Mar 262020
Information about all Derbyshire Dales District Council services impacted by the coronavirus lockdown – including bin collections, council tax and benefits payments, and community support – can be found at

Coronavirus updates from the Peak District National Park can be found at

Local services
National services
@HighPeakBC (twitter feed)

Advice and support for Hope Valley residents:  telephone 07976 980 639; telephone 01433 670 392

For older people: they also have a free, confidential helpline on 0800 4 70 80 90 (24 hours) offering information, friendship and advice
Hope Valley Careline (Community Directory Derbyshire) or call Lesley Bentley on 01433 620 507, or Heather Hopewell on 01433 621 603 And: they also have a free, confidential advice line on 0800 678 1602 open 8am to 6pm telephone advice only during the coronavirus lockdown: 0300 456 8390  for the Matlock office, 9am to 4pm, Mon to Fri; or 0344 111 444 for the national advice line Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm
Opportunities to access or offer support, locally
Derbyshire County Council have set up email addresses to register offers of help or requests for support:;
organised into local groups offering and organising support
neighbourly volunteering during the coronavirus lockdown


Local volunteers offering help with shopping, prescriptions and other needs; if you would like to volunteer email or join the Facebook group or call 01433 208 144 (8am to 6pm; leave a message outside these hours).

 March 26, 2020
Mar 172020

Please be advised that the Parish Council are not privvy to any other information than is available from the Government website with regards the Corona virus. Please keep checking the Public Health England website.

In line with the request yesterday for no non-essential social contact or travel, there will be no face to face Parish Council meetings until further notice. The Parish Council are however looking in to the utilisation of IT technology to help with decision making within the Council but legislation does not currently allow for decisions to be made other than at a quorate face to face meeting of members. We await Government advice.


 March 17, 2020
Feb 102020
Linked to the coronavirus lockdown there are reductions and changes to services and timetables – information can  be found below. Please note that government advice is to travel only as/when necessary.

 February 10, 2020
Feb 072020

Keep Britain Tidy are once again running their Great British Spring Clean campaign from 20th March to 13th April. Derbyshire Dales District Council will be supporting groups across the District who wish to take part by supplying bags and  litter pickers on a first come first served basis and then collecting the litter found.

If there are groups in our area interested in taking part please  register your interest by filling out the online form on the website.


 February 7, 2020