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Missing Parcel!

Had anyone received a box from Hello Fresh addressed to K Roome, Hall Gates? DPD strike again! If it has been delivered to you please could you contact Karen on 390298 and she will pick it up from you.

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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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Mothers Day Flowers

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Mothers Day Flowers

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Mothers Day Flowers

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The dates for the Mobile Library Service visitng Parwich have been changed to 18th Dec, 15th Jan and 12th Feb.

https://parwich.org/2020/11/25/mobile-library-service/

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Xmas Bin Collections

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Missing Parcel!

My Amazon parcel has been delivered & “ handed to resident “ but obviously not to my address . It’s in the name of Karen Evans with Hall Gates address on it . Hopefully someone has it! Karen R 390298

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Mobile Library Service

*** Change of dates to 18th Dec, 15th Jan and 12th Feb ***

The Mobile Library Service will call at Parwich between 12:15 and 1:00pm on Friday 18th Dec, 29th Jan and 26th Feb.

The service is operating a `book and borrow’ system, which means customers need to phone to book an appointment on one of the numbers below, and will be able to pick up a maximum of 10 books.

Appointment times will last 5 minutes, and for the time being customers will not be able to select their own books by stepping onto the vehicle. Instead, they will be asked what type of books they like reading and a selection will be made for them so they can pick them up at their allotted time.

All returned books will be quarantined for 72 hours and customers will need to bring their own bag to pick up their books.

As the service is mornings only it will not be possible to visit all the usual stops, and new routes have been introduced. This will be reviewed over the coming weeks and months.

Customers affected by the changes can contact ask.library@derbyshire.gov.uk or call 01629 533444 to discuss receiving ahome library service during this period.

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Painter Wanted

Is there anyone in the village that does or that knows of anyone local that does house decoration? I am looking for some paintwork to be done in my house, a couple of rooms. Thanks please call  Tanya on 390146

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Piano Tuner

My excellent professional piano tuner from Manchester is coming to tune my piano on Wednesday next, and he has 2 slots in the afternoon if anyone would like their piano tuning.

Martin C  390529

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Window Cleaner Wanted

Does anyone know of a window cleaner who could do the windows at Orchard Farm? Anthony Smith Window Cleaning used to clean Orchard Farm and others in the village but I have not seen him in a long time.

Please contact

Ange Roebuck 390519

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Garden Waste Charges on the Way

 

Early bird discount for new garden waste scheme

Early bird discounts are available now for Derbyshire Dales residents subscribing to a new garden waste collection scheme. It costs a discounted £35 for Dales households that subscribe for the 2021/22 year to the garden waste service now – the equivalent of less than 68p a week.

The new scheme, starting on 1 April next year, generates funds to offset the increased cost of the District Council’s new waste and recycling contract, which began last month.

Derbyshire Dales joins more than half of all UK councils now charging residents for garden waste collections. The councils that make a charge include 39 of the 50 authorities most similar to Derbyshire Dales District Council.

In the coming weeks all local households will receive a leaflet delivered by contractor Serco, inviting them to take advantage of the discounted price online at http://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/gardenwaste There’s also a hotline number for residents without internet access.

The discount offer closes at the end of January 2021, when the subscription price rises to £50. (more…)

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District councillors agreed last night (12 August) to provide extra funding to Freedom Leisure to enable the reopening of Derbyshire Dales leisure centres in Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth with reduced hours and new Covid safety measures. View the meeting again on our YouTube channel. The actual reopening date and operating hours will be announced by Freedom Leisure after a period of mobilisation.

A fourth leisure facility operated on behalf of the council by Freedom – Bakewell Swimming Pool – will remain closed for a further two months after councillors heard that the small size of the facility made current social distancing requirements unworkable.

At the same meeting, councillors agreed to provide financial support to Serco to help the implementation of a new waste & recycling contract. The costs of the unavoidable impact of delays to the delivery of new refuse collection vehicles – associated with manufacturer shutdowns during Covid-19 – are being shared with Serco.  Read more >>

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Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

In other news the car number restrictions are longer in operation at the recycling centres 

 

 

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WATCH Extraordinary Council Meeting
Following the disruption of services since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, an Extraordinary Meeting of the District Council will be held on Wednesday 12 August to consider a report seeking approval for extra funding – requested by both Freedom Leisure and Serco – in order to reopen leisure centres here in the Derbyshire Dales and to fully implement the new waste & recycling contract. This meeting will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.
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Bulky waste collections restarting
We now have the resources to re-start bulky waste collections, which were paused during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Last chance for Dales businesses to apply for Covid grants
The Government has announced that three Covid-19 business grant funds will close soon – so it’s the last chance for Derbyshire Dales companies to apply for support.
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WATCH virtual Planning Committee, 11 August
Our Planning Committee will meet again virtually on 11 August – and the meeting will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel from 6pm.
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Residents’ garden waste questions answered
With garden waste collections now operating to schedule across the Derbyshire Dales during the continuing coronavirus pandemic, local residents are being reminded there will be a charge for the service from April next year. More than half of all UK councils now charge residents for garden waste collections, including 39 of the 50 councils most similar to Derbyshire Dales District Council.
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Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

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Thanks to Karen R for spotting this:

Food waste collection returns to weekly from Monday

27 July.

Food waste collections in the Derbyshire Dales will return to weekly from Monday 27 July.

Since the end of March the collections have been fortnightly to enable reduced crews due to coronavirus impacts to prioritise household waste and recycling rounds.The usual annual delivery of caddy liners for 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak and will now take place in September.

In the current circumstances any biodegradable bag which conforms to the BS:EN13432 standard and which displays the compostable logo can be used. Food waste can also be placed directly in the food caddy.

Residents can check on their collection date using the online postcode calendar at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/whenismycollection

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Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

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Grey Bin Wednesday

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Grey Bin Wednesday

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Grey Bin Wednesday

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Emergency Committee to discuss markets and public toilets

The possible reopening of public toilets and the popular Bakewell stall market will be discussed by Derbyshire Dales District Council on 11 June.

The Emergency Committee “virtual” meeting will be broadcast live on the District Council’s YouTube channel.

The Prime Minister announced at the weekend that outdoor markets can reopen in an easing of Government coronavirus lockdown measures.

At the 11 June meeting, the Council, which is currently consulting with licensed stallholders, will present an amended market layout that takes into account coronavirus social distancing requirements.

Also on the agenda is an update on the 11 public toilets operated by the Council, which, during the lockdown to date, have remained closed. Risk assessments have been carried out and officers have made it clear that the facilities cannot be reopened until the safety of users and its own cleaning staff can be assured.

Public participation at meetings is currently suspended and members of the public are asked to read the reports first – available online from 4 June at http://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/committee – before submitting any questions.

After that date, questions can be submitted to the meeting no later than 12 noon on 10 June by email to committee@derbyshiredales.gov.uk, by post to Democratic Services, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Matlock DE4 3NN or by phone during working hours to 01629 761300.

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Appeal to residents as Dales prepares for garden waste collection to restart

Derbyshire Dales District Council is appealing for residents’ continued patience and understanding when garden waste collections restart from Monday 1 June.

To ensure that rounds are completed and some households don’t miss out, no additional garden waste will be taken over and above the usual bin-load.

No more than five sacks will be taken in a single collection from households that use compostable sacks rather than bins.

The District Council agreed at an Emergency Committee meeting last week to share the cost with contractor Serco of extra vehicles and staff needed to restart garden waste collections.

Since the end of March the collections have been suspended to enable reduced crews due to coronavirus impacts to prioritise household waste and recycling rounds.

A District Council spokesperson said: “We know our residents absolutely understand that we are still in an emergency situation and that the restarted garden waste collections can only work efficiently if the catch-up happens gradually. That’s why we are appealing to households to only put out for collection the amount of garden waste they would in normal circumstances, ensuring that the bin lid is properly closed. We cannot take any additional garden waste right now.”

Residents can check on their collection date using the online postcode calendar at http://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/whenismycollection

Food waste collections are currently fortnightly rather than weekly and will continue to happen with residents’ scheduled household waste collections.

 

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Blue Bin Thursday

One day late due to bank holiday. Don’t forget just blue bin. No green bin or food caddy collection.

https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/coronavirus-bin-updates

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Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

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Garden waste collections update
Garden waste collections could restart here in the Derbyshire Dales from 1 June if councillors approve recommendations being put to the District Council’s new Emergency Committee this Thursday (21 May).

The 6pm meeting will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.

>> Read the full report here.

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Lestor Lowe?

I imagine that with more places open there will not be much of a call for a delivery from Lestor Lowe, however if you would like a delivery please can you let me know by Wednesday and I can see if there is enough interest.

Fiona 191/ fiona@w3z.co.uk

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Green Bin Debate

Our new Emergency Committee will meet for the first time next week to discuss measures that need to be put in place to enable garden waste collections to re-start in the district.

Green waste collections have been suspended during the lockdown to enable household waste and recycling collections to be prioritised due to the council’s waste and recycling contractor being impacted by coronavirus-related staffing issues.

Staff resources have been stretched not only by coronavirus shielding and self-isolation, but by social distancing requirements that mean bin crews are having to travel to locations in separate vehicles.

A report to next Thursday’s Emergency Committee – to be published on Monday – is likely to state that garden waste collections can only restart if the council is prepared to contribute towards the cost of additional agency staff.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the District Council’s YouTube channel.

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Parking Charges are Back

Parking charges to be reintroduced in the Dales

Charges will be reintroduced in Derbyshire Dales District Council’s pay and display car parks this weekend following the Government’s decision to relax coronavirus travel restrictions.

The District Council suspended charges at the start of the lockdown to help local residents to make any essential journeys during the early stages of the crisis.

Charges will apply again from this Saturday after the authority revealed it has lost around £375,000 in car parking revenues since suspending charges at the end of March. But Dales residents can continue to park for free 19 hours every day using their resident parking permit.

A Council spokesperson said: “Suspending charges was a step we wanted to take to help our residents in the first months of the crisis, but the Government’s decision to effectively open up the Dales to day trippers means we have to re-impose controls on our car parks, particularly the short stay car parks in our busy town centres.

“While we are currently appealing to anyone contemplating a trip to the Derbyshire Dales to think twice because of the potential impact on our communities and reduced local services, we have to accept that, like it or not, some people will travel. Indeed some of our car parks have been at capacity over the past two days.

“We hope that residents will understand that while we have done our best to support their essential journeys by making parking free during the lockdown to date, the resulting loss of income will have long term impacts on the Council’s finances and our ability to sustain the services we deliver for local people unless this situation is quickly addressed. Our stance is in accordance with actions being taken by other authorities in response to the Government’s new guidelines.”

While necessary work began today (Thursday) to put up signage and reconfigure the pay and display machines at around 50 car parks across the district, charges will not be enforced until Saturday, giving local people time to readjust.

 

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Blue Bin Wednesday

Don’t forget just blue bin. No green bin or food caddy collection.

https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/coronavirus-bin-updates

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Blue Bin Wednesday

Don’t forget just blue bin. No green bin or food caddy collection.

https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/coronavirus-bin-updates

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I think we will get blue bins collected on Thursday. No Green garden bins or food caddies.

https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/coronavirus-bin-updates

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Bin Collection Update

Bin collections update – Tuesday 14 April

A reminder that all waste collections are one day later than usual this week due to the bank holiday and our crews will be working this Saturday (18 April).

All household waste collections are again operating to schedule today.

Due to staffing and social distancing issues 3 of the usual 5 recycling rounds are operating today. Read more about today’s recycling rounds >> 

Please note that Serco aim to restart normal recycling collections from tomorrow (15 April) but do not currently have the resources to return for any collections missed already. They will collect additional recycling from tomorrow but please check how to present excess recycling so it is easily identifiable atwww.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/excessrecycling

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Normal recycling collections set to restart on 15 April

GOOD NEWS! From the middle of next week Serco aim to resume normal collections of recyclable waste here in Derbyshire Dales, although garden waste collections will remain temporarily suspended.

They will be taking as much excess recycling waste as they can, utilising the vans that are transporting staff to rounds to meet social distancing regulations. This will keep the recycling trucks operating for longer. Please note how to properly present any excess recycling on DDDC website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/excessrecycling

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Grey bin and food caddy should be collected as normal today.

https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/coronavirus-bin-updates

 

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Then latest news on bin collections can be found  here

From DDDC-
Recycling backlog
We are very conscious that some residents where recycling collections have been missed this week and last are getting concerned about when we might have capacity to react to the backlog as the coronavirus crisis continues to impact on this service.

Please be aware that a contingency plan will be announced very soon that seeks to address how recycling collections will happen during this emergency situation.

In the meantime our appeal to households is that you stockpile any recycling rather than being tempted to burn it – which is bad for the environment – or to dispose of it in any other way.

Your continued patience and understanding in these exceptional times is much appreciated.

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Bin Collection Update

Bin collections update – Wednesday 1 April
The bins situation today is that household waste collections continue as scheduled, but there are no garden rounds, food is being collected on the grey bin/black sack rounds and only one of the usual five recycling crews is out collecting.

Household waste collections remain a priority for our reduced crews.

More about today’s scheduled recycling rounds >

 

Looking at the website it looks like we won’t get a collection today

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Local Fruit & Veg Delivery

Hi Everyone, Beckii (who works at the pub) has let us know that her parents Lynne and Matt have a fruit and veg shop. As they live within Parwich they are happy to deliver in and around the village. They can deliver on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

If you would like a delivery, please phone or text them between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. the day before you would like a delivery. You can contact them on:
07730 028 877
01335 390 799
or text orders on 07730 015 351.

They will confirm that they have received your order. They accept cash, cheques, card, Paypal and bank transfer.

This service will begin on Tuesday 7th April.

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Food Waste Reminder

We have received the following from DDDC:

Food waste

A reminder that due to the coronavirus outbreak we are now collecting your food waste *fortnightly* on your scheduled household waste collection day.

If you are running out of the biodegradable food caddy liners we supply, you can use instead any biodegradable bag that conforms to BS:EN13432 standard displaying the logo in the middle of the photo shown.

In the current circumstances we are also happy for you to put food waste direct into your kerbside caddy (it may need washing out afterwards) or add your kitchen caddy to your kerbside collection.

Thank you.

 

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