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Local people with a connection to Eyam are being urged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs. 
Local people with a connection to Eyam are being urged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs. 
A Referendum was held yesterday (21 January) for the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan.
A Referendum was held yesterday (21 January) for the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan.
Members of staff at the District Council's Matlock Town Hall headquarters formed themselves into a litter picking squad earlier today (Tuesday 21 January).
Members of staff at the District Council's Matlock Town Hall headquarters formed themselves into a litter picking squad earlier today (Tuesday 21 January).
Ashbourne's very own community activator Janet Chadfield is inviting local people to take up a 'Couch to 5K' challenge for the New Year.
Ashbourne's very own community activator Janet Chadfield is inviting local people to take up a 'Couch to 5K' challenge for the New Year.
The January full meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council can be viewed again on our YouTube channel.
The January full meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council can be viewed again on our YouTube channel.
You can watch again the January meeting of the District Council's Planning Committee, which was broadcast live on our YouTube channel on Tuesday 14 January.
You can watch again the January meeting of the District Council's Planning Committee, which was broadcast live on our YouTube channel on Tuesday 14 January.
D2N2 has agreed to provide £1million from its Local Growth Fund to support the Ashbourne Airfield development project here in the Derbyshire Dales.
D2N2 has agreed to provide £1million from its Local Growth Fund to support the Ashbourne Airfield development project here in the Derbyshire Dales.
WATCH the 9 January meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee as councillors debated a proposed 2% increase from 1 April in the majority of fees and charges imposed by the council.
WATCH the 9 January meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee as councillors debated a proposed 2% increase from 1 April in the majority of fees and charges imposed by the council.
Your District Council is starting 2020 with an invitation to residents to put questions direct to council leaders and senior officers.
Your District Council is starting 2020 with an invitation to residents to put questions direct to council leaders and senior officers.
We'll recycle your real Christmas tree on your green/recycling day between Monday 6 January and Friday 31 January.
We'll recycle your real Christmas tree on your green/recycling day between Monday 6 January and Friday 31 January.
Three Matlock properties have been given Closure Orders by the court following a case put together by police, council and local housing association after suspected illegal drug activity and anti-social behaviour.
Three Matlock properties have been given Closure Orders by the court following a case put together by police, council and local housing association after suspected illegal drug activity and anti-social behaviour.
District councillors have voted overwhelmingly to approve that current contractor Serco continues to deliver the Derbyshire Dales’ waste and recycling contract from August 2020.
District councillors have voted overwhelmingly to approve that current contractor Serco continues to deliver the Derbyshire Dales’ waste and recycling contract from August 2020.
Our administrative offices are closed from 3pm on Tuesday 24 December, re-opening on Thursday 2 January 2020
Our administrative offices are closed from 3pm on Tuesday 24 December, re-opening on Thursday 2 January 2020
Your District Council is supporting environmentally-minded Ashbourne people across the age spectrum who have joined forces to clean up their town.
Your District Council is supporting environmentally-minded Ashbourne people across the age spectrum who have joined forces to clean up their town.
Here's the General Election result for the Derbyshire Dales constituency, announced on 13 December 2019.
Here's the General Election result for the Derbyshire Dales constituency, announced on 13 December 2019.
Local businesses and residents affected by the recent floods who believe they may be entitled to business rate or council tax relief announced by Central Government are encouraged to submit their details to us.
Local businesses and residents affected by the recent floods who believe they may be entitled to business rate or council tax relief announced by Central Government are encouraged to submit their details to us.
District councillors will be asked on 18 December to approve that current contractor Serco continues to deliver the Derbyshire Dales’ waste and recycling contract from August 2020. Watch the meeting live on YouTube.
District councillors will be asked on 18 December to approve that current contractor Serco continues to deliver the Derbyshire Dales’ waste and recycling contract from August 2020. Watch the meeting live on YouTube.
Local people with a connection to Youlgrave are being urged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs.
Local people with a connection to Youlgrave are being urged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs.
A family-owned welding and fabrication enterprise has expanded its base in the Derbyshire Dales - thanks to our free business advice.
A family-owned welding and fabrication enterprise has expanded its base in the Derbyshire Dales - thanks to our free business advice.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK on 7 December – and your District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
It’s Small Business Saturday UK on 7 December – and your District Council is backing the national campaign to encourage people to support independent local shops.
Our Planning Committee meeting, to be broadcast live on our YouTube channel this Tuesday (3 December) from 6pm includes an application to upgrade some "non-traditional" properties on Matlock's Hurst Farm Estate.
Our Planning Committee meeting, to be broadcast live on our YouTube channel this Tuesday (3 December) from 6pm includes an application to upgrade some "non-traditional" properties on Matlock's Hurst Farm Estate.
If you're going to be away from home for the upcoming General Election, you have until 5pm on Wednesday 4 December to apply for a proxy vote.
If you're going to be away from home for the upcoming General Election, you have until 5pm on Wednesday 4 December to apply for a proxy vote.
A heads-up if your local polling station is Middleton by Wirksworth for the upcoming General Election on 12 December - we've changed the venue.
A heads-up if your local polling station is Middleton by Wirksworth for the upcoming General Election on 12 December - we've changed the venue.
‘Shop Local this Christmas’ is the big message as we reintroduce free parking across the district again from  this Sunday, 1st December.
‘Shop Local this Christmas’ is the big message as we reintroduce free parking across the district again from  this Sunday, 1st December.
Derbyshire Dales residents have been reminded that the Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean some bin collection days change over the festive fortnight.
Derbyshire Dales residents have been reminded that the Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean some bin collection days change over the festive fortnight.
Two years into the Hurst Farm Regeneration Project residents and project partners celebrated achievements to date at a strategy launch event on the Matlock estate on Wednesday 27 November.
Two years into the Hurst Farm Regeneration Project residents and project partners celebrated achievements to date at a strategy launch event on the Matlock estate on Wednesday 27 November.
There are two important deadlines today (Tuesday 26 November) for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections.
There are two important deadlines today (Tuesday 26 November) for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections.
We're taking part in #OurDay on 19 November 2019 - 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're taking part in #OurDay on 19 November 2019 - 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.
Hardship funding for local businesses and residents affected by the recent floods has been further bolstered by Central Government.
Hardship funding for local businesses and residents affected by the recent floods has been further bolstered by Central Government.
Your District Council is offering to help local communities contemplating a winter litter-pick.
Your District Council is offering to help local communities contemplating a winter litter-pick.
Business debated at our November full council meeting pn Thursday (21 November) included a report on the results of consultation with residents and a proposal for a completely new Corporate Plan for 2020-2024.
Business debated at our November full council meeting pn Thursday (21 November) included a report on the results of consultation with residents and a proposal for a completely new Corporate Plan for 2020-2024.
Here's the river level information for Matlock at 10am on Friday (15 November), where the Derwent is due to peak around now and then fall away during the rest of the day and into the weekend.
Here's the river level information for Matlock at 10am on Friday (15 November), where the Derwent is due to peak around now and then fall away during the rest of the day and into the weekend.
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.
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.
A week after the Derbyshire Dales flooded the District Council has to date used almost 70 tonnes of sand in distributing 2,700 sandbags to the worst hit areas.
A week after the Derbyshire Dales flooded the District Council has to date used almost 70 tonnes of sand in distributing 2,700 sandbags to the worst hit areas.
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.
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.
The Met Office has issued a a Yellow Warning for heavy rain between 9am this Thursday morning and 3am on Friday, which means further flooding could happen in our area.
The Met Office has issued a a Yellow Warning for heavy rain between 9am this Thursday morning and 3am on Friday, which means further flooding could happen in our area.
Your District Council, whose staff worked around the clock tackling last week's floods, are urging local residents and businesses to be ready for a possible repeat.
Your District Council, whose staff worked around the clock tackling last week's floods, are urging local residents and businesses to be ready for a possible repeat.
Your District Council is to continuing to engage with local businesses that need immediate relief and support following last week's floods.
Your District Council is to continuing to engage with local businesses that need immediate relief and support following last week's floods.
A message to Derbyshire Dales businesses affected by today's floods from District Council Chief Executive Paul Wilson:
A message to Derbyshire Dales businesses affected by today's floods from District Council Chief Executive Paul Wilson:
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.
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 10.30am Friday | River levels in Matlock are still rising, but the rate of increase is slowing down. The level is still expected to peak at around midday.
FLOODS UPDATE 10.30am Friday | River levels in Matlock are still rising, but the rate of increase is slowing down. The level is still expected to peak at around midday.
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.
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.
UPDATE 11pm Thursday | Flooding is serious in some parts of our district and we have a small team of District Council volunteers sandbagging in areas of most need.
UPDATE 11pm Thursday | Flooding is serious in some parts of our district and we have a small team of District Council volunteers sandbagging in areas of most need.
Flood Warnings were issued by the Environment Agency on Thursday evening (7 November) for large parts of the Derbyshire Dales.
Flood Warnings were issued by the Environment Agency on Thursday evening (7 November) for large parts of the Derbyshire Dales.
New energy saving measures introduced by your District Council resulted in a massive reduction in power usage during our 2019 Matlock Bath Illuminations.
New energy saving measures introduced by your District Council resulted in a massive reduction in power usage during our 2019 Matlock Bath Illuminations.
Local residents, market hall users and traders are being invited to have their say on the development brief for an important area of Matlock town centre - including the possible development of a new cinema.
Local residents, market hall users and traders are being invited to have their say on the development brief for an important area of Matlock town centre - including the possible development of a new cinema.
Derbyshire Dales residents are now recycling an additional 19 tonnes of food waste every month after responding to our appeal to use your food caddies more.
Derbyshire Dales residents are now recycling an additional 19 tonnes of food waste every month after responding to our appeal to use your food caddies more.
‘Shop Local this Christmas’ is the big message as we reintroduce free parking across the district again from 1st December.
‘Shop Local this Christmas’ is the big message as we reintroduce free parking across the district again from 1st December.
Students and other people who have more than one residential address are being reminded they can only vote once in the general election on 12 December.
Students and other people who have more than one residential address are being reminded they can only vote once in the general election on 12 December.
Our Matlock Bath Illuminations will be welcoming The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge team to Derwent Gardens next Tuesday, 12 November - and we're appealing to local people to cheer on the riders.
Our Matlock Bath Illuminations will be welcoming The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge team to Derwent Gardens next Tuesday, 12 November - and we're appealing to local people to cheer on the riders.
Midnight on Tuesday 26 November is the final deadline to register to vote in the forthcoming UK Parliamentary Election.
Midnight on Tuesday 26 November is the final deadline to register to vote in the forthcoming UK Parliamentary Election.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has agreed to move forward to a referendum on the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan on 21 January 2020 following the publication of an independent Examiner's report.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has agreed to move forward to a referendum on the Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan on 21 January 2020 following the publication of an independent Examiner's report.
We're offering another free health check for local residents in November.
We're offering another free health check for local residents in November.
Our Community & Environment Committee debated the future of Ashbourne's Saturday stallmarket on 30 October and the live broadcast of the meeting can be viewed again.
Our Community & Environment Committee debated the future of Ashbourne's Saturday stallmarket on 30 October and the live broadcast of the meeting can be viewed again.
With massive regret we have to cancel this evening's final Illuminations of the 2019 season (Sunday 27 October), but a free fireworks finale will happen at 8pm.
With massive regret we have to cancel this evening's final Illuminations of the 2019 season (Sunday 27 October), but a free fireworks finale will happen at 8pm.
A model plane business that started small is really taking off, exporting to 58 countries from the Derbyshire Dales.
A model plane business that started small is really taking off, exporting to 58 countries from the Derbyshire Dales.
We backed Derbyshire Constabulary's event in Bakewell on Friday 18 October in support of Hate Crime Awareness Week.
We backed Derbyshire Constabulary's event in Bakewell on Friday 18 October in support of Hate Crime Awareness Week.
The autumn 2019 edition of our Dales Matters publication will be delivered to households across the district from Monday 21 October.
The autumn 2019 edition of our Dales Matters publication will be delivered to households across the district from Monday 21 October.
Cadent Gas were due to carry out final visits to Wirksworth properties on Tuesday morning (15 October) having restored gas to every property in the town to which the company have been able to gain access.
Cadent Gas were due to carry out final visits to Wirksworth properties on Tuesday morning (15 October) having restored gas to every property in the town to which the company have been able to gain access.
The successful Derbyshire Dales Corporate Games will bounce back for a second time in 2019 on 20 November.
The successful Derbyshire Dales Corporate Games will bounce back for a second time in 2019 on 20 November.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Hurst Farm Heritage Trail project in Matlock.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Hurst Farm Heritage Trail project in Matlock.
Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views as part of the council’s review of its polling districts, places and stations. 
Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views as part of the council’s review of its polling districts, places and stations. 
Our Planning Committee meeting on 8 October was broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm and is available to view again here as an archive video.
Our Planning Committee meeting on 8 October was broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm and is available to view again here as an archive video.
Derbyshire Dales residents are being urged to have their say on new planning guidelines setting out the expectation that developments should contribute financially to local infrastructure needs. 
Derbyshire Dales residents are being urged to have their say on new planning guidelines setting out the expectation that developments should contribute financially to local infrastructure needs. 
Our Matlock Bath Illuminations are definitely *ON* this evening (Sunday 29 September) but heavy train means some scheduled events will change.
Our Matlock Bath Illuminations are definitely *ON* this evening (Sunday 29 September) but heavy train means some scheduled events will change.
Our September full council meeting was streamed live on YouTube and can be viewed again here.
Our September full council meeting was streamed live on YouTube and can be viewed again here.
Local people are being invited to comment on a draft neighbourhood development plan that sets out a vision for the future of Kirk Ireton.
Local people are being invited to comment on a draft neighbourhood development plan that sets out a vision for the future of Kirk Ireton.
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.
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?
The Government has launched a new public information campaign, 'Get Ready for Brexit', with information on hor to prepare if you are a business or an individual.
The Government has launched a new public information campaign, 'Get Ready for Brexit', with information on hor to prepare if you are a business or an individual.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 10 September was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel and can be viewed again.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 10 September was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel and can be viewed again.
There was a record-breaking start to the 122nd Matlock Bath Illuminations as the region’s top autumn event burst into life on 7 September with fireworks and the unique parade of decorated boats.
There was a record-breaking start to the 122nd Matlock Bath Illuminations as the region’s top autumn event burst into life on 7 September with fireworks and the unique parade of decorated boats.
Youngsters living on the Derbyshire Dales' largest estate were treated to activities galore during the school summer holidays.
Youngsters living on the Derbyshire Dales' largest estate were treated to activities galore during the school summer holidays.
The September meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee was streamed live on Thursday 5 September and is available to view again here.
The September meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee was streamed live on Thursday 5 September and is available to view again here.
Our waste and recycling crews are working on Saturday 31 August to catch up with the bank holiday.
Our waste and recycling crews are working on Saturday 31 August to catch up with the bank holiday.
The sun shone on an Ashbourne Fun Day held this week at the Highfield Road Recreation Ground, mainly for residents of the Clifton Road estate.
The sun shone on an Ashbourne Fun Day held this week at the Highfield Road Recreation Ground, mainly for residents of the Clifton Road estate.
Fireworks will signal the launch of the 122nd Matlock Bath Illuminations season, which gets underway on Saturday 7 September.
Fireworks will signal the launch of the 122nd Matlock Bath Illuminations season, which gets underway on Saturday 7 September.
We're reminding residents to make sure you are registered to vote in any elections taking place in the coming year.
We're reminding residents to make sure you are registered to vote in any elections taking place in the coming year.
Our administrative offices are closed on Monday 26th August, re-opening on Tuesday 27th. Listed below you can find a bin collection timetable, opening hours of the leisure centres and markets, and how to report stray dogs and a homeless emergency issue.
Our administrative offices are closed on Monday 26th August, re-opening on Tuesday 27th. Listed below you can find a bin collection timetable, opening hours of the leisure centres and markets, and how to report stray dogs and a homeless emergency issue.
The meeting of our Community & Environment Committee was broadcast live on Wednesday 21 August on our YouTube channel.
The meeting of our Community & Environment Committee was broadcast live on Wednesday 21 August on our YouTube channel.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is to become a member of Derby Derbyshire Nottingham Nottinghamshire (D2N2) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) with immediate effect and end its membership of Sheffield City Region (SCR) LEP.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is to become a member of Derby Derbyshire Nottingham Nottinghamshire (D2N2) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) with immediate effect and end its membership of Sheffield City Region (SCR) LEP.
We organised a by-election for 1 seat on Ashbourne Town Council in Belle Vue Ward on 15 August.
We organised a by-election for 1 seat on Ashbourne Town Council in Belle Vue Ward on 15 August.
An Ashbourne woman has been issued with a one-year Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction (ASBI) after threatening to stab her neighbours.
An Ashbourne woman has been issued with a one-year Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction (ASBI) after threatening to stab her neighbours.
The Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council and the Mayor of Wirksworth have welcomed to the Dales children from areas of Eastern Europe still contaminated by the fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power station disaster back in 1986.
The Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council and the Mayor of Wirksworth have welcomed to the Dales children from areas of Eastern Europe still contaminated by the fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power station disaster back in 1986.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is seeking to appoint a new Independent Member to assist the Council in promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct among its elected members and town and parish councillors.
Derbyshire Dales District Council is seeking to appoint a new Independent Member to assist the Council in promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct among its elected members and town and parish councillors.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 13 August was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 13 August was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.
WATCH our July full council meeting on our YouTube channel.
WATCH our July full council meeting on our YouTube channel.
Key local issues including improving broadband connectivity and retaining young talent were on the agenda as some of the biggest companies in the Derbyshire Dales met for a business breakfast on Monday 22 July in Matlock Bath.
Key local issues including improving broadband connectivity and retaining young talent were on the agenda as some of the biggest companies in the Derbyshire Dales met for a business breakfast on Monday 22 July in Matlock Bath.
Councillors Garry Purdy and Susan Hobson didn't expect to take on the roles of Leader & Deputy Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council when a new administration was elected in May - but they're embracing the challenge.
Councillors Garry Purdy and Susan Hobson didn't expect to take on the roles of Leader & Deputy Leader of Derbyshire Dales District Council when a new administration was elected in May - but they're embracing the challenge.
A development of four new affordable homes for local people in Taddington is well underway and due to complete in November.
A development of four new affordable homes for local people in Taddington is well underway and due to complete in November.
Our Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the best in the world – for a 12th consecutive year.
Our Hall Leys Park in Matlock has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the best in the world – for a 12th consecutive year.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 16 July was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 16 July was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.
Has Wimbledon inspired you to go hunting in the garden shed for that trusty old wooden tennis racket?
Has Wimbledon inspired you to go hunting in the garden shed for that trusty old wooden tennis racket?
The July meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee was streamed live on Thursday 11 July and is available to view again.
The July meeting of our Governance & Resources Committee was streamed live on Thursday 11 July and is available to view again.
An electoral review of Derbyshire Dales District Council is set to start this year - and the result could impact on how local communities are represented by councillors from 2023.
An electoral review of Derbyshire Dales District Council is set to start this year - and the result could impact on how local communities are represented by councillors from 2023.
The Policing and Crime Act 2009 amends the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 to introduce a new classification of sex establishment, namely sexual entertainment venues.
The Policing and Crime Act 2009 amends the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 to introduce a new classification of sex establishment, namely sexual entertainment venues.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has been commended by HM Land Registry after becoming the first local authority in England and Wales to register all of its freehold land assets.
Derbyshire Dales District Council has been commended by HM Land Registry after becoming the first local authority in England and Wales to register all of its freehold land assets.
Our Community & Environment Committee meeting was streamed live on YouTube from 6pm on Wednesday 26 June.
Our Community & Environment Committee meeting was streamed live on YouTube from 6pm on Wednesday 26 June.
Discounted online tickets are on sale for our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations, which runs every weekend until 27 October.
Discounted online tickets are on sale for our showpiece autumn event Matlock Bath Illuminations, which runs every weekend until 27 October.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 18 June was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.
Our Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 18 June was broadcast live on the District Council's YouTube channel.

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