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Food Waste Action Week

Food Waste Action Week, 1-7 March

We're supporting Love Food Hate Waste's Food Waste Action Week – seven days of action calling on the nation to help do something about the climate crisis by cutting down the amount of food that goes in their bins.

Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change

Wasting food is a huge contributor to climate change – a fact that is not so well known. We want to help change... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:06 by Roz Bullimore

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Love where you live

Love where you live

A huge thankyou to Liz Harrison for organising the litter pick at the Golden Ball playing field in Renishaw yesterday - what a great turnout.

Thanks to the team of volunteers who turned up to help too.

Carolyn Renwick Chairman Eckington Parish Council

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:57 by Roz Bullimore

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Chesterfield Canal Trust newsletter March 2021

Chesterfield Canal Trust newsletter March 2021

Chesterfield Canal Trust March 2021 Newsletter.

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Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:20 by Roz Bullimore

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Leisure Centres to reopen

Following the recent announcement of the Government's lockdown exit plan leisure centres will be open on Monday 12th April 2021.

The centres will be re-opening with Covid-19 safety measures in place. Initially the gym and swimming pool will only be open for individual use with badminton, squash, table tennis etc restricted to those from the same household.

Children's swimming, gymnastics and trampoline... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:01 by Roz Bullimore

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Dog owners, do you know the rules?

Dog owners, do you know the rules?

Dog Management PSPO

The Dog Management Public Spaces Protection Order makes it an offence in NEDDC to;

  • allow a dog to foul without picking it up
  • not have the means to pick up
  • fail to put a dog on a lead when asked to do so by an authorised officer (e.g. by a council officer or Derbyshire Constabulary)
  • have more than 6 dogs in your control
  • allow dogs in designated play areas, multi-use games areas, skate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:26 by Roz Bullimore

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Short delay to start of green bin collections

Short delay to start of green bin collections

North East Derbyshire District Council have recently moved recycling collections (burgundy bins) in house due to he Council's former recycling contractor entering administration.

In order to ensure all new vehicles are safe and ready to serve the district, and to enable all other collections to continue, it will mean that garden waste collections will now commence one collection later than planned -... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:48 by Roz Bullimore

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Funding Workshop

Funding Workshop

Get Fit for Funding Workshop

About this Event

Sandra Pink, Links' Advice & Project Manager will be hosting this workshop on tips for writing effective funding applications and avoiding common pitfalls.

For organisations operating in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire only.

BOOKING FOR THE WORSHOP IS NOW OPEN

Book

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:21 by Roz Bullimore

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Burgundy Bin Collections

New household recycling collection arrangements

The District Council is today announcing new household recycling collection arrangements. These have been implemented on an emergency basis as the Council's former recycling contractor has gone into administration.

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Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:45 by Roz Bullimore

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Attendance Allowance

If you are not currently claiming Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment you may be entitled to Attendance Allowance

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:54 by Roz Bullimore

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Made Redundant? -Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

Made Redundant? -Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

Made Redundant? - Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

At some point it is likely the Chancellor will announce an end to the furlough scheme. The present scheme that has been extended a number of times is due to finish on 30th April 2021. This scheme has been a lifeline for many workers during the pandemic. When this financial support comes to an end it is expected that unemployment will rocket with businesses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:45 by Roz Bullimore

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