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Derbyshire Constabulary/Derbyshire Alert

Message from Derbyshire Constabulary:-
You will be aware that, as of 8.30pm last night, further measures have been put in place across the country to limit the movement of people, to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The new directions from the Prime Minister are that you may only leave your house for:

• shopping for basic necessities;
• one form of exercise a day;
• any medical... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:24 by Sara Atkinson

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Coronavirus - Volunteer Information on Insurance

NEDDC is aware of the number of residents who have come forward within the District offering their time to support their neighbours and community. To help harness and co-ordinate this goodwill NEDDC officers have spoken to the Volunteer Centre for Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire, who are able to provide training and support to volunteers and cover them with their operating insurance. Contact... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:37 by Sara Atkinson

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Coronavirus - Volunteer Information

To volunteer for the community response initiative by Derbyshire County Council, please click on the link below:-

https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/community-response-unit/community-response-unit.aspx

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:34 by Sara Atkinson

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Police - Fraud Alert

Recently the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reported a new trend in fraud related to Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
What scams are we seeing?
The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived.
Other frauds being reported include ticket fraud, romance fraud, charity fraud and... Read More »


Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:21 by Sara Atkinson

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CANCELLATION OF EVENTS - May Day/VE Day 08 May 2020

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, events arranged for May Day/VE Day celebrations on Friday 08 May 2020 have been cancelled. These events are:-
May Day/VE Day Carnival on Church Street, Ashover
Firework Display on Milken Lane Playing Field, Ashover
Ashover Parish Hall VE Day 40's Evening

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:17 by Sara Atkinson

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Amber Churches - Coronavirus notice

Information on Church Services etc. please see notice below

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:16 by Sara Atkinson

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Message from Derbyshire Constabulary - Derbyshire Alert

With the ongoing response to coronavirus in the UK you may have seen a change in the way our officers are working.
In line with the current Government advice (as of 18 March) we have stopped a small amount of engagement activity – such as visiting schools or events like Cuppa With A Copper – to help combat the spread of coronavirus.
This does not mean that there is a reduced service –... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:00 by Sara Atkinson

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Derbyshire County Council Covid-19 Community Response Unit

Derbyshire County Council Covid-19 Community Response Unit

Derbyshire County Council has set up a Covid-19 Community Response Unit to bring agencies and volunteers across the county together and support residents and businesses as they tackle the infection and its effects. County Council Leader Councillor Barry Lewis announced the new response unit as the council's Cabinet agreed to an initial £1m... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:00 by Sara Atkinson

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LINKS CVS MESSAGE

The Coronavirus Charity Help Fund has been set up by Martin Lewis (MoneySavingExpert) to help those affected by the coronavirus. Small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK are able to apply to receive a grant of £5,000-£20,000 for specific coronavirus poverty relief projects. Examples could include foodbanks, charities engaged in community aid, financial... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 08:55 by Sara Atkinson

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Road Closure - Alton Lane

Please find details of the proposed road closure for Alton Lane Ashover You can view the order on this link https://one.network/?tm=116844754

For any queries please email mike.wells@derbyshire.gov.uk / david.nicholson@derbyshire.gov.uk / davina.harrison@derbyshire.gov.uk, or call on 01629 538686 / 538685 / 538664.

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:21 by Sara Atkinson

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