Clerk/RFO:
Mr Phillip Woodward
P O Box 790
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 6PX

Tel: 07565158963

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Mon, 04 May 2020 18:30

Council Meeting

Author: Phillip Woodward

Council Meeting - Cancellation

Please note that the Parish Council meeting scheduled for 6th April has been cancelled.

Posted: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:43 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Access to Information, Council Meeting, News

Newsletter Special - Coronavirus Advice

The parish council has prepared a special newsletter on local information which will help to signpost people to relevant advice and guidance in response to the coronavirus.

This will be delivered to all households in the parish during week commencing Monday 23rd March and a copy is attached to this news item.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:35 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News

‘Closure’ of Parish Council Playgrounds and Skatepark

Further to the Prime Ministers announcement on 23rd March of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus the Parish Council has to close the children's playgrounds and zip wires on Sampson's Field, Parkhouse and Morton Road recreation grounds with immediate effect. The skatepark on the Pilsley Sports Ground has also been closed for use.

These measures are designed to stop gatherings of groups of people,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:34 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: News

Winter Newsletter Now Published

The parish council newsletter (Issue 29) for the winter period 2019-20 is now available.

Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:29 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Newsletter

Pilsley Loses Surgery Fight

At its meeting yesterday the Primary Care Co Commissioning Committee gave the go ahead for Staffa Health to close Pilsley surgery with effect from 1st April 2021.

About twenty people including Member of Parliament Mark Fletcher, County Councillor Kevin Gillott and parish councillors attended the meeting but they were not allowed to speak.

It was particularly frustrating that the Committee which made... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:41 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare Services

Council gives its Support to Armed Forces

The Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant is an enduring covenant between the people of the United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Government and all those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces of the Crown and their families.

At its meeting on 3rd February the Parish Council committed itself to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and to support the Armed Forces Community. To this end the Parish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:06 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Armed Forces Covenant

Parish Precept 2020/21

The Parish Council has agreed a 5% increase in its 2020/21 precept from £99,990 to £104,990.

The Council provisionally agreed this increase in December 2019 but decided firstly to test public opinion by publicising its intentions on its Facebook page and on its website. No adverse comments were received so the increase was confirmed at the January 2020 Council meeting.

The increase will take... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 10:44 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Finance, News

No Change of Heart on Surgery Closure Proposal

The public outcry led by the Parish Council on Staffa Health's proposal to close Pilsley Surgery appears to have failed in its bid to get Staffa to have a change of heart.

The Practice has produced an eighty four page document on the consultation process and this can be seen on its website www.staffahealth.co.uk

The document indicates that having considered all the responses including letters from our... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:07 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News

Parish Council Precept for 2020-21

The parish council will be considering the level of its precept (the parish council share of council tax) for 2020-21 when it meets on 6th January.

It will be looking at a number of options but, because we have provided a range of new facilities in the last few years which will need increased maintenance and because of the withdrawal of our support grant by North East Derbyshire District Council, the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 13:48 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Consultation, Finance, News

RNIB Christmas Stamp Appeal

We have been asked by RNIB to post the following message regarding their Christmas Stamp appeal.

By collecting used stamps for RNIB to recycle you can help raise much-needed funds to help people living with sight loss. Every kilogram of used stamps collected raises £20, which could help someone feel more confident about living with sight loss, with personalised support on a topic like reading,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:52 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: News