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Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

1. Notice is hereby given that Derbyshire Dales District Council (the Council) is conducting a review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall within Council's area.

2. The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary Constituency of Derbyshire Dales, will make comment on the proposals and those representations will be published on the Council's website in accordance with the timetable set out below. More »

3. Electors within the Derbyshire Dales area may make a representation. We would like to invite initial comments from electors regarding the convenience of voting at polling stations currently used for elections and would welcome suggestions for alternative sites.

4. The Council would welcome the views of all residents, particularly disabled residents, or any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability, on the proposals, ARO's representations or any other related matters.

5. Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.

6. Comments and representations may be submitted as follows:

Online: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/5XX2MF7

By email: premises@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

By post: Polling Review, Electoral Services, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Matlock DE4 3NN

7. Documents relating to the review can be inspected on the Council's website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/review or Derbyshire Dales District Council, Town Hall, Matlock DE4 3NN


1 August 2019

Publication of notice and commencement of the review. Stage 1 public consultation period begins. Details of current arrangements and any proposed changes published.

2 September 2019

Stage 1 public consultation ends. Publication of (Acting) Returning Officer's comments and proposals

26 September 2019

Report to Council on proposals, submissions and Returning Officer's comments

27 September 2019

Public consultation on Returning Officer's comments on findings and proposals

25 October 2019

Stage 2 public consultation ends

21 November 2019

Final proposals considered by Council » Less

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 09:04 by John Rowe

Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan Proposal: Notification of ‘Regulation 14’ pre-submission consultation

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Schedule 4B para 4 (1)

The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Bakewell Town Council has prepared a 'pre-submission draft' Neighbourhood Plan for Bakewell Neighbourhood Area and is seeking comments from people who live, work or carry on business in the Neighbourhood Area.

The Plan sets out a vision for Bakewell Parish reflecting the views and feelings of local people and contains planning policies for the development boundary, environment and heritage, housing, community facilities, economy and transport and communications. More »

If you have any comments on the neighbourhood plan proposal, please respond by e-mail to: townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk or in writing to Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall, Bakewell DE45 1BT

A copy of the draft plan is available to view at:


or at

Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall, Bakewell DE45 1BT

Peak District National Park Authority, Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell DE45 1AE

Bakewell Library, Granby Road, Bakewell DE45 1ES

A printed copy of the plan can also be made available on request by emailing or writing to the above address.

All responses must be received no later than 5pm on Monday 9th September 2019. » Less

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:36 by John Rowe

Invitation to Tender: Street Furniture & Bench Maintenance Summer 2019

Tenders are invited for the cleaning, minor maintenance and repainting of

  • the Town Council's benches in the town centre, at Scot's Garden and Sheepwash, thirty in total
  • gutters, lintel, window frames and seat at the stone bus shelter,
  • signage at the entrance to Ball Cross, Catcliffe and Endcliffe woods,
  • finger posts within the town centre
  • oak finger posts at Scots Garden and Castle Hill

For further details please contact More »

John Rowe, Town Clerk & RFO, Town Hall, Bakewell, DE45 1BT townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk

Telephone (01629) 813 525.

Closing date for receipt of tenders 5pm Friday 2nd August 2019. » Less

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:02 by John Rowe