These might be challenging times but our Derbyshire Spirit shines through. Everyone is working together to look after our people and our place.
One dapper Ada Belfield resident was treated to a stylish haircut that lifted his spirits during lockdown.
As day services at our Newhall Centre are currently closed, caretaker Sue Kemp has been redeployed to the Royal Derby Hospital discharge team.
One Glossop charity is helping people in care homes and hospitals to stay connected thanks to refurbished computer tablets
A Swanwick choir has carried on making music despite coronavirus.
A former Derbyshire County Council employee is using her experiences of lockdown to raise vital funds for families affected by bereavement.
One musical Derbyshire resident has turned their talents, and their lyrical musings, to life in lockdown.
Residents and clients in our care homes have been receiving sweet treats thanks to a huge donation of Easter eggs.
One crafty youngster has been making wonderful cards to help spread a little happiness.
Keen gardeners at our Whitemoor Centre in Belper are not letting coronavirus get in the way of creating wonderful floral displays.
Keen cyclist Tom Hodgson is gearing up to complete a gruelling 24 hours cycle challenge to raise vital funds for local cancer charity Ashgate Hospice.
Ridding’s photographer Tony Fisher is capturing life in lockdown in a series of photos from across the county.
One local church has been offering online support as well as providing food for vulnerable and elderly residents.
A straw filled carer is helping promote the good work that front line staff are doing during coronavirus.
Motorbike fan and mental health champion Paul set up a mental health support group for bikers that is helping people through the current crisis.
Kinder Children's Choir might not be able to physically be together at the minute but that’s not stopping them making wonderful music.
Although some of our schools aren’t open at the moment, the majority that were celebrated VE Day in style.
One of our Derbyshire County Council colleagues laced up her hiking boots and completed an incredible virtual challenge for charity.
The Shirebrook Neighbourly Allotment Group are supporting their community by delivering complimentary SNAG boxes full of tasty meal ideas to local residents.
Thomas Colledge House Care Home, Bolsover received a marvellous donation from Staveley Morrisons for their residents.
Seven year old Max is another of our community spirited Derbyshire youngsters.
Briarclose care home staff enjoyed a special treat to say thanks for all the hard work and care they’re providing.
The village of Morton has rallied together with an amazing show of community spirit to help support and provide for one another.
Even though we can’t get together at the minute, Derbyshire residents had some socially distanced VE Day celebrations.
Crafty members of The Chapel en le Frith Women’s Institute have cared for local beauty spot the Tramps Garden since 2015.
Community across Derbyshire are coming together to help support each other during these uncertain times.
The residents at Holmlea care home love a nice garden and they’re making sure their patch is blooming lovely.
Bamford villagers have been busy producing lockdown themed scarecrows as part of the Stay at Home, social distanced celebrations for VE day.
Silver tongued members of The Lockdown Choir have created a beautiful tribute for VE Day.
One young Derbyshire resident is showing his Derbyshire Spirit by helping clean up his county
Sue Upton has been busy putting pen to paper to come up with a poem all about the challenges that residents, families and services are facing.
Chloe, aged 10, from Belper has created a wonderful tribute to the hard work of our NHS workers.
Lynda Broom from Church Gresley bravely took the plunge and let her husband shave her head for charity.
New Mills and District Volunteer Centre is one of the groups working with the council’s CRU and they quickly rose to the challenge .
One Derbyshire town has hit the global headlines with their innovative way of bringing the community together.
Ashbourne Tennis Club have been finding ways to make sure their members can stay active during lockdown.
The Brassington Brownies, Guides and Ranger leaders have been incredibly busy, and crafty, during lockdown.
Local farmer Patricia Green has been phoning people who she knows might be struggling during lockdown.
One Derbyshire family has been setting brain teasing challenges for passersby as part of their daily routine.
Theatre lovers have the chance to check out some online local dramatic talent thanks to a group of Tideswell thespians.
From sowing plants to sewing essential items for NHS workers, the Draycott Dibbers have turned their hands to a good cause.
The Community Unity Project is a new volunteer group set up to help the local community during coronavirus and beyond.
Theatre, fitness and falls prevention have all been combined to create a great resource for people at risk of falling.
One Yeaveley resident celebrated his 100th birthday in style thanks to caring neighbours and friends.
The Safer Neighbourhood team in South Derbyshire have made a video thanking the public for staying at home.
The University of Derby’s Union of Students has donated £2,000 of food and drinks to support students and vulnerable residents.
10 year old Jacob was so inspired by Captain Tom Moore's fundraising that he wanted to do something for the NHS.
A green fingered Derby gardener received a blooming wonderful surprise from local police officers.
Residents in Matlock Bath are enjoying communal music events thank to musically minded residents.
Volunteers from Holme Hall Unite have been working to deliver food parcels and good cheer to local residents.
One Dronfield parishioner received a wonderful birthday surprise from her local church.
Fire service colleagues will be joining East Midlands Ambulance Service to support in the coronavirus response.
Frontline NHS staff at Chesterfield Royal Hospital have received PPE kit donated by the University of Derby to help them in their work treating coronavirus patients.
We've supported more than 2,000 people with requests for food, help and companionship in the last few weeks.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and Derbyshire County Council are working together to get medicine to people who can’t get to a pharmacy.
Thousands of social care staff are working hard at the front line to look after people. This is how a nine year old said thanks recently.
Missing the sounds of the Derbyshire countryside? Voices from the Peak could fill that gap.
Care homes aren’t open to visitors but people still need to stay in touch with their families and friends. Council staff are bringing in technology to keep relationships in place.
Bin crews received a lovely message from a family in Stanley to say thanks for their hard work.
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