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Leisure Centres to reopen

Following the recent announcement of the Government's lockdown exit plan leisure centres will be open on Monday 12th April 2021.

The centres will be re-opening with Covid-19 safety measures in place. Initially the gym and swimming pool will only be open for individual use with badminton, squash, table tennis etc restricted to those from the same household.

Children's swimming, gymnastics and trampoline... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 16:01 by Roz Bullimore

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Dog owners, do you know the rules?

Dog owners, do you know the rules?

Dog Management PSPO

The Dog Management Public Spaces Protection Order makes it an offence in NEDDC to;

  • allow a dog to foul without picking it up
  • not have the means to pick up
  • fail to put a dog on a lead when asked to do so by an authorised officer (e.g. by a council officer or Derbyshire Constabulary)
  • have more than 6 dogs in your control
  • allow dogs in designated play areas, multi-use games areas, skate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:26 by Roz Bullimore

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Short delay to start of green bin collections

Short delay to start of green bin collections

North East Derbyshire District Council have recently moved recycling collections (burgundy bins) in house due to he Council's former recycling contractor entering administration.

In order to ensure all new vehicles are safe and ready to serve the district, and to enable all other collections to continue, it will mean that garden waste collections will now commence one collection later than planned -... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:48 by Roz Bullimore

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Burgundy Bin Collections

New household recycling collection arrangements

The District Council is today announcing new household recycling collection arrangements. These have been implemented on an emergency basis as the Council's former recycling contractor has gone into administration.

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Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:45 by Roz Bullimore

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Attendance Allowance

If you are not currently claiming Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment you may be entitled to Attendance Allowance

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:54 by Roz Bullimore

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Made Redundant? -Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

Made Redundant? -Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

Made Redundant? - Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

At some point it is likely the Chancellor will announce an end to the furlough scheme. The present scheme that has been extended a number of times is due to finish on 30th April 2021. This scheme has been a lifeline for many workers during the pandemic. When this financial support comes to an end it is expected that unemployment will rocket with businesses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:45 by Roz Bullimore

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Universal Credit guide

Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.


Guide to help local people navigate claiming Universal Credit.

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:32 by Roz Bullimore

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Coronavirus Testing in your area

Hello. We want to keep you informed about the community testing programme in your area and hope that you can help to spread the word through your communication channels and other contacts please.

North East Derbyshire residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme. Our testing centre is at the Clay Cross Social Centre on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:12 by Roz Bullimore

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Finding trustworthy digital health apps just got easier

Finding trustworthy digital health apps just got easier

New local health apps library to manage your health and wellbeing from home

Online and digital health and wellbeing services have seen a huge boom in recent years but with thousands of apps out there it can be hard to know what is trustworthy.

That's why Derbyshire County Council has been working in partnership with The Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA) to develop a new digital... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 15:47 by Roz Bullimore

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Man Charged and Two More Arrested In Connection With Alleged Stabbing In Renishaw

Man Charged and Two More Arrested In Connection With Alleged Stabbing In Renishaw

A man has been charged in connection with an incident in Renishaw where two teenagers suffered stab wounds.

Adam Wildman, of Carrwood Road, Renishaw, has been charged with wounding and affray.

The 19-year-old appeared at court this morning (Friday 12 February) where he was remanded into custody.

The charges relate to an incident which happened around 7 pm on Monday 8 February, near to the Miners' Welfare... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:15 by Roz Bullimore

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