Derbyshire Dales clean and green have received long service awards.
A Government Inspector's report on an initial examination of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan has
It's seven-up for the District Council's Hall Leys Park in Matlock, which this week confirmed its
A fire at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre late on Saturday night (26 July) closed the pool while a