Author: Emma Smith
Households that qualify will automatically receive a one-off food voucher worth around £40 for each eligible child or young person in January 2023.
The vouchers are available for:
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 19:30 by Emma Smith
Christmas can be a time of excess which can be bad news for the environment as well as your wallet.
But there are things you can do to reduce some of the costs and the amount of waste you produce.
From low-energy Christmas lights to reusable napkins and crackers for the table, choosing the perfect present from new or nearly new charity shop goods and how to be savvy with your festive food shopping, we've... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 17:30 by Emma Smith
For the video please use the link - https://youtu.be/1PVF4SYOzsk
Welcome to my latest, and last, Leader's Briefing of the year!
It's December now, so we are all very much on the countdown to Christmas.
I hope you are all looking forward to spending a bit of time with your family and opening a few presents.
Christmas, we know, is a really hard time for some of our families – and even more so at the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:32 by Emma Smith
Crafting, memories, film shows, make do and mend, sounds of the 60's... just a few of the activities
At St Matthews Church Room, Main Road, Renishaw S21 3UT
Every two weeks from 13th September 2022 until 18th July 2023 11.30am - 1pm
Activities are FREE of charge with refreshments provided
Each session runs from 11.30am until 1pm with the support of Rykneld Homes, craft experts and local historians.
All... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:30 by Emma Smith
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY FREE HAMPERS FOR CHILDREN
Eckington Community Pantry has secured funding from the Holiday and Activity Food Programme and are able to offer free family hampers and activity packs for school aged children (4-16) who are eligible for free school meals.
We know that other families are struggling and have some funding for children who do not receive free school dinners but whose families... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:25 by Emma Smith
Eckington Warm Bank at Civic Centre
Donate: Electric Blankets, Quilts, Draft Excluders, Radiator Reflectors, Timer plugs and LED bulbs.
If you or someone you know if struggling to stay warm, please call us on 01246 914119 or email the Parish Clerk firstname.lastname@example.org
Or contact North East Derbyshire District Council for more information and help www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/cost-of-living
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:01 by Emma Smith
To approve the award of £0.100m from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund to support VCS organisations looking to provide warm spaces through the Council's corporate grants framework, ringfenced awards for small grants for up to £1,000 each.
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 13:36 by Emma Smith
Derbyshire County Council will be closing Ash Crescent to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works on
30 January 2023 (9am) to 7 February 2023 (4pm)
For any queries please email email@example.com
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 10:50 by Emma Smith
Two of our buildings are open as warm spaces - Derbyshire Record Office in New Street, Matlock and Buxton Museum and Art Gallery in Terrace Road.
All of our libraries are warm and welcoming places too. You don't need to be a member to call in to get warm and have a chat - why not make use of the facilities while you're there?
We're also offering grants to organisations to set up warm spaces to support... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 10:42 by Emma Smith
If you're more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under the age of four, then you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk through the NHS Healthy Start scheme.
If you're eligible, you'll be sent a Healthy Start card with money on it that you can use in some UK shops.
Find out more at www.healthystart.nhs.uk
Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 10:41 by Emma Smith