Derbyshire Welfare Rights Service

Please see attached document from Derbyshire County Council with help and advice in regards to the Derbyshire Welfare Rights Service.

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:30 by Jeni

Tags: Advice, COVID-19, Derbyshire County Council, Welfare

Derbyshire Recovery & Peer Support Service – Emotional Support Helpline

Derbyshire Recovery & Peer Support Service – Emotional Support Helpline

Rethink Mental Illness are the lead provider of Derbyshire Recovery & Peer Support service and our focus in challenging times is the safety of everyone, while they recognise the impact the situation may be having on people's mental health.

they are now providing an Emotional Support Helpline, using our single point of access contact centre. This Helpline is for anyone feeling they need emotional... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:30 by Jeni

Tags: COVID-19, Support

COVID-19 - Latest

Green Bin Suspension - From today (30/03/20), green bin collections will be suspended. This is to allow us to prioritise more resource on emptying our black bins and mitigate the increasing risk of Coronavirus impact on our staff. You are advised to put food waste in your black bins during this temporary suspension period. We also ask that you present your black and burgundy bins for collection by... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:00 by Jeni

Tags: COVID-19, Information, News

COVID-19 - Latest

In line with government advice members of public should refrain from using all children's play areas within public open spaces. Where possible we will lock off access however some of the equipment is in open space areas so we ask for your support in adhering to the Government advice on this matter.

Our public toilets are also now closed. This affects the toilets based on the market square and at the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:00 by Jeni

Tags: Information, News

COVID-19 - Latest

Due to the latest Government advice on the Coronavirus Shirebrook Town Hall is now closed

For all urgent enquiries please contact us either by

Telephone: 01623 742475 (During Office hours 9am – 1pm)


And we will aim to respond as soon as possible

Information will also be updated regularly on our website

Please bear with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:15 by Jeni

Tags: COVID-19, Information, News

COVID-19 - Shirebrook Market

Further to last night's announcement by the Government in relation to Coronavirus we have ceased all trading on Shirebrook Market with immediate effect.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:15 by Jeni

Tags: COVID-19, Information, Market

Coronavirus Charity Help Fund

The Coronavirus Charity Help Fund has been set up by Martin Lewis (MoneySavingExpert) to help those affected by the coronavirus. Small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK are able to apply to receive a grant of £5,000-£20,000 for specific coronavirus poverty relief projects. Examples could include foodbanks, charities engaged in community aid, financial... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:30 by Jeni

Tags: Charity

Win Cash For Your Electricals

Derbyshire County Council have teamed up with recycling firm Recycling Lives to encourage people living in Derbyshire to recycle their unwanted or broken electrical goods instead of throwing them in the bin.

So whether you want rid of an old hair-dryer, hedge-trimmer, washing machine or TV, take it along to one of our recycling centres and trade it in for a golden ticket.

Remember, the more items you... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:00 by Jeni

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Recycling

Rogue Traders/Visitors

Derbyshire Trading Standards Service has received a complaint about rogue traders visiting properties in the Shirebrook area.

The trader knocks on the door offering to clean gutters for £20. However, once they start, they say more work is needed to the roof tiles.

It is alleged that they may be creating the damage to the roof tiles to force the householder into agreeing to the further repairs,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:00 by Jeni

Tags: Information

Warmer Derby & Derbyshire

Householders in Derby and Derbyshire with a broken or faulty boiler are being urged to contact a free helpline, run a by a local charity in partnership with local authorities in the area, to see if they are eligible for financial help with a new boiler.

Residents who on a low income and in receipt of certain benefits, can contact Warmer Derby & Derbyshire on 0800 677 1332 or by emailing Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:00 by Jeni

Tags: Information

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