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Countdown to the Victorian Christmas MarketShoppers will take a step back in time and be spoilt for choice when the Victorian Christmas Market and Carols Evening rolls into Swadlincote.
Let’s talk turkeyWith two thirds of South Derbyshire households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner*, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is offering tips on how to you can safely prepare turkey at home.
Ongoing fire at Sutton Lane, Hilton (update)Firefighting has now commenced at the site of an ongoing fire on Sutton Lane, Hilton. Ground conditions have improved and firefighters are now able to access the site and commence firefighting.
Step back in time with the traditional Swadlincote Victorian Christmas MarketStep back in time and enjoy a fun traditional Victorian Christmas Market and Carols Evening in the heart of Swadlincote town centre.
Recycling calendars being dropped onto District doormatsResidents across South Derbyshire are being urged to save room on their fridge or noticeboard for the arrival of new recycling calendars. Deliveries are currently being made to 41,000 homes to provide a handy reference guide to when collections take place.
Free flood protection barriersHouseholds and businesses at potential risk of flooding are being given an opportunity to further protect their properties. South Derbyshire District Council has 70 flood protection barriers, worth £225 each, to give away for free.
Tributes paid to popular former Councillor A former Councillor awarded the Freedom of South Derbyshire for his distinguished service to local communities has sadly passed away. Bill Dunn was a member of Swadlincote Urban District Council from 1969 and went on to represent South Derbyshire District Council until 2011.