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Grey Bin Wednesday

Food Caddy yes/no/maybe

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Blue and Green Bins Wednesday

Plus food caddy if we are lucky!

Those subscribed to the green bin scheme can leave out Christmas trees for collection, cut into lengths no longer than 5 ft.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

Normal service this week

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Blue Bin Wednesday

Plus food caddy.

No Green bin this week.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

Plus food caddy

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Road Closure

Mount Pleasant will be closed for Retaining Wall Rebuild 14th December 2021 to 24th December

You can view the order on this link https://one.network/?tm=126534932

For any queries please email davina.harrison@derbyshire.gov.uk 01629538664

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Blue and Green Bins Wednesday

Plus food caddy!

Green bin payment scheme now in operation.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

Food caddy collection reinstated

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Christmas Free Parking

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Bin Collection Update

Serco will restart separate weekly collections of food waste on Derbyshire Dales residents’ scheduled collection day from this coming Monday, 29 November.

Separate food waste collections were suspended at the end of July due to the national shortage of HGV drivers impacting the District Council’s waste and recycling service. This freed up teams to focus on domestic and recycling waste.

As promised, the three months suspension of excess recycling, which started from 30 August, will also be lifted from 29 November. We are appealing though to residents to please be mindful that putting out lots of excess at the first opportunity could lead to trucks filling up more quickly than usual and rounds not being completed.

Please therefore try to limit excess for the time being and see our advice on how to present excess recycling so it is easily identifiable at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/excessrecycling

DDDC

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Blue and Green Bins Wednesday

No food caddy.

Green bin payment scheme now in operation.

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Mobile Library

Next visits from the mobile library service- Friday Parwich The Green 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM 17-Dec, 14-Jan, 11-Feb

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

There has been some disruption to collections due to strike action by Serco crews however best information I have is that domestic waste (grey bin) is being prioritised so we should get a normal collection.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Road Closure

DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE Bradbourne Road, Parwich

WHEN: 23rd October 2021 Night time closure 19:00 to 23:59

WHERE: Bradbourne Road, Parwich at White Meadow House between junction with B5056 and junction with Ballidon Quarry road.

REASON: To facilitate STW Pipe Repair.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Smithy Lane Parwich Dale A515 A5012 Aldwark B5056

Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier than advertised.Derbyshire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused while work takes place. Anyone needing further information should ring Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 .The County Council intends to make/has made an Order under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) to prohibit its use by traffic.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Have your say on council services

Derbyshire Dales District Council is undertaking a Resident Survey this month, asking for views on the services it delivers and how local people feel about the area. The information will help the District Council to improve the policies and services it delivers while finding out what matters most to local people. 

A randomly selected group of residents are receiving a copy of the survey through the post, which they can complete online if they wish. Members of the District Council’s online panel of residents will also receive a link to complete the survey.

Any resident can also complete the survey now at https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/residentsurvey21

A District Council spokesperson said: “This year’s survey has two new features. First, residents will be asked to record their views and the reasons for them, as well as selecting a graded response. Second, we are requesting postcodes information to assist us in identifying the areas where we need to focus our actions and to follow up on any points raised.”

For more information about the survey contact Derbyshire Dales District Council’s Policy Officer on 01629 761240 during office hours [Tuesday to Thursday].

The spokesperson added: “The Derbyshire Dales Online Panel is one of the ways in which we listen to residents and people who work in the Dales. Around 950 people have already joined the Panel and we’d love to have more.

“Panel members respond to online surveys on topics that are of interest to them and receive fewer than six surveys a year.” To join the Panel go to www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/enewsreg

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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The interactive map in the consultation shows the current, previously proposed and latest proposals for changing Derbyshire District Council ward boundaries. “Dovedale & Parwich” and part of what was “Carsington Water” are merged into one ward. The previous proposal was to call this new ward “White Peak”. The revised proposals give the ward the name “Dovedale, Parwich & Brassington”. You can support this change (or not) by responding to the consultation.

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Click this link for latest news on bin collections

In summary- Garden recycling to be resumed, food waste collection suspended for 3 months.

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Derbyshire County Council have launched an online survey to collate information, opinions and suggestions regarding our local bus services and ways in which it can be improved. If you would like to complete the survey, please click on the link below.

Have your say on future of local bus service – Derbyshire County Council

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

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Mobile Library

The Mobile Library will be in Parwich on Friday 27th August.12:15 – 1:00pm

For further information Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/libraries

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Grey Bin Wednesday

No food caddy, put food waste in grey bin.

There’s a DDDC meeting regarding bin collections tonight at 6pm, for more information and how to watch on line click this link-

DDDC Meeting

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Bins Update

Another update from DDDC, make of it what you will –

Bins update – Tuesday 20 July 

Some better news: All scheduled household waste and recycling rounds are collecting today.

There’s a possibility some rounds may not be completed due to the sheer volume of recycling going into the trucks – we’ll report on this later.

Serco are still some staff down which means 4 out of today’s scheduled 5 food waste rounds are operating.

We do also have a catch-up crew out recovering some missed collections, though, as you are well aware, the catch-up is going to take some time, for which we again apologise.

We can confirm also that an extraordinary full meeting of the District Council on 27 July will debate the ongoing waste and recycling issues. We’ll promote the report to that meeting on all our communications channels as soon as it is finalised and published, including via this e-newsletter.

A reminder that you can report a missed collection at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/missedcollection

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Bins update – Monday 19 July 

Our communication on Friday (16 July) about planned emergency measures to help alleviate current waste & recycling disruptions in the Dales has prompted a lot of resident feedback, which we appreciate and are listening to.

It has also given us a more detailed insight into the backlog of collections – especially recycling – in some areas of the district.

Because of this it could be necessary to adjust the measures announced – due to start on 26 July – and we have called an emergency meeting of the full council next week to discuss all options.

The report to this meeting will be published on our website no later than tomorrow.

In the meantime we regretfully announce that Serco have reported further staff absences today that they are unable to cover due to the continuing national driver shortage. It means some rounds could not operate today; the full list of the areas affected can be viewed on our website. Some food waste rounds were also not completed.

We appreciate that our apologies are not enough right now, but please be assured that we are exploring all possible angles to get this service back to the excellent levels you rightly expect.

Derbyshire Dales DC

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These are the temporary operational changes put together by the District Council and Serco to help alleviate current bin collection disruptions. The changes will start from 26 July for a period of three months.

  • There will be no food waste collections (we are currently the only authority in Derbyshire to offer a separate food waste collection service).
  • Food waste should be put in household waste containers for the period of these emergency measures.
  • To help us complete rounds no *excess* recycling will be collected – please contain recycling in your blue bin (*or* 2 blue bags + blue box for residents on a sack collection round who don’t have a bin).
  • During the emergency measures, if we don’t manage to collect your waste within 4 days of its scheduled collection we won’t be able to return until your next collection date.
  • However, where we have missed an assisted collection or bins have been missed for a number of weeks we will do everything we can to get back to you. Continue to report any missed collections at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/missedcollection
  • We’re also looking to introduce mobile ‘bring sites’ to hotspot locations across the district on Saturdays – a waste truck where residents can bring excess recycling. More on this will follow later.

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Bins Update

Sadly we are back in an emergency situation with waste & recycling collections.

Click the link for more details Serco are useless

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Update from Derbyshire Dales –

 

Bin collectionsFriday 25 June:

Our contractor Serco will have crews working tomorrow (Saturday 26 June) catching up with missed waste and recycling collections that have happened this week, for which we apologise. So please leave out any missed containers for collection.

While it’s unlikely crews will get to all missed collections tomorrow, the catch-up will continue into next week

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Derbyshire Dales residents urged to report dog-fouling hot-spots

Derbyshire Dales District Council is urging residents to report areas in the district where dog fouling is causing a problem.

“Although 9 out of 10 dog owners pick up dog mess after their pets, that still leaves a significant number who don’t,” said Councillor Chris Furness, Chairman of the Community & Environment Committee at the District Council.

“We’re encouraging residents to help us by putting dog mess in the bin and reporting problem areas to us online.”

Community Development Officer, Emma Mortimer added:

“With the information from residents we will target those areas with the worst problems by patrolling and talking to dog owners to encourage responsible behaviour and putting up additional signs.

“To help encourage dog owners to pick up after their pets we are providing dog-mess bag dispensers on our land where we know there is a problem. Bagged dog mess can be disposed of in any litter bin.”

Residents can report a litter or dog fouling hot spot via an online form available at http://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/reportdogmess  

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The mobile library service is being reinstated from 17th May 2021.  

The service will next visit Parwich ( on The Green ) on Fridays 4th June and 2nd July between 12:15 and 1pm

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Food Caddy Liners

Food caddy liners being delivered in April and May

 23 April 2021Derbyshire Dales households have started to receive their annual free roll of 52 caddy liners – and deliveries will continue for the rest of April and throughout May.

Please don’t contact us until the end of May to report that you haven’t yet received your free roll.

If you’re running out of the food bags we supply you can use any biodegradable bag that conforms to BS:EN13432 standard, displaying the “compostable” logo below.

Compostable bag logo

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Derbyshire Dales News

Weekly food waste collections return
Food recycling returns to its usual weekly collection frequency from this coming Monday (15 March) following disruptions caused by Covid impacts and bad weather during the first part of the year. Your food waste will now be collected separately from other waste in our new vehicles (like the one pictured). A reminder too that garden waste collections restart from 15 March.
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Look out for your resident parking permit
In the Council Tax envelope that will be posted to all households across the Derbyshire Dales from Monday (15 March) you’ll find your resident parking concession permit for the coming year.
The permit enables local people to park free in our pay & display car parks every day of the year up to 11am and after 4pm. Please use it immediately and note that one complimentary badge is issued annually in March to every local household.
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Green Bin Update

Residents who have subscribed to the garden waste scheme which starts on 5th April will start to receive their bin stickers from this week.

If you haven’t yet received your sticker please don’t contact the council until after 18th March. You can still subscribe to the scheme here www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/gardenwaste

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Derbyshire Dales News

Coronavirus figures
A surge in Covid-19 cases here in the Derbyshire Dales is explained by coronavirus outbreak at HM Prison Sudbury.
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Committee broadcast
Our Governance & Resources Committee meeting this evening (Thursday 11 March) will be broadcast live on YouTube from 6pm.
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Bin Update

Today’s news from DDDC-

As Covid related staff absences continue to affect our crews we will be focusing on household waste collections as a priority at the moment.

Household waste rounds will continue as normal, but for the foreseeable future food waste collections will only take place alongside the household waste rounds.

Garden waste collections are suspended, together with food waste collections that would usually take place alongside garden waste rounds.

Recycling collections will take place where possible. Please leave out your recycling as crews will try to pick up recycling where they can once they have completed household waste rounds. However, if the crew have not visited by the end of the week that your recycling collection is due please put your recycling bins back in until your next recycling collection. Read more>

We apologise for this unavoidable situation and thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Wednesday Bin Update :(

This from Derbyshire Dales –

Increased and significant Covid related staff absences means our crews will be focusing on household waste collections as a priority at the moment.

Household waste rounds will continue as normal, but for the foreseeable future food waste collections will only take place alongside the household waste rounds.

Garden waste collections are suspended, together with food waste collections that would usually take place alongside garden waste rounds.

Recycling collections will take place where possible. Please leave out your recycling as crews will try to pick up recycling where they can once they have completed household waste rounds.

Additional recycling can be left out so long as it is presented according to this guidance on our website.

Christmas trees will be collected once garden waste rounds restart.

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