To mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War One, a Remembrance Service will be held in Elton All Saints Church on 11 November at 10:45am. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Elton Local History Group have also put together a booklet titled Elton Remembers. The booklet contains biographies of the servicemen with connections to Elton who gave their lives in the during the First and Second World Wars.

You can view the booklet by clicking here or on the image below.

The Foreword of the booklet states  “This booklet was researched and compiled by members of the Elton Local History Group.  The Group wishes to acknowledge the cooperation of relatives of the men concerned in lending photographs and other documents.”

The scan of the booklet is not of the finest quality, but we hope that local residents will take the time to read, reflect and remember those fallen servicemen from our Parish.
Elton Remembers

Elton Remembers

Elton Remembers

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Bakewell Choral Society - 40th Anniversary Season

Bakewell Choral Society – 40th Anniversary Season

 

Harvest in Elton

CELEBRATE WITH US!

BRING AND SHARE HARVEST SUPPER IN SCHOOL

21ST SEPTEMBER (FRIDAY) AT 6PM – EVERYBODY WELCOME!

HARVEST FESTIVAL AT ALL SAINTS 23RD SEPTEMBER AT 6PM

THE TEAM MUSIC GROUP WILL BE JOINING US

Gifts of fresh produce and tins of packaged foods are welcomed. Please note that there is a list on the board at the back of the church. (Please check that all items are in date). These will be donated to the Padley Centre for the homeless in Derby.

Feel free to bring your family, your friends and visitors to Elton.

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For previous editions of the Elton Echo, please visit our newsletter page.

Elton Echo Issue 55 (Autumn 2018)

Elton Echo Issue 55 (Autumn 2018)

Severn Trent Text - Alert System

Severn Trent Text – Alert System

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Views sought on waste services

Views sought on waste services

Colin Swindell, District Councillor, writes…

Derbyshire Dales District Council is asking local residents for their views on their waste and recycling collection services to help shape the future of the service.

Its hard to believe that it was 6 years ago that Serco took over the refuse collections and the problems that arose across the Dales in the months after. This contract will come to an end in 2020 and the council are now starting the process of looking for a new service provider. As a result, the entire waste collection service is under review and the council are looking at what currently works, what needs to change and how savings can be made.

The council has launched an online survey that asks residents about their experiences of their waste and recycling service. I want to encourage as many people as possible to take part. You can find the survey on the council website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk or visiting the link https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/M8CGFD6

If you are not able to access the survey online, please contact me. If you wish to make your views known to me personally, please contact me using the details below.

I want to stress that this is only a survey and no decisions have been made about the future of waste collection services. It is still very early days in the tendering process and councillors, including myself, will be scrutinising it closely to get the best deal possible for residents – both in the service they receive and value for money.

I have concerns about the survey as it currently stands. It does not allow people to opt for keeping the frequency of collections as they are. I will be raising this with the Council.

Colin Swindell
District Councillor
Winster and South Darley Ward

Address: Laburnum Cottage, Well Street, Elton, Matlock DE4 2BY
Telephone : 07816 986 956
Email : colin.swindell@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

Road Closure Notcie - Chadwick Hill

Road Closure Notcie – Chadwick Hill

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