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Road Closure - Main Road Ridgeway

Road Closure - Main Road Ridgeway

Road closed to lay a new gas service outside No 80 Main Road, Ridgeway between 15th February and 19th February 2021

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 10:41 by Clerk

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Community Pantry

Community Pantry

February half term Holiday Club Hamper for families who need extra support during these difficult times.

Collect from Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington

To book a slot email: Jessica.Popplewell-Barker@rykneldhomes.org.uk or Telephone 07968 623641

Sponsored by: Fareshare, Rykneld Homes, Eckington Town Team, Eckington Development Company, G W Price Ltd and Eckington Parish Council.

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 14:30 by Clerk

Tags: Community

Covid-19 et the Facts

Covid-19 et the Facts

Get Covid Facts not Covid Fiction

Derbyshire County Council is launching a new campaign aiming to help people get the facts about coronavirus.

There's lots of misleading information circulating on social media and in the news, leading people to wonder what is true and what is not.

The new campaign 'Covid 19. Get the Facts' provides trusted, professionally sourced information about some of the main issues... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:23 by Clerk

Tags: Community

The Commissioners Vulnerability Fund

The Commissioners Vulnerability Fund

The Commissioner's Vulnerability Fund which has been setup to improve the lives and safety of vulnerable people and their families across Derbyshire has reopened for new applications after it was inundated with pleas for help.

Through the first round, almost £342k has been awarded to charities and community groups to protect vulnerable individuals and their dependents from crime, victimisation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:17 by Clerk

Tags: Community

Creative Projects for the Community

Creative Projects for the Community

Live & Local - Livingroom

During these challenging times when it is difficult for communities to stay connected, it has been inspiring to see how many communities have pulled together to support those in need. Parish Councils, Town Councils, Parish Meetings, and other community groups across Derbyshire have been a key part of this. As uncertainty continues with continuing restrictions, Live &... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 12:40 by Clerk

Tags: Community

Support For Survivors of Sexual Assault

Support For Survivors of Sexual Assault

Over the past week we have reported on a number of court cases involving sexual abuse and sexual assault.

If you are a survivor of a similar crime then there is help and support, whether it is something that has happened recently or in the past - there is support for you.

You are not alone, and help is there. If you're not ready to talk to the police just yet, that's OK.

On our website we have a list... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 10:48 by Clerk

Tags: News

Writing and poetry competition

Derbyshire Libraries are seeking writers and poets to enter their competition

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:21 by Clerk

Tags: Community

Community Pantry.

Community Pantry.

February half term Holiday Club Hamper for families who need extra support during these difficult times.

Collect from Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington

To book a slot email: Jessica.Popplewell-Barker@rykneldhomes.org.uk or Telephone 07968 623641

Sponsored by: Fareshare, Rykneld Homes, Eckington Town Team, Eckington Development Company, G W Price Ltd and Eckington Parish Council.

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 15:34 by Clerk

Tags: Community

Community Action Grant funding scheme extended

North East Derbyshire District Council has launched the next round of its Community Action Grants Scheme with funding of up to £500 available to community groups in the District for projects that support residents to tackle local issues in the area.

The funding is available to formally constituted groups and non-constituted groups who are sponsored by an organisation who will act on their behalf,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 12:50 by Clerk

Tags: News

Domestic Abuse Concerns and Issues?

Domestic Abuse Concerns and Issues?

Derbyshire Police are hosting a live question and answer session on domestic abuse later this week.

Specialist officers from their domestic abuse unit and their partners from the Elm Foundation will be online on Thursday 28 January to talk to anyone with concerns about the issue.

You can find out what is considered to be Domestic Abuse, and what support is available or ways to report, whatever your question,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:43 by Clerk

Tags: News

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