Kath Gruber
Homestead Farm
10 Alfreton Road
DE55 5TP

Tel: 07595 515154

Tags: News

New financial support for households facing hardship this winter

Households facing financial hardship can now apply to the Household Support Fund for help towards their food and essential living costs.

Payments will be worth £64 per household plus an extra £20 will be provided for each partner/spouse and any dependent children.

A maximum of two payments will be available from the fund until the end of March next year.

Full details about the fund are available... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 14:44 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Finance, News

Village Carol Concert

Please accept the Council's apologies that the Village Carol Concert will not be going ahead again this year.

The Council will consider holding it next year, all being well in relation to Covid and its mutations, if residents see this as something they would like to attend.

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 16:06 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Christmas Services, News

Consultation on options for the future of direct care homes for older people

Derbyshire County Council have re-opened the consultation on the future of the following care homes:

  • Ladycross House, Travers Road, Sandiacre
  • Beechcroft, Nursery Avenue, West Hallam
  • East Clune, West Street, Clowne (including East Clune Day Centre)
  • Holmlea, Waverley Street, Tibshelf
  • The Spinney, Landsdowne Road, Woodlands, Brimington
  • Goyt Valley House, Jubilee Street, New Mills
  • Gernon Manor, Dagnell Gardens,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 14:51 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Consultation, News

Sampson's Field Roundabout - Out of Order

The roundabout at Sampson's Field needs repairing, which the Council is looking into. A notice and cones were situated around the roundabout at end of July to indicate it was not to be used. Unfortunately the notice and cones have been removed.

We do not have additional cones to put out ad the roundabout remains out of use until repair can be sorted

Posted: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 13:19 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Play Equipment

Flu Jabs

Well Pharmacy - Book your 'flu jab early!

Well Pharmacy on Bridge Street have asked us to remind residents that they are able to offer 'flu jabs. Provisionally, these start on 20th September this year and they have started to take bookings now in order to ensure that sufficient supplies are allocated to the Pilsley Pharmacy. Provisional bookings can be changed if they later prove to be inconvenient.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Aug 2021 16:44 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News

St. Mary’s Church, Pilsley

The Church is suffering structural damage, which could be as a result of coal mining activity. We have been asked to publish the following:St Mary's Church – Historical Coal Mining Subsidence Claims.We are interested to find out who in the village has had a successful compensation claim for mining subsidence with the Coal Board or Coal Authority and what year the claim took place; especially... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 12:26 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Local History, News, Village Facilities

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service is available to anyone who lives in Derbyshire) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family or friends.

The service offers the following help:

  • Undertaking simple shopping
  • Making sure the home environment is warm and comfortable.
  • Arranging for key safes to be fitted and community alarm or telecare systems to be provided if needed.
  • Supporting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 13:20 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Access to Information, Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare Services, News

Made Redundant? - Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

Made Redundant? - Lost Your Job? - Need Help?

At some point the Chancellor may announce an end to the furlough scheme. The present scheme that has been extended a number of times is due to finish on 30th April 2021. This scheme has been a lifeline for many workers during the pandemic. When this financial support comes to an end it is expected that unemployment will rocket with businesses trimming their... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:49 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Access to Information, News

New local health apps library to manage your health and wellbeing from home

Online and digital health and wellbeing services have seen a huge boom in recent years but with thousands of apps out there it can be hard to know what is trustworthy.

That's why Derbyshire County Council has been working in partnership with The Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA) to develop a new digital apps library.

Health and care professionals and Derbyshire residents can... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 11:47 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News