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Emotional Support Helpline

Emotional Support Helpline

The Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service offer an Emotional Support Helpline to ANYBODY who feels they would benefit from having someone to talk to about things they might be having difficulty with. You can call the helpline on 01773 734989 and press option 2.

The helpline is open 9 – 7 Monday to Friday and 9 – 5 Saturday and Sunday.

Posted: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:44 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

Job Vacancy - Parish Clerk - RFO

VACANCY FOR PARISH CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

Applications are invited for the position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to manage the administration, personnel and finances of Eckington Parish Council.

The successful applicant will have:

• Good communication skills both written and verbal.

• Good IT skills.

• An understanding of basic accounting processes.

•... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:15 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Job Opportunity

HENRY Healthy Families Programme Online

HENRY (Health Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young) has been set up to help parents and is a unique intervention to support parents and carers to give their child a healthy, happy start in life and tackle child obesity. The evidence is compelling, the early years are critical to the future of every child in terms of their health, wellbeing, learning and social development. HENRY has a holistic... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 16:45 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

County Lines Spot the Signs

What is County Lines?

A term to describe Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) involved in the supply of illegal drugs. Typically this is from large cities into smaller communities, such as towns and villages.

What is cuckooing?

A vulnerable persons home, often a person with drug dependency, is taken over and used as a place to sell drugs from.

Spot the Signs

Frequent or high numbers of visitors coming and going... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 15:30 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

New Bin Day Collection Email Live.

No more waiting to see what bin your neighbour has put out! No need to look for your bin calendar anymore! The new bin day reminder email service is now live. Sign up today to make sure you never miss your next bin collection and always know which colour it is this week! You'll be the first on the street in the know.

Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 14:27 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

Rykneld Home Community Litter Picks

Rykneld Homes are holding a series of litter picks around the area, if you are interested in attending, please see the poster on how to get involved.

Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 13:16 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, Litter Picking, News

Protect Your Pooch!

Protect Your Pooch!

In response to the increased fear of pet theft, Neighbourhood Watch has launched our PROTECT YOUR POOCH campaign.

The PROTECT YOUR POOCH campaign encourages people to keep their pets SECURE, IN SIGHT and SEARCHABLE, and to HELP MAKE PET THEFT A SPECIFIC CRIMINAL OFFENCE. The Met Police and Crimestoppers are backing our SECURE, IN SIGHT and SEARCHABLE message. More information on the campaign can be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:48 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

New Exploring App from North East Derbyshire District Council

Love Exploring app set to launch in NE Derbyshire

North East Derbyshire District Council is delighted to announce the launch of a revolutionary new app that will change how people enjoy our district for years to come!

We've teamed up with the Love Exploring app, which will imaginatively bring parks and locations in Clay Cross and Eckington to life.

Ideal for inquisitive minds of any age, the Love Exploring... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:27 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

Community Litter Pick Renishaw

Community Litter Pick Renishaw

Community Litter Pick Renishaw - Socially distanced Parish litter pick this weekend in Renishaw, Meet at Sitwell Arms/Canal at 10am on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May 2021, Equipment will be provided. Please bring your own masks and gloves

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 14:05 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, Litter Picking, News

Emergency Temporary Bridleway Closure

Notice received from Derbyshire County Council

Public Bridleway 147 from its junction with Public Footpath 5 to its junction with Public Footpath 11.
REASON: Due to water damage making the surface unsafe.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: FOR FOOT TRAFFIC ONLY
From the west take Public Bridleway 16 south to Public Footpath 12. Travel east to Public Footpath 11 and then north. Vice-versa from the east.

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 14:42 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

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