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Dales Councils Working Group Update

In the first meeting of its kind for many years, representatives from five local Town and Parish Councils met at The Whitworth, Darley Dale on August 8th to discuss the huge rise in traffic disruption along the A6 and surrounding roads between Matlock and Bakewell. The group, who are known as the Dales Councils Working […]

Fundraising for Darley Dale

We presented Local4U with a grant for £420 to purchase a bleed control kit box. Earlier in the year the store raised money for a public defibrillator and now have a bleed control kit which was gifted by Derbyshire Police, but they needed a box to store it in. The kits are stocked with a […]

Community Litter Pick

Our second litter pick morning for the year was held on Saturday 19th August with 16 volunteers, many who helped at our first litter pick earlier in the year. This time the volunteers covered Morledge in Darley Dale with a vast amount of broken bottles, cans, sweet wrappers, cigarette ends and even car parts being […]

New Eco Benches

Over recent months we have been replenishing our old benches in Darley Dale with new TDP eco benches. In total we have now bought ten brand new benches and four planters for around the town for local people to enjoy. Town Clerk, Ian Adkin said: “Rather than pay to get them refurbished, we decided instead […]

RTIs in Darley Dale

Great news, since May this year we have been pushing for RTI (real time information) bus timetables and we were pleased to say that back in August they have now been installed. These have been installed at the bus stations either side of the road outside Darley Dale Medical Centre, one on Dale Road North […]

Roadworks and Safety on the A6

On Monday 10th July Cllr Wilson, Cllr Walker and Cllr Oakley from Darley Dale Town Council met with James Adams, Functional Lead Network Management, from Derbyshire County Council (DCC) to understand why we have so many seemingly uncontrolled roadworks and to discuss safety on and around the A6 through Darley Dale. Disappointingly, DCC’s position was […]

Supporting our Community

The Town Council runs a grant scheme that helps Darley Dale residents by offering practical financial support to very successful voluntary and community groups, clubs, local charities and not-for-profit organisations. In February, Open Door Church Services, part of St Helen’s Church in Darley Dale received a grant for £1,000 to replace two disabled ramps at […]

Meet your new Council

We are pleased to say that, for the first time in a long time, we have a full set of councillors and a waiting list to join! All your councillors are local people who want to help with local issues and who give their time free make Darley Dale an even better place to live. […]

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