Serious Scam Incident In Shirland

Serious Scam Incident In Shirland

Community, News
We have been alerted to an incident in Shirland and have been advised to inform all residents in case the perpetrators do it again. A vulnerable 76 year old adult care client was threatened by two men who visited her property and demanded they cut her hedge; and then extracted an extortionate payment. One of the men allegedly put his hand on her shoulder, and his face close up to hers, and said: "You seem like a nice lady, but I can hurt you." He then pressed his fingers hard into her shoulder. Understandably, the lady felt very threatened, intimidated and afraid. The younger of the two men kept his foot wedged in the door preventing her from closing it. The men also entered her property four times. The lady…
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Heads Together

Health
North East Derbyshire & Bolsover Liberal Democrats are proud to support the Heads Together campaign to end stigma around mental health. Heads Together aims to change the national conversation on mental health and wellbeing, and is a partnership with inspiring charities with decades of experience in tackling stigma, raising awareness, and providing vital help for people with mental health challenges. Get Involved
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Near 4% jump in Council Tax proposed by Labour-Run County Council

Representation
North East Derbyshire District Councillor and County Council candidate for Clay Cross North Cllr David Hancock will be recording a segment on Peak FM tomorrow regarding the Derbyshire County Council's plan to increase Council Tax by 4% this coming year. David said: "The Labour run authority are on one hand wasting funds at every given opportunity, then in the same breath asking residents across the County to foot the bill" He went on to say: "They then turn round and blame the Tory government. The people of Derbyshire deserve better representation, than a County Council that pass the blame, rather than looking at themselves." #Working4You
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