National Apprenticeship Week 2018

During this Week employers and apprentices from across England will come together to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose an apprenticeship as the pathway to a great career.


Theresa May's vision for the future economic partnership between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Patrick visits University of Derby

On Friday 16th February Patrick joined Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Vice Chancellor, at the University of Derby to discuss education and skills in the region.  

Reform of Agriculture

Please find embedded correspondence received from George Eustice regarding proposals for the reform of agriculture post-Brexit.  

The document referred to in the letter can be found by clicking here

Derbyshire Dales Conservative Association AGM Postponed due to weather

Unfortunately due to weather conditions, we have had to postpone our Annual General Meeting.  

We will of course reschedule and update members in due course.  

I apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

Yours sincerely

Jack Boyce

Agent and Secretary 

Cold Weather Payments

Cold Weather Payments are made to recipients of selected benefits. To “trigger” the payments the average temperature at a specified weather station must be recorded as, or forecast to be, 0°C or below for seven consecutive days.


Ashbourne Community Transport

On Friday, 9th February Patrick visited Ashbourne Community Transport.  

More information on the range of services provided by ACT can be found by clicking here. 

TV Changes February 2018

So we can continue to improve mobile services, there are changes being made to the way some TV channels are broadcast.