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

Temporary Road Closure - Main Street, Birchover

Temporary Road Closure - Main Street, Birchover

Main Street, Birchover from its junction with Keeling Lane to Barton Hill is currently closed to facilitate urgent repairs to a water main. The closure will be in effect between 16th to 24th February 2019. An alternative route will be signed. Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:56 by Rob Greatorex

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Temporary Traffic Lights at Darley Bridge

Temporary Traffic Lights at Darley Bridge

Temporary three way traffic lights in operation on Main Road, Darley Bridge, at its junction of Oldfield Lane, following damage to property. Expect delays until 1st March 2019.

Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:46 by Rob Greatorex

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Calling Junior Rangers!

Calling Junior Rangers!

Exciting new opportunities are beckoning for young people keen to look after the Peak District National Park by becoming junior rangers.

We are looking for young people, aged between 11 and 18, to join groups at Marsh Farm near Tittesworth Reservoir, Longdendale near Glossop and our new group at Langsett, South Yorkshire. We also have groups at Millers Dale and Edale.

The Langsett Junior Rangers programme... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:19 by Rob Greatorex

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Derbyshire Older People’s Fund – Apply now or potentially lose out!

Derbyshire Older People’s Fund – Apply now or potentially lose out!

The Derbyshire Older People's Fund originates from an anonymous donor who kindly, and with great foresight, created a pot of money specifically for grassroots community groups helping elderly residents. The fund has been very well received and has already helped 28 local organisations since its launch last July. The fund's impact has been so important during a time of austerity and concern regarding... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:36 by Rob Greatorex

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Miles without Stiles – the easy way to enjoy the Peak District National Park

Miles without Stiles – the easy way to enjoy the Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park's most accessible routes are highlighted in a new book, Miles without Stiles.

The guide introduces 20 routes, showcasing some of the Peak District's finest landscapes. It contains clear maps and descriptions along with striking photography.

Written by Peak District National Park Authority access officer Sue Smith, the guide highlights areas from moorland expanses to quiet... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:25 by Rob Greatorex

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Annual Parish Meeting 2019

This year's Annual Parish Meeting will take place on Monday 1st April, in the Jubilee Room, West Bank, Winster, commencing at 7pm.

All local government electors for the parish of Winster are entitled to attend, speak and vote on any matter relevant to the parish.

Although the Chairman of the Council will preside at the meeting and present his annual report on the work of the Parish Council over the last... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 16:23 by Rob Greatorex

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Parish Council Elections May 2019.

Parish Council Elections May 2019.

All eight seats for the office of parish councillor will be up
for election on 2nd May 2019. If you are thinking of standing as a candidate at the election further details can be found on our council pages here.

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:30 by Rob Greatorex

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Temporary Road Closure - B5057 Main Road, Wensley

Temporary Road Closure - B5057 Main Road, Wensley

Derbyshire County Council is proposing to close Main Road, Wensley from a point adjacent to Clifton House for a distance of 120m in a westerly direction. The closure will be in effect between 2nd & 3rd March 2019 to facilitate water service connection works and an alternative route will be signed. Further details regarding the closure can be found here.

Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:23 by Rob Greatorex

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DDDC Community Forums - February 2019

DDDC Community Forums - February 2019

Derbyshire Dales residents will get an overview of the District Council's spending plans for 2019/20 at a series of public meetings.

The next round of Area Community Forums will be staged next month in Matlock, Hulland Ward and Bakewell when local residents will be asked to give their views on options for the level of the District Council's element of Council Tax bills in the coming year.

A busy agenda... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:25 by Rob Greatorex

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Derbyshire Villagers Keep 19th Century Christmas Tradition Alive

Derbyshire Villagers Keep 19th Century Christmas Tradition Alive

BBC News recently featured our very own Winster Guisers. The full article can be found here.

Posted: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 23:27 by Rob Greatorex

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