Waste decisions
Fortnightly collections of waste and recyclables will continue at least until 2024. Weekly food arrangements will also be unchanged. The status quo vote was unanimous at a specially convened meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council.
Defibrillator good news
There was much concern when the defibrillator kit outside Tideswell Co-op disappeared suddenly. A new one emerged inside the shop, only available during opening times. Life-threatening heart problems do not keep shop hours. The Tideswell & District Community Association has rushed to the rescue. It has repositioned the original defibrillator further up Commercial Road and two more are on order. The George Inn is considering purchasing another.
Five ways to wellbeing
The grants scheme called 'Five Ways To Wellbeing' run by Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service is open for applications until the end of this month. Voluntary or community groups can apply for assistance of up to £1,000.
Surgery is first-class
Tideswell Surgery has been rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission following a recent inspection. That places the surgery in the top 4% of medical practices in the country.
Alarms views sought
Possible changes to how older and vulnerable people are supported to live at home by Derbyshire County Council have gone out for consultation. The closing date for responses is January 25.
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