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Ashley Wins Major Photography Prize

Ashley Wins Major Photography Prize

Image of Belper Mill and Horseshoe Weir runner-up in International Garden Photographer of the Year 2020

An image of Belper Mill and Horseshoe Weir was a near-winner for Milford-based professional photographer ASHLEY FRANKLIN in the Greening the City category of the INTERNATIONAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (IGPOTY) 2020.

Ashley's photo The Copse on the Weir achieved a Finalist award, which places... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 09:48 by Admin

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Increase In Litter

Increase In Litter

The Council is receiving numerous complaints regarding littering in the town. The Council runs a volunteer group of litter pickers called the Belper Wombles who are litter picking the town on a regular basis voluntarily. If you would like to be involved with this community effort then please contact us on 01773 822116, admin@belpertowncouncil.gov.uk. Since the onset of Covid-19 and the ongoing restrictions... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 12:08 by Admin

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Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre

Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre is a charity which provides support to the unemployed, underemployed, unwaged, disadvantaged and those entitled to credits and benefits in Derbyshire. The charity has launched their new web site today. You can find out further information by following this link https://www.duwc.org.uk/

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:57 by Admin

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Monthly Market

Monthly Market

The Council has made the decision not to run the Monthly Markets in February and March due to the rise in Covid-19 cases in Amber Valley. They hope to re-open the market in April but will be following the Government guidelines

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 14:56 by Admin

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Strutt Street Public Toilets

Unfortunately, over the Christmas holiday period both the Ladies and Gents toilets on Strutt Street have been vandalised and are currently closed due to this fact. The Council are arranging for the repairs to be carried out and they will be re-opened as soon as possible. If you witness any vandalism in the toilets then please report it to the Council immediately 01773 822116, admin@belpertowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 14:29 by Admin

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‘SAFE SANTA’ CAME TO BELPER & DUFFIELD

The exploits of Belper & Duffield Rotary 'Safe Santa' during December brought joy to many families, children, and others as it toured the streets around the two towns with emphasis on bringing the joy of Christmas to people in our difficult time.

'Safe Santa' had new safety rules and sleigh maintenance and adaptation, including not stopping but driving at a steady 5mph, safety Perspex sleigh screens,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:24 by Admin

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Policing Budget for Derbyshire - Q&A Virtual Events

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire launched his Budget Consultation on 23 December 2020. The survey is seeking the views from Derbyshire residents on increasing the police portion of the Council Tax precept for 2021-22. Further information, including a statement made from the Police and Crime Commissioner can be found on our website HERE.

Virtual Events

The Commissioner is keen to discuss... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:51 by Admin

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Community Flood Wardens

Photograph By Ashley Franklin

The Council would like to hear from anybody who would like to become a volunteer Flood Warden in the Parish. As a Flood Warden, you will play an important role in the warning and prevention of flooding within your community, helping and preparing those in the local community that are at risk of flooding. You will be a vital link between the local residents and those responsible for responding to an... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:25 by Admin

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Community Flood Wardens

Photograph By Ashley Franklin

The Council would like to hear from anybody who would like to become a volunteer Flood Warden in the Parish. As a Flood Warden, you will play an important role in the warning and prevention of flooding within your community, helping and preparing those in the local community that are at risk of flooding. You will be a vital link between the local residents and those responsible for responding to an... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:25 by Admin

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Community Directory For Families

A new online directory has been developed to provide professionals as well as children, young people and their families the ability to search for a wide range of services and support on offer. The Community Directory for Families has been developed with Early Help teams across the county and you can find information on a wide range of activities, family support and parenting, money and benefits, housing,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 10:18 by Admin

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