Derbyshire

Time to talk about mental health

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:04
Have you got five minutes to talk about mental health? That's the question we're asking residents as part of Time to Talk day.
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Chancellor's nod could trigger devolution revolution

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 14:56
Only 'the nod' from Chancellor George Osborne now stands between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire securing the biggest hand-over of powers from Government in generations.
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School reorganisation gets public backing

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:14
Proposals to reorganise primary education in Ashbourne have received an overwhelming thumbs up from the community.
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Consultation launched on school transport policy

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:50
A consultation is under way on proposed changes to school transport as we enter our seventh year of Government austerity cuts.
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Recovery cafe to open thanks to our funding

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:11
An organisation that helps residents with recovery from drug and alcohol misuse is set to open a new recovery café thanks to funding from us.
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Proposals take a step forward towards cutting a third of council's budget

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:52
Latest proposals to cut services by almost £70m over two years will be considered by Derbyshire County Council next month after they were given the green light by our Cabinet members.
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Could you be a winner with your old electricals?

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:41
There's still time to take part in our recycling competition with 13 prizes of £100 still up for grabs.
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Our safe place scheme signs up 100th member

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:30
A scheme that we set up which helps adults with learning disabilities feel safe and more confident when they are out and about has signed up its 100th member.
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Tributes for former Derbyshire County Council Chairman

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 16:27
Tributes have been paid to former Derbyshire County Council Chairman Joe Heathcote who has died.
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Telephone scam warning

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:39
We're warning residents about scam phone calls being made in our name.
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Book a stall for County Hall wedding fair

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 10:52
Companies that specialise in making a couple's day extra special are being urged to book a stall at our wedding fair.
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Parents urged to check if they are eligible for free school meals

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 16:34
Families in Derbyshire are being reminded to check if they're eligible for free school meals.
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New online checklist puts support services at your fingertips

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:32
People who want to contact advice and support services will find it easier than ever before thanks to a new online form launched as part of one of our schemes.
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Council to consider more proposals towards cutting its budget

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 09:48
Latest proposals to reduce services have been outlined by Derbyshire County Council as it prepares to enter the seventh year of Government austerity cuts to local council budgets
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Derbyshire involvement in Florence Nightingale digitisation project

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 14:54
Letters held by our Record Office have been digitized as part of an international collection about the life of Florence Nightingale.
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Gritter drivers gear up for busy weekend

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:52
Derbyshire's gritter drivers will be doing all they can to keep the county's roads moving as road surface temperatures are forecast to be the lowest for two years over the next few days.
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We help residents tackle the January cash blues

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:15
We're urging residents facing financial difficulties to use local support agencies for help instead of turning to payday loan companies or other high-cost borrowing as they struggle to settle post-Christmas bills.
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Florence Shipley Care Centre on track to open its doors

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 13:48
A new multi-million pound specialist community care centre is on track to officially open its doors to local people in the next few weeks.
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We're asking smokers to think about health harms and quit

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:03
We're encouraging smokers to quit the habit as we support a hard-hitting stop smoking campaign that shows the damage that cigarettes cause.
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We urge residents to check flood risk and be prepared

Derbyshire Council News Feed - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:49
We're urging residents to find out if their area is at risk from flooding and to be prepared for any future heavy rainfall.  
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