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Energy Bill Scam Texts

Action Fraud has received 139 crime reports relating to fake text messages purporting to be from the UK government. The texts state that the recipient is "owed" or "eligible" for an energy bill discount as part of the Energy Bill Support Scheme. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal your personal and financial information.

You can see screenshots of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 12:33 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

PUBLIC MEETING - A632 and River Amber

The Bassett Rooms, Church Street, Ashover - 6pm-8pm Friday 23 September 2022

The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss road safety issues along the A632, especially through Kelstedge and at Span Carr crossroads and pollution of the River Amber.

Attending the meeting will be Lee Rowley MP, DCC Councillor Barry Lewis and representatives of the Highways Office and the Police. We've also invited Severn... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 11:30 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Consultation

Road Closure - Jaggers Lane

Please find details of the proposed road closure for Jaggers Lane, Darley Moor.

You can view the order on this link

For any queries please email

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 10:08 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Press Releases



The public are invited to take part in a National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy.

The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September, the night before the State Funeral, and be marked by a one-minute silence.

The silence can be marked privately at home, with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:26 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Press Releases

Ashover Parish Council Ordinary Meeting - September 2022

Following the sad announcement of the death of our Queen and in accordance with protocol, the Ashover Parish Council Meeting due to have been held on Tuesday 20 September 2022 has been CANCELLED.

The Ashover Parish Council Meeting will now be held on Tuesday 27 SEPTEMBER 2022 at 7.00pm in The Sports Pavilion, Milken Lane, Ashover S45 0BA.

Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 11:10 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Meetings, Press Releases

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen 21.04.26 to 08.09.22

Ashover Parish Council is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Members and employees send their deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family at this most solemn time.

A Book of Condolence may be found on the Royal website following the link below:-

As a mark of respect, the Milken Lane flag will be flown... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 07:41 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Press Releases

Message from Rural Action Derbyshire

As the cost of living crisis continues to ramp up challenges faced by everyday people across the county, Rural Action Derbyshire is doing everything they can to help the most vulnerable, despite financial challenges.

The Derbyshire charity is offering a number of crucial avenues of support to those struggling to make ends meet. In rural areas housing costs are high and people usually need a car to get... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 13:49 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Press Releases


Action Fraud is warning the public about a sharp rise in reports relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem, the independent energy regulator for Great Britain. The emails claim that the recipient is due a rebate payment as part of a government scheme and provides links for the recipient to follow in order to apply for the rebate. The links in the emails lead to malicious websites designed... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 13:45 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

Meet Wingerworth & Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team

The Team
PCSO Montisci
PC Nick Burgin

Upcoming September Community Engagements
Wednesday 21st September 10.30am – 11.30am. 'Street Meet', Moor Lane (Road) Ashover
Tuesday 13th September 10.30am-11.30am Cuppa with a copper New Tupton Edge Centre, Queen Victoria Road.
Tuesday 27th September 16.30pm-17.30pm Allendale Shops, Wingerworth
More events to be confirmed.

Posted: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 10:40 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

It will be held on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October.

This amazing event offers a rare glimpse of farming and how our farming heritage has changed over the last 200 years - there are magnificent heavy horses and many styles of vintage tractors all ploughing alongside the most up-to-date machinery of the present day. There are also trade stands, shopping, crafts, tractor and trailer rides and steam... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 11:59 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Press Releases

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