Serving the people in the parish of Eckington

Author: Emma Smith

Help us spread the word about Shine A Light

Help us spread the word about Shine A Light

Shine A Light is set to wow audiences at a second iconic local landmark this weekend as another part of Derbyshire's history unfolds in a magical display of light and sound at Elvaston Castle Country Park.

Members are asked to help spread the word that residents can catch Shine A Light at Elvaston on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November before it moves to Barrow Hill Roundhouse – the last surviving... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:15 by Emma Smith

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Consultation on East Midlands devolution gets under way

Consultation on East Midlands devolution gets under way

The public consultation on the proposed East Midlands County Combined Authority has launched at www.eastmidlandsdevolution.co.uk

The consultation, which runs until the 9 January, is seeking the views of everyone across the county on the proposed devolution deal which covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Nottingham and was announced in August 2022.

Devolution has the opportunity to:

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:11 by Emma Smith

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Remembrance Parade

The Remembrance Parade will start at 9.30am from the One Stop Shop, West Street down to St Peters and St Paul's Church, Church Street.

The Service in Eckington Church will commence at 10.00am.

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 19:32 by Emma Smith

Tags: News, Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day - Road Closure

A rolling road closure has been approved to close the B6052 from the junction of Fanshaw Avenue to Atco traffic lights 9.30am until 9.50am for the Parade and 10.55am until 11.30am for the Act of Remembrance and the laying of the wreaths.

Commencing at No.10 Fanshaw Road with the junction of Fanshaw Avenue turning right onto the B6052 West Street, continuing along B6052 to the junction of Mill Road ending... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 09:51 by Emma Smith

Tags: News, Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Dear Residents,

We are writing to you today to outline the facts surrounding the Remembrance Day parade arrangements. Apart from during Covid, for many decades there has been an annual parade and service in Eckington, to commemorate the fallen, especially those from our parish.

For 35 years the parade has been led by the wonderful volunteers of the Woodhouse Prize band. The parade and service are now... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:10 by Emma Smith

Tags: News, Remembrance Day

Notice of Election - South Ward

Notice of Election - South Ward

The close of nominations is Friday 28 October 2022 at 4pm

Posted: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 09:49 by Emma Smith

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Climate emergency. Councils and community groups are eligible to apply.

Climate emergency. Councils and community groups are eligible to apply.

The deadline is 26th October 2022

Posted: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 09:47 by Emma Smith

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Beware of this scam text offering you fake government energy bill support

Scammers seek to take advantage of the government's energy grant scheme

Beware of this scam text offering you fake government energy bill support - Which? News

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 11:02 by Emma Smith

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Energy Rebates

Please click the link below which will guide you to a user-friendly website which will give you information on how your energy rebate will be refunded:

What to do if you're struggling to pay your energy bills (moneysavingexpert.com)

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 10:59 by Emma Smith

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Speedwatch Session 13 October 2022

Speedwatch Session 13 October 2022

In the photograph you will see Cllr Dye and Archer conducting a speed watch session on A6135 Eckington near Aldi supermarket.

Posted: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 12:52 by Emma Smith

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