Local authorities are looking for paid volunteers to work at polling stations or counts for the elections which are taking place between 6 May - 10 May. Safe and secure polls are the cornerstone of our democracy and this is a great opportunity to support local elections teams to deliver COVID-secure and effective elections.
Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 18:52 by Laura Storey
Do you know what your catalytic converter is, and how to protect it?
A catalytic converter is a device on vehicle exhausts that reduces the toxic gases and pollutants. Precious metals must be used because the converters have to work efficiently enough to meet emissions standards, and they are being stolen because of the value of these precious metals.
In recent months, we have seen an increase in thefts... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:33 by Laura Storey
Brailsford Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
A Referendum on Brailsford Neighbourhood Plan is to be held on Thursday 6th May 2021, where local people are invited to vote on the following question:
"Do you want Derbyshire Dales District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Brailsford Parish to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?"
Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 08:22 by Laura Storey
Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:54 by Laura Storey
Thanks to Councillor Sue Cowdery for organising the tidy up of the Alley Walk triangle and creation of a wildlife hotel.
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:53 by Laura Storey
As you may be aware the District Council has been supporting residents who want to pick up litter and this has significantly increased in the last year since lockdown. We provide pink bags and can loan litter pickers and then take away bags full of litter. The bags we provide are pink so we know they are from a litter picker and not fly tipping. But as the numbers of pink bags has increased some of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 20:02 by Laura Storey
Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:30 by Laura Storey
When the District Council's new garden waste collection scheme starts next week we're asking subscribers to note that their usual collection day will not change initially. More than 16,500 sign-ups have been recorded to date.
However, please note that as we have a Bank Holiday next week, all waste & recycling collections will happen one day later than usual. There will be no collections on Easter... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 16:31 by Laura Storey
Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste. It can vary in scale from a bin bag of rubbish to large quantities of waste dumped from trucks. Roadsides, lay-bys and private land are just some of the areas material is fly-tipped.
Common types of fly-tipped waste are
- Household waste
- Large domestic items such as fridges and mattresses
- Garden waste
- Commercial waste such as builders rubble, tyres and clinical... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 07:05 by Laura Storey