APRIL 2020

Tideswell cares page 3
Volunteers gathered together as the Tideswell Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group are ready to help others in Tideswell and Wheston with shopping, dog walking, food preparation, odd jobs and emotional support. Phone 07535 177201, or mail to
Might still happen page 4
Coronavirus safety considerations have led to postponement of the 10th Tideswell Food Festival, scheduled for May. Organisers will look at the feasibility of finding a late-summer date for this popular event, which also contributes any surpluses to local causes.
Seeing red page 7
Litton Parish Council is in the process of adopting the red telephone box on the village green. Ideas are being invited for how this very British icon could be put to best use.
Pride in the Peak District page 16
The Peak District National Park Authority and the National Trust have joined forces to launch #PeakDistrictProud. This aims to introduce new perspectives to challenges facing local wildlife and habitats. It will also celebrate people's access to the Peak District, dating back to 1932.
Spending your money page 24
Council Tax is about to rise, typically by 10p per week. About 70% is for Derbyshire County Council services, 12% for the Constabulary, district council 11%, Fire & Rescue 4% and parish councils 3%.

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