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Belper Neighbourhhod Plan Public Consultation

Belper Neighbourhhod Plan Public Consultation

The public consultation of the Draft Neighbourhood Plan runs from today to Friday 3rd May 2019.

We have now completed our reports and evidence to submit our draft Neighbourhood Plan for the 6 week public consultation.

Many organisations and community groups will be contacted directly asking them to complete the questionnaire for their comments.

We will be holding public meetings over the period.

On Tuesday 2nd April, 7pm at No 28 , Market Place . More »

On Saturday 6th April 10 am till 12.30 pm at Town Council Offices, St John's Chapel.

On 13th April 9 am till 1pm , Stall on Belper Market.

If any other group wishes to hear from us we would be happy to try to attend.

Hard copies of the draft Document and the questionnaire will be available at Belper Library and the Town Council office [please ring first, 01773 822116].

The full draft document and all the additional reports and papers can be found on the Belper Town Council website at The questionnaire for completion is also there.

There are 23 policies in the NP on which to comment. We don't apologise for that, we gathered the public views and co-ordinated them with the policy requirements knowing Belper is a complicated, beautiful place, which is why we have tried to get it right for now and the future.

Anyone who would like help to complete the online form please contact the email; or come to one of the public meetings. » Less

Posted: 8 hours ago by Liz Page

Belper 2019 Notice of Election

Notice of Election - Belper 2019

See attached Notice

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Time Swap

Time Swap

In a Time Swap, members 'deposit' their time in the bank by giving help and support to other members and then are able to 'withdraw' their time when they need something done themselves or alternatively they can donate their time to other members in the Time Swap scheme. Everybody's time is worth the same and for every hour an individual gives helping someone, they are entitled to one hour's credit in return. All this activity is recorded by a Time Broker who matches up the right task to the right person and also issues Time Swap statements so that members can keep a record of how
many hours they have given and received.
Members will have an enormous range of skills and services that they can offer to their fellow members. Requests for help and support are received at the office and Time Swap members are contacted to enable time to be exchanged. Time Swap members will be able to offer assistance in many ways including: simple DIY; small Gardening tasks; Companionship; Computer Skills; Decorating; Ironing; Shopping; Errands; Form Filling; Knitting/Sewing/Crochet/Mending; Car Washing; Dog Walking to name but a few.
The time Swap will be as good as its members want it to be. The Time Swap Initiative will be free to join and all new members will receive an hour of time to be deposited into
their account. Being a member of the Time Swap does not affect your tax position in any way or any entitlement to state benefits. There is no 'catch' - you just have to be prepared to both receive and give time by helping others and allowing other people to help you!
If you think you would like to join or would like to find out more, why not give us a ring on 01629 532049
or e-mail:

Posted: 2 days ago by Liz Page