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... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 09:20 by John Rowe
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... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 09:39 by John Rowe
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.
Posted: Wed, 05 Jul 2023 12:56 by John Rowe
We have received the following from the organisers of Bakewell's International Day of Dance
"We are so excited to be holding our 19th Day of Dance which will be held on Saturday 24 June, filling our picturesque town again with the music and dance from around the world.
The Day heralds the start of Bakewell Carnival Week, along with the Farmers Market and with local well dressings on show, it is a day... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 14:53 by John Rowe
We have received the following news release from DDDC:
"For the first time, residents in the Derbyshire Dales will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year's local elections on Thursday 4 May.
The new requirement to show photo ID at a polling station was introduced by the UK Government's Elections Act, which was passed last year and comes into effect for the first time next month.
Derbyshire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 14:29 by John Rowe
The Mayor of Bakewell, Cllr Paul Miller, presented Kay Fairest with her Certificate of Merit Award at the Annual Town Meeting held on 23rd March 2023.
The citation on the certificate reads "For her work as a wildlife protection ambassador, community work, and for her photography skills, Kay makes Bakewell a much better place."
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2023 14:24 by John Rowe
Mayor of Bakewell, Cllr Paul Miller, presenting Dot Bushen with her Certificate of Merit Award.
Dot has worked tirelessly over the years as the main organiser of the Christmas Tree Festival, an event that unites the town with a wide variety of organisations participating. Without her hard work coordinating everything it wouldn't be the festival it is.
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2023 14:23 by John Rowe
Mayor of Bakewell, Cllr Paul Miller, gave the following report to the Annual Town Meeting:
I would like to thank our County and District Councillors, Alasdair Sutton, Alyson Hill and Mark Wakeman as well as Peak Park Member Kath Potter for all their work, seen and unseen, on behalf of Bakewell.
Thanks are due to my fellow Town Councillors for their contributions and support during the year and throughout... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Mar 2023 09:18 by John Rowe
We are pleased to publicise the Hedgehogs R Us Conservation Project.
There are lots of small things that you can do to help hedgehogs in your garden, such as creating a wild area in your garden, making garden ponds safe, or providing a gap in fencing to allow safe access. There are lots more ideas here.
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 13:58 by John Rowe
Local people with a connection to Bakewell are being encouraged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs.
Derbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from people who are living in accommodation that is unsuitable for them. For example this could be young people interested in setting up a home for the first time, families needing a bigger home, people struggling in high cost rented... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 09:30 by John Rowe