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WHEN: 12th April 2021 to 2nd May 2021.

WHERE: Close Public Footpath No.64 for 200 metres from Bridge Foot.

REASON: To allow for construction of barriers.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: No alternative route recommended.

Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of footpath. The footpath will reopen as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:06 by Admin

Tags: News Footpath closure

Death of Prince Philip

The Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors and Council staff are saddened to hear the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh who has died today aged 99 peacefully at Windsor Castle.

Belper Town Council flags situated at the Memorial Gardens and Milford will be flown at half mast as a mark of respect.

There will be an online Book of Condolence on the Amber Valley Borough Council website and, for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:10 by Admin

Tags: News

The ‘Poet -Trees’ are Coming!

The ‘Poet -Trees’ are Coming!

A brand new event, where trees in various locations will display a unique collection of poems and verses for all ages, created by the local community.

'Poet-Trees' starts at St Peters' Church, Belper, Saturday 17th April - 12th May (Some poems change 1st May, so visit again!)

Look out for the series of six special poems within this display for our younger visitors too. (Guess the mystery creature described... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 09:52 by Admin

Tags: News, Poet Trees

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness

The Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service has recently launched an Emotional Support Helpline to ANYBODY who feels they would benefit from having someone to talk to about things they might be having difficulty with. You can call the helpline on 01773 734989 and press option 2 for the helpline.

The helpline is open 9am – 7pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:59 by Admin

Tags: News

Belper Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Belper Neighbourhood Plan Referendum



The full and final version of the Neighbourhood Plan and all the supporting documents are now available on the Belper Town Council website

This includes the amendments agreed with the independent examiner and is the version on which is subject to referendum .

The main policies have not changed –

A] Develop... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:35 by Admin

Tags: News

Notice of Election in Belper Parish

Notice of Election in Belper Parish

A by-election is to be held for the following PARISH COUNCILLORS for the parish wards set out below:

Belper – East Ward 1 Parish Councillor

Belper – South Ward 1 Parish Councillor

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:12 by Admin

Tags: NEWS

Friendship Orchard Fruit Trees now Free!

Friendship Orchard Fruit Trees now Free!

The Friendship Orchard aims to plant a network of trees in Belper that will provide food for all to share, connect people, increase biodiversity, reduce fossil fuel consumption and to save money.

Do you have a spot in your garden/yard of your business or a space that you have permission and can be planted?

Join us and become part of the Friendship Orchard to plant fruit trees.

We have some left over trees... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 10:21 by Admin

Tags: NEWS

Belper Woollen Woods 15 May - 23 May

Belper Woollen Woods 15 May - 23 May

As we are still under Covid restrictions we are NOT using the Belper Parks this year to display Woollen Woods. Instead it will be displayed over several sites to allow for social distancing, crowds etc.

There is still time for you or your group, friend, street to get involved. You can book a tree to decorate and do your own thing or join in a project suggested below

King Street Memorial Gardens, a poppy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 10:33 by Admin

Tags: News Woollen Woods

Local Charity Warns of Rising Debt as a Result of Pandemic

Covid-19 has left many Derbyshire residents with complicated money worries, and debts are set to rise when Government Covid support packages for businesses and individuals end. Financial Action and Advice Derbyshire warns of the dangers of ignoring financial problems.

2020 was a difficult year for many people, and it left many households worried about finances and making ends meet. Many Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 14:04 by Admin

Tags: News

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