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Eckington Litter Pickers - 11am

Eckington Litter Pickers - 11am

Eckington Litter Pickers are holding a litter pick on Sunday 3 July at the Bus Station at 11am.

Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:05 by Emma Smith

Tags: Litter Picking, News

Eckington Residents Meeting

Eckington Residents Meeting

Date - Wednesday 6 July 2022

Time - 7pm

Location - Eckington Civic Centre

Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:20 by Emma Smith

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Eckington Residents Meeting

Eckington Residents Meeting

Date - Wednesday 6 July 2022

Time - 7pm

Location - Eckington Civic Centre

Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:19 by Emma Smith

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Eckington Residents Meeting

Eckington Residents Meeting

Date - Wednesday 6 July 2022

Time - 7pm

Location - Eckington Civic Centre

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 10:18 by Emma Smith

Tags: News

New approach to make greener purchasing decisions

New approach to make greener purchasing decisions

We are using our buying power to help tackle climate change by making greener purchasing decisions.

We spend more than £450m a year on goods and services ranging from materials used for fixing roads to food served in schools, books for libraries and waste and recycling services.

Now, as part of our climate change strategy and commitment to cut carbon emissions to net zero, we are putting measures... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:29 by Emma Smith

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We're resurfacing pavements across the county

We're resurfacing pavements across the county

The county council's highways team will be improving pavements across the county over the coming year. You can find a full list of the pavements to be resurfaced on the council's website.

Yellow advance warning signs will be put up before each job is started to let local people know about the work, although all jobs can be delayed if it rains. Roads are not normally closed to do these jobs so there... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:28 by Emma Smith

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Still time to contribute to our learning disabilities consultation

Still time to contribute to our learning disabilities consultation

Please help to spread the word that we are still looking for views on the future of our learning disabilities day services.

To take part in the consultation which runs until 19 June 2022 people can fill in an online questionnaire.

The two options are moving away from traditional building-based day services in favour of offering alternative opportunities, or continue to run 12 day centres.

Read more

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:28 by Emma Smith

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Do you know a pensioner who could be missing out?

Do you know a pensioner who could be missing out?

Thousands of Derbyshire pensioners are missing out on hundreds of pounds a year by not claiming Pension Credit.

It's estimated that around 17,000 Derbyshire pensioners are entitled to, but not claiming, the pension top up, with the take-up rate for those aged over 75 at only 60%.

Please urge people in your area to find out if they qualify

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:27 by Emma Smith

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Advice for people struggling with the rising cost of living

Advice for people struggling with the rising cost of living

Costs are rising and it can be hard to know where to turn if people are struggling to make ends meet.

We've put together a new webpage full of advice and help available locally. To find out more visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/costofliving

There's lots of advice and support available to residents, from help managing debt to checking they're getting all the benefits they are entitled to.

There's also information... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:25 by Emma Smith

Tags: News

Eckington Residents Meeting

Eckington Residents Meeting

Date - Wednesday 6 July 2022

Time - 7pm

Location - Eckington Civic Centre

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:17 by Emma Smith

Tags: News

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