Co-option of Parish Councillor

A vacancy has arisen for a parish councillor which can now be filled through co-option (as no request for an election has been made, the Parish Council can select a new Councillor as part of a monthly Parish Council meeting).

To find out more, please see the attached co-option notice.

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:07 by Jane Terry

Tags: News, vacancies

Parish Council Vacancies - Parish Clerk, Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

Two vacancies have become available with the Parish Council.

Parish Clerk (20 hours per week): The Clerk is the Proper Officer to the Parish Council. The Clerk's responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for all Council meetings and committees, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the Council's decisions, managing staff and organising events. The Clerk is responsible for the management... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:27 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News, vacancies

Break-in at Hazelwood Road Cemetery

Break-in at Hazelwood Road Cemetery

During the bank holiday weekend a garage at Hazelwood Road Cemetery was broken into and gardening tools were taken, including hedge cutters, leaf blowers and chainsaw equipment.

The police have been informed, if anyone has any relevant information please contact 101 giving the incident number 20000264829 or use Derbyshire Police's online form: Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:47 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News

Environment Working Group – volunteers requested

Are you a Duffield resident with a concern for the environment who could spare a little time to help improve the village's environmental credentials?

The Parish Council has set up an Environment Working Group as part of its commitment to reduce carbon emissions both through the Council's activities and in the local community. The group is being headed up by three Parish Councillors; Cllr John Shoesmith,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:00 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News

Duffield Action Plan 2020 - consultation summary

Duffield Action Plan 2020 - consultation summary

A huge THANK YOU to residents who attended the Action Plan Consultation event at the Weston Centre in February and those who returned a survey. Your views on the priorities for Duffield are being taken forward in an updated Village Action Plan. The PDF attached below summarises the feedback from the consultation event and survey responses and a précis of some solutions proposed. Further consultation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 14:54 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News

Arrangements for Full Council meeting: 3rd June 2020

Parish Council meetings are currently not being held as a public gathering due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The Clerk has set up a conference call facility via Cisco Webex where meetings will be held. Members of the public can join the meeting too.

The next Full Council Meeting will be held on 3rd June at 7pm. The agenda for this meeting can be found below.

The details of how to join the meeting can be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 13:49 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Meetings, News

New ‘Healthwatch’ help-line

For those who don't have easy access to the internet and have concerns about Covid-19, a new telephone help-line has been launched by Belper-based Healthwatch Derbyshire. Available to all Derbyshire residents, the number is 01773-880786, and is open Mon-Fri 10am-3.30pm.

Healthwatch also have a dedicated website which deals with Covid-19 issues – Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 09:58 by Jane Terry

Tags: News

Changes to Parish Council Committees

At the Parish Council Annual General Meeting held on 6th May 2020, the Council agreed to amend the Parish Council Committees so that they align with the Village Action Plan in addition to managing the day to day operations of the Council.

The new Committees are:

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 15:00 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News



Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 13:35 by Jane Terry

Tags: News

Parish Council grounds staff returning to work

The Parish Council decided at the Full Council Meeting on 6th May that the furloughed grounds staff will return to work next week to carry out the usual grounds maintenance at Eyes Meadow, Gray Recreation Ground and Hazelwood Road Cemetery.

Please respect all social distancing measures while they are still in place and avoid approaching grounds staff. Thank you.

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 14:11 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News

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