Winster Parish Council

Serving the people of Winster

Locum Clerk RFO: Amanda Higton

Tel: 07722 242292

  • West Bank in September

    West Bank in September

  • Elton Road early morning

    Elton Road early morning

  • View from The Flat

    View from The Flat

Winster Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Winster a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Closure of Village Toilets & Children’s Play Areas

The Parish Council has been required by law to close its public toilet and children's play areas until further notice in order to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus.

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:43 by admin

CORONA VIRUS - Local Updates and Information

  • For information on the government's recent 'Stay at Home' guidelines, please visit
  • For NHS advice on preventing the spread of Coronavirus, symptoms and what to do and self-isolating, please visit
  • Derbyshire Dales District Council and Derbyshire County Council have suspended the majority of non-essential services to enable them to focus on priority services during the outbreak. Anybody needing to access services should call the relevant local authority rather than visit the offices in person.
  • Charges will be temporarily suspended for off-street car parks operated by Derbyshire Dales District Council to help those needing to access essential services in our townsSigns will be erected, however, reminding residents about the government guidelines about staying at home and not using this as an opportunity to park for free and walk around town.
  • Bin collections have been impacted by the virus. Staff absences due to self-isolation mean that garden waste collections will be suspended from Friday to enable crews to focus on collecting recycling and general household waste. Food was will be collected fortnightly - with household waste - rather than weekly.
  • Household recycling sites have been closed until further notice.
  • Derbyshire Dales District Council has taken the decision to 'close' parks, skate parks, tennis courts and play areas to prevent social gatherings. Some of these areas can be physically closed off, but other larger and open areas cannot be enforced. Public cooperation is, therefore, requested. Public toilets operated by the District Council will also be closed. Derbyshire County Council will be closing some of its country parks.
  • Weekly markets in our towns have been suspended until further notice.
  • Winter Parish Council will be working remotely during the outbreak and will not be meeting for the foreseeable future.

(This update is provided with thanks to Colin Swindell)

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:51 by admin

Cancelled - Annual Parish Meeting and Parish Council Meeting 6 April 2020

The Annual Parish meeting and the Parish Council meeting both scheduled for Monday 6th April 2020 are postponed until further notice. This decision has been taken on advice from Central Government communicated via the Derbyshire Association of Local Councils (DALC).Subsequent meetings will also be postponed until we are advised that meetings can restart.

The Council will continue to transact essential business remotely keeping detailed records which will be presented to Council when public meetings are able to be resume.

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:55 by admin