BBC Radio Derby Daffodil Project
BBC Radio Derby Daffodil Project is encouraging people to put a daffodil in their window as a symbol of hope, new beginnings and Spring. It could be that people knit, crochet, paint, colour or draw and sculpt the daffodils they display. There are links to download a daffodil on the BBC Radio Derby Make A Difference page.
It is meant as a replacement for the summer rainbows that covered windows across... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:25 by John Rowe
Plea To Public As Pressure Increases on Local Hospitals
The directors of public health in Derby and Derbyshire issue a plea to the public to follow regulations as the NHS deals with busiest period so far during the pandemic.
Derbyshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF), which brings together councils, emergency services and health organisations to tackle the pandemic have seen a significant increase on the pressure placed on our NHS following a steep rise in... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:40 by John Rowe
Free transport to COVID-19 vaccinations
Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport (BECT) is delighed to offer free transport to appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for those who cannot access traditional forms of transport due to accessibility of timetable issues.
Please get in touch directly with BECT on 01629 641 920, they will help if they can.
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:39 by John Rowe
The Town Council has receved the following from Derbyshire Dales District Council:
Going into this lockdown weekend please remember it's against the law to meet socially with family or friends unless they are part of your household or support bubble.
You cannot leave home for recreational or leisure purposes (such as for a picnic or a social meeting).
So you should minimise time spent outside your home,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:31 by John Rowe
Christmas and New Year bin collections
Derbyshire Dales District Council reminds residents that the Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean some bin collection days change over the festive fortnight.
But the good news for households whose usual collection day is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday is that Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collections in the two weeks immediately before and after Christmas Day do not change.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 09:02 by John Rowe
During these extremely difficult and challenging times some people may have to look for support through a foodbank. The map (can be downloaded as a .pdf below) shows local foodbank coverage.
The High Peak Foodbank offers emergency "one off" support for the Bakewell area whilst longer term help is available via the Jigsaw Foodbank, Matlock.
To access the service a referral is required a signposting letter... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:00 by John Rowe
COVID-19 Tier 3 restrictions in Derbyshire
The national restrictions end on December 2nd and England will now move back into the previous tier system.
Regardless of what tier you're in shops, personal care, gyms and the wider leisure sector will re-open, but restrictions will be in place to help prevent the spread of the virus.
The Government has placed Derbyshire and Derby into Tier 3 (Very High) coronavirus alert level. This means:
- you must... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:45 by John Rowe
Cancellation of Act of Remembrance - Sunday 8th November 2020
Following the announcement of a further lockdown from Thursday, we have had to cancel any formal Bakewell Remembrance Day events, both in Bath Gardens and the Parish Church.
We wish to have a carpet of wreaths in front of the WW2 memorial on Sunday, so if anyone wishes to purchase a wreath from either the Poppy Shop or via Mark Wakeman at the Pet Supplies shop, a member of the RBL will lay them on Sunday.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 14:38 by John Rowe
Safer Neighbourhood Team Street Meet
From 2pm to 3pm on 23rd October 2020.
The Local Safer Neighbourhood Team officer and your local councillors will be at Bakewell Pet Supplies, Bakewell.
If you wish to speak to us about any concerns you have, suspicious activity in the town, want some general crime prevention advice or sign up to Derbyshire Alert then please visit.
PCSO Benjamin Morris will be outside of the shop, we ask that everyone... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:28 by John Rowe
Community Litter Picks Resume
Organised by DCllrs Mark Wakeman and Alasdair Sutton the Community Litter Pick resumed on Saturday 12th September. The photograph shows Cllr Bill Storey, Sarah Dines MP and CCllr Judith Twigg. A large sheet of plastic was recovered from the river along with a considerable amount of wet wipes.
Posted: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:39 by John Rowe