News Archive - 2019
Support for staffToday (Monday May 13) is the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW). You may have seen or heard about it on Facebook, Twitter or the TV and radio.
Woman jailed for animal neglectA South Derbyshire woman has been jailed for 12 weeks, given a lifetime ban on keeping pets and ordered to pay more than £3,000 costs after pleading guilty to two charges of animal neglect.
Prosecutions and fines help cut fly-tipping Eighteen £400 fixed penalty notices for fly tipping and the seizure of two vehicles are among the wide range of activities that helped South Derbyshire District Council (SDDC) cut fly-tipping in its area by more than 15% in 2018/19 compared to 2016/17.
#GBSpringClean success A Monopoly game, chocolate wrappers and drinks cans that went out of date eight years ago, as well as a toupee, were among the items that went into 90 sacks of rubbish collected during Great British Spring Clean litter picks in South Derbyshire recently.
Takeaway boss guilty of fly-tipping Two men who pleaded guilty to fly-tipping in rural South Derbyshire beauty spots have been handed suspended jail sentences and each ordered to pay £3,084 costs.
Big South Derbyshire Spring CleanResidents and businesses of South Derbyshire are being invited to come out in force with one mission in mind – to take a stand against litter.