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New team to help older people live independent lives

Sunday, 19 August, 2018

A new team is to be recruited by Derbyshire County Council to improve care for older people.

This is one of a number of measures designed to reduce delays in getting people home from hospital, support independent care providers and give older people a greater choice in their care.

Arts funding birthday boost

Sunday, 12 August, 2018

Derbyshire County Council’s Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is teaming up with a group of artists to celebrate its 125th birthday.
The 12-month project, called BM125, is funded by a National Lottery grant of just over £70,000 from Arts Council England and will see artists exploring the museum’s collection for inspiration. 
Contemporary artists…

Compassionate Communities Derbyshire (High Peak)

By Jane Butler on Friday, 29 June, 2018

Every minute someone in the UK dies, but many of us still don’t feel comfortable talking about dying. Talking more openly about dying can help you to make the most of life and to support loved ones.

Young students display included in major flower show

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Young people educated through Derbyshire County Council’s Virtual School programme are putting the finishing touches to a display they’ve created for a major flower show.

Opening of new Glossop Library

By Susan Hampshire on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Local youngsters and their families were out in force to witness the grand opening of the new Derbyshire County Council library in Glossop.

Have your say on Derbyshire libraries

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Residents are being encouraged to have their say and help to shape the future of the library service as a consultation is launched by Derbyshire County Council.

Motorists warned of delays as Dambusters take flight

Monday, 07 May, 2018

Motorists could face long delays in the Peak District next week when thousands of people are expected to turn out to catch a glimpse of a Lancaster bomber aircraft in flight.

Consultation green light on 'libraries for Derbyshire' plan

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Residents will have the opportunity to have their say on innovative new plans for Derbyshire’s library service and help to shape its future when a consultation launches next month.
Derbyshire County Council unveiled its proposed Derbyshire Public Library Service Strategy ‘Libraries for Derbyshire’ last week, setting out its commitment to the library…

Sign up for summer courses

Sunday, 18 March, 2018

Residents are being invited to sign up to learn something new this summer with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service.

People with learning disabilities to help shape future support

Sunday, 14 January, 2018

People with learning disabilities and their families across Derbyshire are being given the chance to help shape their future support.