Morley Parish Council

Serving the people of Morley Derbyshire

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Clerk/RFO: Laura Storey
P O Box 8108, Derby
Derbyshire DE1 0ZU

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Public Consultation on the proposed Gating of Brackley Gate / Moor Lane under a Public Space Protection Order as part of the ASB Crime and Policing Act 2014.

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:05 by Laura Storey

The Council have recently released Public Consultation on the proposed Gating of Brackley Gate / Moor Lane under a Public Space Protection Order as part of the ASB Crime and Policing Act 2014.

The consultation can be found on the council's website under 'have your say' or by clicking the link here: https://www.erewash.gov.uk/index.php/community/consultations.html

The consultation will run for 6 weeks until Sunday 3 January 2021. It is imperative that residents, users of the area, owners of land in the vicinity and partners have the opportunity to be part of this consultation so the council can gather views on the proposed Order. More »

I would ask that you either take part in the consultation via the link above, or alternatively, provide written feedback and details directly to me by return email. I will accept these until the closing date of the online survey – 3rd January 2021.

For your information, the consultation will also be promoted through the council's social media channels, the website and also through temporary signs that will be placed in the local area (in the section that will be gated off should the Order be made).

Many thanks for your action and support,

Kat

Katherine Thornhill

Community Safety Manager

Erewash Community Safety Partnership

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Directorate of Community Services

Erewash Borough Council

Town Hall, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP

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MESSAGE TO DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:58 by Laura Storey

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30 October 2020

Urgent information for local groups, societies, clubs, parish and town councils – please share widely. Thank you

MESSAGE TO DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE'S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Hello, I'm Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.

It's my job to protect the health of Derbyshire people and a huge part of mine, and my team's work, is to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities. More »

Despite all of our best efforts in sticking to the rules and doing the right thing, confirmed cases continue to rise across the county as they are nationally.

From tomorrow, the whole of Derbyshire will be placed on the Government's tier 2 'high' Covid alert and I'm urging everyone in your community to follow the tighter 'lockdown' rules to help avoid the county being moved to the even higher tier 3 level.

As well as following the national guidance to wash hands, make space and cover your face, the following Government restrictions will be in place:

  • people shouldn't mix indoors with anyone who isn't in their household or support bubble – whether at home, someone else's home, pubs, restaurants, hotels or other hospitality venues, leisure venues or shops
  • outdoors, people should stick to the rule of 6, including children.
  • if going on holiday, this should only be with the people they live with or that are in their support bubble
  • family and friends can provide informal childcare as part of a childcare bubble - the bubble is limited to two households only so that informal childcare is provided by the same carers each time
  • people can only visit care homes in exceptional circumstances
  • all businesses, leisure facilities and other places which are allowed to open by law can remain open providing they meet COVID-19 secure guidance
  • pubs, bars restaurants and other hospitality venues close at 10pm - drive-through services, click and collect and delivery services can continue after 10pm

I realise that these extra restrictions will be frustrating but if anyone is under the illusion that they're not at risk, I'm afraid they're wrong. You only have to look at what's happening over the border in places like Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham to know that this isn't over.

I'd like to ask you all to summon your famous Derbyshire spirit and follow this guidance to keep yourself and your loved ones safe – particularly as we're seeing a lot of community transmission.

Test and Trace data should continue to be collected in venues such as pubs, restaurants and cafes.

And for parents and carers it also means making sure teenagers and young people are following the rules as they can pass the virus on to elderly or vulnerable relatives.

We all have a duty to do what we can to stop the spread of this contagious virus so our children can keep on learning, for example, and to protect our health and care staff looking after vulnerable people and ensuring people can still access routine or vital hospital treatment.

I'm really proud of the way our communities have supported each other through this epidemic but we simply cannot afford to take our eye off the ball.

You can find out more about the restrictions or to sign up for coronavirus news, guidance and support for your area at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/covidmeasures

Visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/coronaviruscases for more information about cases in Derbyshire and for information on how to stay safe go to www.derbyshire.gov.uk/coronavirus

Thanks for your time – let's Do this for Derbyshire.

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MESSAGE TO EREWASH RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 15:53 by Laura Storey

Important Public Health message from Derbyshire County Council

The Borough of Erewash has now been placed on 'high' alert under the Government's new three tier Covid system and so we need your help to spread the message about restrictions that are now in place please. These are all detailed below in a message from Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.

If possible, please can you share this information in your newsletter, or on your website/social media pages if you have them or any other communications channels that you use. More »

Thank you for helping us to prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities. We really appreciate your time and support.

Sally Furness

Communications Officer

Derbyshire County Council

MESSAGE TO EREWASH RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE'S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Hello, I'm Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.

It's my job to protect the health of Derbyshire people and a huge part of mine, and my team's work, is to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities.

Despite all of our best efforts in sticking to the rules and doing the right thing, confirmed cases continue to rise across the county as they are nationally.

The Borough of Erewash has now been placed on 'high' alert under the Government's new three tier Covid system.

This means the following restrictions are now in place in Erewash:

  • Different households or support bubbles should not mix indoors – at home, someone else's home, pubs, restaurants, hotels or other hospitality venues, leisure centres or shops
  • Outdoors people should stick to the Rule of Six, including children
  • If going on holiday, this should only be with the people they live with or that are in their support bubble
  • Family and friends can provide informal childcare as part of a childcare bubble. The bubble is limited to two households only so informal childcare is provided by the same carers each time
  • Only visit care homes in exceptional circumstances
  • All businesses, leisure facilities and other places that are allowed to open by law can remain open providing they meet Covid-19 secure guidance
  • Pubs, bars and restaurants and other hospitality venues close at 10pm. Drive-through services, click and collect and delivery services can continue after 10pm
  • You can take part in sport and physical activity outdoors but organised indoor exercise classes are only permitted if it's possible to avoid mixing with people you don't live with or share a support bubble with. There are exceptions for people with a disability.

You can read the full restrictions at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/restrictions

Test and Trace data should continue to be collected in venues including pubs, restaurants, cafes, hotels and hairdressers and also cinemas, theatres and concert halls.

Of course we should all continue to wash our hands, stay 2 metres apart where possible and wear a face covering, unless exempt to avoid contracting the virus and passing it on.

I'd like to ask you all to follow this guidance to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. For parents and carers it also means making sure teenagers and young people are following the rules as they can pass the virus on to elderly or vulnerable relatives.

We all have a duty to do everything we can to stop the spread. I'm really proud of the way our communities have supported each other through this epidemic but this isn't over – we simply cannot afford to take our eye off the ball.

I understand that it is frustrating but it is more important than ever that we all stick to the rules.

Thanks for your time – let's all stick together and do this for Derbyshire.

You can find the latest information about cases in Derbyshire here

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/coronaviruscases

For more information on how to stay safe visit:

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