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Autumn Footprints Walking Festival

The Autumn Footprints Festival offers a great choice of 42 free guided walks. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everyone of all abilities.

This year's free Autumn Footprints Walking Festival (Amber Valley and Erewash, Derbyshire) is taking place 15- 30 September - we do hope you will join us again this year. There are 42 walks this year - with something for everyone.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:37 by Liz Page

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Showing of "A Plastic Ocean"


Transition Belper and St Peter's Church

are hosting a showing of the award winning film

A Plastic Ocean

about the impact of plastic on our oceans.

Friday September 21st in St Peter's Church, Chesterfield Road, Belper.

Doors open at 19.00 for refreshments with the film starting at 19.30.

The film is 102 minutes long.

This is a free event however donations towards the costs would be very welcome.

This is what... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:13 by Rosemary Bridges

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Application for Permit Parking Scheme - St Johns Chapel Car Park

The Town Council has leased St Johns Car Park from St Peters Church.

The Car Park is next to St Johns Chapel, just off St Johns Road, Belper, DE56 1JE.

Work is undergoing to resurface the Car Park. Work should finish by the end of August 2018. The Car Park will have security lighting and an electric barrier.

The Council is making 10 spaces available for Permit Parking. Permits will be granted for 12 months... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:10 by Liz Page

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St Johns Chapel closure for works

St Johns Chapel closure for works

The Town Council has leased the Land at the side of the Chapel and obtained Planning Permission to resurface it to use as a Car Park. The Town Council has also obtained Planning Permission to ramp the access to the Chapel. These works will commence on 6 August. Please be aware that the Car Park will be closed from 6 August to 31 August and the Chapel itself will be closed from 10 August to 20 August.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:35 by Liz Page

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Photographs Competition

The Neighbourhood Plan needs 10 new views of Belper and Milford.

The Belper Neighbourhood Plan Group is holding a competition for your images taken in the civil parish of Belper, including Milford

The rules are simple

-The picture should be taken from publicly accessible land, and may be digital (eg by camera, phone, tablet) or conventional photography, but it must be as good quality as you can get –... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:00 by Liz Page

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Chris and Gabs World Cycle Tour

Cllr Tim Sutton met Chris and Gabs on Tuesday. Follow the link to see the meeting.

https://chrisandgabsworldcyclingtour.com/2018/07/10/meet-the-mayor-belpers-gem/

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:09 by Liz Page

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Summer Food Festival

Summer Food Festival

Brilliant photograph of the Summer Food festival taken by Dickon Clark

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:02 by Liz Page

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Water use and the prolonged hot weather

The Town Council has a Stand Pipe hire agreement with Aquam on behalf of Severn Trent Water.

The Council uses the water from this stand pipe to water its hanging baskets and flower beds.

The Council is not watering the grass on its open spaces/parks.

The advice from Aquam is that during this prolonged period of hot weather users should be considerate and sensible with the volumes of water being taken.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:41 by Liz Page

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Council's Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2017/18

The Council has approved the Return. This and accompanying papers can be viewed on the Finance Page. The Council's accounts can be inspected between 2 July 2018 and 10 August 2018. Please contact the Clerk should you wish to do this.

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:17 by Liz Page

Tags: Finance & Audit

Belper in Bloom Competition

This is the Town Council's own Bloom competition.

The categories are as follows: Best Hanging Basket, Best Commercial Premises, Best Residential Premises. All of the entries must be visible from the road. The competition will be judged week commencing 23 July 2018 by Mark Smith, BBC Radio Derby's Gardening Guru

So to all you gardeners and commercial premises lets get started and print your entry form... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:40 by Rosemary Bridges

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