The last few years have presented huge challenges for all of us, as we navigated our way through a global pandemic. It would have been inconceivable that we would have come through that and coped with 3 significant flood events, but the people of Belper and Milford have done just that. Our most recent flood event started with an Environment Agency flood alert for the Lower Derwent on the morning of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 15:42 by Admin
Cllr Fay Atkinson and Cllr Ben Bellamy have visited most of the town centre bars and pubs to talk about the Ask for Angela safety campaign which Belper Town Council have agreed to promote.
You could be on a date that isn't working out, something feels a bit weird. People who feel unsafe, vulnerable or threatened can discreetly seek help by approaching venue staff and asking them for 'Angela'. This code... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 16:42 by Admin
Where to Recycle?
Everything you wanted to know about recycling in the Belper and DE56 area. By accessing the following link you can discover where and how to recycle a huge range of waste items. The list is extensive but may not be comprehensive so we'll keep adding to it as we discover more ways to eliminate waste.
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 18:42 by Admin
Household Support Fund (HSF)
The Governments financial support for households facing hardship – is still available!
Hardship Funds are available up until the end of March 2022
The Household Support fund (HSF) can help towards your food, energy and essential living costs
Payments can be worth £64 per household plus an extra £20 for each partner/spouse and any dependent children
maximum... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 17:05 by Admin
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 save money. Do you have a spot in your garden/ yard of your business/ a space that you have permission and can be planted? Join us and become part of the Friendship Orchard to plant... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Feb 2022 21:15 by Admin
In 2022, Her Majesty the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old.
There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities and people come together to celebrate the Queens historic... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 11:05 by Admin
20mph speed limits in Belper and Milford
Belper Town Council has recently agreed to call on Derbyshire County Council to reduce the speed limit on our residential roads from 30mph to 20mph. This is in support of a local campaign for 20mph from Transition Belper and the national 20's Plenty campaign. We believe that lower traffic speed makes our streets more pleasant places to live and move around. 20mph... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 17:53 by Admin
Belper Town Council has agreed that there should be no increase to the precept during the financial year 2022/23 (the Precept is the element of Council Tax raised for the Town).
The Council has recognised that householders in the town have experienced extremely difficult times over the past two years and that to increase their tax burden would be an unwelcome additional hardship. Although the precept... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:07 by Admin