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Election Time Looms

Derbyshire Dales District Council reminds us that:

Nominations deadline looms for May elections

Nominations to stand as a candidate in May’s Parliamentary, district, town and parish elections close at 4pm on Thursday 9 April.

Derbyshire Dales District Council is organising all elections in the district on 7 May and requires every would-be candidates to submit a Nomination Paper before the deadline.

To stand in the General Election, prospective candidates must be at least 18 years old, a British citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of a Commonwealth country who does not require leave to enter or remain in the UK, or has indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Would-be district and parish councillors must also be at least 18 years of age, a Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a citizen of another Member State of the European Union.

Prospective district candidates must be registered to vote in the Derbyshire Dales or have worked in the area for the last 12 months or have occupied land as an owner or tenant within the Derbyshire Dales for the last 12 months. Their Nomination Papers must be signed by 10 local government electors for the ward in which they wish to stand; a proposer, a seconder and eight assentors.

To stand for a parish or town council, local people must be registered to vote in the parish they seek to represent or have lived in the parish or within three miles of it during the previous 12 months, or have lived, worked or occupied land as an owner or tenant within the parish for the previous 12 months. Their Nomination Papers must be signed by two local government electors for relevant parish; a proposer and a seconder.

Also on 7 May, the District Council is organising a by-election in the Derbyshire County Council Ashbourne division and a referendum on the Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan.

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Tuesday Morning Spectacular


Photo by David G

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Leatherbritches Nursery

leatherbritches Apr15

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The following staff are required for Ye Olde Gate Inn at Brassington:

  • Part time cleaner – wage negotiable, mornings only.
  • Chef’s assistant, preparation of starters, puddings and general kitchen duties – full or part time (negotiable).
  • Part time bar staff, flexible weekend working with occasional week days.

Please phone 01629 540448 and ask for Peter, or leave a message and phone number.

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Easter Bin Collection

Details of the  Easter waste and recycling collections are available to view on the DDDC website. There are no changes this week, when collections happen as usual on Good Friday, but all collections are a day later than usual next week, as collection crews will not be working on Easter Monday.

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We have received the following notification the Parish Council:

We are pleased to let everyone know that the Parish Council website is now live and can be found on the following link: 

The aim of the website is to provide information for the local community and will be updated regularly.

We do hope that everyone finds it useful.

Parwich Parish Council

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