Serving the people of Belper

Author: Admin

Ask For ANI

Derbyshire Police would like to make people aware that are suffering domestic abuse that help is available from pharmacies across the Country that are displaying the "Ask For ANI" poster. You can ask for immediate help and support by using the codeword Ask For ANI

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:29 by Admin

Tags: News Domestic Abuse Help and Support



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

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 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

Temporary Road Closure, B6013 Chesterfield Road, 2 June 2021

Chesterfield Road B6013 will be closed from its junction with Far Laund Mews and a point 100m east of that junction to facilitate carriageway repairs from 9.30am until 3.30pm. Access will be maintained whenever reasonably possible. Alternative route, Laund Hill, Marsh Lane, Crich Lane, Spanker Lane, Brooke Street, Dungeley Hill, School Lane, B6013 Tenter Lane/New Road and vice versa

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:50 by Admin

Tags: Road Closure News

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted.

Who Can Use the Service?

Anyone who lives in Derbyshire (outside Derby City) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family or friends.

What Sort of Help Does the Service Offer?

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:40 by Admin

Tags: News

Job Vacancy: VCSE Leadership Programme Lead – working with the VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) in Derbyshire and Joined Up Care Derbyshire

Salary £45K per annum, pro rata + pension
Hours of work: 30hrs per week
Location: Office base at Amber Valley CVS in Ripley and/or home working, the post will work across Derby & Derbyshire
Contract length: 12 months
Secondment or freelance arrangement may be negotiable for the right candidate

We are seeking an experienced, confident leader to help us develop a responsive, resilient network of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 09:19 by Admin

Tags: Job Vacancy, News

Psychological First Aid (PFA) Digital Training Module For Supporting Children And Young People

This version is written specifically for those who work with, or come into contact with children and young people. The course is available for all frontline workers such as teachers, health and social care workers, charity and community volunteers and anyone who cares for or is regularly in contact with children and young people aged up to 25, including parents and caregivers. It is free, takes about... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 08:08 by Admin

Tags: News