Winster Parish Council

Serving the people of Winster

Clerk RFO: Rob Greatorex
Ashton House, West Bank
Winster, Matlock, Derbyshire
DE4 2DQ

Tel: 01629 650954

Latest News

Winster and some surrounding areas without water.

Winster and some surrounding areas without water.

Winster and some surrounding areas currently have no water or are experiencing reduced pressure.

The latest update from Severn Trent Water can be found below:

Engineers still hard at work

23 Jul 2019 ‎16‎:‎24

Our teams are still working hard the fix the damaged pipework in Matlock. We're aware that some customer may notice their water pressure dropping in the meantime, but we're doing everything... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:32 by Rob Greatorex

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Parish Council to Purchase Winster Ore House

Parish Council to Purchase Winster Ore House

The parish council has been successful in it's tender to purchase Winster Ore House from the Peak District National Park Authority for a nominal amount. It is hoped to conclude the sale over the summer months.

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 17:16 by Rob Greatorex

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‘Pledge, Protect, Connect’ event for the Year of Green Action

‘Pledge, Protect, Connect’ event for the Year of Green Action

Would you like to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle…but not sure where to start?

For inspiration, look no further than the Pledge, Protect, Connect event at the Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow on Saturday 13th July.

The free event, hosted by the Peak District National Park Authority, is from 10.30am to 3pm. Celebrating the Year of Green Action, it will bring together people who are already... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:50 by Rob Greatorex

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Derbyshire Mobile Library Service - New Timetable

Derbyshire Mobile Library Service - New Timetable

Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large print books, books on tape and books on CD as well as a selection of local studies... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 16:49 by Rob Greatorex

Tags: News, Mobile Library

Stub Out and Save.

Stub Out and Save.

Derbyshire County Council is encouraging people to Stub Out and Save by quitting smoking with its free Live Life Better Derbyshire service.

There's many reasons that may motivate people to quit for good. From saving money to breathing more easily, reducing the impacts of passive smoking to having more energy.

Smoking poses a serious health risk and can lead to cancer, strokes, heart attacks and other... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 16:35 by Rob Greatorex

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National campaign will repair two iconic routes in the Peak District National Park

National campaign will repair two iconic routes in the Peak District National Park

Two of the most popular routes in the Peak District National Park are set to benefit from the results of a year-long national fundraising appeal.

A stretch of the Great Ridge footpath, between Mam Tor and Lose Hill, and Cut Gate, on the Derwent Moors, are to receive funds raised from the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million campaign.

The campaign was a collaboration between the British Mountaineering... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 16:33 by Rob Greatorex

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Parish Council looking for New Member's.

Following the uncontested parish council election 2nd May 2019, the council intends to fill three vacant seats for the position of parish councillor by co-option. Further information, application and candidates eligibility form can be downloaded from below.

Before taking up office, successful candidates must complete a declaration of acceptance of office and submit their register of disclosable pecuniary... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 16:17 by Rob Greatorex

Tags: News, elections

Peak District community groups urged to make a pledge for the planet

Peak District community groups urged to make a pledge for the planet

Could you plant a bee and insect-friendly garden? Harness power from nature? Reduce your use of plastics?

There are so many ways to live a greener lifestyle – and people living in and around the Peak District National Park can learn more in a special event on Saturday 13th July (10am to 4pm).

The Pledge, Protect, Connect event is hosted by the Peak District National Park Authority at the Nightingale... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 17:39 by Rob Greatorex

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Anti-litter heroes invited to ‘Pick and Play’ in the Peak District National Park

Anti-litter heroes invited to ‘Pick and Play’ in the Peak District National Park

Members of the public are invited to help clean up the Peak District National Park in an annual litter picking event.

The sixth annual 'Pick and Play' will take place on Sunday 12 May, from the Surprise View car park (on the Sheffield to Hathersage road). Participants are encouraged to travel by bus or cycle, but free parking is also available. Registration starts at 9.15am, activities start at 10am... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 11:15 by Rob Greatorex

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Applications invited for new members of the Peak District National Park Authority

Applications invited for new members of the Peak District National Park Authority

Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) is inviting applications from individuals to join the Peak District National Park Authority, as Secretary of State members.

Eight secretary of State-appointed members sit alongside six parish councillors and 16 local authority councillors at the Authority, there are 30 members in total.

Authority members have an important role in overseeing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 11:08 by Rob Greatorex

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