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People and communities

Find out more information on the Localism act, community safety and community projects

Councillors' Initiative Fund

Grants are available from the Councillors' Initiative Fund for residents, local groups and businesses to encourage beneficial community activity

High Peak Community Lottery

High Peak Community Lottery is a weekly online lottery. All funds raised go to good causes that benefit the local community in High Peak.

Equality and diversity

Equality legislation means that all councils have a duty to publish information about how they are meeting the requirements of the Equalities Act 2010

Localism Act

The Localism Act 2011 was introduced so that power could be passed from central government to individuals, communities and local councils

Manchester Credit Union

Anyone living, or working in the High Peak can become a member of the Manchester Credit Union

Gypsies and travellers

It is illegal to camp on land if you don't have the owners permission.

Digital Switchover

Between now and 2025 Openreach are removing all old analogue lines (analogue lines are also often referred to as copper wire connections used by most old telephone services) public switched telephone network (PSTN) to a fully digital network across the UK.