Derbyshire County Council Community NewsWelcome to the latest issue of Community News.In this issue:Recycling centres - please only visit if vital and avoid EasterWarning for residents about 'courier fraud'Easter opening hoursEaster activitiesRecycling centres – please only visit if vital and avoid EasterhwrcOur recycling centres remain open but only for items that residents absolutely have to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:22 by Stephanie Lloyd
Please see below a message from Steven Walkley of Census 2021.
"While Census Day has come and gone, the work is only just beginning. Our Field Operations are now under way, with our Field colleagues encouraging and helping those who have yet to complete their forms, directing them to the support services they need so we can get the best possible picture of what our society looks like at this point in... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:42 by Stephanie Lloyd
Roll of Honour for South Derbyshire Community Heroes
This year, the traditional South Derbyshire Awards event has been re-shaped into a virtual format, which will focus on the incredible community volunteer response to the pandemic. It will give local people the opportunity to recognise members of the community, who are not key workers, that have helped them during this challenging time. This could... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:25 by Stephanie Lloyd
Jail For Man Found With Gun In South Derbyshire Layby
A man has been jailed for nine years after being found with a gun in his car while parked in a layby in south Derbyshire.
Marlon Dean was arrested by officers after his black Audi A3 was spotted in a layby on the A516 Etwall Road on Monday 3 November 2020.
In the car was found a loaded black handgun and a lock knife. He was also found to be in possession... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:22 by Stephanie Lloyd
Community News March 2021Derbyshire County Councilhttps://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDCC/bulletins/2c90d4dBeacon of Hope Awards, census day, care worker jobs, workplace covid testing, Green entrepreneurs fund, free childcare...Community News, Derbyshire County Council.Information for local groups, societies, clubs, parish and town councils23 March 2021Latest news in this edition:Derbyshire... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:08 by Stephanie Lloyd
Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts reported in one year.
If a hacker got into your email or social media account, what would they find? Health and banking information? Names and contact details for your friends and family? Private photos and messages? For most people, it's at least one of those.
Your email and social media accounts contain a wealth of personal information about you, which... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:22 by Stephanie Lloyd
Hollie Guard App
Pcso Supervisor Wallington-Waite this morning has been blowing away the cobwebs with a drizzly patrol down the canal paths at Swarkestone.
Did you know that there is a personal safety app that can be downloaded free to your phone?
If you walk or cycle alone or even just want to feel safer then take a look at the link below.
Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:36 by Stephanie Lloyd
National Cse Awareness Day - March 18 2021
This national Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, we'd like to encourage parents and carers to spend ten minutes talking to their children about their online safety, and how to identify trusted adults.
During the pandemic, more and more children have been spending time online, talking to their friends, gaming, and sharing pictures and voice notes of what... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:06 by Stephanie Lloyd
The One Who Thought He Had Got Away
The local Safer Neighbourhood Team officers received a lot of thumbs up ðŸ'ðŸ' whilst conducting another traffic operation on The Mease at Hilton.
Our team, used a laser monitoring device recording traffic speed along The Mease which is a 40mph road.
Over the day there was approximately 260 vehicles monitored by the laser and of those checked seven... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 09:44 by Stephanie Lloyd
The Police and Crime Commissioner is hosting a virtual public meeting in the South Derbyshire area the invitation is attached below. If you are unable to make this meeting then please see the links for the other areas where the same meeting will take place. The meetings in all areas are welcome to anyone from any area of the County and the Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes your attendance and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 09:36 by Stephanie Lloyd