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Shutts Lane Bins - 21st September 2023

Derbyshire Dales District Council has contacted us to say that "We are receiving reports that many wrong bins are out on Shutts Lane in Bakewell today. We will sweep this area later.

Shutts Lane residents are reminded that todays collection is for:



Garden Waste (if subscribed)

We are advising residents to go online and visit the "when is my collection" calendar – and from here you can download the online annual calendar for the remainder of the year More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 09:20 by John Rowe

Dales residents’ bin day could be changing

Dales residents’ bin day could be changing

We have received the following news release from Derbyshire Dales District Council;

Bin days for the vast majority of Derbyshire Dales residents will be changing in September to make collections more efficient and environmentally friendly.

Derbyshire Dales District Council has been working with waste collection partner Serco to develop new rounds to reduce the distances bin trucks travel and to accommodate new homes in the area. More »

A District Council spokesperson said: "The big message to residents is please don't contact us about this yet. The changes will affect 90% of households across the district and all homes will receive a leaflet through the post week commencing 4 September, explaining in detail how the changes could affect them.

"The day changes will be introduced from Monday 18 September and it's important that residents put out their bins by 7am on their new collection day as collection times could change too.

"We want to stress however there is no change to the frequency of collections. Bins will continue to be collected on an alternating weekly basis, while food waste will continue to be collected weekly. Residents who subscribe to our garden waste collections will still have their green-lid bin collected on the same day as their recycling."

Frequently asked questions about the changes can be found on the District Council's website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/wastechanges-faqs

Jason Hazelwood, Serco's Contract Manager said: "I would like to thank my team for all their help with reviewing the new collection schedules and providing their input and feedback." » Less

Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 09:39 by John Rowe

Annual Electoral Registration Canvass

Derbyshire Dales District Council advise that the annual canvass is about to start which is a check on the accuracy and completeness of the electoral register. They will be sending around 21,000 canvass letters to Derbyshire Dales households and 15,000 emails to electors who they hold an email address for. These will start to arrive from 12 July 2023.

The email will come from electoral@derbyshiredales.gov.uk. More »

Residents should monitor their junk/spam folder as some email providers may identify this correspondence as junk mail. The hybrid system of sending out letters and emails is designed to reduce the cost of the annual canvass.

If the canvass form or email that the household receives states that a response is required or the information held is incorrect or requires updating they should respond as soon as possible. Full instructions on how to respond will be found within the form or email. If there are new electors in a household their names should be added to any response.

Households should remember to add the names of any 16 or 17 year olds as they can and should register to vote (but they will not be able to vote until their 18th birthday).

If any households are unsure as to what to do or need any help completing their response they should contact the District Council by calling 01629 761335 or emailing electoral@derbyshiredales.gov.uk » Less

Posted: Wed, 05 Jul 2023 12:56 by John Rowe