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Party of 16 Handed Fines At Gathering In Eckington

Party of 16 Handed Fines At Gathering In Eckington

Police Officers are urging people to stay home after they broke up a party in Eckington – handing out 16 fines to people breaching lockdown rules.

The gathering on Saturday 16 January, saw more than a dozen people packed into the property in clear breach of the current rules.

The group, made up of men and women in their late teens and early twenties, were all hit with £200 fines and ordered... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:36 by Roz Bullimore

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Support for residents and businesses affected by flooding

Support for residents and businesses affected by flooding

Residents directly affected by flooding can access financial help of up to £104 via a fast track application process.

Businesses of 50 employees or less whose premises were flooded will be eligible to apply for a one-off payment of £500.

To apply for the residents' fund only, people should call Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190.

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:38 by Roz Bullimore

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Chance to win your Council Tax paid for a month with North East Derbyshire Chair’s photo competition

Chance to win your Council Tax paid for a month with North East Derbyshire Chair’s photo competition

North East Derbyshire District Council Chair, Cllr Antcliff, has launched an online photo competition to help raise funds for her chosen charities, with the winner having their council tax paid for a month.

The Council Chair is raising cash for her two chosen charities - Alzheimer's Research UK and the National Deaf Children's Society.

Chair of North East Derbyshire District Council, Councillor Pat Antcliff... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:57 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community

School Closure

We have been notified by North East Derbyshire District Council that due to adverse weather and travel conditions, Eckington CAMMS CE (Endowed) Primary School with be closed today, 15th January 2021

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:11 by Rosanna Hill

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Free arts-based project for people living with dementia

Free arts-based project for people living with dementia

Matinée Outreach

  • Do you live with dementia, or care for someone living with dementia?
  • Have you felt socially isolated and not comfortable using online technologies?
  • Have you been frustrated over lockdown by the lack of activities you can do, and missed learning and trying new things?

As we find ourselves in another lengthy lockdown this is an invitation to take part in something creative and new... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:12 by Roz Bullimore

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Consultation on the North East Derbyshire Local Plan

Consultation on the North East Derbyshire Local Plan

Main Modifications Consultation - Monday 2 November to 31 January 2021 (Extended)

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:45 by Roz Bullimore

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Business Grants Available

Business Grants Available

Business Grants information and applications now available

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:40 by Roz Bullimore

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Message from Councillor Renwick, Chairman of Eckington Parish Council

Message from Councillor Renwick, Chairman of Eckington Parish Council

Dear resident

I hope you all managed to have a happy and peaceful Christmas break.

The UK's four chief medical advisors have advised the Covid alert level should move to the highest level – level 5 – indicating that if action is not taken, the NHS may be overwhelmed.

While another national lockdown is not the way any of us wanted to greet 2021, we must all continue to follow the rules to protect... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 15:04 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community

Annual Derbyshire Policing Budget Consultation

Annual Derbyshire Policing Budget Consultation

The Police and Crime Commissioner would like the following note to be sent out to as many local Derbyshire residents as possible please.

The Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner is holding two events being held on Wednesday and Thursday evening (6th-7th) to discuss the proposed Derbyshire Policing Budget recommendations.

If you want to join him to discuss these proposals visit the event portal to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 14:52 by Roz Bullimore

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Challenging Times for Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Chesterfield Royal Hospital facing 'incredibly challenging time' as number of coronavirus patients rises 'substantially'.

We can all help by:

  • try to stay at least 2 metres (3 steps) away from anyone you do not live with (or anyone not in your support bubble)
  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • wash your... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:20 by Roz Bullimore

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